Position Opening July 2018: Executive Director of G-CASE

The Georgia Council of Administrators of Special Education (G-CASE) is seeking a dynamic and innovative Executive Director with vision, experience, and passion about students with disabilities as well as knowledge of policy and legislation that impacts the lives of exceptional students.  We are looking for a resourceful leader who can support and promote the G-CASE organization both statewide and nationally. We are seeking an individual who is responsive to our members - special education administrators and leaders - and can provide support to them.  This person must be detail oriented, organized, flexible, have excellent communication skills, and be able to work with little supervision. The position is based on 120 days per year with a flexible schedule based on conferences and planned activities.  Contracts are yearly starting on July 1, 2018.


Letter of interest, references and resume should be sent to Charlette Green at charlette.green@cherokee.k12.ga.us no later than January 31, 2018.  Selected applicants will be notified by February 14th.  Interviews will be held February 20 and 21, 2018 in Atlanta, GA.  



QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily, in addition to the following.

Education and Experience

·         Master’s degree preferred or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.  

·         Past experience in organizational leadership and development.

·         Eligibility for administrative certification in Georgia is preferred, but not required

·         Knowledge of Federal and State laws and regulations concerning students with disabilities

Leadership and Supervision

·         Demonstrated leadership qualities and personal/professional characteristics necessary to work harmoniously and communicate effectively both individually and in groups

·         Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others

·         Evidence of exemplary and effective written and verbal communication skills

·         Evidence of strong organization skills and the ability to manage numerous projects to completion

·         Knowledge of the Georgia system of support for all students


Fiscal Management Skills

·         Ability to build, monitor, and reconcile a budget


Computer Skills and Experience.  

·         Basic computer skills and experience with word processing programs  

·         Experience with Internet and email required.  

·         Ability to learn new technology with relative ease

·         Ability to evaluate programs and technology and identify those best for managing the various needs of the organization

Reasoning Ability/Mental Requirements.

·         Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

·         Ability to organize and prioritize effectively. Ability to work independently and cooperatively with competing priorities and various committees.

Communication & Interpersonal Skills.  

·         Ability to effectively communicate and work cooperatively with a diverse group of individuals, including representatives of outside organizations.

·         Ability to work independently, use sound judgment and creative thinking.

·         Ability to handle multiple concurrent tasks and promote teamwork.