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Upward Bound Director

Colorado Mountain College
Rifle, CO Full-time
Posted on June 5, 2019

Upward Bound Director

Colorado Mountain College Rifle

The Upward Bound Director is responsible for the overall management and execution of a program grant.

The Upward Bound Director is responsible for the recruitment, evaluation and training of staff; student recruitment, selection, and evaluation; develops curriculum for the summer program with academic advisors/coordinators. The position encompasses responsibilities in the areas of grant writing and management; compiles and reports data; writes required reports. The Upward Bound Director is responsible for chairing an advisory committee, outreach with communities and schools, coordinates with school principals, and public relations.

Education and experience sufficient for the rigors of the position. Examples of ideal qualifications include Master’s Degree from an accredited institution in administration, counseling, education, or related field and three years of experience in supervising an educational program, or equivalent education and experience

Special Skills and Abilities: knowledge of special educational programs, especially those benefiting low-income students; grants management; public relations tools; curriculum development; budget development and management. Ability to: communicate effectively; develop and execute programs; supervisory skills.

Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working in a culturally competent environment and the ability to effectively work with students, employees, and community members having diverse backgrounds.

Bilingual (English/Spanish) or conversational language abilities preferred.