Director (Liberty Partnership Program LPP- Temporary Grant Funded Position)
Category:: Administrative Professionals
Department:: Center for Excellence & Innovation
Locations:: Nassau Community College, NY
Posted:: Jul 15, 2019
Closes:: Aug 15, 2019 - 11:59 PM EDT
Type:: Full-time Temporary
About Nassau Community College:
Nassau Community College (NCC), a member of the State University of NY (SUNY) system of Colleges and Universities, is a diverse and multi-cultural campus. NCC provides equal employment opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital, or veteran status. NCC promotes positive efforts in recruitment to achieve equity and inclusion and is conducting a search to fill anticipated staff and administrative vacancies. All vacancies are filled pending budget approval.
The Nassau Community College Liberty Partnership Program (LPP) Director is pivotal to the administration and implementation of the LPP grant. The Director is responsible for the development and execution of college awareness and readiness activities, as well as building and maintaining relationships with our partners, school-based personnel, business organizations, and colleges and universities. The Director maintains timely and accurate data, as well as a high internal and external public profile.
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Managing and evaluating effective and clear procedures for the operation and daily functioning of the LPP grant;
- Managing grant budget;
- Connecting Program objectives to School's/District's mission, values and educational goals;
- Participating in meetings when requested by District Administration;
- Fostering collegiality and team building among school district staff, encouraging their active involvement in Program components and programming;
- Working collaboratively with Nassau Community College faculty and administration to strengthen Program;
- Supplementing schools' efforts to help students pass state exams and standardized tests;
- Maintaining accurate and complete records of student and parent participation;
- Collect and maintain accurate data and assist in reporting as required by the New York State Education Department for grant compliance;
- Monitor students' grades, courses and credits to promote on-time graduation and completion of college pre-requisite curriculum while in High School;
- Facilitating and monitoring services being provided by partners;
- Monitoring the success of the project, including levels of participation, quality of activities, and impact in terms of student achievement, attendance, educational expectations, and behaviors;
- Articulating mission to the community, soliciting support in accomplishing Program goals, leveraging community resources, soliciting in kind contributions of goods and services from external sources, and maintaining proper records for all expenditures;
- Traveling to conferences, workshops and other professional development opportunities;
- Coordinate and facilitate an LPP Advisory Board;
- Coordinating student participation in program, as well as appreciation activities for school staff and community volunteers;
- Responsible for completion of all proposals and reports, including but not limited to, identifying, analyzing and applying data findings to promote LPP improvement.
- Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in education, human services, or a related field
- Minimum 5 years of experience in college access and/or opportunity program administration
- Experience working with diverse students from historically underrepresented or economically disadvantaged groups
- Experience in budget management and reporting
- Knowledge of issues in education (K-12), particularly in college access and readiness
- Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with a variety of constituencies including middle/high school and college personnel and partnership members
- Strong communication, interpersonal, time management and organizational skills
- Available to travel to conferences and technical workshops
- Availability to work evenings and weekends, as needed
The Liberty Partnership Program Grant Director will report directly to the Supervisor of the Center for Innovation and Excellence (CEI).
The Director will be required to perform additional duties as assigned.
Resume and application documents must be uploaded by 8/15/19.