Perkins Career and Technical Education Coordinator
Category:: Academic Support
Department:: Academic Affairs
Locations:: Poughkeepsie, NY
Posted:: Feb 4, 2020
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Part-time Non-Exempt
About Dutchess Community College:
Located in the heart of New York's beautiful and historic mid-Hudson Valley, just 90 minutes north of New York City, DCC is part of the State University of New York, the largest comprehensive public higher education system in the country. A winner of the 2015 HEED Award for inclusiveness, DCC is dedicated to respecting individuality, embracing diversity and partnering with the community to achieve shared goals. The College welcomes applications from faculty and staff who share and are anxious to support the institution's values of Excellence, Access, Diversity, Collaboration and Accountability, and who are passionate about engaging with both students and the community.
The Perkins Career and Technical Education (CTE) Coordinator will oversee the Perkins CTE grant program. The Coordinator will report to the Director of Grants as well as the Vice President of Academic Affairs and Student Services. The Perkins Coordinator is responsible for the following:
Serve as the primary point of contact between NYSED Perkins staff and the College institutional representatives, Major Effort directors, and institutional research staff.
Keep abreast of NYSED communications sent to the Perkins Listserv and update NYSED on changes in contact information to ensure institution is kept current on all Perkins matters.
Provide leadership for the Perkins grant program via grant management, programmatic and budgetary oversight, and the development of a comprehensive local needs assessment.
Collaborate with key campus and off- campus stakeholders to ensure institution-wide awareness, commitment and support for achieving progress towards Perkins program performance standards.
Coordinate the planning, meeting, and documentation of the Perkins Local Advisory Council activities.
Monitor all Major Efforts at the institution for adherence to the Perkins Guidelines and to ensure all Perkins-funded Major Efforts and activities run efficiently and effectively toward achieving the target performance standards.
Focus on utilizing resources provided by NYSED to make improvements in priority areas: resulting in increased participation of students in CTE Careers that are Non-Traditional for their gender, increased retention and job placement, and increased program completion.
Coordinate submission of nominations of CTE students pursuing careers that are Non-traditional for their genders for consideration of the Vanguard Award.
Assist in the development, coordination, and tracking of experiential education and work-based learning opportunities.
Track Perkins spending on a regular basis and submit budget amendments as needed to ensure the total Perkins allocation is spent according to the NYSED approved budgets/amendments.
Work with institutional research staff to improve data collection and ensure timely report submission.
Ensure submission of all required programmatic and fiscal reports to NYSED by established due dates and assist in the development of renewal applications.
Report to NYSED on budgetary changes/ delays in Major Effort progress, and adjust timelines to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of Major Efforts and use of Perkins funds.
1. Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
2. Prior experience managing a grant.
3. Project management skills.
4. Knowledge of career and technical education programs.
5. Computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, and Excel and other various academic and information management operating programs.
This is a Part-time position at 25 hours/ week x 42 weeks.
To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter.
Applications from minorities, veterans, the disabled and all others are encouraged (AA/EOE).
Dutchess Community College is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.