The Project Director will serve as a department head within the Division of Student Affairs and will report directly to the Executive Director for TRIO Programs. The Director will serve as the immediate supervisor for the Upward Bound project. The director will assume principle responsibilities for organizing, coordinating and directing staff efforts for carrying out both programs and maintaining effective work relationships among employees and between staff units. The Director will be responsible for ensuring that activities and services are provided in accordance with institutional, state and federal policies. This individual should be sensitive to and knowledgeable of the needs of students from low income families and otherwise disadvantaged backgrounds, and be capable of utilizing the resources of each program, the institution and the community in generating options that are adequate to meet the needs of project participants. The Project Director will also be the primary Grant Writer for any upcoming TRIO Upward Bound grant applications.
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is an 1890 land-grant doctoral research university dedicated to learning, discovery, and community engagement. The University provides a wide range of educational opportunities from bachelor's to doctoral degrees in both traditional and online environments. With an emphasis on preeminence in STEM and a commitment to excellence in all its educational, research, and outreach programs, North Carolina A&T fosters a climate of economic competitiveness that prepares students for the global society. Upward Bound is a federal TRIO program sponsored by the U. S. Department of Education. The Upward Bound Program at North Carolina A&T State University was established in 1966. The purpose of Upward Bound is to generate in participants the skills and motivation necessary for success in post secondary education programs.
Internal job number: 009116
This position will require a Master's Degree in Education Administration, Guidance and Counseling or other related area of the social sciences and five years work experience with youth and/or supervisory duties in an educational or human service setting.
5 years of experience in TRIO Programs preferably in a supervisory role. Experience in reporting, tracking, assessing and documenting students services and outcomes. Administrative experience in TRIO in budgeting, monitoring expenditures, record keeping, preparing and submitting end of the year APR reports. Experience with various university systems such as Banner, pcard and TRIO database systems such as Blumen/Student Access. Preferred educational requirements include a Masters Degree in Counseling, Education, Educational psychology, Higher Education Administration or another field closely aligned with services and programs that are a part of the services provided.
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!