The College and the Community
Established in 1934, Lee College is a comprehensive community college offering university transfer programs, career and technical education, corporate and continuing education, and academic development.
Lee College is a vibrant, continuously evolving, mid-sized institution serving an industrial community. The college is located in Baytown, Texas, approximately 30 miles east of Houston. The third largest city in Houston metropolitan area, Baytown has a diverse population of more than 60,000. It is a prosperous industrial community that offers a competitive cost of living, a variety of employment opportunities, and a strong tax base provided by corporations such as ExxonMobil, Chevron Phillips, and Bayer.
EOC Project Director is the chief administrator of the Educational Opportunity Center TRIO Grant and is responsible for management of the project in accordance with program rules, regulations, as well as Lee College policies and procedures.
Essential job functions include, but are not limited to:
- Prepare, submit, and respond to all reports required by the U.S. Department of Education and supervising units.
- Supervise collection and maintenance of program records and ensure compliance with applicable U.S. Department of Education legislation and regulations.
- Administer program budget according to Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) and Lee College policies and procedures.
- Recruit, supervise, train, and evaluate all program staff.
- Ensure that program objectives are met on an annual basis.
- Represent the program by participating in college programs, committees, activities, as well as in related community programs.
- Perform duties necessary to promote the program on an institutional and local level.
- Ensure that program evaluation occurs on both a formative and summative basis, as well as adequate time and effort is spent on the results of the evaluations.
- Work with an external evaluator.
- Monitor office to ensure confidentiality of participant records.
- Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.
- Supervise screening of participant eligibility.
Additional duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
- Report to program advisory committee on a quarterly basis.
- Assist Education Specialists with program services and activities.
- Communicate with key personnel at Lee College and other area colleges for updates on new programs, deadlines, etc.
- Serve on community advisory boards that focus on attainment of higher education degrees for low income, first generation adults.
- Oversee production and dissemination of project materials.
- Participate in grant-related activities of campus organizations and departments, such as the Black and Hispanic Educational Access and Completion Committees, other federal grants, financial aid, admissions, and counseling offices, institutional development, etc. to advocate for additional scholarships, services, etc.
- Maintain contact with main campus so program staff is advised of professional development activities, assembly meetings, cultural events, etc.
- Participate in professional development activities.
- Attend national, regional, state, and local TRIO meetings, as well as conferences, trainings, workshops, etc.
- Maintain program’s policies and procedures manual.
- Perform all other duties as assigned.
Excellent college benefits accrue with this full-time position. This is a grant-funded position and continuation of the position is based on the grant. This is a security sensitive position.
Lee College does not discriminate on the basis of gender, disability, race, color, age, religion, national origin, or veteran status.
- Bachelor’s degree
- Three (3) years of previous related work experience
- Previous budgeting experience
- Knowledge of or ability to learn Microsoft Access, Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.
- Aware of and sensitive to cultural differences
- Willingness to work evenings and weekends
- Ability to travel within the local target area of the grant and out of town to attend training, conferences, etc.
- Ability to transport and disseminate program information, including project materials within the grant target area.
- Master’s degree
- Previous experience with projects designed to work with the disadvantaged
- Previous experience working for a grant, non-profit agency, and/or federal/state program
- Proven knowledge of low income, first generation adults’ needs and methods
to overcome challenges
- Demonstrated ability to manage grants; able to assist with the process of renewing the grant proposal on a regular basis
Posting Date: 10/10/2013
Close Date: 10/31/2013
Starting salary range of $49,795 - $54,775 is based on the Lee College Administrative/Administrative Support Salary Scale, C51. Starting salary is commensurate with education and related work experience.
Method of Application:
Interested applicants can view a detailed job posting and apply for the position on our website, https://jobs.lee.edu. Contact Human Resources at email@example.com or 281-425-6875 for more information.