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Brazosport ISD - Director of Federal and State Programs

Job Details

Region: 4
School District/Employer: Brazosport ISD
District Category/Employer: Central Office
Position: Director
Assignment Level:
Job Title: Director of Federal and State Programs
School: Brazosport ISD
Campus Description: Funding and Finance Department
Date Posted: 7/29/2021
Deadline: Until Filled
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: Primary Purpose:
To assist with the implementation and coordination of services and program elements in the federal and state grant programs in collaboration with district staff.

Qualifications:
Education/Certification:
Master’s degree in educational administration
Valid Texas administrator’s Certification

Special Knowledge/Skills:
Strong organizational, communication, public relations, presentation, and interpersonal skills
Knowledge of federal regulations and state guidance on Title and SCE programs
Knowledge of Title program application and compliance procedures
Knowledge of program improvement strategies and at-risk indicators
Skills in interpreting the application of law and regulations pertaining to Federal and State funds
Advanced skills in analyzing financial activities, budget analysis and preparation and applying appropriate resolution to problem situations.
Ability to organize and manage multiple complex tasks simultaneously and independently to meet deadlines.
Ability to perform duties with attention to detail, speed, accuracy, follow through, courtesy, cooperativeness, and work with minimal supervision
Ability to evaluate programs as related to Federal and State funding
Knowledge of state and federal accountability standards and requirements

Experience:
Experience in federal and/or state program management, required
Experience in instructional leadership roles, preferred
Experience in working with title/grant programs, preferred

General Employee Requirements:
Regular attendance and punctuality
Support and align work with the mission, vision, and beliefs of the district.
Follow and support board policies in areas of related responsibility.
Ensure district resources are managed effectively to maximize resources for student learning.
Share in the development and implementation of district success plans
Actively participate in ongoing development to improve work quality and district contribution.
Model integrity, work ethic, and professionalism as a suitable example for BISD students.

Program Management
Assist campus and departments with documenting federal and state expenditures in alignment with identified needs from the comprehensive needs assessment in the campus/department improvement plan.
Evaluate all federal and state legislation, projects, and programs for grant, entitlement, and allocation opportunities relevant to the needs of the district.
Participate in the drafting of project proposals and reports, including the writing and development of program goals, objectives and budget for federal and state programs.
Review and ensure accuracy of standard applications, amendments and compliance reports for federal funds to the Texas Education Agency (TEA).
Monitor all requests for projects and programs requiring federal and state money.
Ensure compliance with the private non-profit notification, budget planning, monitoring and reporting.
Monitor campus improvement plans for Title I campuses to ensure all components of schoolwide campuses are in the plans.
Manage the annual Title I evaluation and participate in district planning meetings for federal and state funds
Support campuses in Title I parent involvement programs and activities
Monitor migrant services and compliance reporting.
Review and revise applicable program handbooks and forms to ensure compliance.
Maintain Federal Programs Webpage with required postings and internal B*Connect resource page.
Anticipate potential problems and develop processes or procedures to prevent or address them.

Budget and Inventory
Compile budget and cost estimates based on documented program needs.
Monitor federal and state programs and related expenditures to ensure program costs are reasonable, necessary, allowable and in compliance with regulations and guidelines.
Monitor campus inventory purchased with federal funds.

School/Organizational Climate
Maintain professional behavior, promote a positive image, appearance, and work ethic to represent the District in a positive manner at all times and work in a team environment that supports the vision and mission of the District.
Maintain a positive and effective relationship, good judgement, and decision making with coworkers, supervisors and other district personnel, outside agencies and organizations.

Policy, Reports, and Law
Compile and maintain reports, records and other documents required, including auditable records and statements.
Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy.

Other
Collaborate with all levels of personnel to accomplish the mission and objectives of Brazosport Independent School District.
Communicate efficiently and effectively with varied audiences via strong written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrate initiative in the performance of assigned duties.
Use technology effectively to accomplish department and program goals.
Attend and participate in professional development pertinent to the delivery of federal and state program services.
Keep abreast of trends, best practices, and program developments within the grant(s) and related programs.
Maintain confidentiality of all appropriate information concerning district or district staff.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
None

Equipment Used:
Computer, printer, scanner, projection devices, electronic tablets

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Maintain emotional control under stress; ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written); interpret policy, procedures, and data; occasional district/regional travel; workload is deadline driven, occasional prolonged hours; moderate standing, walking and bending.
Qualifications: Qualifications:
Education/Certification:
Master’s degree in educational administration
Valid Texas administrator’s Certification

Special Knowledge/Skills:
Strong organizational, communication, public relations, presentation, and interpersonal skills
Knowledge of federal regulations and state guidance on Title and SCE programs
Knowledge of Title program application and compliance procedures
Knowledge of program improvement strategies and at-risk indicators
Skills in interpreting the application of law and regulations pertaining to Federal and State funds
Advanced skills in analyzing financial activities, budget analysis and preparation and applying appropriate resolution to problem situations.
Ability to organize and manage multiple complex tasks simultaneously and independently to meet deadlines.
Ability to perform duties with attention to detail, speed, accuracy, follow through, courtesy, cooperativeness, and work with minimal supervision
Ability to evaluate programs as related to Federal and State funding
Knowledge of state and federal accountability standards and requirements

Experience:
Experience in federal and/or state program management, required
Experience in instructional leadership roles, preferred
Experience in working with title/grant programs, preferred
Salary Range: Job Title: Director of Federal and State Programs
Reports to: Chief Financial Officer
Dept./School: Funding and Finance
Employment Type: Exempt
Pay Grade: Admin 7
Min: $92,768 Mid: $113,133 Max: $133,498
Days: 229
Benefits: Additional information regarding employee benefits can be found at the link below:
https://brazosportisd.pecservices.info/
How To Apply: Interested candidates can apply online through the district website or at the link below:
https://www.applitrack.com/brazosportisd/onlineapp/

Contact Person:

Name: Andrea Dickson
Email: andrea.dickson@brazosportisd.net
Address: P.O. Drawer Z
City: Freeport
State: TX
Zip: 77542-1926
Phone: (979) 730-7007
Fax: (979) 266-2486