Responsible for the development and administration of a grant, including hiring, training, supervising and evaluating project staff, fiscal management, project development and management, and liaison activities to target internal or external constituents. May also provide direct services to grant participants, which may include college and/or high school students, faculty, staff, and/or community members. This is a grant-funded position.
Minimum Education and Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree or a combination of relevant experience, education and training that equates to the required degree.
- Two years of experience in grants management and in working with disadvantaged students who are minority and/or from low socioeconomic backgrounds.
Preferred Education and Experience:
- Master’s degree.
- Degree in counseling, social work, higher education administration, or an appropriate field related to Project objectives.
- Three years of experience in grants management and in working with disadvantaged students who are minority and/or from low socioeconomic backgrounds.
- Three (3) years of professional experience working for a TRIO federal program or similar related program/project serving
low-income and potential first-generation college students (Adults 19 years of age & older).
- Experience providing academic advising services and college, career, financial aid, and economic literacy information to an assigned caseload of adult Participants who are secondary school dropouts or graduates with no postsecondary enrollment.
- Experience advising and assisting college-ready low-income and potential first-generation adult students (ages 19 & older) with the college admissions and financial aid process individually.
- Professional or personal experience in overcoming barriers similar to those confronting Project Participants