The UNT TRIO Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Talent Search Assistant Director (Program Project Coordinator) to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: * Collaborates with TS Director in the planning, implementation, and logistical support in meeting program objectives. This includes keeping current on policies and regulations with relevant UNT system departments as well as ED TRIO regulations and legislature. * Oversees TS programming and activities as related to TS objectives. * Cultivates and maintains relationships with TS Director, and TS Stakeholders. * Assist in overseeing the hiring and training of TS staff. * Assist director with responsibilities in writing and submitting grant proposals and compiling data for reporting. * Manage a caseload of TS participants, providing them with mandated services via workshops, events, or field trips within the academic school year. Will ensure that all file documentation and advisor duties are completed for caseload.
Bachelor’s Degree in related field and three years of related experience or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Strong presentation and public speaking skills.
Strong problem-solving skills.
Ability to use a variety of complex computer applications.
Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations verbally and in writing.
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to work independently and lead project teams effectively. Considerable knowledge of University policies and procedures related to functional area (or ability to rapidly assimilate).
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:
- Master’s degree (or combination of bachelor’s degree and years of experience equivalency) in areas such as Higher Education, College Student Personnel or a related field.
- At least 2 years of experience in TRIO or TRIO-like programs or similar programs working with under-served students.
- At least 2 years of experience being familiar with grant-related policies and regulations. Experience in administering programs for TRIO-like populations is highly preferred.
Supervising and training experience are also preferred.
Experience in grant writing applications.
Well-developed communication and presentation skills