Website State of Louisiana
Office of Academic Content
Job Focus Areas:
This Education Program Consultant 2 position is located within the Office of Academic Content and reports to a classified Education Program Consultant 5-A (Director of English Language Arts). The EPC 3 will be responsible for supporting the implementation of the State Personnel Development Grant (SPDG), including the implementation of state content standards for English language arts/literacy and aligned curricular materials. He/she will support the development of ELA Guidebooks and training and will assist in network activities associated with SPDG.
In addition to the information above, the duties and responsibilities performed may include the following:
Supports the state review of instructional materials;
Supports the development of the ELA Guidebooks and related resources and trainings;
Conducts field visits, observations, focus groups to determine direction for resources and trainings related to ELA implementation, K – 12;
Designs, delivers, and/or facilitates presentations for professional development on content and curriculum;
Attends in-state and out-of-state meetings related to implementation and development of ELA content; and
Performs additional duties as assigned by the supervisor and/or the Assistant Superintendent of Academic Content.
The preferred candidate is an English language arts (ELA) content expert with in depth knowledge of the foundations of reading. This person should also have knowledge of the ELA Guidebooks and training provided by the Louisiana Department of Education. This person also has experience working with student with disabilities and other diverse learners.
**Note regarding the advertised pay range: The Education Program Consultant series has an established special entrance rate and is the advertised minimum. The maximum amounts listed are the maximum salary amounts a person can make at each level over their career and not the maximum amount we are allowed to pay a new hire.
One position is available and depending on availability, it may be filled by job appointment, probationary new hire, promotion of any permanent classified state employee OR promotion of a permanent classified employee of the Department of Education, Special School District, or the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education.
You may attach a resume; however only the information listed on the online application will be considered to determine qualification. All education, prior experience, including dates related to education and prior experience MUST be listed on the online application.
To be considered for this position, you are encouraged to attach a copy of your college transcript(s) to your online application, fax to the Department of Education (DOE) Human Resources Office at 225-342-1499 or mail to the DOE Human Resources Office, P. O. Box 94064, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70804 by the closing date of this announcement.
This is Announcement #50547855.
No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
To apply for this vacancy, click on the “Apply” link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities.
NOTE: Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process by selecting the ‘Applications’ link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.
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Eligible for consideration – You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position.
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Position filled – Someone has been selected for the position.
Position canceled – The agency has decided not to fill the position.
The State of Louisiana only accepts online applications. Paper applications will not be accepted. Computer access is available at your local library, at local Louisiana Workforce Commission Business Career Solutions Centers (Download PDF reader), and at the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at 5825 Florida Boulevard, Room 1070, Baton Rouge, LA 70806. If you require an ADA accommodation, please contact our office at (225) 925-1911 or Toll Free: (866) 783-5462 during business hours for additional assistance.
(Please note: Libraries and LWC centers cannot provide in-depth assistance to applicants with limited computer skills; therefore, we suggest that such applicants have someone with computer proficiency accompany them to these facilities to assist with the computer application process. Also, no State Civil Service employees are housed at the libraries or LWC centers to answer specific questions about the hiring process. Such questions should be directed to the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at the phone numbers above or by visiting the office on Florida Blvd. where assistance is available. Information is also provided on our job seeker website at https://jobs.civilservice.louisiana.gov/).
For further information about this vacancy contact:
Louisiana Department of Education – Human Resources
PO Box 94064
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
Louisiana is a State as a Model Employer for People with Disabilities.
Any of the following will qualify:
1. A master’s degree plus three years of professional level experience in teaching or education; or in a public or private sector setting.
2. A master’s degree in education plus two years of professional level experience in teaching or education; or in a public or private sector setting.
3. A baccalaureate degree plus four years of professional level experience in teaching or education; or in a public or private sector setting.
A master’s degree plus thirty graduate hours will substitute for one year of the required experience.
An Educational Specialist Degree will substitute for one year of the required experience.
A Ph.D. will substitute for two years of the required experience.
Advanced degrees will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required experience.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Function of Work:
To develop and implement educational programs affecting populations involved in learning and education.
Level of Work:
General from a higher level educational official.
Location of Work:
Predominantly located at the Department of Education.
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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