Upward Bound Project Director
Kutztown University invites applications for a full-time Upward Bound (UB) Project Director. This grant-funded faculty position will be responsible for providing the overall leadership and administration of the Kutztown University Upward Bound program with the Allentown School District-William Allen High School; supervising staff: designing, managing, and implementing all aspects of the program’s components; ensuring compliance with federal regulations; and for meeting the program’s goals, objectives, and outcomes. The director will be responsible for planning and implementing all program activities outlined in the grant proposal, developing and selecting program curriculum materials, and participating in academic year activities including after-school and weekend activities, as well as a 6-week summer program. In accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement, performance review and evaluation of faculty is based on effective teaching and fulfillment of professional responsibilities; continuing scholarly growth; and service. Required: Master’s degree in Education, Educational Administration, Counseling, Student Affairs, Psychology, or a related field; 3-5 years of experience working with youth programs and/or in an educational setting; demonstrated experience in designing, managing, or implementing similar programs. Preferred: Doctorate degree in Education, Educational Administration, Counseling, Student Affairs, Psychology, or a related field; 3-5 years of experience working with inner city youth; experience with a public university or college setting and/or secondary school setting; bilingual English/Spanish; demonstrated experience with supervising multiple professional staff.
Submit letter of application, resume/curriculum vita, names and contact information for three current references. Applications are being accepted until the position is filled. Official transcripts from all degree programs will be required if you are selected for an interview. Please send to: Dr. Thomas Stewart, Search Committee Chair, Department of Academic Enrichment, Kutztown University, 15200 Kutztown Road, Kutztown, PA 19530.
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from women and minority candidates. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a member of the State System of Higher Education. All applicants for employment are subject to a criminal background check.