STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B19

Class No. 0821

EDUCATION SPECIALIST II

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs moderately complex (journey-level) consultative and technical assistance work related to an agency educational program.  Work involves planning, developing, and monitoring educational programs; and providing consultative and technical assistance to agency staff, local education agencies, and/or governmental agencies.  Works under general supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Plans, develops, and monitors educational programs.

Acts as liaison with agencies and internal program staff to explain and provide technical assistance or training on agency and program statutory requirements.

Conducts surveys, reviews, and/or monitoring activities to determine compliance with program requirements, laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.

Prepares administrative reports, and performs work on studies and specialized projects.

Prepares comprehensive reviews of literature, statutes, rules, and/or policies.

Reviews and analyzes program functions and operations, and prepares reports of findings and recommendations to produce a more effective program and/or address areas of concern.

Collaborates with program staff to determine trends and resolve technical problems.

Assists in the collection, organization, analysis, and/or preparation of materials in response to requests for program information and reports.

Assists with the analysis of legislation to develop recommendations for policy and program issues related to the implementation of, improvement in, and changes in program funding.

Assists in preparing program budget requests.

Assists in preparing justifications for implementing procedural or policy changes.

Assists in developing policy and procedure manuals.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in a field related to the agency education program.  Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in a field relevant to the assignment is generally preferred.  Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws related to the program area; of public administration and management techniques; of statistical analysis processes; and of program planning and implementation.

Skill in the use of a computer and in using applicable software.

Ability to gather, assemble, correlate, and analyze facts; to devise solutions to problems; to prepare reports; to develop and evaluate policies and procedures; and to communicate effectively.


State Auditor’s Office

Revised 9-1-15