Director of Upward Bound Math and Science

Fayetteville State University
February 19, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Position Information

Position Information

Position Title: Director of Upward Bound Math and Science

Working Title: Director of Upward Bound Math and Science Position Number: 006597 Full-Time Or Part-Time: Full Time Time Limited Position: No Number of Vacancies: 1 Department: College Access Programs Posting Number: 0401561 SHRA/EHRA: EHRA (Non-Faculty) Job Category: Professional Hiring Range: Commensurate with Education and Experience Overall Position Competency: Flat Rate Description of primary duties and responsibilities:

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

Fayetteville State University's Office of College Access Programs is designed to provide low­ income/potential first-generation college students (enrolled in grades 6-12) with academic support services that will enhance their academic skills, thereby ensuring that these students will complete high school and enroll in and complete programs of postsecondary education.

The TRIO Upward Bound Math & Science Program is funded by the U.S. Department of Education for the purpose of providing academic support services to strengthen the math & science skills of participating students. The purpose of TRIO Upward Bound Math & Science is to help students recognize and develop their potential to excel in field in math and science and to encourage them to pursue post-secondary degrees in science technology, engineering and math (STEM).

Description of Work Continued:

Primary Purpose of the Position: The primary purpose of this position is to oversee the day-to­ day operations of the TRIO Upward Bound Math & Science Program. The director works with secondary school students to improve their academic preparation and provide academic support sessions to help prepare them for post-secondary education. In addition, the director develops and implements support services which strengthens the math & science skills of participating students, increase the percentage of high school students who graduate from high school, apply to and enroll into college.

Minimum Education And Experience Requirements:

  • A Master's degree is required in education, sociology, psychology, social work, business administration, communications, math, science or another related field.
  • Experience managing programs and initiatives designed to prepare low- income students for college; at least two years administrative experience in an educational setting working with students from diverse ethnic, racial, economic and cultural backgrounds
  • Experience in grant writing and grant administration, including budget management experience working with TRIO, or any other college access programs
  • Proven experience in working with middle and high school students, parents, educators, administrators and teachers; experience working with university administrators and faculty members, public school administrators and teachers
  • Experience collecting and analyzing data using various statistical procedures; experience preparing annual reports and performance reports for funding agencies; and experience hiring, training and supervising staff.
  • Knowledge, Skills And Abilities: Preferred Qualifications: Special Instructions To Applicants: Closing Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Additional Information for Applicants

    All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified prior to employment. Transcripts should be provided for all earned degrees and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements. Transcript requests are the responsibility of the candidate.

    EEO Statement:

    This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

    Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, political affiliation or sexual orientation. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

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    Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

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    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have a Master's degree?
  • Yes
  • No
  • If you answered yes to "Do you have a Masters Degree", what was your major?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • How many years of experience do you have with federal TRIO programs, academic support programs, tutor coordination, retention services, advising or similar programs?
  • 0-1 year
  • 1-2 years
  • 2 years or more
  • Please describe your training/work experience with Federal TRIO/GEAR UP programs, academic support programs or similar services supporting students traditionally underrepresented in higher education.
  • (Open Ended Question)

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