Career Opportunities with the SPCSA

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Executive Director

The Nevada State Public Charter School Authority (SPCSA) is seeking highly qualified and motivated Executive Director applicants dedicated to the agency’s vision of ensuring equitable access to diverse, innovative, and high-quality public schools for students across Nevada. The Executive Director is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Governor. About the SPCSA: Created in 2011, the SPCSA is a statewide charter school authorizer and local educational agency for the fastest growing and most rapidly diversifying public school system in Nevada. The SPCSA exists to authorize high-quality charter schools throughout Nevada with the goal of expanding the opportunities for pupils, including pupils who are at risk. In addition, the SPCSA provides oversight to ensure that sponsored charter schools maintain high educational and operational standards, preserve autonomy, and safeguard the interests of pupils and the community. Finally, the SPCSA aims to serve as a model of the best practices in sponsoring charter schools and foster a climate in Nevada in which all high-quality charter schools, regardless of sponsor, can flourish. Currently, the SPCSA oversees 80 charter school campuses across five counties which combine to serve over 60,000 students statewide. The SPCSA has 33 full-time employees, who work out of offices located in Carson City and Las Vegas. For more information about the SPCSA, please visit the website at

Grants & Projects Analyst II

Grants & Projects Analysts develop and implement and/or assess, monitor, control and review grant-in-aid projects/programs administered by State agencies and provide assistance to recipients in evaluating program effectiveness. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others. This is a Grants & Projects Analyst 2 position with Nevada State Public Charter School Authority (SPCSA). Under the general direction of the Education Programs Supervisor who leads the SPCSA's Grants Unit, the incumbent will evaluate subrecipient grant applications for eligibility and compliance with program requirements, review and evaluate subrecipient reimbursement requests for federal and state grant funds, correspond with subrecipients about the deficiencies or requirements pertaining to grant applications and reimbursement requests, provide technical assistance and training to subrecipients, and participate in grant monitoring activities. The ideal candidate has experience using business software including web-based applications, word processing and spreadsheet applications; is highly organized and detail-oriented; can communicate effectively in explaining recommendations and findings; and can establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with others. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE***