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Job Opening ID: 1000389
The Grant Director is responsible for the organization, management, planning, implementation, continuous review, and analysis of the Upward Bound Grant, which is designed to help low-income students achieve high school graduation and postsecondary success. The position provides academic leadership, serves as integral member of the College and various campus administrative teams, and works closely with Student Services Directors, Department Chairs, Associate Deans, Academic Deans, Campus Presidents and grant partners.
Duties & Responsibilities:
•Administers and manages the Upward Bound Grant, in accordance with College policy and in compliance with requirements and regulations of the funding agency
•Directs and implements timely implementation strategies to achieve Upward Bound goals and objectives
•Develops and implements continual assessment plans to ensure monitoring of grant goals and objectives and student performances
•Acts as a spokesperson for the grant when working with superintendents and boards of education and target school principals
•Establishes and fosters working relationships with target school administrative personnel
•Collaborates with social agencies and community organizations for program awareness and recruitment assistance
•Master’s degree in education, psychology or related field and (3) three years of experience in grant management and working with or advising at-risk college students; or Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology or related field and (7) seven years of experience in grant management and working with or advising at-risk college students
•Knowledge of grant management including budget, personnel management and reporting
•Ability to read, analyze and interpret data for the purpose of reporting, while maintaining confidentiality
•Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions for reporting purposes, while maintaining confidentiality