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Administrator– Special Projects

  2020-03-23     Butte County Office of Education     1859 Bird Street  

JOB TITLE: Administrator– Special Projects

Valid, unexpired California Teaching and Administrative Services Credential required

WORK YEAR: Full Time: 7.5 hours per day/12 Months/ 224 Days (prorated based on date of hire

START DATE: July 1, 2020


ASSIGNMENT:  CfTE - Oroville, CA

SALARY: Schedule 1, Range 16, $394.96 – $504.11 per day, placement dependent on experience. Stipend pay for Master’s $750.00 per year, Doctorate $1,250.00 per year.

BENEFITS: Generous benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision

for employee and dependents. Sick leave accrued.

Insurance provided for employee. This position qualifies for CalSTRS retirement.


DEADLINE: This position is open until filled; to receive full consideration, please apply by Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 4:00 PM.


Under the direction of the Assistant Superintendent of Student Programs and Educational Services or designee, the Administrator-Special Projects plans, organizes, coordinates, promotes, and monitors activities related to specialized projects, programs, and grants in the Butte County Office of Education and performs other related duties as assigned.  The Administrator provides leadership as the project manager on grant implementation; oversees all aspects of grant programs including, researching, writing, planning, communication and reporting. The Administrator participates in technical assistance and staff development opportunities for district and schools.

 EXAMPLE OF DUTIES: (May include, but is not limited to the following)

  1. Develops and maintains a professional support program that enables participants to acquire skills and knowledge contained in grant proposals
  2. Coordinates with district, county, regional, and/or state agencies as needed to implement program/project requirements
  3. Oversees periodic program evaluations and presents reports with recommendations for program improvement
  4. Establishes and maintains a communication plan to disseminate information and provide feedback for project/program participants
  5. Develops and provides professional development and training to meet program goals and support
  6. Coordinates information and assistance for development/adoption of program standards, curriculum frameworks, curriculum resources and assessments, such as performance-based outcomes, rubrics, and multidimensional assessment instruments
  7. Contributes to Coordinated District Support team in providing all levels of support and technical assistance for schools and districts; collection and analysis of data, facilitating leadership teams, engaging with continuous improvement processes
  8. Assists division leadership team in improving coordination and communication throughout the organization, as well as, growth in organizational efficiency
  9. Maintains accurate records, completes required reports and administers budgets
  10. Researches, identifies, develops and responds to public and private grant opportunities appropriate for the division
  11. Negotiates and administrates contractual and operational agreements in compliance with grant and program requirements
  12. Establishes and maintains liaisons with universities, school districts, county offices of education, state agencies, and other partners
  13. Performs other duties similar to the above in scope and function as required
  14. Supervises and evaluates program staff
  15. Ongoing research and development of grant/projects


Knowledge of:

  1. Rules and regulations applicable to  assigned programs
  2. Principles and practices of project management including planning, budgeting, and program


  1. Research principles and practices of effective teaching and learning
  2. Research relative to educator development and adult learning
  3. Principles and practices of collaborative leadership, continuous
  4. improvement, and Professional Learning Communities (PLC)

Ability to:

  1. Use computers and other technology-based tools
  2. Write and speak clearly and effectively with attention to detail
  3. Ability to meet deadlines
  4. Serve as a facilitator of large and small groups
  5. Work effectively with colleagues
  6. Create and produce quality informational and instructional materials
  7. Use interpersonal skills with tact, patience, and courtesy



  1. Valid and unexpired California Teaching Credential
  2. Possess a valid and unexpired California Administrative Services Credential or qualify for enrollment in an approved California Administrative Services Internship Credential program
  3. Master’s Degree in Education preferred
  4. California Driver’s License


  1. Successful experience as an education administrator, project coordinator, or leadership role
  2. Demonstrated expertise in some or all of the following areas:  K-12 teaching, curriculum, staff development, assessment and accountability, Special Education and Alternative Education programs, Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS), educational continuous improvement, equity-based decision making
  3. Budget development and monitoring preferred


Occasional (less than 25%)

Ability to bend and twist, stoop, and kneel

Ability to lift 30 pounds

Ability to carry 15 pounds

Ability to stand for extended periods of time

Often (25 – 50%)

Sufficient mobility to move about an office

Very Frequent (76%)

Ability to stand and move around an office

Ability to work at a desk, conference table, or in meetings of various configurations

Ability to see for purposes of reading printed matter and observing staff

Ability to hear and understand speech at normal levels

Ability to communicate so others will be able to clearly understand

Ability to operate office equipment

Ability to reach in all directions

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.

NOTE: This list of essential functions and physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary in accordance with the requirements of the job.


  1. To comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all new employees must provide proof of identity and authorization to work in the United States.

TO APPLY:               Visit:

                                   Online applications only; no paper copies will be accepted.  All online applications must be accompanied by the following attachments; (incomplete applications will not be accepted):

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Three letters of recommendation required, current letters preferred
  • Copy of valid, unexpired Teaching Credential print out from CTC:  
  • Copy of valid, unexpired Administrative Services Credential or proof of qualification for enrollment in an approved Administrative Services Internship Credential program
  • Copy of transcripts

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Handicapped IX Employer  Deaf individuals may use the toll-free California Relay Service (CRS). If you have a TTY: (530) 532-5650. If you do not have a TTY: 1-800-735-2922. Upon CRS connection, ask for 530-532-5785 for more information about this recruitment.

Upon offer of employment, proof of a valid driver’s license will be required.

Do not contact this company in solicitation of any product or service.

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