Director Upward Bound (S04769P)

University of Texas at Arlington
September 23, 2023
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Posting Number S04769P

Position Title Director Upward Bound (S04769P) Department Precollege Program Location Arlington Job Family Instruction/Education Support Position Status Full-time Work Hours Flexible Work Schedule

Flexible work schedule to accommodate after school tutorials, Saturday activities, and summer residential program. Be able to work with a diverse student population and work environment.

Open to External and Internal FLSA Salary Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience. Duration Funding expected to continue Pay Basis Monthly Benefits Eligible Yes Benefits at UTA

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Job Summary

The Director is responsible for the overall administration, coordination, and supervision of the Upward Bound Program.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Administer and manage the Upward Bound Program.
  • Supervise the development of individualized service plans and the implementation of college, career, financial aid, and economic literacy services/programming for low-income and disadvantaged students. Interview and hire all Project Advisors and supportive staff (Administrative Assistants, Tutors, Instructors, etc.).
  • Develop budget and monitor Project expenditures.
  • Ensure Project staff adhere to the assigned Project's plan of operation, regulations, and related policies and procedures in order to meet individual Project objectives.
  • Collect and analyze data and conduct Internal Project evaluations (formative and summative). Prepare internal and external reports including the Department of Education Annual Performance Report, grant continuation documents, other departmental reports.
  • Ensure adherence to applicable federal, state, local and university rules and regulations.
  • Provide professional leadership and establish effective working relationships with other departments on campus, the community and target schools.
  • Other functions as assigned.
  • Finalists will be asked to give a fifteen minute presentation on a relevant topic to be determined.

    Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree in counseling, education, public administration or related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Two-three (2-3) years experience in the areas of staff supervision, budget management, program development and evaluation, reporting and compliance with federal regulations or the equivalent experience.
  • This is a leadership position that requires demonstrated organizational skills and ability to work effectively with high school students, parents and the educational community at large. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Three-five years (3-5) years of experience with federal TRIO programs, academic support programs, or similar programs for disadvantaged students.
  • Professional or personal experience in overcoming barriers similar to those confronting Project participants.
  • Working Conditions Special Conditions for Eligibility Working Title CBC Requirement

    It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to conduct a criminal background check on any applicant who is under final consideration for employment with the University.

    EEO Statement

    It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA or The University) to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, and/or veteran status. The University also prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity, and gender expression. Retaliation against persons who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge of discrimination, or testify for, assist in, or participate in an investigative proceeding relating to discrimination is prohibited. Constitutionally-protected expression will not be considered discrimination or harassment under this policy. It is the responsibility of all departments, employees, and students to ensure the University's compliance with this policy.

    ADA Accommodations

    The University of Texas at Arlington is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to 817-272-5554 or email [email protected].

    Posting Detail Information

    Number of Vacancies 1

    Desired Start Date Open Date Review Start Date Open Until Filled Minimum Number of References Required 3 Maximum Number of References Accepted Special Instructions to Applicants

    Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

    Requirement Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is the highest degree you have attained in higher education, social work or related field from an accredited college or university? (Please specify in your resume)
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree or higher
  • None of the above
  • How many years of experience do you have in staff supervision and evaluation; budget management; program development; evaluation; reporting, and compliance with federal regulations?
  • None/less than 1 year
  • 1 to 2 years
  • 3 to 4 years
  • 5 years or more
  • What is your skill level and knowledge of State and Federal employment laws? (Proficient is the highest level)
  • No skills/Basic
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Proficient
  • Documents Needed To Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume or CV
  • Cover/Interest Letter
  • Transcripts
  • Optional Documents

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