Job Code Pay Scale Group Pay Scale Type Bargaining Unit Civil Service or Non-Civil Service Last Executive Board Change Executive Board Change History
24380 12 ST C3 N 797-11 12/01/2022
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JOB CODE: 24380

DEFINITION: This is highly responsible professional, educational, and administrative work in planning and directing statewide efforts to improve curriculum, assessments, and instruction within public schools in grades kindergarten through twelve (K-12).

The employee in this job plans, develops, directs, and coordinates the statewide administration of specialized educational programs, including federal programs, and educational evaluations and assessments based on the goals and standards of the State Board of Education. Work involves developing program policies, goals, and objectives; preparing legislative policy proposals; and directing and coordinating the development of regulations, standards, guidelines, courses, and management plans for effective schools. Supervision is exercised over an Assistant Bureau Director and professional and technical employees. Work is performed independently and is reviewed by the Deputy Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education for program effectiveness and attainment of goals and objectives.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (NOTE: The examples of work are representative of the work, but every position classified to this job may not perform all examples of work listed. Conversely, this is not an all-inclusive list of work examples.)

• Plans, develops, and directs statewide programs to improve curricula, assessments, instruction, and specialized educational programming.

• Develops legislative policy proposals, regulations, and evaluations related to statewide curricula, assessments, and instruction.

• Directs the implementation of regulations, standards, guidelines, management plans, courses, and instructional strategies.

• Collaborates with department staff and local school entities to develop management plans for curricula, assessments, instruction, guidance and counseling, school health, and psychological and social work services.

• Directs the preparation of state plans, guidelines for project applications, requests for proposals, and reports for the State Board of Education and the United States Department of Education.

• Directs the identification, development, and implementation of educational planning efforts.

• Directs educational evaluations, assessments, and the interpretation of results.

• Monitors and evaluates the expenditure of federal and state funds for reimbursement in accordance with relevant federal and state laws.

• Provides professional and administrative support to program staff in the implementation of technical assistance activities for schools.

• Serves as consultant and advises the Secretary of Education and the State Board of Education on all matters relating to curriculum, assessment, and instruction.

• Serves as a Department of Education spokesperson and Secretary's designee to various government agencies.

• Performs the full range of supervisory duties.

• The employee in this job may participate in the performance of subordinates’ work consistent with operational and organizational requirements.

• Performs related work as required.


• Knowledge of the theories, principles, practices, and developments in the field of curriculum and instructional services for children in grades K-12.

• Knowledge of laws, regulations, and standards governing education, curriculum, and academic services for grades K-12.

• Knowledge of the principles and practices of educational administration.

• Knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision.

• Ability to analyze and interpret educational legislation and policy pertaining to curriculum, instruction, and specialized educational programs.

• Ability to analyze and interpret educational programs to determine conformance with standards and regulations.

• Ability to communicate effectively orally.

• Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: (NOTE: Based on the Entry Level Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities)

• Eight years of professional education experience, including four years in the field of curriculum development and instruction for grades K-12 and four years of supervisory experience; and a bachelor's degree;


• An equivalent combination of experience and training.