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Director, Community Programs (Upward Bound) (Grant-funded)

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Richland
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00 (Some nights and weekends)


Job Title Code
IBG

Salary Level
N05

Salary Range (Full-Time)
$4,416.67 mo. - $5,079.17 mo. (dependent on experience and other considerations)

Position Type
Staff

Position Summary
Responsible for the creation of special educational opportunities designed to attract specific populations such as senior citizens, youth, etc. Programs may be credit, non-credit or continuing education.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Ability to utilize computer technology to access data, maintain records, generate reports and communicate with others. Requires demonstrated oral and written communication skills to interact with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Strong knowledge and experience providing effective customer service.

Physical Requirements
Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Minimum Knowledge and Experience
Bachelor’s degree or higher and two years of experience in working with community agencies, governments, and/or organizations related to underserved populations (senior citizens, youth, etc.) or Associate’s degree plus four years of experience in working with community agencies, governments, and/or organizations related to underserved population (senior citizens, youth, etc.).

Official transcripts will be required.

***Will be subject to a criminal background check and fingerprint check.***

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Establishes contact with community agencies and organizations to determine needs of identified populations which may be underserved by the college. Works closely with other college entities -particularly with Continuing Education, academic deans, and the admissions office in the creation and delivery of programs designed to meet identified needs of special populations. Creates volunteer programs to help in meeting needs of special, underserved, identified populations in the college serve areas. Conducts “best practices” visits to other higher education institutions to determine what might best be duplicated at the college. Works with area universities in order to ensure continuity with any programs they may have regarding the same specialized populations. Identifies and assist in the writing of grants related to the mission of serving specialized populations. Responsible for budget development and maintenance. Performs related duties as assigned.

This position is funded by grant dollars. Continuation of this position is contingent on future grant funding becoming available.

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