Director of College Access & Readiness - Title V Grant

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Job Title

Director of College Access & Readiness - Title V Grant

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Position Status

Full Time

Assignment Length

This field only applies to Faculty

Grant Funded




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Pay Rate

Commensurate with education and experience




DT Exec Vice Chan/Provost

Job Summary

Reporting to the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, the Director of College Access & Readiness is the primary administrator for the Title V Grant project. The Director is responsible for leading all activities of the Department of Education’s Title V Grant project and oversees the strategic planning and day-to-day management of the Title V grant to meet project performance measures and deliverable outcomes in accordance with federal regulations, program requirements, and Tarrant County College District policies and procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Recruits and hires key program personnel for grant project
• Establishes, maintains, and communicates mission and objectives of project to project staff and college personnel
• Administer project budget according to Department of Education regulations and College policies and procedures. Budget responsibilities include, but are not limited to predictive budget analysis, allocation of grant resources, and ensuring budget expenditures align with project scope of activities.
• Guides and monitors progress toward achieving project goals and objectives and meet all required deadlines
• Establishes and maintains effective communication to ensure project remains congruent with overall institutional development goals
• Responsible for data collection, analysis, and reporting activities related to project
• Coordinates activities to ensure appropriate use and effectiveness of project resources
• Lead and host Title V Steering Committee meetings
• Collaborates with personnel to ensure project activities align with and support strategic work of the College
• Ensures compliance with Title V and US Department of Education policies and grant terms/conditions
• Collaborates with Office of Grants Development and Compliance to ensure all reporting deadlines are met
• Communicates progress of Title V activities to internal and external audiences
• Serves as the primary spokesperson for the Title V project
• Plans and leads meetings to support planning and operations of project
• Plans and implements professional development activities for faculty and staff
• Works with Grants Development and Compliance and grants accountant to ensure financial compliance and budget monitoring
• Oversees preparation and monitoring of project reports for TCCD and U.S. Department of Education
• Interfaces with Institutional Research to gather and synthesize data needed for grant reporting
• Coordinates and facilitates continued activity planning, management, and evaluation
• Authorizes project expenditures, maintains budget, and ensures appropriate use of funds
• Evaluates project activities, performance measures, and deliverables on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis to benchmark progress toward project goals
• Collaborates with Office of Grants Development and Compliance to ensure proper distribution of and accounting for all Title V records and products
• Initiates hiring processes, in collaboration with HR and supervising department, to ensure project staffing levels adhere with grant requirements
• Reports to Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost and (Title V Project Director)
• Other duties relevant to Title V project as assigned
• Develops and maintains working relations with federal program officer, external evaluator to communicate project activities and respond to recommendations for improvement
• Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
• Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College ( TCC )
• Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College
• Supports the mission, values and 3 goals and 8 principles of the College

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

• Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Higher Education Administration, Educational Leadership, Educational Administration, or similar field
• Five (5) years of progressive leadership experience in an educational setting
• Three (3) years designing, managing, or implementing student development and/or learning assistance programs and /or projects
• Three (3) years of experience working with educational programs supporting students from low-income/under-served populations
• Three (3) years of supervisor experience

Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

• Doctorate from an accredited college or university in Higher Education Administration, Educational Leadership, Educational Administration, or similar field
• Two (2) year of experience working in multi-campus community college systems
• Two (2) years of experience working with students from Title V target populations
• Two (2) years of experience working to forward values of equity and inclusion in educational settings
• Bilingual

Knowledge, Skills and Ability

• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Experience working with and reporting on large data sets
• Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software
• Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Special Instructions Summary




Julie Price

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Certification / License

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