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- Continuation of position dependent on availability of funds and program needs. Position may be converted from 11 to 9 months based on operational needs.
- Manage the delivery of the Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) and Educational Talent Search (ETS) programs to eligible participants (meets income guidelines, first-generation-to-college, adults/12 grade students for EOC, grades 6-12 for ETS) from target areas leading to successful post-secondary enrollment.
- Maintain grant compliance and Annual Performance Report database to meet federal guidelines/deadlines.
- Coordinate with all outreach sites to achieve grant objectives and overall goals.
- Coordinates staff schedules, including annual and sick leave approval, scheduling vacations, etc.
- Coordinates with staff to plan and implement programming for eligible participants.
- Communicates continually with Chancellor and appropriate Vice Chancellor to maintain program goals.
- Prepares Annual Performance Report, including monitoring project progress toward achieving objectives using Blumen software, documents program performance, gathers information for the report, and submits the report to Sponsoring Agency.
- Provides performance evaluation of staff.
- Conducts public relations and represents program.
- Will complete additional work assignments that come about due to program changes, Sponsor Agency changes or requests, and/or University changes or requests.
- Manages budgets of the EOC and ETS programs to ensure spending in accordance with all existing policies and procedures.
- Ensures staff meet their purchasing responsibilities (including P-card purchases) and individual budget monitoring and reconciliation responsibilities.
- Actively develops relationships with school personnel, businesses, and community agencies for partnership in program participant’s academic achievements and for advancement of the program.
- Responsible for the submittal of grants every five years to maintain funding in coordination with Chancellor and the Grants Management Specialist.
- Assist staff in program development, which reflects grant objectives and the needs of the students.
- Assists in planning career and educational opportunities for all participants.
- Supervise services being delivered at target areas to ensure effective delivery and evaluation of services.
- Develops and reviews job descriptions and professional development plans and holds staff accountable to these expectations.
- Responsible for the caseload of participants to include recruitment, ensuring participant eligibility, and meeting participant goal numbers. Maintain required and confidential records of participants, (including college and career plans, transcripts, test scores, scholarships, needs assessment, etc.) accurately and in the format required by the Sponsoring Agency.
- Develop and maintain working and trusting relationships with participants while ensuring program services are provided as mandated by federal regulations and outlined in the grant proposal.
- Master degree in Counseling, Education, Psychology, Public Administration, Social Work or related field.
- Training and experience writing grants.
- Experience in areas related to the objectives of the proposed project.
- Experience working with multiple diverse populations, including students in grades 6-12, adult learners, low-income students/individuals, potential first-generation-to-college students, Native Hawaiian students, and/or other ethnic groups.
- Experience and demonstrated ability to implement a program in accordance with federal regulations, grant terms, fiscal requirements and procedures mandated by the UH and USDOE
- Experience delivering academic support services to first generation, low income, and non-traditional adult participants
- Experience conducting needs assessments, intervention strategies, and evaluation.
- Experience in monitoring a project’s day-to-day operations and its progress towards achieving grant goals and objectives.
- Doctorate degree in Counseling, Education, Administration, or related field.
- Considerable knowledge of socioeconomic/educational/multicultural conditions of the target areas.
- Three years of experience designing, managing, or implementing TRIO or similar programs
- Strong theory, knowledge, skills and experience in working with low-income and first-generation-to-college students.
- Demonstrated understanding of barriers faced by TRIO-eligible students.
- Demonstrated ability to network with university departments and collaborate across programs.
- Knowledge of participant development theories related to recruitment and retention of non-traditional and underrepresented college participants.
- Five years professional experience in an educational setting with progressively responsible work.
- UH Maui College - Human Resources
- 310 Kaahumanu Avenue
- Kahului, HI 96732
- Georgina Kawamura; 808-984-3624; firstname.lastname@example.org
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Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks.
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