Program Specialist NCHE

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University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Location
Greensboro, NC

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Job Details

Position Number:

998365

Functional Title:

Program Specialist NCHE

Position Type:

Research

Position Eclass:

EP - EHRA 12 mo leave earning

University Information:

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

The SERVE Center is a university-based research, development, dissemination, evaluation, and technical assistance center. Through customized research and evaluation services, SERVE delivers actionable insights for both policymakers and practitioners. From large-scale experimental studies to small-scale qualitative work on topics ranging from early childhood to high school reform, SERVE builds the capacity of educators and policymakers to improve educational outcomes for students of all ages. The SERVE Center houses the National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE), the U.S. Department of Education’s technical assistance center for the federal Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) Program. NCHE provides technical assistance to State Coordinators for homeless education, local homeless education liaisons, other educators, service providers, and other interested stakeholders on understanding and implementing policies related to the educational rights of children and youth experiencing homelessness, and connecting these children and youth to needed supports in the community.

Position Summary:

The primary tasks of NCHE are to develop and disseminate materials on effective strategies, provide information and referrals upon request, and facilitate networking among educators, administrators, and service providers to ensure that children and youth experiencing homelessness can access educational opportunities and be successful in school. This position will be responsible for providing training and technical assistance to educational stakeholders, service providers and other community stakeholders regarding the implementation of the McKinney-Vento Act and other federal statutes related to the education and well-being of children, youth, and families experiencing homelessness.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in education, social work or related field or a bachelor’s degree with 3-5 years experience. Must have proven experience in applying or providing technical assistance or information on the McKinney-Vento Act or equivalent experience with other federal laws related to the education of children in poverty.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. The application must be completed in full detail for your qualifications to be considered.
Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References

Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that includes:
  • Name
  • Company Name
  • Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
  • Email Address
  • Contact Phone Number

Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.

Recruitment Range:

Commensurate with Experience

Org #-Department:

SERVE - 12004

Job Open Date:

11/16/2021

Open Until Filled:

Yes

FTE:

1.000

Type of Appointment:

Permanent

Number of Months per Year:

12

FLSA:

Exempt

Percentage Of Time:

30%

Key Responsibility:

Research, documentation, and reporting

Essential Tasks:

Research and develop/write reports, briefs, documents, and awareness materials appropriate for a wide range of audiences. Oversee input of information into databases and assist with developing various reports as needed. Identify and assist states with data collection challenges; advise stakeholders in understanding and using data to identify and implement pragmatic practices to improve student outcomes; facilitate collaboration between state coordinators, EDFacts coordinators, and Consolidated State Performance Report (CSPR) coordinators; provide NCHE team members with relevant data and graphics for use during training sessions; develop data collection guides and reports for program development; lead advisory group discussions and meetings to inform product and project development; represent SERVE and constituents in meetings with U.S. Department of Education (ED) related to data collection and analysis.

Percentage Of Time:

30%

Key Responsibility:

Technical Assistance, research, and reporting

Essential Tasks:

Coordinate deliverables to insure that individual technical assistance requests (and helpline requests) are met and in compliance with ESSA and the McKinney-Vento Act, as well as other related federal laws.

Percentage Of Time:

30%

Key Responsibility:

Program Training

Essential Tasks:

Develop conferences and meetings to support interactive and engaging workshops and presentations for national, state, and local audiences. Conduct on-site and online training (webinars), lead planning teams and oversee their tasks, develop conference materials, conduct conferences and meetings, provide follow-up with participants to ensure compliance with the grant deliverables.

Percentage Of Time:

10%

Key Responsibility:

Research Collaboration

Essential Tasks:

Initiate, develop and maintain partnerships to share program information, develop joint projects and facilitate interagency collaboration; plan and conduct partner meetings and conference call with an online component as necessary.

Other duties as assigned.

Physical Effort:

Reading, Writing, Hearing, Talking, Lifting-0-30 lbs.

Organization

UNCG at a Glance

Founded in 1891, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is the largest and most diverse state university in the Piedmont Triad. Standing apart from other universities, the UNCG community is joined together by a shared value: We define excellence not only by the people we attract, but by the meaningful contributions they make. 

With more than 19,400 students and 2,500 faculty and staff, UNCG is the largest state university in the Piedmont Triad and has an annual economic impact of more than $1 billion. The campus has grown to include 30 residence halls and 30 academic buildings on 210 acres.

UNCG takes pride in being a learner-centered public research university. The College of Arts & Sciences and seven professional schools offer 79 undergraduate majors, 65 master's programs and 30 doctoral programs.

The university holds two classifications from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, as a “research university with high research activity” and for “community engagement” in curriculum, outreach and partnerships. More than $35 million in grants and contracts for research and creative activity are awarded to faculty members annually. Among the most prominent of UNCG's research initiatives are the Gateway University Research Park and the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering. Both are partnerships with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

Globalization of the curriculum has expanded opportunities for international education, through new programs such as the UNC Exchange Program and the Lloyd International Honors College. In addition, innovative signature programs such as Building Entrepreneurial Learning for Life (BELL), Communication Across the Curriculum, Undergraduate Research and Freshman Seminars enhance the student experience.

As a cultural leader, UNCG offers concerts, lectures, dance and theater performances, exhibitions at the internationally known Weatherspoon Art Museum and readings by nationally known authors. In athletics, Spartan teams compete in nine women's and nine men's sports in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. With ethnic minority students making up 26 percent of the student body, UNCG is the most diverse of the UNC system's historically white campuses.

Although much has changed, some things remain the same. The university motto — “Service” — continues to be a guiding principle put into practice through all aspects of university life.

UNCG Schools and College of Arts & Sciences

The University's Academic Affairs Division consists of seven academic schools, the College of Arts & Sciences, the Graduate School and the Lloyd International Honors College. The names below are the ones currently in use. In some cases, the names have changed since the academic units were founded. The schools and their dates of establishment are: Graduate School 1921-22;College of Arts & Sciences 1969, Lloyd International Honors College 2005, Joint School of Nanoscience & Nanoengineering 2007, Joseph M. Bryan School of Business & Economics 1969, School of Education 1921, School of Health and Human Sciences 2011, School of Music, Theatre and Dance 2010, and School of Nursing 1966.

Achievements & Accolades

UNCG is garnering national attention and awards for its challenging academic programs, supportive environment and engaged community. Take a look at some of our latest accomplishments and meaningful contributions on campus, in the community and around the globe. Curious about more accolades, achievements, our student body, faculty and staff excellence and other signs of our success? Find out more at UNCG Now: http://newsandfeatures.uncg.edu/

Challenging Academic Programs

U.S. News & World Report ranked three UNCG online programs among the best in the nation in the 2015 list of Best Online Programs.

UNCG’s slate of online programs has earned a top 10 ranking for affordability from BestColleges.com.

The graduate program in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies has earned a Top 10 ranking by the The HDFS Report.

Supportive Environment

UNCG is a Military Friendly School for the fourth straight year, putting it in the top 15 percent of colleges and universities nationwide that are doing the most to support veterans and ensure their success.

UNCG is ranked among the best colleges for your money nationwide by College Factual, a new site that guides students through the college selection process.

The Education Trust singles out UNCG among the nation’s universities for its success at closing the gap in graduation rates between black and white students.

Engaged Community

For the fifth year in a row, UNCG has earned the “Tree Campus USA” designation for promoting healthy trees and encouraging the spirit of conservation. 

UNCG’s innovative dynamic mailbox system has been honored as one of University Business Magazine’s Models of Efficiency.

For the eighth consecutive year, UNCG is highlighted on Washington Monthly’s list of American universities that contribute most to the public good.

Careers at UNCG

UNCG is committed to the creation of an inclusive, collaborative and responsive university by attracting, retaining and developing a diverse community of talented individuals in support of the university's mission.

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Website:
Telephone
336-334-5009
Location
723 Kenilworth Street
Greensboro
NC
27402
United States

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