Program Director TRiO
Arizona State University
Veterans Upward Bound Tempe
Under administrative direction, the Program Director TRIO Veterans Upward Bound is responsible for the management of ASU's TRIO Veterans Upward Bound program, including planning, budgeting, training, supervising, and providing general leadership and vision to staff
$46,750-$55,000 per year; DOE
- Administers federally-funded TRIO Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) grant programs under the legislation and regulations set forth by the Department of Education and ASU.
- Develops and administers VUB as part of the TRIO Programs in Educational Outreach and Student Services.
- Provides support for military Veterans through collaboration and continuity within TRIO Programs.
- Provides for goal setting and program evaluation and supports data collection for appropriate reports to the designated supervisor.
- Leverages institutional and community resources and efforts to enhance program participants' experience.
- Ensures effective and efficient use of personnel and resources in the administration of program activities.
- Manages, supervises, and provides for orientation and development of program staff.
- Collaborates in the development and administration of the program budget.
- Supervises the development and maintenance of academic and tutorial programs that appropriately addresses the needs of program participants.
- Oversees the design and development of individually-tailored learning modules prepared by Coordinators and instructional staff.
- Collaborates with VUB and TRIO Programs staff to develop an information system for tracking and maintaining program procedures.
- Develops the criteria for, coordinates, and approves individuals for the selection process.
- Works closely with grant writer and/or principal investigator for future VUB grant funding.
- Participates in National and Regional TRIO and NAVUB leadership opportunities.
- Corresponds with local and national TRIO programs, colleges, and other universities to support collective efforts for further services to participants.
- Participates in outreach opportunities to educate community members about TRIO Veterans Upward Bound.
- Attends professional development opportunities to enhance program success.
- Serves on University-wide committees that enhance the TRIO student experience.
DAYS AND SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday 8:00 AM-5:00 PM, to include some evenings and weekends.
Master’s degree in Student Services, Education, or a directly
related discipline AND three years progressively responsible
experience in related discipline, which includes three years
supervisory experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of
experience and or education from which comparable knowledge,
skills, and abilities have been achieved.
- Evidence of a Master's Degree in Higher Education, preferred.
- Experience with military veterans and/or veteran students (e.g., adult students over the age of 21 who have served in the U.S. armed forces)
- Demonstrated knowledge with navigating through the VA system/agencies
- Experience with TRIO, educational equity organizations and/or similar college preparatory programs
- Experience with diverse populations particularly those from low-income family backgrounds and first-generation to attend postsecondary institutions
- Experience teaching or developing curriculum
- Experience in overcoming barriers similar to those confronting the program's target population
- Experience with grant writing, preferably federal grants
- Experience in planning, scheduling, and supervising the work of others
- Communicates effectively
- Professionally represents department/program
- Use computers effectively – including inputting, reviewing, and retrieving information
- Work collaboratively across various departments and campuses within the University
- Ability to lift 25lbs
TRIO Programs are federally funded academic support programs
designed to motivate, support, anddevelop students to increase
post-secondary enrollment and completion. TRIO Programs serve
asresource and voice for first-generation, low-income students and
students with disabilities. Within alearning environment which
challenges students to grow personally and professionally, we
nourish asense of empowerment and strive to bridge the gap between
the dream and reality of achieving abaccalaureate
degree.Educational Outreach and Student Services (EOSS) is
committed to enrolling all qualified students atArizona State
University and assisting them in their academic success. EOSS
provides a broad range ofservices and support to students and
prospective students ranging from outreach efforts with
K-12schools, orientation programs for new freshman, bridge programs
to assist the transition to a universityenvironment, and a wide
variety of services, programs, and activities for enrolled
students. EOSS hasdirect responsibility for multiple departments
across four campuses, some of which include the Dean ofStudents,
University Housing, Health Services, Counseling Services,
Disability Resources, the MemorialUnion, TRIO programs, Sun Devil
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Instructions to Apply
Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.