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SC Department of Public Safety Program Coordinator-61104421 in Richland County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

The person in this position will assist with coordinating the statewide McKinney-Vento Education of Homeless Children and Youth program (MV), provide ongoing technical assistance (TA) and professional development (PD) to district and school personnel to support planning processes and the implementation of MV, including guidance in federal education law, regulations, and non-regulatory guidance. Assist with the statewide comprehensive needs assessment to determine common barriers and needs of homeless students to guide continuous improvement of the MV program. Assist with monitoring Local Education Agencies (LEAs) on a three (3) year cycle for MV compliance. Coordinate and collaborate with cross-divisional teams, state and community agencies, community partners, and councils to enhance the goals and objectives of the South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE), Office of Federal and State Accountability (OFSA), and Diversity, Inclusion, and Access (DIA). Assist with the administration of MV grant funds. This position is located in the Office of Federal and State Accountability.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

A high school diploma and relevant program experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree or Bachelor’s Degree in social work, sociology, education, or a related field with a minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience in program coordination, social work, grant management, or a related field. District level McKinney-Vento program coordination or State agency experience. Previous experience working with at-risk families, children, and youth. Previous experience working within court systems, especially regarding children and youth. Previous experience working with social service agencies, such as Department of Social Services, Department of Vocational Rehabilitation, Continuum of Cares, and local community agencies.

Additional Comments

Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be notified by letter that the position has been filled.

Title IX/Nondiscrimination:

Salary: $33,494.00 - $61,975.00 Annually

Location: Richland County, SC

Job Type: Temporary Grant - Full-Time

Job Number: 105055

Closing: 9/30/2020 5:00 PM Eastern

Class Code: AH35

Position Number: 61104421

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)

Pay Band: Band 5

Hiring Range - Min.: $33,494.00

Hiring Range - Max.: $47,734.00

Opening Date: 09/02/2020

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: Interested persons must complete a State Employment Application at Applications will not be accepted after the closing date. The South Carolina Department of Education does not accept faxed, mailed, or hand delivered applications.

Agency: State of South Carolina Department of Education

Address: 1429 Senate Street Columbia, South Carolina, 29201

Phone: 803-734-8505