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New Job Coordinator, Esea - Homeless Education & Neglected/Delinquent/At-Risk Programs In Idaho

Coordinator, ESEA - Homeless Education & Neglected/Delinquent/At-Risk Programs
Coordinator, ESEA - Homeless Education & Neglected/Delinquent/At-Risk Programs

Coordinator, ESEA - Homeless Education & Neglected/Delinquent/At-Risk Programs

Company : State of Idaho
Salary : $52,582 - $62,483 a year
Location : Idaho

Full Description


SPECIAL NOTIFICATION: This position is exempt from classified state service and the rules of the Division of Human Resources and the Idaho Personnel Commission.
The Idaho State Department of Education (SDE), Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (SOPI), is dedicated to serving and providing common-sense leadership, support, and resources to educators across the state. The knowledge, skills, and experience of SOPI employees are among our most valued and important assets. Employment with the SOPI Office provides a rewarding career that positively affects the lives of children in Idaho. To learn more, please visit our website at .

REPORTS TO: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Programs Director

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Coordinator will oversee the operation of Title IX-A McKinney-Vento/Homeless Education program, the Education of Homeless Children and Youth Subgrant, the ARP-Homeless 1 and ARP-Homeless 2 Grants, the Title I-D Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk Subgrants and assist with Federal Programs monitoring. Coordinator will oversee the awarding of funds, technical assistance and program monitoring of these programs ensuring that school districts have the information and supports necessary to improve the academic achievement of disadvantaged students and are following the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). This position would, among other tasks, make presentations at education conferences and workshops regarding ESEA requirements and effective practices provide training and technical assistance to school district personnel, assist in monitoring school districts for compliance with state and federal ESEA laws.

This position requires a basic understanding of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) rules, regulations and guidance.

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** Related Information:

Reliable personal transportation is required to carry out applicable assignments within the State of Idaho. Mileage reimbursement is based on current State guidelines.

TRAVEL REQUIRED: In state and out of state travel is required for program monitoring, regional trainings, LEA technical assistance, and national coordinator trainings and conferences.

This position is eligible for reduced tuition and fees at institutions under State Board of Education governance.

Example of Duties

May include any and/or all of the following:

  • Research, interpret and disseminate policies and program materials that heighten the awareness of best practices and effective instructional programs.
  • Provide in-service education to practicing educators and parents concerning program elements
  • Represent the Department in a professional capacity on selective committees.
  • Provide technical assistance to LEA’s in solving a variety of educational and administrative problems relating to education for the disadvantaged.
  • Prepare and submit all federal and state reports related to each program.
  • Communicate with school districts, parents, community members and state agencies through e-mails, mailings, phone calls, etc. to answer questions about services and implementation of the ESEA programs
  • Maintain on-going personal, professional development and current knowledge of the trends in program development and evidence-based practices in early childhood, elementary and secondary education.
  • Format any public documents for ADA accessibility per State Department of Education policies and procedures
  • Adhere to the program philosophy, approaches, policies, and practices of the State Department of Education.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Knowledge of grants development, proposals, applications, and administration
  • Project facilitation and management skills
  • Ability to perform needs assessment, develop training objectives, and design and develop training curriculum is preferred
  • Verbal and written communication skills, with ability to transform ideas into text
  • Interpersonal/human relations skills
  • Research skills
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and attend to details
  • Ability to work collaboratively with faculty and staff in diverse disciplines
  • Ability to operate personal computer with knowledge of various software programs and database management
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to coordinate various details for multiple sites simultaneously

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Minimum 3 years in K-12 public education (as teacher or administrator).
  • Ability to communicate articulately through writing, speaking, and public presenting (including the ability to compose a variety of business documents and grants).
  • Ability to manage budgets and track expenditures in accordance with federal or state requirements.
  • Applicant must have interpersonal skills and abilities to work effectively as a member of a team, promote team goals, and maintain team climate.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize multiple activities to reach established goals.
  • Ability to travel periodically to provide technical assistance and training throughout the state
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and collaborative working relationships with school districts, advisory, and community groups regarding education.

  • Graduate level coursework or degrees in Social Work, Criminal Justice, Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment; Educational Leadership; School Improvement; or a similar area.
  • Knowledge and experience with instructional technology.
  • K-12 Classroom, Social Work, or Criminal Justice experience.
  • Knowledge of federal grants and allocations.
  • Ability to utilize methods of professional development to support effective instruction across the state.

Supplemental Information

Application review will begin immediately. Applicant screening will continue until the position is filled. The State Department of Education seeks to fill this position as soon as possible. It is to the applicant’s advantage to submit materials as soon as possible.

Interview dates have not been determined at this time. Those applicants not selected will be notified. This announcement will be closed without notice once a qualified candidate is identified and accepts the position.

To apply for this position, please submit 1.) a customized letter of interest and 2.) a resume. Attach the resume to your online application. Insert your letter of interest into the space provided in the questions section of the application.

Your letter of interest should specifically address how your education, training and work experience meet the responsibilities, qualifications, and required skills of the position. A writing sample, such as a letter of interest, provides an opportunity to evaluate your writing skills as well as your ability to demonstrate you meet the qualifications of the position. Your resume must clearly support the information provided in your letter of interest. A resume does not substitute for a letter of interest. Applications that do not include a letter of interest will not be accepted.