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Program Coordinator III - GearUP Utah

Company: Utah State University
Location: Logan
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

The Program Coordinator III assists in managing the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) federal grant program funding for the Utah State University (USU) GEAR UP Utah grant. The Program Coordinator oversees and provides leadership to all project employees and project entities.The Program Coordinator monitors project services and provides guidance to all project activities. The Program Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that all project service providers meet contractual performance benchmarks and project objectives, and provide documentation of such to USDE and Utah State University.The Program Coordinator works with school and community partners in their local contexts and must be able and willing to travel independently and frequently to all partner, community, and activity campuses and locations. The Program Coordinator keeps the Utah State University Principal Investigator informed of project activities and progress and reports to other Utah State University personnel as directed by the Principal Investigator.Supervise and lead a team of GEAR UP office administrators, data specialists, and College Access Advisors.Assist in monitoring and ensuring that Utah State University GEAR UP Utah provides services in accordance with grant award.Assist in monitoring that grant contractors achieve performance standards and meet service level targets.Prepare and submit required performance reports.Support ongoing evaluation, planning and vision for meeting the educational needs of students.Support and develop early intervention activities for high school students, including raising awareness and readiness for post-secondary education.Develop educational strategies with school partners to enhance academic rigor and provide access to programs that assist them in achieving higher academic standards.Create annual expenditure and cost-share budgets and provide justifications for approval to Utah State University and USDE.Develop strategies to engage parents in preparing GEAR UP students for higher education.Form relationships with other state and nation-wide GEAR UP projects to learn about effective practices.Work with school and community partners to ensure the sustainability of the project beyond the GEAR UP award period.Collaborate with USU Student affairs to develop summer programs, campus visits, and parent events. Provide guidance on allowable activities and expenditures.Create educational outreach opportunities for future college campus visits by networking with community organizations and USU departments.Attend GEAR UP conferences to learn about effective practices and expose Utah State University partners to the larger domestic and international GEAR UP network.Assist in promoting and marketing the Utah State University GEAR UP Project to the public, schools, communities and Utah State University faculty and staff to increase its visibility at all levels of the state and highlight the successes of the USU GEAR UP Utah Project.Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in a related field plus two years of relevant work experience; or a master's degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education plus experience is required.Preferred QualificationsEdD or equivalent.Teaching and administrative experience along K-12 education spectrum.Background in coordinating or developing post-secondary education awareness and readiness programs.Three to five years of leadership experience in K-12 or post-secondary education learning environments and other educational organizations.Oversight of federal, state, and/or corporate funding for educational activities.Experience in hiring and supervising staff and evaluating employee performance.Along with the online application, please attach:1. Resume to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted into a text box at the end of application Document size may not exceed 10 MB. Commensurate with experience plus excellent benefitsEmployees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.Department HighlightsThe School of Teacher Education and Leadership (TEAL) has an established tradition of land-grant outreach, delivering quality teacher education to preservice and inservice teachers and school leaders. TEAL offers an array of baccalaureate and graduate degrees, including a distance-delivered doctorate, within the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services.TEAL provides outreach programs within the University's Statewide Campuses system.College HighlightsThe Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services graduate programs are ranked #1 in all of Utah and #26 in the nation according to the U.S. News and World Report. We are ranked 6th in the nation in total research dollars. Our college has placement rates at or above 94% for certified graduates seeking employment in special education, elementary education, speech-language pathology, audiology, and 18 secondary education fields.Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah's land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State's statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 114 undergraduate majors, 132 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital.Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region. Notice of Non-discriminationIn its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU's non-discrimination policies:Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, , Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, , Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visitor contact:U.S. Department of EducationOffice of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, .S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

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