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 Department of Grant Compliance and Administration is responsible for the overall administration and implementation of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The CARES Act provides stimulus funding to local educational agencies (LEAs) to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus pandemic. The CARES Reimbursement Program Coordinator will support the Associate Commissioner and provide complex financial examination, consultative, and technical assistance work for the agency’s CARES Act stimulus funding and LEA reimbursement program. Work involves reviewing, testing, and evaluating fiscal reimbursement requests and documentation records, and conducting examinations to determine and report on compliance with statutory requirements, bylaws, and rules to provide reimbursements to eligible LEAs. This position may provide guidance to others and works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
This position is funded through September 30, 2021, under the federal CARES Act grant and may be extended to September 30, 2022. Continuation of the position beyond September 30, 2022, is contingent on available funding.
Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university. Major coursework in business administration, finance, accounting, economics, insurance, or a related field is generally preferred.
Experience: At least 3 years of professional work experience is required; a minimum of one year of experience working with financial records in some manner is preferred.
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.