Position Information-Job Vacancy
Program Specialist, Grant
Full Time or Part Time
Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)
Teaching Learning and Student Success
Hiring Salary Range
$71,897 - $79,866
Job Description Summary
Reporting to the Director of the Teaching and Learning Center this
position is responsible for providing support to the Teaching and
Learning Center, OER support, and teaching and learning services
related to the IREPO Grant. The position will terminate at the
conclusion of the grant. The incumbent can apply for other
positions within the college for which they are qualified at any
time during the grant period.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Master’s Degree with at least five years of professional
development experience in higher educational environment.
- Knowledge of and experience in Open Educational Resources
- Experience in providing consultation and education to diverse
- Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and problem-solving
skills with the ability to identify processes and procedures that
enhance the outcomes of faculty members using the identified
services. Maintains data that provides focus for design and
delivery of learning opportunities for all faculty members.
- Strong oral and written communication skills that provide users
with the information needed to improve, model, and share their
experiences with others who are doing similar work. Creates written
documentation that serve as references for participants in formal
- Good judgment and ability to identify opportunities that will
bring faculty members together to support one another in methods
that enhance student success.
- Ability to identify opportunities where standardized procedures
will provide opportunity for the enhancement of outcomes and the
ability to identify metrics that measure successful outcomes.
The following criteria, which are not the sole
criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review
the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum
qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be
interviewed. Other information and observations made during the
interview process may be considered in the selection process. A
Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application.
Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below
for this position.
- This position will provide support to the Director of the
Teaching and Learning Center by offering specific training for
faculty and staff educators at the college.
- The incumbent in this position working with director will
analyze student success data to provide information on the key
topics to enhance student engagement and improve course completion
and student success.
- The incumbent in this role will facilitate the creation and
implementation of learning communities to address classroom
outcomes and the challenges expressed by faculty members. Evidenced
based practices, current pedagogical research and faculty interest
will drive the formulation of the learning communities and course
- This position will serve as part of the OER implementation
team. The incumbent will verify that the work meets the standards
and quality established by the OER steering committee. New and
existing documents will be reviewed to ensure that the materials
are up to date and can be used by faculty desiring to use OER
- The incumbent will be available to work with faculty and staff
educator cohorts regarding various evidence-based and high-impact
practices at the college.
- Provides teaching and learning support to additional areas as
directed by the Associate Vice President of Teaching, Learning and
Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively
communicate and interact with other employees and the public
through the use of the telephone and personal contact as normally
defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle, or feel
objects and controls. Physical capability to effectively use and
operate various items of office related equipment, such as, but not
limited to a, personal computer, calculator, copier, and fax
machine. No significant climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching,
reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping,
and repetitive motions.
Is Background Check Required?
- Must be able to work Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30
- Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written
- As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present
acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a
U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
- A background investigation will be conducted prior to the offer
of employment. A signed authorization for the release of personal
information will be required if selected for an interview.
Is the incumbent responsible for working with minor children or
directly engaging with minor children on campus?
Posting Detail Information
Open Until Filled
Background Check Statement
Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe
campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for
applicants being considered for employment. Background
investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record
check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial
(credit) report or driving history check.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Effective August 8, 2022, Prince George’s Community College’s
current vaccine mandate will expire for students, faculty, and
staff. Select exceptions may apply. Face coverings will be
voluntary campus-wide, including in classrooms and instructional
spaces. Although the College will no longer require new employees
and students to be vaccinated as a condition of employment or
instruction based on current public health conditions, COVID -19
vaccines and boosters are strongly recommended.
The COVID -19 vaccine mandate will remain in effect for areas
that operate under a designated governing body, including allied
health, athletics, and first responders.
; you will receive an
email acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no
further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or
the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is
immediately sent to your references listed on your application.
Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight
requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background
The grant period is from 8/2/21-8/1/23 and may be
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a Master's Degree?
- * Do you have five years of professional development experience
in higher educational environment?
- * Please be advised that as required by the 1986 Immigration
Act, candidates must be prepared to present acceptable
documentation showing identity and that you are a U.S. Citizen or
an alien who is authorized to work. It is the college's policy that
PGCC does not provide sponsorship for prospective employees. Are
you seeking sponsorship?
- How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
- HigherEd Jobs
- Hispanic Outlook
- Personal Referral
- PGCC Website
- Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
- The Chronicle of Higher Ed
- The Washington Post
- Other: Please indicate below
- How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you
selected 'Other' please indicate source:
(Open Ended Question)
- Cover Letter
- Letter of Recommendation 1
- Letter of Recommendation 2