Louisiana Department of State Civil Service - New Orleans, LA

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Any of the following will qualify: 1. A master's degree plus five years of professional level experience in teaching or other educational programs or services; business administration; or public administration. 2. A master's degree in education plus three years of professional level experience in teaching or other educational programs or services; business administration; or public administration.

3. A baccalaureate degree plus seven years of professional level experience in teaching or other educational programs or services; business administration; or public administration.

A master's degree plus thirty graduate hours will substitute for one year of the required experience.

An Educational Specialist Degree will substitute for two years of the required experience.

A Ph.D. will substitute for three years of the required experience.

Some positions may require specialized areas of knowledge that will require a selective certification when filling these jobs (e.g. nutrition, test development, counseling, etc.).

Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Incorporated; the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; the Northwest Association of Secondary and Higher Schools; the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; or the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

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Vacancy Information:
This position is open to all qualified applicants. This position will be filled as a Job Appointment; however, t here is a possibility that it may be converted to a Probational Appointment should funding become available.
This position is in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana. Applicants must select this parish on their application to indicate that they are available to work in the parish of this vacancy.
A criminal background check will be required of all selected applicants. If you are selected for an interview, you must submit to a criminal background check as a condition of employment. Applications will be rejected if the applicant fails to meet the minimum qualifications, submits an incomplete application or fails to apply by the closing date of the announcement. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application listing complete work experience and education.

Applicants must submit a copy of their transcripts when their qualifications are based on the minimum qualifications or substitutions listed above. The transcripts can be added as an attachment to your online application or may be sent via email, fax, mail or hand delivery using the contact information below. The selected candidate will be required to submit original documentation upon hire.

If you are applying for a position which requires a baccalaureate and/or master’s degree you may apply 90 days prior to receipt of your degree however the effective date of the appointment cannot be prior to your graduation date. Please contact the HR representative listed below to ensure that your application is accepted as eligible.

Applicants are encouraged to click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application.

Responsibilities and/or Preferences: The incumbent of this position will work primarily on developing and implementing the Professionalism program for the Office of Fisheries, Fisheries Oversight section. This will focus on educating the commercial fishing industry which will assist in advancing the industry.

Exam Required: No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

Contact Information:
Department of Wildlife & Fisheries
Human Resources
P.O. Box 98000
Baton Rouge, LA 70898
(225) 763-8540 – Phone
(225) 763-3510 – Fax
Ruth Rigg
Wildlife & Fisheries is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Concepts:

Function of Work:
To develop and implement educational programs affecting populations involved in learning and education.
Level of Work:

Supervision Received:
General from a higher level educational official.
Supervision Exercised:
Location of Work:
Predominantly located at the Department of Education.
Job Distinctions:
Differs from the Education Program Consultant 1 by the presence of advanced level duties with minimal supervision from a higher education official.

Differs from the Education Program Consultant 3 by the absence of lead-worker responsibility over a unit, or responsibility for serving as Regional Service Center liaison to Local Education Agencies.

Examples of Work:

Develops and implements all aspects of an educational program affecting populations such as students, teachers, principals, central office personnel, and ancillary/support personnel in the public school systems, special schools, nonpublic schools, public and private colleges and universities, technical colleges, local neglected and delinquent institutions, and state correctional institutions; and individuals from other profit and nonprofit agencies, organizations, and institutions.

Determines program goals and objectives, develops plans to effectively implement the specified program.

Researches, designs, implements, and evaluates current and long-range plans, rules, regulations, guidelines, and policies for the program in accordance with federal or state laws and policies within a limited group of related programs within a Division.

Designs, develops, and pilots, programs and research projects on the basis of national/state reports, trends, economic conditions, future needs, educational research findings, and state and federal legislative or policy developments.

May serve as a team leader to assists schools and school systems in securing the best possible results for their efforts by building the capacity of school and system teams.

Develops evaluation designs to measure the quality and effectiveness of program(s) and their impact on students.

Plans, conducts, and evaluates staff development and in-service training (including national, state, and regional workshops, hearings, conferences) for personnel in the Department of Education, local education agencies, colleges and universities, technical colleges, correctional schools and institutions, as well as churches, civil associations, business and industry groups, special committees and task forces, professional associations and organizations, special interest groups (such as Chambers of Commerce, the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry, military groups, etc.), parents, and other citizens.

Advises and provides technical assistance to local superintendents of education, other educators, and other persons outside the field of education on programs, policies, procedures, laws, and regulations; and answers questions and assists in the resolution of problems.

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