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Education Administrator II Examination

Information on the Education Administrator II position in the California Department of Education and how to apply.

Job Description

This is the first managerial level in this series. Incumbents perform leadership responsibilities as managers over a small program division, or a major unit in a larger program division having statewide impact. They direct the work of a total unit staff of professional education personnel, usually including two or more staff at the Education Administrator I level, and additional support and technical staff. Incumbents typically report directly to an Assistant Superintendent or higher level manager. A limited number of staff positions are allocable to this class based on program development, program monitoring, coordinative and functional supervisory responsibilities for the most sensitive issues equivalent in level to the responsibilities of line administrative positions in the class. Staff positions typically report to an Associate Superintendent or higher level manager.

Examination Bulletin

Please read the entire bulletin to obtain specific information about this examination.

Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire

The California civil service selection system is merit-based, and eligibility for appointment is established through a formal examination process. This Education Administrator II examination consists of a Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire that will be used to evaluate your experience, and education. The questionnaire is the entire examination and will account for 100% of your score. Candidates will receive notification of their score by mail

General Instructions/How to Apply

To apply for this examination, you must submit a complete application package:

Please submit your completed application package to:

California Department of Education
Selection Services Office
1430 N Street, Room 1802
Sacramento, CA 95814

How to Apply for Vacant Positions

If you are successful in the Education Administrator II examination, your name will be placed on an eligible list used for hiring. You may receive contact letters inviting you to participate in hiring interviews for positions. You can also search for positions by viewing our Job Announcements page.  You should review and familiarize yourself with the position description and job duties listed on the Job Announcement prior to your hiring interview.

Questions:   Selection Services Office | | 916-319-0857
Last Reviewed: Thursday, June 6, 2019