Location
1824 Barnwell Street
Columbia, S.C. 29201
Contact Information
Phone: 803-734-8322
Fax: 803-734-8325
Monday-Thursday: 7:30am-4:30pm
Friday: 7:30am-4:00pm

Employment

Current Job Opportunities

Deputy Superintendent of Sponsor Performance

Deputy Superintendent of Sponsor Performance

 

Job Brief

 

The South Carolina Public Charter School District is looking for an energetic leader and educational school accountability expert to step into the role of Deputy Superintendent of Sponsor Performance at our District Office in Columbia, South Carolina. The incumbent will be responsible for leading the authorizing and accountability team, its processes, and the District’s performance portfolio of charter schools. The candidate should have experience developing accountability processes as well as data management. This position reports to the Superintendent.

 

Responsibilities

  • Leads the authorizing and accountability Team in the management of oversight practices, driving processes related to the development, implementation, and improvement of authorizing and accountability practices; managing the team budget, goals, and growth as a unit; and ensuring the development and implementation of quality authorizing standards to fulfill the mission and vision of the SCPCSD.
  • Serve as a primary evaluator for the district’s application cycle.
  • Develops and maintains Ladder of Intervention.
  • Serves as liaison between the SCDE and schools related to any charter school authorizing issues
  • Supports the standardized office-wide communications practices (response times, follow up tones, documentation of contact, tone of messaging)
  • Supports and drives a positive culture for the authorizing team to ensure effective officewide collaboration.
  • Prepares annual internal report of school performance.
  • Directs and Oversees the charter schools annual Report collection, review, analysis, and submission.
  • Directs and manages Data accuracy and mapping (connections to funds and performance ratings).
  • Implements Authorizing Best Practices and system of monitoring and evaluating office implementation of authorizing practices.
  • Develops and maintains oversight system of accountability for charter schools (previously called School Performance Framework).
  • Oversees and documents Charter and Contract Questions from stakeholders.
  • Manages Revocation and Closure Protocol.
  • Manages Waiver and replacement plan process and procedures.
  • Manages Charter Transfer process and procedures.
  • Directs and Manages Charter Expansion, Replication, Renewal, Revocation, Transfer Data Reviews.
  • Manages Data requests from all stakeholders.
  • Oversees Amendment process and ensures all amendments are completed with authorizing best practices and a thorough review from required team members.
  • Manages CSP P&I grant and guides schools related to allowability and procedures for this grant.
  • Manages and oversees Data quality, collection, storage, and dissemination to key stakeholders.
  • Manages and oversees the PowerSchool program, including contract workers and system accuracy.

 

Requirements

  • Must hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a related field; a master’s degree in a related field is preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years in the field of education.
  • Experience working directly with or within public school systems is preferred.

 

Skills And Knowledge

  • Knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of the South Carolina Department of Education and processes and requirements of the Office of School Transformation
  • Knowledge of national authorizing organizations, the State Department of Education, the Office of Research and Data Analysis, and the processes and requirements regarding programmatic and fiscal compliance related to local education agencies and charter schools.
  • Experience in supporting and problem-solving charter school contract and authorization requirements.
  • Knowledge of charter school authorizing and the roles of state agencies and public school districts in implementing regulations regarding compliance and autonomy.
  • Knowledge of charter school accountability processes and the roles of state agencies and public school districts in implementing regulations regarding accountability.
  • Excellent administrative and communication skills.
  • Practical skills in problem-solving, oral, and written communication.
  • Experienced using and navigating online digital platforms.
  • Strong skills in time management, organization, and prioritizing tasks.
  • Experienced with all Microsoft Office software and managing online platforms for storage and documentation (i.e., Google).

 

Applicants should submit a letter of intent and resume to Chris Neeley, cneeley@sccharter.org, by Friday, January 21, 2022.

 

Student Services Compliance Administrator

Student Services Compliance Administrator

Job Brief

The South Carolina Public Charter School District is looking for an energetic and self-motivated Medicaid professional to step into the role of Student Services Compliance Administrator at the District office. The incumbent will be responsible for assisting with all programmatic record keeping as it relates to Medicaid Billing at our Columbia office to include, recording and processing expenditures and additional roles related to daily school district programs operations. Experience working with Medicaid is required. This position reports to the Chief Program Officer via the Director of Special Education.

Responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain a systematic support structure for schools in the SCPCSD portfolio to implement and maintain an effective and compliant Medicaid program from year to year, this includes but is not exclusive to training, collaboration (District staff, SCDE, DHHS, School Staff, etc.), site visits, regular file audits, fiscal reviews, document reviews, and problem-solving.
  • Advocate for, develop, and monitor a Medicaid program which is accessible to any school in the SCPCSD portfolio who desires to implement with fidelity.
  • Oversee and streamline all processes to ensure efficient and clear methods utilizing appropriate platforms, tracking, and technology associated with the 21st Century as allowable by state and federal requirements.
  • Oversee and monitor Medicaid contracted schools’ maintenance of Medicaid records and billing documentation for students who receive School-Based Therapies and/or Services; (Nursing Services, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Psychological Services, Orientation and Mobility Services, Audiological Services, etc.).
  • Develop, oversee, and maintain the compliance of the School District Administrative Claiming process. This includes but is not exclusive to activities, maintenance of records, billing, training/managing users, and support with any digital platforms school and district staff access for this scope of work.
  • Collaborate and problem-solve with all stakeholders (i.e., federal, state, district, and school levels) regarding the School District Administrative Claiming process and activities.
  • Serves as the liaison between SCPCSD and the Medicaid billing vendor(s) that would enable a system for services rendered to Medicaid eligible students with disabilities, including having bi-weekly verifications from billing vendor to ensure they are verifying Medicaid numbers for students that are receiving school-based services through an IEP or non-IEP Nursing Services.
  • Serve as liaison between the Department of Health and Human Services, the State Department of Education, Office of Medicaid, and the SCPCSD schools to ensure updated and compliant processes are implemented, which may include but not limited to participation in and/or facilitation of trainings, implementation of new policy or process, and adjustments to ensure compliance.
  • Develops and manages training sessions for SCPCSD Schools (service providers) and other appropriate personnel to ensures that all service providers are submitting claims for reimbursable services through the school designated Medicaid personnel to the SCPCSD for review and revision (i.e., ensure that parents and school personnel have the required permission to deliver services, third party payments, eligibility, and other issues annually, etc.).
  • On a regular basis, coordinate and oversee all processes related to Medicaid reimbursement for school-based rehabilitation services (i.e., through the school designated Medicaid personnel, coordinate with billing vendor to ensure that submitted claims are reviewed for errors, perform edit corrections for inaccurate claims through the school designated Medicaid personnel).
  • Manage Medicaid remittance advice reports (claims submitted and actual revenue received) and collaborate with the finance team to ensure participation fee is returned to SCPCSD.
  • Manage and maintain contracts with the Department of Health and Human Services and the State Department of Education (SCDE) as required per SCDHHS and SCDE timelines. Manage and maintain contracts with the schools under the South Carolina Public Charter School District.
  • Oversee and support the school nursing program to ensure compliant implementation of DHEC and SCDE guidelines (i.e., documentation, forms, processes, etc.).
  • Facilitate quality assurance reviews of Medicaid charts, including nursing charts (with or without Medicaid billing), to ensure compliance and implementation of state and federal requirements.
  • Manages and oversees the SCDE school nurse allocation through collaboration with the SCDE, District Finance team, and school personnel.
  • Supports the Charter Development and Accountability Team in the review of charter applications when requested, and the onboarding of new, transfer, and developing schools in preparations to operate autonomously and effectively within the SCPCSD portfolio, including the maintenance of relevant guidance documentation and training modules, as well as ensuring the transmission of a school-level understanding of needed in-house infrastructure, staffing, and capacity in the area of Medicaid and nursing.
  • Supports data requests and monitoring related to special populations
  • Perform other tasks as assigned including but not limited to attending trainings, presenting trainings, site visits, participation in meetings, etc.
  • Travel as needed to complete District requirements and job duties.

 

Requirements

  • Must hold a minimum of an associate degree in a related field, a bachelor’s degree in related field is preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years in the Medicaid field.
  • Experience working directly with or within public school systems is preferred.

Skills And Knowledge

  • Knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of the South Carolina Department of Education and processes and requirements of the South Carolina Office of Medicaid Services.
  • Knowledge of the Department of Health and Human Services, the State Department of Education, the Office of Medicaid, and the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) processes and requirements regarding programmatic and fiscal compliance related to local education agencies.
  • Experience in supporting and problem-solving Medicaid process implementation.
  • Knowledge of federal programs and the roles of state agencies and public-school districts in implementing regulations regarding programmatic and fiscal compliance.
  • Excellent administrative and communication skills.
  • Effective skills in problem-solving, oral, and written communication.
  • Experienced using and navigating online digital platforms.
  • Strong skills in time management, organization, and prioritizing tasks.
  • Experienced with all Microsoft Office software and managing online platforms for storage and documentation (i.e., Google).

Applicants should submit a letter of intent and resume to Susan Howard, showard@sccharter.org Director of Special Education by Friday January 14, 2022.