Follow the application procedures in the announcement. After screening by a search committee, successful candidates will complete an employment application, provided by the university or which can be downloaded as a (.pdf).
The TRiO Upward Bound Project Director (AA# 17-3-109) is a full-time grant funded faculty position during the academic year with a six week summer contract. Position renewable annually contingent upon grant funding,
Earned Master’s degree required in Student Affairs, Counseling, Education, Social Work or a related field. Experience as an administrator of a federal grant program or equivalent experience in an academic support or student services field is required. Experience working with students from underrepresented backgrounds; Supervisory experience, grant writing and budget management experience; experience documenting outcomes and conducting assessments; demonstrated ability to work with diverse constituencies; Effective oral/written communication skills required. Availability to work evenings and weekends; Valid PA Driver’s License; FBI, Act 34 and Act 151 clearances required. TRiO Alumni affiliation or professional TRiO experience preferred.
Administering the federal TRiO Upward Bound grant in accordance with Department of Education requirements and University policies/procedures; serving eligible students according to program regulations; providing both an academic year component and summer academy experience to student participants; training and supervision of all program personnel; program assessment, budget management, grant writing to secure future funding and reporting program outcomes as required by DOE and Bloomsburg University.
Applicants: Send letter of interest, resume and contact information for three professional references to M. Theresa Bloskey, TRiO Upward Bound Search and Screen Committee Chair, Bloomsburg University, 400 East Second Street, WSSC #268, Bloomsburg, PA 17815. Applications must be received by 10/23/2013 for full consideration.
Finalists will be expected to provide official transcripts, copy of valid driver’s license, FBI, Act 34 and Act 151 clearances (or evidence of applications for clearances) at the time of the interview.
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania encourages applications from historically under-represented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities and is an AA/EEO employer.