This position is located in the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Education (DME). The function of this position is to serve as an expert Special Advisor with responsibility for supporting various education policy issues including transportation policy for students. The Special Advisor has authority and responsibility for the successful completion of the projects, as delegated by the supervisor, and develops comprehensive, long-range schedules showing the sequence of tasks, target dates and persons responsible for the various activities for the duration of identified projects (as appropriate).
Background on DME. The DME is responsible for developing and implementing the Mayor's vision for academic excellence and creating a high quality education continuum from birth to 24 (from early childhood to K-12 to post-secondary and the workforce).
The three major functions of the DME include:
Duty description. The budget and financial advisor will provide strategic direction, oversight of the annual budget cycle, and contribute to key policy initiatives that relate to budget and finance. The advisor’s specific responsibilities include:
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION
There is a legal requirement that each new appointee to the Excepted and Executive Service either: (1) be domiciled in the District of Columbia at the time of appointment; or (2) establish District domicile within one hundred eighty (180) days of appointment. The law also requires that Excepted and Executive Service employees maintain District domicile during the period of the appointment. Failure to maintain District domicile during the period of the appointment will result in forfeiture of employment.
**** If interested in this position, please submit your credentials. Letters of endorsement are not required. No calls please. The Mayor's Office of Talent and Appointments (MOTA) will review all submissions; only resumes deemed qualified and responsive will forward to the hiring committee. No calls please. ****