Position title
CTA Manager

The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) is hiring a Career & Technical Act (CTA) Manager to join our System Office Finance team. We are looking for someone who wants to make a difference for secondary learners in Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs in Colorado by managing the distribution of approximately $31 million of state and Career & Technical Act funds annually. This position serves approximately 178 school districts seeking reimbursement for cost invested in providing high quality CTE programs. The CTA Manager applies guidance to complex scenarios, trains districts in accurate reporting and document retention, calculates distribution allocations, and provides technical assistance to support districts in their reporting processes. If you are interested in grant management, training and customer service, and are good at project management and applying guidance to solve problems, we encourage you to apply! CCCS provides generous leave, excellent benefits, and flexible work schedules, including hybrid-remote work within the state of Colorado.

Examples of Duties

The position collaborates extensively internally with the Colorado CTE team within the Academic and Student Affairs division and with the Internal Audit team and externally with district administrators, CTE Directors, and other personnel to:

  • Review and analyze data for trends and accuracy in district submissions to ensure equitable and compliant distribution of state funds for CTE programs according to the requirements outlined in the guidance.
  • Interpret and develop guidance, business rules, and processes around the implementation of the CTA statute.
  • Design and implement training materials and other resources to support timely and accurate CTA submissions by eligible districts and CTE programs.

This position will also:

  • Serve as subject matter expert on Career & Technical Act requirements internally and for the approximately 165 school districts (administrators, teachers, CTE Directors) that submit CTA reports annually.
  • Provide leadership and project management to monitor progress, milestones, and critical dates to ensure CTA initiatives and processes are fully executed annually.
  • Maintain all master files for CTA and CTA web pages on the Colorado CTE website, including continuous development, troubleshooting, and testing of the CTA reporting website (CTE Gateway).
  • Key contact for CTE Gateway database maintenance, quality assurance testing, and customer service for CTA.
  • Manage CTA funding formula, determine allocations, notify recipients, and prepare award notices.
  • Develop and implement training and other resources at least annually on the CTA submission process, common reporting issues, compliance requirements, new guidance, etc. to support local district personnel with all aspects of CTA.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with teachers and administrators at secondary schools with approved CTE programs.
  • Prepare quarterly CTA payments for disbursement.
  • Provide technical assistance and answer administrative questions pertaining to the CTA guidelines, including approving requests to include additional costs and providing expertise as to whether certain costs are allowable.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  • An additional two years of experience in Career and Technical Education and/or grant management.

To see the full job posting and to apply, visit https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/cccs/systemoffice/jobs/4477300/cta-manager.

Job Location
9101 E Lowry Blvd, Denver, Colorado, 80230, USA
Job Type
Employment Type
$73,000-$75,000 Per year
Date posted
April 23, 2024
Valid through
May 12, 2024
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