Title V Grant Project Director

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This position is security sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

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Position TitleTitle V Grant Project DirectorPosition NumberPosting Number201500086PStart Date10/01/2019Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions To Applicants

Please Note: A criminal background check will be conducted on candidate finalist prior to the offer of employment. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. The application must be competed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered. Failure to complete the application completely may result in you not being considered for the vacant position. Your application for the position will not be complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the process of applying for a position.

The following documents are requested: resume, unofficial copies of official transcripts, and name, phone number, and e-mail addresses of three (3) professional references. Applicants selected for interviews may be asked to provide letters of reference. Official transcripts will be required upon hire. Review of qualified applicants to begin immediately.

NOTE: The grant position is for a five year time period. Title V grant is a five-year grant awarded by the Department of Education.

In compliance with House Bill 558 passed during the 76th Legislative session, Lamar State College – Port Arthur requires that all male U.S. citizens from 18 to 26 years of age provide proof of registration with the Selective System or exemption from such registration, prior to employment.

If you have questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at (409)984-6237.

Lamar State College Port Arthur is an E-Verify Employer.
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Job Summary

The Title V Grant Project Director reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs. The Title V Grant Project Director will oversee the implementation of LSCPA’s Title V Hispanic-Serving Institution grant, which seeks 1) to establish an effective on-ramp for students through curricular alignment, family involvement, and student-friendly enrollment/registration processes and 2) to increase completion and success rates of students by accelerating at-risk students into credit courses and providing supports to increase their completion rates. Note: Title V grant is a five-year grant awarded by the Department of Education.

The Project Director is responsible for regulatory compliance in all aspects of the project. This person will be responsible for the day-to-day institutionalization of successful project components; supervision and evaluation of project staff; communication of expectations and timelines; quarterly reports to the Title V Grant Advisory Board; annual reports to the U.S. Department of Education; liaison with the U.S. Department of Education project office; approve and monitor all budget expenditures; perform both formative and summative assessments of project activities and outcomes; and assist grant employees as needed. The Project Director will have administrative authority over the Director of the Excelencia Center for all tasks and budgets that support the accomplishment of the Title V Grant goals. Performs related duties as assigned and related to Title V Grant goals.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree is required from an accredited college or university with graduate studies in an academic or technical discipline, qualifying the individual for a professional rank.

Experience with grant implementation.

Requires a minimum of three year’s supervisory experience in an institution of higher education. Experience with rules and regulations regarding higher education in Texas.

Preferred Qualifications

Ability to handle multiple projects, priorities, budgets, and personalities. Ability to maintain a high profile in community activities. Ability to plan and manage a budget. Ability to supervise and manage a staff. Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. When appropriate, utilize a team approach to manage grant goals. Ability to deal with students, faculty and staff in professional manner. Must be able to demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students from diverse backgrounds. Ability to plan, schedule, and manage projects and assignments. Ability to establish effective working relationships with others. Ability to promote a positive campus image. Ability to follow established college policies and procedures.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk, and hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly carry up to 25 pounds, and lift up to 25 pounds. Frequent travel.

SALARY $70,000Work HoursFull-time Essential Job Functions

Essential Job Functions

Provide visionary leadership for the Title V Grant, ensuring the integrity and excellence of the grant project within an environment of constant improvement.

Essential Job Functions

Essential Job Functions

Ensure regulatory compliance in all aspects of LSCPA’s Title V grant to include development and submission of required reports to the U.S. Department of Education.

Essential Job Functions

Essential Job Functions

Day-to-day oversight of LSCPA’s Title V Grant project components to include supervision and evaluation of project staff, consistent with approved procedures, and effective communication of expectations and timelines for grant project components.

Essential Job Functions

Essential Job Functions

Work effectively with multiple LSCPA divisions (to include Academic Affairs, Student Services, the Public Information Officer and marketing, the Business Office, and the Executive Committee) to achieve the goals of the grant.

Essential Job Functions

Essential Job Functions

Perform both formative and summative assessments of project activities and outcomes, and prepare quarterly reports to the Title V Grant Advisory Board.

Essential Job Functions

Essential Job Functions

Meet regularly with the Vice President for Academic Affairs to inform the VPAA of grant achievements, challenges, or requested modifications.

Essential Job Functions

Essential Job Functions

Approve and monitor all Title V grant budget expenditures.

Essential Job Functions

Essential Job Functions

Perform other appropriate duties, related to Title V grant goals, as the Vice President for Academic Affairs may authorize or request.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's Degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years of demonstrated leadership and supervisory experience do you have?
    • 0-2 Years
    • 3-5 Years
    • 6 Years or More
  3. * Describe your experience working with grants.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Describe your experience with student success initiatives in higher education.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation 1
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
  6. Letter of Recommendation 3
Optional Documents
  1. Selective Service
  2. Transcripts 2
  3. Transcripts 3

 

 

 

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Posted: 10/12/2019
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