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DIRECTOR OF GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS
Education: Middle/High School, FT Employee
Archdiocese of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA)
Director of Government Programs
The Director of Government Programs reports directly to the Deputy Secretary for Catholic Education
The criteria, duties, and responsibilities of the Director of Government Programs are, but not limited to:
• Knowledge and working understanding of ESEA statutes Titles I, IIA, II, IX and State Programs Act 90/195.
• Knowledge and working understanding on Non-Regulatory Guidance of Services to Non Public Schools.
• Strong effective communications skills, in addition to strong organization skills, specific to documentation and immediate retrieval of all pertinent data.
• Precise knowledge and understanding of the Audit processes on the State and Federal levels.
• Maintain all documentation required for audit purposes for a period of six years.
• Oversee the process purchasing with regards to Act 90/195 for all schools. Additionally maintain contact with the Pennsylvania Department of Education regarding all matters pertaining to Commonwealth-funded textbooks and materials.
• Maintain positive and meaningful dialogue and consultation with all school districts within the five counties of the Archdiocese as required by Federal Law, and sign-off on all Consolidated Applications for each of the five districts.
• Prepare, manage, and implement the budgets of all government funded programs. Act as a liaison to the Philadelphia School District, County Intermediate Offices, the Pennsylvania Department of Education, as well as the PA Conference of Bishops & USCCB.
• Anticipate, identify, and resolve customer service issues in any Archdiocesan school/s involving services rendered by Intermediate Units and or School Districts.
• Provide staff-development for new principals, specific to government funded programs.
• Dialogue with local principals to determine the services that would best address their needs.
• Serve on various Faith in the Future, Office of Catholic Education, and President/Principal Committees as directed by the Deputy Secretary for Catholic Education.
• Contribute as a planner and teammate on projects and events such as the Distinguished Graduate Awards Dinner, the Concert f Excellence, Academic Awards Convocation, etc
• Posses five years of full-time paid professional educational leadership experience.
Bachelor’s Degree in a related field; Master’s Degree is preferred. (155)