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Project Director Upward Bound I & Upward Bound II

Company: University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Position Title: Special Services: Project Director Upward Bound I & Upward Bound IIDepartment: 2820-Special ServicesResponsibilities:Primarily responsible for overseeing all administrative and supportive services that affect Upward Bound I (UB I) & Upward Bound II (UB II) participants and the project in accordance with the regulations of the U.S. Department of Education and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette as well as:--Expend Project funds in accordance with the guidelines as approved by the Trio Director --Conduct orientation activities, staff development workshops, and preparation for identifying and selecting eligible participants for the programs--Assist the Associate Director for Off-Campus Trio Programs and Trio Director in selecting, supervising, training and evaluating staff within the frameworks of the projects' regulations and policies--Attend meetings directly related to the operation of the UB I & UB II Programs--Use established criteria to demonstrate project performance for annual federal performance reporting for UB I & UB II proposals and completing reports in response to all Federal and University regulations, guidelines, and policies--Ensure the smooth operations of programs--Ability to relate well with students, parents, particularly from vulnerable backgrounds, and University personnel--Ability to analyze and understand data as it relates to retention and graduation rates--Knowledge of collegiate, academic and financial procedures--Committed to overseeing and participating in student travel events, travel for Trio training and national Trio advocacy eventsPrimarily responsible for overseeing all administrative and supportive services that affect Upward Bound I (UB I) & Upward Bound II (UB II) participants and the project in accordance with the regulations of the U.S. Department of Education and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette as well as:--Expend Project funds in accordance with the guidelines as approved by the Trio Director --Conduct orientation activities, staff development workshops, and preparation for identifying and selecting eligible participants for the programs--Assist the Associate Director for Off-Campus Trio Programs and Trio Director in selecting, supervising, training and evaluating staff within the frameworks of the projects' regulations and policies--Attend meetings directly related to the operation of the UB I & UB II Programs--Use established criteria to demonstrate project performance for annual federal performance reporting for UB I & UB II proposals and completing reports in response to all Federal and University regulations, guidelines, and policies--Ensure the smooth operations of programs--Ability to relate well with students, parents, particularly from vulnerable backgrounds, and University personnel--Ability to analyze and understand data as it relates to retention and graduation rates--Knowledge of collegiate, academic and financial procedures--Committed to overseeing and participating in student travel events, travel for Trio training and national Trio advocacy eventsQualifications:Master's Degree required (Doctorate preferred) in counseling, educational administration, psychology, communications, social work or related fields. A minimum of seven years of directly related experience working with students from vulnerable backgrounds is also required. Five years of experience in counseling low-income/first-generation students preferred. Experience managing multiple work teams within a large organization and coordinating team activities and working with students from diverse backgrounds. Five years of experience managing a staff and budget comparable to the proposed project preferred. Use established criteria to demonstrate project performance for annual federal performance reporting for UB I & UB II proposals and completing reports in response to all Federal and University regulations, guidelines, and policies. Ensure the smooth operation of both programs.Master's Degree required (Doctorate preferred) in counseling, educational administration, psychology, communications, social work or related fields. A minimum of seven years of directly related experience working with students from vulnerable backgrounds is also required. Five years of experience in counseling low-income/first-generation students preferred. Experience managing multiple work teams within a large organization and coordinating team activities and working with students from diverse backgrounds. Five years of experience managing a staff and budget comparable to the proposed project preferred. Use established criteria to demonstrate project performance for annual federal performance reporting for UB I & UB II proposals and completing reports in response to all Federal and University regulations, guidelines, and policies. Ensure the smooth operation of both programs.Job Ad#(req1951)

Keywords: University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette , Project Director Upward Bound I & Upward Bound II, Executive , Lafayette, Louisiana

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