Director I - Title V
LOCATION: Signal Peak Campus – Coolidge, AZ
JOB SUMMARY: Provide direction, leadership, and operational management of Title V Grant dedicated to implementing guided pathways, reforming academic advising, restructuring developmental level math courses, enhancing transfer, and providing math boot camps for incoming students. Serve all students as a TRUE Learning Community by promoting student success through student learning, student development, and student retention. This position is dependent upon grant funding.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The incumbent will:
- Plan, develop, implement, evaluate and administer the Title V Grant programs, activities, and services, in collaboration with CAC’s academic leadership, faculty and student services personnel, and other parties, as appropriate. Integrate the project with the appropriate college programs and services.
- Manage overall operations of the program including recruiting, training, supervision, and staff evaluation.
- Ensure compliance with federal, state, and CAC policies, rules, and regulations.
- Establish, coordinate, and maintain effective inter-institutional partnerships with staff, faculty, universities, and the community at large through direct contact, advisory committees, and other similar methods when required.
- Monitor and evaluate the project’s progress towards achieving its objectives. Collect, organize, and assist in the analysis of data for evaluation purposes.
- Manage contractual reporting requirements to include generating and monitoring financial reports, budgeting and short/long-term planning. Manage the grant’s budget.
- Purchase services, products, and materials in compliance with federal requirements and CAC policy.
- Attend any Title V project director conferences required by the U.S. Department of Education.
- Perform other duties commensurate with the functions and level of the position to include the recruitment and retention of students.
EDUCATION: Master’s Degree
EXPERIENCE: Two years of applicable experience, one of which is in a grant setting.
DESIRABLES: Teaching experience in developmental education, grant management, and tutoring experience
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform this job include, but are not limited to the following:
- Knowledge and skill in principles of management, planning, leading, organizing and regulating.
- Knowledge and skill in preparing, managing, and monitoring budgets.
- Knowledge, skill, and experience in establishing goals and objectives, identifying problems and developing/implementing solutions.
- Knowledge and experience in the principles of supervision to include training, evaluation, discipline methods and techniques, conflict resolution, and employee motivation.
- Knowledge and experience with concepts and principles of research including data gathering analysis and reporting.
- Knowledge of the latest trends in educational technology, computer software and hardware, as well as peripheral operation.
- Knowledge of student development theory as it applies to student academic advising, university transfer, and degree completion.
- Knowledge of learning theories as they apply specifically to developmental education.
- Ability to manage a complex federal grant.
SALARY: Entry salary is $58,014.00
DEADLINE: All application materials must be received in Human Resources by 6:00 p.m., Thursday, January 10, 2019.
Due to holiday break, interviews for this position will take place at the beginning of February 2019.
APPLICATION INFORMATION: The application packet should consist of:
- Letter of interest
- Current resume
- Unofficial copies of transcripts reflecting the required degree or course work.
To apply go to www.centralaz.edu/jobs. Travel costs due to interview are the responsibility of the applicant.
Applications not accompanied with the required transcripts will not be considered.
Copies of transcripts should reflect completed course work and conferred degrees. All academic course work and degrees must be from a regionally accredited college or university or be certified by an acceptable agency that the institution is recognized by the appropriate governmental agency in its home country (this is generally stated in the degree evaluation).
Transcripts issued in a language other than English must be accompanied by a full translation (word for word) by an acceptable translator. Additionally, each foreign transcript must be evaluated for equivalency to United States accredited course work by an acceptable agency such as those agencies certified by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).
Applications containing foreign transcripts that are not accompanied with the above required documentation, will not be considered.
Faxed application materials will not be accepted.
Background Verification: As a condition of employment, all candidates accepting an offer of employment for a full-time, part- time, temporary, student worker, or volunteer position, will be required to undergo a Background Verification. The check will be conducted by third party agent, General Information Services (GIS) Inc. Employment with Central Arizona College is contingent upon the successful completion of the background verification. The college does not accept responsibility for information errors reported by GIS during the background process. The level the background verification for this position is: Standard level.
The Talent Development Department is located in main administration building, H Building, Suite 131 on the Signal Peak Campus at 8470 North Overfield Road, Coolidge, Arizona 85128. Office hours are Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Central Arizona College prohibits discrimination in employment and educational programs based on race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, military status, genetic test information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.