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Program Coordinator, TRIO Upward Bound Math Science - Detroit

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Position type: EAP - Executive, Administrative, Professional
Location: Detroit
Categories: TRIO Programs

SUMMARY

This position is with GVSU TRIO Upward Bound Math Science -Detroit, a federally funded TRIO program that focuses on college preparation for Detroit target high school students. This position is involved in all aspects of the program including: program design and implementation, strategic planning and assessment, participant recruitment and support, after school and summer staff supervision, budget management assistance, grant preparation assistance, and federal reporting requirements. This role will design, implement, supervise, and monitor program activities and outcomes in accordance with federal regulations and program objectives. The project offices are located at GVSU’s Detroit Center and the program will serve students at Detroit target high schools. Candidates with a demonstrated awareness of and commitment to, diversity, equity, and inclusion is highly valued. This is a grant funded position.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Design, implement, supervise, and monitor program activities and outcomes in accordance with federal regulations and program objectives.
  2. Assist with the Upward Bound participant recruitment and selection process.
  3. Teach academic year Upward Bound senior and freshmen seminar classes in the target schools.
  4. Develop college preparation programming.
  5. Supervise after school programming, tutors, and students.
  6. Monitor student academic progress.
  7. Coordinate and supervise student volunteer activities.
  8. Update Upward Bound website and social media; communicate with participants and families.
  9. Assist the director with budget management.
  10. Execute the plan of operation per the grant’s guidelines. Assist with the application and writing process of future GVSU TRIO Upward Bound Detroit grants.
  11. Maintain accurate data and documentation of all program participants and services and contribute to completing the Annual Performance Report (APR) for the U.S. Department of Education.
  12. Establish and maintain working relationships and collaborations with target schools, community partners, and GVSU.
  13. Assist with the development and supervision of the six-week summer program component – two weeks residential at the GVSU Allendale campus and four weeks non-residential at the GVSU Detroit Center.
  14. Other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s Degree in liberal arts, sciences, or human services related field.
  • Minimum of three years of experience working with TRIO eligible populations or similar populations.
  • Ability to coordinate and supervise project activities and college preparation programming for high school students.
  • Ability to teach and manage Upward Bound classes.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and maintain effective working relationships with participants, program staff, target school staff, participants’ families, and community partners.
  • Demonstrated experience, understanding, and commitment to first-generation students, and/or students from historically underrepresented groups in higher education.
  • Commitment to diversity, inclusion, and social justice in education.
  • Technology and database management skills. 

WORKING CONDITIONS

Normal office and classroom environment. Some travel, nights, and weekends required.

Physical Demands: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must have the physical stamina to work long hours and/or more than 5 days per week. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individual currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

Salary: $49,000 - $57,000, commensurate with experience

Department/Division: TRIO Upward Bound

Campus: Detroit

How to Apply: Please include a cover letter and resume. The online application will allow you to attach these documents electronically. On the application, you will be required to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses for three professional references. Applicants selected for interviews will be required to submit official transcripts prior to the interview. If you need assistance, please call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.

Application Deadline: November 27, 2022

Grand Valley State University has a COVID-19 Vaccine policy that requires all faculty, staff and students to be vaccinated. New hires will be expected to adhere to the policy unless they are eligible for allowable exemptions or postponement. We will require proper documentation upon hire. Up-to-date information can be found on our Lakers Together website.

Grand Valley State University does not discriminate against students, faculty or staff in any of its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities. Grand Valley State University is guided by values for inclusiveness and community which are integral to our mission to educate students to shape their lives, their professions, and their societies, and to enrich the community through excellent teaching, active scholarship, and public service. The University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. It encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs, and the use of its facilities. Members of the University community, including candidates for employment or admissions, and visitors or guests, have the right to be free from acts of harassment and discrimination, which are prohibited if they discriminate or harass on the basis of age, color, disability, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, veteran or active duty military status or weight. In addition, Grand Valley is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to ensure that none of its education programs and activities discriminate on the basis of sex/gender. Sex includes sex stereotypes, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or parenting status. The Office for Title IX and Institutional Equity serves as a resource for the GVSU community and assists individuals who may have been impacted by discrimination or harassment in connecting with resources, imposes measures that protect or support access to programs and activities, and oversees the university’s grievance process for allegations of discrimination and harassment. Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, 4015 Zumberge Hall, titleix@gvsu.edu, (616) 331-9530.

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. See www.gvsu.edu/affirmative/. TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center at 711 (in State) or 1-800-833-7833 (out of State)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must have the physical stamina to work long hours and/or more than 5 days per week. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended by the ADA Amendment Act (2008), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other applicable federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability. GVSU will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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