In the Department of Education assists the Secretary, State Board of Education, in the performance of special assignments in matters pertaining to educational policy and other State Board responsibilities.
Works under the supervision of the Secretary, State Board of Education.
May supervisor clerical and technical staff in the performance of their duties.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Acts as an executive assistant to the Secretary, State Board of Education; prepares policy materials for presentation to the State Board of Education; may work with representatives of the State, Federal, Local and Legislative agencies on educational matters; prepares reports on matters of concern to the State Board of Education as required; participates in the planning of educational goals and strategies; coordinates the dissemination of information to interested parties; assists in the organization and staffing of units of the Department; may assist in developing the State Board of Education agenda; performs research projects as directed; does related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Knowledge of the basic philosophy of education; knowledge of organizational behavior and planning; ability to plan educational policy; ability to prepare comprehensive reports; ability to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships; administrative ability; considerable skill in oral and written expression.
Demonstrated competence to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position as determined by the State Board of Education.
Must hold an appropriate certificate issued by the State Board of Education.
Appointment to this class will be made by the State Board of Education in accordance with Section 10-2 of the General Statutes.