Associate Director of Pre-college Programs
Position Number: 00102780
Primary Function of Organization Unit: The TRIO Programs provide academic enrichment support to low-income, first generation students. Collectively all programs serve students from middle school through college. The mission of the NC State programs is to provide equal access to quality education for participants who have academic potential to succeed in college. and to encourage and motivate participants to enroll and graduate from college.
Essential Job Duties: The focus of the Associate Director of Pre-college Programs is to facilitate academic, cultural and social development enrichment activities for middle and high school participants as well as providing supervision of the academic support program staff for the Upward Bound and Talent Search Programs. The position also entails providing participants with an educational environment conducive to obtaining a high school diploma and assisting with preparation to gain entry into a post-secondary institution. Duties and Responsibilities: - Provide leadership for all joint pre-college activities - Supervise Talent Search and Upward Bound Assistant Directors - Supervise preparation of data for Talent Search and (2) Upward Bound Programs for the US Department of Education Annual Performance Report (includes interim file reviews) - Prepare Assessment Plans and Reports for the Pre-college Programs soliciting input from the staff and the Assistant Vice Chancellor - Supervise planning of cultural and educational activities for participants - Provide program services insuring personal, vocational and academic guidance for participants -Provide academic assistance to a small caseload of specified students designated as a part of the rigorous curriculum -Plan cultural and educational activities for participants -Visit students at assigned schools to provide academic support -Maintain accurate files on participant contacts -Assess the needs for each participant
Minimum Education/Experience: - Masters Degree in Education, Counseling, Social Science or equivalent field required. - At least two years of experience in academic skill development, counseling and working with culturally and socioeconomically diverse groups.
Department Required Skills: - Staff supervisory experience required. - Student advising experience at the high school level and college admissions counseling.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: - Three years of experience in academic skill and curriculum development. - Database software proficiency. - Knowledge and ability to use Microsoft Office Word, Publisher and Power Point.
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: - Valid Driver's License required and must be maintained as a condition of employment.
AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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