Title III Project Director

Title III Project Director

Employer

Davidson County Community College
297 DCCC Road
Thomasville, NC 27360
Phone: 336-249-8186

Salary/Grade

Commensurate with experience

Benefits

Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Closes: Friday, September 24, 2021

Target Start Date

Friday, September 24, 2021

Expected Work Hours

Mon-Friday

Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

 

To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications.

 

  • Master’s in higher education or related field
  • Three years progressively responsible experience related to area of assignment

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications:

 

  • Experience in developing/implementing professional development and/or high-impact strategies
  • Experience of successfully managing (achieving grant deliverables) or having responsibility over grants which can include: applying for grants, monitoring compliance and reporting activities, monitoring budgets in accordance with applicable fiscal restraints, and maintaining grant records
  • Experience with student information systems and Starfish platforms
  • Experience working with underserved student populations

Position Description

Davidson-Davie Community College is seeking a full-time Project Director to lead a five-year Title III grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Education. The project entitled “Project DIAL Success (Differentiated Instruction and Intervention for Academic and Life Success)” aims to improve student outcomes through a focus on faculty learning, technology and classroom enhancements, and completion coaching. The award of $2.25 million runs from October 1, 2019 through Sept. 30, 2024. This position is fully supported through the Title III project at 100% and is a 12-month position subject to continued federal funding annually.

 

The Title III Project Director is responsible for overall project management, including personnel and budget management, evaluation, and compliance. Working collaboratively with the Title III Steering Committee, the Project Director will facilitate the planning and implementation of all grant-supported activities. The Project Director reports directly to the President.

 

Davidson-Davie Community College is an award-winning institution known for a commitment to excellence and student success. The college community is dedicated to providing a high quality education designed to prepare students to live and work in an increasingly interconnected world. To this end, the institution celebrates the value of a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Davidson-Davie faculty and staff are passionate about equity and our responsibility to work with each unique student to support them in successfully attaining their goals.

 

The College's benefits and other resources make it possible to excel both professionally and personally. We are a dynamic community that supports and celebrates the success of all of its members. The future is here!

Responsibilities:

 

Provide overall project leadership and supervision; ensure accomplishment of Project Objectives

 

Manage budget; maintain budget control; approve expenditures; ensure appropriate use of federal funds

 

Facilitate hiring and onboarding processes for project staff

 

Work with Faculty Chair, Center for Teaching and Learning to coordinate faculty/staff development

 

Work with Completion Coaches to establish processes for implementing proactive student interventions by utilizing predictive analytics and disaggregated data

 

Lead implementation of effective project evaluation

 

Oversee preparation of project fiscal and technical reports for the U.S. Department of Education and DCCC

 

Maintain effective communication to ensure project congruence with institutional goals

 

Develop and implement communication plan to inform the campus community of the Title III Strengthening Institutions Project.

 

Remain current regarding Title III and U.S. Department of Education policies, grant terms, and conditions; ensure project compliance throughout grant period

 

Participate in professional development appropriate to the functions of the position, including national Title III meetings/conferences and Department of Education sponsored trainings.

 

Maintain high level of sensitivity, understanding, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological, and ethnic backgrounds

 

Support the mission, vision, and values of the College and attends College events and meetings

 

Represent the college, serves as the primary point of contact for the Title III project and performs other duties appropriate to the position

Job Post Contact

Davidson-Davie Community College

336-249-8186 

Fax:  336-249-1933

hr@davidsonccc.edu