Direct the formulation and implementation of strategies to carry out policies, programs, and priorities of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, the California Department of Education (CDE), and the State Board of Education (SBE) relating to Categorical Program Monitoring (CPM). Coordinate and support CDE’s implementation of Categorical Program Monitoring, both within the office and across various branches of the Department (e.g., Title I Policy staff, Program Improvement staff, and assessment and accountability offices). In the formulation of policy issues and the development of State Board of Education agenda items, meet regularly with the Executive Director of the SBE, the Director’s staff, and SBE members on Categorical Program Monitoring-related work. Communicate and negotiate with the U.S. Department of Education, and work with outside entities to obtain input on Categorical Program Monitoring-related issues for California. Recommend and obtain approval from managerial levels of major implementation strategies. Direct the implementation of program tasks. Propose changes, legislative and budgetary, designed to improve the programs for which the office is responsible.
Oversee and support the coordination of CPM process. Lead the development of specific monitoring criteria for each categorical program monitored by CPM. Facilitate the training of monitors for CPM.
Direct and supervise staff assigned to the unit. Determine ongoing work assignments and delegate responsibilities; direct daily activities and special assignments; review work products for accuracy and completeness; monitor and evaluate performance; approve travel and leave; conduct, arrange, and approve training. Provide programmatic guidance to staff whose responsibilities center on specific Categorical Program Monitoring programs or requirements, such as Neglected or Delinquent Students, and Local Education Agency Plans
Determine tasks, time lines, and due dates; review drafts; ensure that product content is consistent with policy; obtain managerial approvals for product development, content, Web posting and publication.
Represent the CPM Unit within the department and in the field; meet with key local, state, and national program representatives, such as the Committee of Practitioners, Education Coalition, staff of other state departments who are responsible for Categorical Program Monitoring; representatives of county offices, district offices, and local schools; audiences at professional organization conferences. Make presentations; gather feedback and concerns; clarify policies and procedures; and promote coordination and cooperation among CDE staff involved in CPM.
Interview and select personnel assigned to the unit; control the budget allocated to the unit; prepare budgetary documents to support the work of the office; ensure that correspondence from the office meets departmental standards and policies; attend and conduct staff meetings. Work with division office staff on budgetary and personnel issues; work with staff within throughout the division on matters regarding the office’s Web and IT needs, legislative analysis, data coordination, and out-of-state travel.
WHO MAY APPLY: Individuals who have eligibility for appointment to the above class (e.g., transfer, list, reinstatement). All applicants must clearly indicate the basis of their eligibility in box 12 “Explanations” on the Standard Application Form (Std 678). Employment provisions as outlined by the Department of Personnel Administration's State Restriction of Appointments (SROA) policy will prevail. In addition, current or future executive orders relative to filling vacant positions may also affect this process. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified will be interviewed. An individual who possesses a California education administration credential, or credential or life diploma of equivalent authorization, or a master’s or doctorate degree must attach a copy of that document to their application.
PLEASE NOTE: Possession of minimum qualifications will be verified prior to interview and/or appointment. If it is determined an applicant does not meet the minimum qualifications, the applicant will be removed from the eligibility list.
HOW TO APPLY: Submit a State Application (Form 678) to:
Data Management Division
1430 N St., #6308, Sacramento, CA 95814
APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY: February 10, 2011
California Relay (Telephone) Service for the Deaf or Hearing Impaired: TDD Phones 1-800-735-2929 Voice Phones 1-800-735-2922
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