(DOE-032-24) Education Planner (Regional Coordinator) Two Positions

Trenton, NJ
Full Time
Division of Legal and External Services, Amistad Commission
Mid Level

Notice of Vacancy - Deadline Extension

Reference Number: DOE-032-24
Title: Education Planner (Regional Coordinator) Two Positions
Range/Title Code: P22/72622
Salary: $62,836.72 - $89,042.11
Position Number: TBD
Issue Date: 5/13/2024
Closing Date: 6/18/2024
Core Hours of Operation: 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Location: Trenton, New Jersey
Division: Division of Legal and External Services, Amistad Commission


Under the direction of the Executive Director of the Amistad Commission, performs professional planning of educational programs; Interprets and prepares data for managerial decisions; Assists in the development of proposals and reports on special educational problems, programs, or innovations.

The Education Planner/Regional Coordinator will be responsible for the tracking, planning, coordination of all Amistad related initiatives within the respective region of the state of New Jersey including, but not limited to engagement with County Superintendents, District Superintendents, School Boards, and leadership (principals) of individual New Jersey public schools; Will work collaboratively with all educational and community agencies within their respective region as well as the central office in Trenton.

The candidate will also serve as a liaison between the Amistad Commission central office and the regional assignment; Identify effective programs which contribute to professional development of New Jersey teachers within an assigned region; Provide tools and resources to districts to ensure that teachers have sufficient support to infuse the history of Africans and African Americans into the K-12 curriculum in Social Studies, World History and other subject areas; performs other related work as required.


Note:  Applicants must meet one of the following or a combination of both experience and education. Thirty (30) semester-hour credits are equal to one (1) year of relevant experience.

Seven (7) years of professional experience in the field of program planning and development, which shall have included responsibilities for the research, negotiation, and writing of proposals for such programs.


Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; and three (3) years of the above-mentioned professional experience.

Note: “Professional experience” refers to work that is creative, analytical, evaluative, and interpretive; requires a range and depth of specialized knowledge of the profession's principles, concepts, theories, and practices; and is performed with the authority to act according to one's own judgment and make accurate and informed decisions

Preferred Education/Experience

Master’s degree in Education with a concentration in American History/African American History.

Open to the Following

In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment.

Applicants must meet the open competitive requirements listed on the job specification on file at the Civil Service Commission. You may access the job specification through the Civil Service Commission’s website info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/72622.htm.

Interested candidates may apply via: https://www.nj.gov/education/careers/.

Authorization to Work

Selected candidates must be authorized to work in the United States according to the Department of Homeland Security, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement regulations. Note: The State of New Jersey does not provide sponsorships for work visas.

SAME Applicants

If you are applying under the NJ “SAME” program, your supporting documents (Schedule A or B letter), must be submitted along with your resume by the closing date indicated above. For more information on the SAME Program, visit their website at: nj.gov/csc/same/overview/index.shtml, email: [email protected], or call the Civil Service Commission at (609)-292-4144, option 3.

EOE/AA Statement

The New Jersey State Department of Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer, has an Affirmative Action Program, and will not discriminate against any person because of race, creed, religion, color, national origin/nationality, ancestry, age, sex/gender (including pregnancy), marital status/civil union partnership, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, domestic partnership status, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, genetic information, disability, (including perceived disability, physical, mental, and/or intellectual disabilities), or liability for service in the Armed Forces of the United States, and is committed to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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