Location: LeRoy, NY Category: Administrative/Professional Posted On: Wed Nov 7 2018 Job Description:
The Director is responsible meeting the objectives of the Upward Bound programs, manage fiscal resources, and supervise all staff.
Hire, train and supervise all Upward Bound staff in accordance with GCC policies and procedures.
Allocate resources and manage Upward Bound fiscal resources.
Establish programs in target-school districts and develop positive relationships with area agencies, community members/parents, and secondary/postsecondary institutions.
Maintain programs' and participants' records and submit required reports in an accurate and timely manner to the U. S. Department of Education and GCC.
Develop and implement comprehensive marketing/public relations program for Upward Bound.
Coordinate and/or provide in-service training programs for program personnel.
Fulfill other Upward Bound related responsibilities as requested by the Associate Dean for Accelerated College Enrollment programs.
Master's degree in education, business, communication, or related field required.
Minimum of three years' experience in management of educational program(s) and a minimum of two years working with at-risk students for low-income, potential first-generation college families required. Preferred work experience includes: TRIO program management, or managed similar projects/grants; staff supervision; financial management skills; and, knowledge of budgets and BANNER, the college's data management system.
Preference will be given to candidates: 1) with similar backgrounds that have succeeded in overcoming barriers similar to those confronting the at-risk students, 2) who demonstrate their ability to work effectively with low-income, first generation, at-risk students and their parents/guardians, target school personnel, local postsecondary institutions, and collaborating agencies, and, 3) who demonstrate sensitivity to people with diverse cultural and racial backgrounds.
This is a full-time, twelve month, grant-funded posiition. Occasional evening and weekend hours may be required. The TRiO Upward Bound main office is currently located in LeRoy, NY and the target schools are in Wyoming and Genesee Counties. Must have reliable transportation.
Genesee Community College is a student-centered collegiate community that annually serves more than 6,000 students with 70 academic degrees and certificates, and seven campus locations in Western New York. Genesee Community College is a committed to providing the educational experiences which promote intellectual and social growth, workforce and economic development and global citizenship. Additional information about GCC is available at www.genesee.edu.