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Program Director, Title V Pathways to Teaching Careers

Basic Position Information

Job Code: 2138

Title: Program Director, Title V Pathways to Teaching Careers

Department: Various

Essential Personnel: N

Job Family: Student Operations

Job Sub-Family: Student Success

FLSA Classification: E

Job Grade: 17

Grade Min: $72,265

Grade Mid: $88,524

UHD Succession Plan: N/A

Criticality of Position: N/A

Career Ladder: Individualized

Campus Security Authority: Y

Screening Committee: Y

Motor Vehicle Record Check: N

Job Summary

The Program Director, Title V Pathways to Teaching Careers provides leadership, direction, coordination, and accountability for all activities and initiatives within the grant program.

Duties

  • Oversees the implementation of the Title V grant, ensuring that it contributes to the university's retention and student success efforts related to minority and Hispanic students
  • Develops administrative infrastructure and support for grant implementation strategies at two campus locations
  • Provides leadership, direction, coordination, and accountability for all activities and initiatives within the grant
  • Oversees all grant-related personnel in collaboration with the Principal Investigator
  • Schedules and facilitates monthly meetings with the Project Management Team and project partners as appropriate; schedules and facilitates meetings with the university management team as required to ensure projects are on track and within budget
  • Implements and evaluates program components; gathers data to substantiate project effectiveness and prepares relevant reports
  • Adjusts project activities as appropriate, in collaboration with the Principal Investigator, including project components for upcoming years
  • Conducts summative evaluation of the projects, in collaboration with the Project Evaluator

Marginal Duties

  • Performs all other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports:

  • None

Delegation of Work:

  • N/A

Supervision Given:

  • N/A

Qualifications

Required Education:

  • Bachelor's degree

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of seven (7) years of related job experience with a Bachelor's degree or
  • Five (5) years of related job experience with a Master's degree

License/Certification:

  • None required

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of teacher certification processes and requirements, and the related trends, issues, and accepted practices

Skills:

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse university community

Work Location and Physical Demands

Primary Work Location:

  • Works in an office environment

Physical Demands:

  • Work is performed in a typical interior work environment which does not subject the employee to any unpleasant elements; individual has discretion in relation to walking, standing etc., and has minimal exposure to physical risks

Position Specific Competencies

Commitment to Excellence - UHD

  • Demonstrates a commitment to competently perform his/her job duties and responsibilities within established time frames.
  • Continuously strives to improve work performance.
  • Accepts responsibility for his/her commitments to the university.
  • Contributes to the success of the university by consistently providing quality results in the performance of his/her job duties and responsibilities.

Respect and Cooperation

  • Treats others with courtesy, respect, and dignity in the workplace.
  • Promotes cooperation through open and honest communications and consideration of others ideas, thoughts, and opinions.

Integrity

  • Demonstrates high ethical standards of conduct in the performance of his/her job duties and responsibilities.
  • Accepts responsibility for his/her actions.
  • Respects and complies with department and university policies, procedures, and work rules.

Proficiency

  • Possesses required job skills and knowledge.
  • Demonstrates the ability to apply those skills and knowledge to competently perform his/her job duties and assignments.

Dependability

  • Takes responsibility to accomplish job assignments within reasonable deadlines.
  • Willing to accept new projects and/or commitments.
  • Does due diligence to complete projects within specified timeframes and/or fulfill commitments.
  • Arrives to work on time prepared and ready to contribute.

Flexibility

  • Willingly adjusts to changing work assignments or conditions.
  • Open to changes in operational procedures, technology, and/or organizational structure.
  • Views changes as opportunities for learning and professional development.
  • Displays a positive attitude to encourage others.
  • Promptly responds to changes in work priorities and/or unexpected circumstances or situations.

Focus on Customer Service

  • Focuses on customer's needs and expectations. (Customers can be students, external constituents, employees, or university guests.)
  • Respectfully ascertains customer's needs and determines appropriate response.
  • Promptly responds by providing requested information, takes appropriate action, or refers customer to appropriate individual or department.
  • If further actions need to be taken, advises customers of realistic timeframes for a response to their request.
  • Follows up with customers on outstanding requests in a timely manner.
  • Tactfully explains to customers why their needs and/or expectations cannot be met if the university does not provide the requested information or services.

Project Management

  • Manages project stages from proposal to completion ensuring project objectives are met within project budget and projected time frames.
  • Clearly defines roles and responsibilities of project team; ascertains and secures necessary resources; and monitors project performance.
  • Keeps management apprised of project status.

This job description may not encompass all duties and responsibilities associated with the position.

Last updated 4/27/2022 6:12 AM