31 Jan 2024
Florida, Tallahassee, 32318 Tallahassee USA


PROGRAM SPECIALIST IV-DOE - 48003237 1 1 1 Date: Jan 31, 2024 Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399 The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our E-Verify Website ( .Requisition No: 821349 Agency: Department of EducationWorking Title: PROGRAM SPECIALIST IV-DOE - 48003237 1 1 1Position Number: 48003237 Salary: $53,000 - $55,000 Posting Closing Date: 02/07/2024 Florida Department of Education Career and Adult Education Bureau of Standards, Benchmarks & Frameworks Office of Career and Technical Education Location: Tallahassee Turlington Building Program Specialist IV – DOE (CS) Salary Range: ($53,000-$55,000) READVERTISEMENT PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT REAPPLY Our Organization and Mission Every day the Department of Education works hand in hand with parents, teachers, educators, and community members to improve Florida's education system for students of all backgrounds and abilities. Our site reflects this cooperative relationship and the role that so many Floridians play in ensuring student success. Who We’re Looking For The Division of Career and Adult Education is looking for individuals that can collaboratively serve Florida educators and students through career education policy and programming. Desired personal attributes: lifelong learner, organized, problem solver, excellent verbal and written communication skills, self-motivated, honest, and mission driven. Office Contact Lee Chipps-Walton, 850-245-9020 Duties and Responsibilities (Note: The omission of specific job duties does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.) For the purposes of this position, the working title will be Industry Sector Specialist. The Industry Sector Specialist is assigned to the Division of Career and Adult Education (DCAE), Florida Department of Education (FDOE) and reports to the Assistant Director in the Office of Career and Technical Education (CTE).

The employee must be productive under tight timeframes, balance multiple and competing priorities and maintain goal-directed behavior and performance sometimes under stressful conditions.

The employee must interact courteously with others.

The employee’s performance and behavior must demonstrate consideration of the workload concerns of others and must not negatively affect productivity and morale of the unit.

Provides Technical Assistance to locale recipients to implement and carry out programs, services and activities related to Career and Technical Education.

Supports the Assistant Director in their successful maintenance of Industry Sectors clusters, including, but not limited to Information Technology, Business, Management & Administration, Finance, Arts, A/V Technology & Communication and Marketing, Sales & Service.

Works with partners in education, business and industry, and trade associations to evaluate, improve, and build quality 21st century Program of Study (POS).

Conducts evaluations, and accountability studies to identify achievement gaps and improve the delivery of CTE services in the areas of instruction and student performance, as well as generate program reports.

Familiar with current standards and emerging professional trends, research, as well as developments affecting CTE curriculum and instruction.

Maintain CPALMS and facilitate technical support and training on how to use the online toolkit.

Work with DCAE team members on activities and projects related to CTE’s improvement targets and goals.

In partnership with educational and industry partners, select FCS institutions and other cluster-specific organizations design, develop, and implement quality professional development experiences for CTE teachers and school personnel.

Oversee the development and maintenance of grants specific to CTE programs, and perform other duties as required or assigned, which are reasonably within the scope of the duties in this job classification.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Attendance is an essential function of this position.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Ability to be productive under tight timeframes, balance multiple and competing priorities and maintain goal-directed behavior and performance sometimes under stressful conditions.

In-depth knowledge of state curricular standards as written, taught and assessed.

Ability to conduct descriptive analyses of quantitative data.

Demonstrated proficiency in designing and delivering presentations.

Knowledge of program evaluation techniques and research methodologies.

Ability to collaborate cross-functionally in the office environment and interface external stakeholders.

Knowledge of economic and labor market information and the intersections with education.

Ability to embrace and drive change; and to organize and effectively manage multiple priorities, programs and projects.

Demonstrated experience leading teams and developing positive relationships, partnerships, and alliances.

General understanding of career and technical education programs, careers, and pathways.

Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to work in a team, take initiative and be self-directed, network and build business and industry partner relationships

Proficient in Microsoft Office Professional.

Minimum Qualifications:

Four to six years of professional experience working in career and technical education programs.

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter with their online application.

Educational Substitutions

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

A master’s degree from an accredited college or university


Candidate Profile (application) must be complete in its entirety. Your packet may be held up at the final review step if you are missing the below items:

Work History (entered with the most recent/current listed first:

Any and all State of Florida jobs

Any and all Florida University jobs

All periods of employment

Periods of unemployment

Gaps 3 months or more


Volunteer Experience

Include supervisor names and phone numbers including current place of employment.

Gaps 3 months or moremust be addressed– you will need to account for and explain any gaps in employment including unemployment. You can either list these in your application under Period of Employment or attach a word document listing your gaps.

Experience, education, training, knowledge, skills and/or abilities as well as responses to pre-qualifying questions must be verifiable to meet the minimum qualifications.

It isunacceptableto use the statement “See Resume” in place of entering work history. Your candidate profile will convert to your official application.

If claimingVeteran’s Preference ( , candidateMUSTattach supporting documentation (DD214).

If claimingRight to First Interview ( , candidateMUSTattach a copy of your official layoff letter when applying. This only applies to employees laid off from Career Service positions.

All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

If you experience problems applying online, please call the People First Service Center at (877) 562-7287


State Group Insurance coverage options (health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental option)

Retirement plan options, including employer contributions ( )

Nine paid holidays and a Personal Holiday each year

Annual and Sick Leave Benefits

Student Loan Forgiveness Program (Eligibility required)

Flexible Spending Accounts

Tuition Fee Waivers (Accepted by major Florida colleges/universities)

Ongoing comprehensive training provided

Career Growth

Highly skilled, professional environment

Maternity and Parental Leave Benefits

For a more complete list of benefits, visit .

We care about the success of our employees.

We care about the success of our clients.

We are always improving our technology, our tools, our customers’ experiences and ourselves.

A rewarding experience for reliable, compassionate and professional employees.


Annual Leave - All full-time Career Service employees filling established positions earn annual leave in varying increments dependent upon years of creditable service. Employees with up to 5 years of creditable service earn 8.667 hours per month, with 5 to 10 years earn 10.833 hours per month and those with over 10 years of service earn 13 hours per month.

Sick Leave - Career Service employees earn 8.667 hours of sick leave credits per month.


It is the policy of the Florida Department of Education that applicants for employment/volunteer undergo Level 2 background screening in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, as a condition of employment or being permitted to serve as a volunteer. No applicant for a designated position will be employed or permitted to volunteer until the level 2 screening results are received, reviewed, and approved by the Department. Level 2 background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for statewide criminal and juvenile records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and federal criminal records checks through the Federal Bureau of Investigation and may include local criminal records checks through local law enforcement agencies.


You will be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications.

Selective Services System (SSS)

Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962 will not be eligible for hire or promotion in the Other Personal Services (OPS) or Career Service, or appointment in the Selected Exempt Service (SES) or Senior Management Service (SMS) unless they are registered with the Selective Service System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.Verification of Selective Service registration will be conducted prior to hire. For more information, please visit the Social Security website ( .

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clickinghere ( . All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. Nearest Major Market:Tallahassee

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