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Director, MSUCorps

Morehead State University
Morehead, KY Full-time
Posted on July 6, 2019
Morehead State University, located in Morehead, Kentucky in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, is recognized as one of the top public universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report. MSU continues to be much more as it strives toward becoming an even greater institution while making a lasting impact on the students of Eastern Kentucky and beyond. We are always looking for quality employees to help the University aspire to be the best public regional university in the South. We are accepting applications for a full-time position as Director, MSUCorps. Responsibilities: Director of MSUCorps program is responsible on behalf of Morehead State University for developing and writing successful grant proposals; negotiating the resulting contract with the Corporation for the National Community and Service; administering the program in compliance with federal regulations and university policies and according to the goals and objectives as stated in the approved grant proposal; designing and implementing program evaluations; assessing and reporting the program outcomes, which have the primary purpose of increasing the academic achievement of at-risk school children of Eastern Kentucky; developing members, and forming partnerships with the University, and the Corporation for National and Community Service. The position directly supervises and trains all exempt and non-exempt staff and AmeriCorps members, develops budgets and authorizes budget expenditures. Qualifications: Master’s degree in education, sociology, psychology, social work or related area with at least two years of experience as a teacher, counselor, or administrator is required. Desired Qualifications: Knowledge of computerized database information software is desirable. Previous experience in writing and managing grants is desired. Experience in community services programs and supervising volunteers is desirable. Experience in recruiting volunteers and training volunteers in tutoring, mentoring, and parental involvement is desirable. To apply, visit: to complete the MSU Application for Employment and upload a cover letter and resume with contact information for three references by July 17, 2019. Contact the Office of Human Resources at (606) 783-2097 should you have questions about our online application. MSU is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.