Full-time, grant-funded* position responsible for the success of the Re-Engineering Our Future project, including planning, implementation, staffing, supervision, delivery of services, budgeting, and evaluation of the project; assures that all project goals and objectives are met and represents the project internally and externally.
SFSC has been designated as a Hispanic serving institution (HSI). The Re-Engineering Our Future project will focus on four major project activities: 1) Developing a high-tech degree pathway for transfer to state universities ; 2) Improving pre-collegiate services to better prepare low-income Hispanic students for Engineering, Mechatronics, Biomedical Sciences and other STEM programs; 3) Improving college academic support and student services to better support low-income Hispanic college students; and 4) Creating a more culturally-sensitive campus culture to increase student engagement and success at SFSC.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Supervises overall implementation of the Re-Engineering Our Future project, assuring that all stated goals and objectives are met according to the project implementation plan.
- Assures the project remains congruent with college goals and supervises/coordinates launch of primary project activities with identified activity coordinators.
- Facilitates incorporation of Re-Engineering Our Future into the SFSC college culture.
- Facilitates effective communication with all internal and external stakeholders, including the external evaluator, SFSC leadership team, business office, activity coordinators, and grants development office.
- Represents Re-Engineering Our Future both internally and externally by participating in college programs and activities, as well as serving on relevant college committees.
- Performs necessary duties to promote the project, including acquisition of space, facilities, equipment, and supplies.
- Maintains budget control and responsibility for project expenditures in compliance with regulations established by SFSC, the State of Florida, and EDGAR.
- Prepares, submits, and responds to all reports required by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and supervising units.
- Maintains open lines of communication with ED program officers.
- Plans and conducts in-service training activities necessary to achieve stated project objectives and deliverables.
- Participates as an active member of the academic affairs and student services division.
- Supports all enrollment management, recruiting, advising, orientation, and academic/instructional support activities.
- Selects, trains, supervises and evaluates all project staff.
- Maintains accurate project records in compliance with ED criteria.
- Engages in ongoing efforts to institutionalize effective strategies and practices for long-term support of Hispanic and low-income students in STEM programs of study.
- Monitors and promotes progress toward meeting the goals and objectives of the College's Equity Update report.
- Contributes to unit planning, assessment, and college institutional effectiveness efforts.
- Acts in accordance with College policies and procedures.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
*Continuation of position contingent upon continued grant funding.
Educational: Master's degree or higher in a STEM major, higher education leadership, or a related field is required.
Experiential: A minimum of five years of leadership experience in postsecondary education required. At least three years' experience working with (designing, managing, or implementing) a program designed to strengthen institutions (or similar program) required, with additional experience in teaching, learning, advising, and recruiting preferred.
Other: Strong interpersonal and communication skills is required. Grants management and implementation or complex project management experience is strongly preferred. Demonstrated commitment to the advancement of minority and low-income students in postsecondary education with experience serving multicultural and disadvantaged populations is preferred. Public relations and supervisory skills are preferred. Demonstrated bilingual (English / Spanish) skills strongly preferred.
Classification: Professional Staff, Level III
Reports To: Dean, Student Services
Supervises: Re-Engineering Our Future Project Staff
Posting Date: December 1, 2016
Salary: Commensurate with experience and academic qualifications
Application Deadline: January 9, 2017 Extended Deadline: January 31, 2017
SOUTH FLORIDA STATE COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL ACCESS/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY INSTITUTION
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South Florida State College
ATTN: Human Resources Director
600 West College Drive
Avon Park, FL 33825
To apply for this position please visit http://sfsc.interviewexchange.com and complete the online application process.