Job Description

Title I Technician

Location: District Administrative Center, TITLE Department

12 month position, 8 hours per day

Grade 21, $19.08 per hour

Non Interim Position

Dates: 07/01/2024 - 06/30/2025

Purpose Statement

The job of Title I Technician is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the educational process with specific responsibilities for overseeing the Title I grant application and management process; structuring and managing the Title I budgets; maintaining current knowledge of federal and state program guidelines; and performing general secretarial duties.

This job reports to Title I Coordinator

Essential Functions

Collaborates with a variety of parties (e.g. district personnel, private agencies, Arizona Department of Education, etc.) for the purpose of securing funding to maintain and enhance services and/or programs.

Compiles data from a wide variety of sources for the purpose of preparing reports.

Develops grant application and related documents (e.g. required reports, budgets, specific inquiries, etc.) for the purpose of submitting to the appropriate funding agency.

Monitors the financial management of grants (e.g. budget preparation, budget adjustments, expenditures, etc.) for the purpose of complying with all program and funding guidelines of awarding organizations.

Participates in meetings, workshops and seminars (e.g. district meetings, state meetings, etc.) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions.

Performs general secretarial duties for the purpose of supporting office functions.

Prepares a variety of documents (e.g. reports, memos, etc.) for the purpose of communicating information and/or creating documentation in compliance with established guidelines.

Processes documents and materials (e.g. requisitions, invoices, time sheets, leave requests, private school allocations, etc.) for the purpose of updating and distributing information, authorizing action and/or complying with mandated requirements.

Provides technical and resource assistance to staff (e.g. teachers, Title I Paraprofessionals, etc.) for the purpose of conveying pertinent information and ensuring compliance with established policies, practices and regulatory requirements.

Reconciles financial data for the purpose of maintaining accurate account balances.

Responds to a variety of inquiries (e.g. principals, Title I staff, etc.) for the purpose of providing information and/or direction.

Supports the Title I Coordinator for the purpose of providing assistance with their functions and responsibilities.

Other Functions

Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

SKILLS are required to perform single, technical tasks with a need to periodically upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: planning and managing projects, operating standard office equipment; preparing and maintaining accurate records; utilizing pertinent software applications; grant writing; grantsmanship.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read technical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: public school curriculum, fund accounting, community organizations, public and private agency funding sources; codes/laws/rules/regulations/policies; preparing and maintaining accurate records.

ABILITY is required to schedule activities and/or meetings; often gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use basic, job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using defined methods. Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals; work with data of varied types and/or purposes; and utilize job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is limited to moderate. Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adapting to changing work priorities; meeting deadlines and schedules; working independently under time constraints; setting priorities while performing with minimal direct day-to-day supervision; working with detailed information/data; maintaining a positive rapport with employees and outside agencies.


Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods; providing information and/or advising others; utilization of resources from other work units may be required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to have some impact on the organization’s services.

Work Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling,  and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 80% sitting, 10% walking, and 10% standing. This job is performed in a generally clean and healthy environment.

Experience:  Job related experience is required.

Education:    High school diploma or equivalent.


Required Testing                           Certificates and Licenses                  

Pre-Employment Proficiency Test                                                             


Continuing Educ./Training               Clearances

                                                              Criminal Background Clearance                               

FLSA Status - Non Exempt 

Paradise Valley Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex or disability, in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning the School's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), or Title II of the Genetic Information NonDiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) may contact the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources.

Primary Location: Title

Shift Type: 8.0 hrs/day

Job Contact Information

Applications will be accepted beginning
Monday, April 15, 2024 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)

Application Instructions

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