MISSION: The Texas Education Agency (TEA) will improve outcomes for all public-school students in the state by providing leadership, guidance, and support to school systems.
POSITION OVERVIEW: The Texas Education Agency (TEA) aims to improve outcomes of over 5.4 million students in Texas public schools through an ambitious Strategic Plan design to prepare students for college, career or the military. The successful implementation of TEA’s strategic plan depends on a strong, aligned partnership with the twenty Education Service Centers (ESCs) that serve – in part – as the primary delivery chains for the policies, practices, and supports TEA has designed through the Strategic Plan. The ESC Operations Unit oversees the operational support TEA provides to ESCs and ensures functional collaboration among our organizations in service of TEA’s strategic plan.
The ESC Operations Specialist (Program Specialist V) will play a critical executing on a vision for cohesive TEA – ESC collaboration, including planning and coordinating effective, results-oriented interactions between TEA and ESCs. This position reports to the Director of ESC Operations, and works closely with the Commissioner of Education, Deputy Commissioner of Operations, Executive Director of Organizational Development and other internal senior stakeholders.
Please note that a resume is a required attachment for applying to this position. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Additionally, please be sure to respond to the short answer prompts found in the supplemental questions. These responses should be added in a separate Word or PDF document in the attachments section of the application.
Applicants who are strongly being considered for employment must submit to a national criminal history background check.
Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university.
Experience: At least (3) years of professional experience working in operations, education administration, or related field.
Substitutions: Education and experience may substitute for one another on a year-for-year basis.
As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or veteran status, unless an applicant is entitled to the veteran’s preference.
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This position requires the applicant to meet Agency standards and criteria which may include passing a pre-employment criminal background check, prior to being offered employment by the Agency.
No phone calls or emails, please. Due to the high volume of applications, we do not accept telephone calls and cannot reply to all email inquiries. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.