Closes: Monday, December 23, 2019
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Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution preferably in Early Childhood, Child Development, or related Education area and 2 years of related work experience in student recruitment/grant funded programming
•Master's Degree from a regionally accredited institution preferably in Early Childhood, Child Development, or related Education area
•Three years of increasingly responsible experience in recruitment, student success coaching, and program coordination
•Previous experience with managing grants, project reporting and budget oversight
•Previous experience working with and collaborating with the Early Childhood and Child Care Community
Recruitment Project Manager position is available on the Harris Campus. This is a grant funded position until June 30, 2024.
The Early Childhood department offers Associates in Applied Science Degrees and Certifications in areas related to teaching and caring for children from birth to age 8. Students receive instruction in areas such as child development, child guidance, working with families and community agencies, health, safety, and nutrition, appropriate teaching methods for young children, curriculum planning, and practical, hands-on experience in an early childhood setting.
Manages, plans and coordinates activities of project(s) to ensure that goals, objectives, outcomes, and deliverables are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
1. Works with Early Childhood Program Leadership and Grants Office to continuously review
project to determine time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing projects,
staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of projects.
2. Manages day-to-day operations of project.
3. Leads all recruitment efforts--does direct recruitment as well as arranging recruitment events for other project personnel
4. Serves as lead advisor for all students enrolled in project; supervises advising/coaching provided by project personnel
5. Coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget.
6. Confers with Program Leadership, faculty, and project staff to outline work plan and to assign duties and responsibilities
7. Effectively communicates project-related information to all stake holders and appropriate outside parties
8. Manages project budget and ensures expenditures are appropriate and in compliance with audit guidelines.
9. Develops and implements marketing plan for project.
10. Monitors progress towards project goals, objectives, outcomes, and deliverables
11. Reviews status reports prepared by project personnel and modifies schedules or plans as required.
12. Prepares project reports for funding agency and College leadership.
13.Confers with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems.
14.Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Characteristics
- Knowledge of administration in institutions of higher education and funding agencies
- Understanding of grant administration and compliance methods and practices
- Ability to understand and interpret regulations related to grants
- Ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects and meet critical deadlines
- Persuasive abilities to influence cooperation and compliance with work methodologies without direct supervisory authority
- Ability to collect, analyze, and interpret varied information and data, statistical or narrative form business computer applications skills, including word processing and spreadsheets
- Excellent analytical, organizational, project management, marketing, budgeting, negotiation,strategic and business planning, communication and interpersonal skills
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