$50.59-$68.98 Hourly / $4,046.86-$5,518.05 BiWeekly /
In the Department of Education, this class is accountable for directing the operation of an education services bureau.
This is a managerial level class responsible for directly supervising Education professional and paraprofessional classes and other support staff in an education services bureau.
1. Manages a bureau which is responsible for developing, coordinating, supervising, monitoring and evaluating education services to School Districts, Regional School Districts, Unified School Districts, and other related educational entities.
2. This class is not intended for the administration of a bureau such as Information Technology, Human Resources, Fiscal, Equal Employment, Communication and other related administrative functions.
Receives administrative direction from an Education Division Director, Superintendent or other administrative official of higher grade.
Directs the staff of the Education bureau.
Directs Education programs and staff activities and manages all related functions; develops comprehensive long and short term goals and objectives which support educational initiatives and agency mission; participates and makes recommendations in review and formulation of agency policy, program priorities, funding, legislation and regulation; develops or assists in the development of educational programs in area of specialty; provides consultant services for these programs and services; interprets and administers pertinent laws within assigned bureau; controls fiscal operations within bureau by determining priority of expenditures of financial and related resources; evaluates and assesses staff performance; responds to inquiries from the public, Governor’s office, and federal, state and local educators concerning education initiatives and programs; maintains statewide responsibility for all bureau programs and activities and represents agency and state in related activities as required; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of the philosophy and methods of education, with emphasis on educational administration and management; considerable knowledge of the objectives and purposes of educational programs within area of specialty; considerable knowledge of the principles of professional management; considerable knowledge of public school administration; knowledge of the principles and techniques of budgetary preparation and fiscal management; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable written and oral skills; considerable ability to understand and apply relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations.
An earned advanced degree and ten (10) years of experience in the field of Education or in a related areas.
Three (3) years of the General Experience must have been at the full advanced working level in the oversight of the development or administration of an educational bureau, system, operation, school or service.
Note: For State employees, this is interpreted at the level of Education Consultant.
May be required to possess an appropriate certificate issued by the State Board of Education.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Education Bureau Chief in Salary Group MP 70 approved effective May 31, 2013. (Revised to modify Guidelines for Class Use section)