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Grant Project Director - DIS - req7992 (TRIO Educational Opportunity Center)

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Grant Educational Opportunity Center
Institution Alamo Colleges District

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Alicia Martinez

Description

Position Description

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.

Qualifications

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

    Coordinator I, Special Programs-UBMS-D (S03393P)

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    Grant Upward Bound Math & Science
    Institution The University of Texas at Arlington

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    Description Coordinate the administration of an Upward Bound Math and Science Dallas program as outlined in the grant. Meet and exceed the Goals and the standardized Objectives of the grant. Plan, organize and supervise the academic year and summer components. Coordinate the recruitment, selection, retention and maintenance of participants and participant files. Develop the core curriculum for the academic year and summer components of the program. Evaluate and schedule students in appropriate summer component classes based on their academic performance and career objectives. Coordinate the interviewing, hiring, training and monitoring of student staff. Administer and interpret standardized testing. Monitor monthly Individual Service Plans (ISP) activity for each grade level (9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th) and Academic Progress Plans (APP). Compile and submit program assessments to be used in the end-of-year evaluation. Maintain communication with target school administration and faculty, community agencies, parents and participants. Develop mentor and volunteer programs. Stay knowledgeable/current with professional materials, organizations and information in order to be effective in position. Assist the Director in submitting annual reporting documentation to the U.S. Department of Education as well as the submission of grant proposals. 

     Qualifications

    Minimum Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in math, science, or a related field. Two (2) years of experience in a related area. Knowledge of student recruitment, guidance and advising practices as well as university admissions and financial aid programs. Ability to coordinate and supervise others. Must have excellent verbal and written communication ability and strong computer skills or the equivalent experience. 

    Preferred Education and Experience:

    • Master’s degree in education or related field. Four (4) years of related experience preferred. Experience working with a Federal TRIO Program or non-profit agency in the areas of dropout prevention and post-secondary opportunity. Personal experience in overcoming academic and/or economic obstacles to graduation preferred. Ability to speak and write Spanish. Experience in classroom teaching and tutoring with educationally and economically disadvantaged youth. Formal training or work experience in fields related to improving academic scores on standardized tests, student participation and project retention, promoting post-secondary enrollment, and college persistence rates for low-income and potential first-generation college students. Grant writing, administration and supervisory skills needed. Knowledge of student recruitment, guidance, and advising practices. Knowledge of college and university admissions and financial aid programs. Ability to coordinate and supervise others.  Good knowledge of public relations and program recruiting procedures. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with target school students, faculty, staff, and the public. Familiarity with curriculum development and design, instructional methods, testing, and computer assisted instruction. Must have analytical abilities, excellent verbal and written communication skills and a thorough knowledge of computer applications.  


      Texas TRIO Association (TX-TRIO)  Address:  1225 W. Mitchell St. University of Texas at Arlington,  Box 19356, Arlington, TX 76019  Phone: 817.272.2633  Fax:  817. 272.2616

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