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Under the supervision of the Director-GEAR UP Project, the Assistant Director – GEAR UP will: supervise counselors and administrative staff; develop and manage programs; manage data tracking; provide professional development to personnel by planning staff meetings and trainings; manage partner relationships; oversee GEAR UP website; manage local, regional, and national relationships; and assist with evaluation activities.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in a directly related field and three years experience related to the Summary of Duties or a combination of education and/or experience totaling seven years.
Strongly preferred is graduation from an accredited institution with a master’s degree in counseling, psychology, education, social science, or a related field.
Knowledge of low-income, minority, and at-risk high school and college student populations, academic counseling, high school student retention and graduation strategies, college-readiness strategies, and first-generation college student preparation. Knowledge of a variety of computer software applications.
Strong supervisor and leadership skills. Effective interpersonal, communication, problem-solving, decision-making, and public-relations skills.
Ability to accurately interpret and communicate to personnel, partners, and external parties the objectives and goals of the GEAR UP grant. Ability to develop, implement, and maintain programs. Ability to assist personnel and partners in implementing GEAR UP objectives and goals correctly. Ability to collaborate effectively with personnel, partners, and external parties. Ability to give effective feedback to personnel and partners. Ability to work independently on a multi-task level and prioritize and follow projects and assignments through to completion in a timely manner. Ability to receive feedback and implement changes as needed. Ability to create presentations and present them effectively and professionally to diverse audiences. Ability to deal with diverse personalities and a high-stress environment. Ability to work with personnel, partners, and external entities at their places of work or other locations. Ability to visit students and families in schools, their homes, or other locations as needed.
Ability to operate a state provided vehicle.
Under “Reference’s Letter” Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.
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