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This page was last updated September 30, 2022

Assistant Secretary of Indian Education: This position is responsible for the effective implementation of the Indian Education Act, including significant and meaningful collaboration and communication with Native communities and leaders. Specifically, this position ensures that Native American students are provided a culturally and linguistically responsive education that prepares them for college, career, and service to their community through the implementation of effective programming in districts and charter schools. The position is also responsible for providing policy guidance, technical assistance, program monitoring, and professional development to support the effective implementation of the Indian Education Act for all students statewide, with a specific focus on Native American students. The position is responsible for fiscal accountability and management of funds supporting Native American Students, as well as collaboration with relevant stakeholders.

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Please send a cover letter and resume to Dr. Vickie Bannerman,

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Job IDWorking TitleJob OverviewManager
127817Humanities Program SpecialistProvide professional leadership, consultation and support to LEAs/Charters related to the arts (dance, media arts, music, theatre and visual arts), social studies, culture and humanities with focus on applied learning through policy development, technical assistance, and professional learning.Severo Martinez
127673Accountant/AuditorResponsible for processing budget actions and reimbursement requests sourced from the CARES Act.Susan Lucero
127673Deputy Director, Curriculum and InstructionSupervise staff and lead special education initiatives to include curriculum, data and instruction enhancement.Timothy Crum
127673Black Education Act Business Operations SpecialistProvide administrative support to the Black Education Act team.Kimberly York
127655Black Education Act Family and Community Engagement CoordinatorCoordinate the implementation of key components and activities of the Black Education Act.Kimberly York
127684Business Operations Specialist- Advanced (ESSER/EANS)Assist with the oversight and monitoring the financial aspects of the COVID related funds.Susan Lucero
127687Financial Coordinator-Advanced ESSER/EANS Work with the PED Chief Financial Officer, Budget Director, Federal Funds Coordinator and peer Financial Coordinators to deliver accurate consolidated financial reporting for PED that is used for federal, state, Governor, Department of Finance and Administration and legislative reporting and requests.Susan Lucero
127688Fund Analyst Responsible for reviewing and approving budget adjustment requests and reimbursement requests through the PED Operating Budget Management System from school districts, charter schools, Bureau of Indian Education entities, postsecondary institutions and contractually-based organizations.Susan Lucero
127623Business Operations Specialist Provide administrative support to the Safe and Healthy Schools Bureau.Gregory Frostad
127650Community Schools and Extended Learning Deputy Director Provide oversight in all aspects of eight critical programs/strategies in the bureau: Community Schools, Extended Learning Time, K-5 Plus, 21st CCLC grants, K-12 Plus, K-12 Plus Planning Grants, K-5 Plus Pilot and ESSER III out-of-school time grants.Feliz Garcia
127647Education Administrator-Advanced in Community Schools and Extended Learning Time Plan, organize, coordinate and administer the activities of specialized programs/strategies within the Community Schools and Extended Learning Time Bureau. Assist the Deputy Director in developing and establishing program goals and objectives and evaluating program/strategy effectiveness and measures/reports on program success.Feliz Garcia
127558CLSD Literacy Specialist Serve as Project Literacy Specialist for the NM Comprehensive Literacy State Development Grant. Assist project leads to plan for, implement, and trouble-shoot their associated CLSD grant pertaining to professional development and resources.Severo Martinez
127375 Black Education Act Professional Learning Coordinator/EDUC ADMIN-A The Black Education Act Professional Learning Coordinator will oversee the development, implementation and facilitation of trainings related to House Bill 43, Black Education Act, and other development opportunities throughout the state.Kimberly York
127372 GEN I College and Career Readiness Bureau DirectorManage the implementation of the College and Career Readiness Initiatives. The Director promotes student achievement, increased graduation rates and overall college and career readiness for all students through directing, developing, executing and monitoring for continuous improvement of programs, communications, advocacy and outreach.Angelo J. Gonzales
127348Administrative Assistant to the Director of Options for Parents and Families Division Provide high level administrative support to the Director of Options for Parents and Families by conducting research, preparing reports, handling information requests and submissions of related to work with charter schools.Corina Chavez
127330Business Intelligence Analyst / IT BUSINESS ANALYST II Provide a variety of business intelligence analysis services that facilitate easier access to relevant data and tailored analytical tools for the Public Education Department business unit users.Mary H. Montoya
127351Business Operations Specialist Provide clerical support for the Hispanic Education Liaison and budgetary oversight of the Hispanic Education Act.Julia Rosa Emslie
127353Hispanic Education Coordinator Come provide coordination support to the Hispanic Education Liaison, program management oversight of the Hispanic Education Act, and ensure accountability with support to districts and charter schools on the Hispanic Education Act.Julia Rosa Emslie
127303Literacy Coach Come serve as a Literacy Coach including for the NM Structured Literacy and Dyslexia Screener Statewide Initiative. This position requires skills in job-embedded coaching, professional development, planning, modeling and supporting research-based strategies in reading instruction and the science of reading.Severo Martinez
127198Literacy Grants Project Manager Support districts, schools and educators in the implementation of literacy initiatives related to the Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy Project and the Comprehensive Literacy State Development Project grants and related state-wide literacy requirements.Severo Martinez
126782MY Response Team At Risk Specialist Provide technical assistance to LEAs and schools focused on at risk student populations not including SWD and economically disadvantaged populations.Simone Vann
126818MY Response Team Equity Specialist Provide technical assistance to LEAs and schools focused on economically disadvantaged student populations.Simone Vann
126778At Risk Funding and Innovation Coordinator Work with LEAs and schools to support thought partnership regarding how they are developing and facilitating enrichment/remediation programs for students, support analysis of budgets and directly manage the development and distribution of Family Income Index funds and At Risk Interventions funding.Simone Vann
126781MY Response Team Students with Disabilities Specialist Provide technical assistance to LEAs and schools focused on Students with Disabilities.Simone Vann
126769Program CoordinatorManage the Educational Plan by reviewing and approving plans, a critical step in the budget approval process for districts and charter schools.Scott Wright
126637Investigations Support Specialist/Business Operations Spec.-AProvide high-level administrative and investigative support services within the Public Education Department’s Investigations team.Jeremy Garcia
126321Science SpecialistProvide instructional and technical support to school districts and educators as they implement state science standards.Shafiq Chaudhary
126280Homeschool & Federal Programs AdministratorManage the NM Homeschool System, provide technical assistance to parents and families of homeschooled children, analyze and report data.Louie R. Torrez
126278Policy AnalystSupport the agency in helping inform or craft policies or legislative proposals that align with the agency’s mission, vision, and goals.Denise Terrazas
126263Business Operations SpecialistSupport the Policy and Legislative Affairs Division with the planning, organizing, and coordinating functions relating to the division’s operations.Denise Terrazas
126261Deputy Director of School BudgetCompiles and administers the state aid, education funding formula, manages oversight of school district and charter school finances and manages the operating budget approval process.Sara Cordova
126119IT Application Developer IISupport technical and data work in support of data collection requirements.Mary Montoya
126119Authorizing AdministratorAdminister processes regarding charter school authorization and practices.Corina Chavez
125557Mathematics Specialist Use your knowledge of mathematics education and your leadership skills to direct mathematics initiatives.Shafiq Chaudhary
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