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(September 12, 2014) 

Academic Program Manager, Upward Bound Math Science
University of Delaware (Newark, DE)

Deadline
September 23, 2014

Contact
WWW — (http://www.udel.edu/udjobs/)

Job Description
Under general direction of the Director of the Center for Academic Success, the Academic Program Manager has overall responsibility for the administration and operation of the Upward Bound Math/Science Program, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Education. This individual acts as a major link between the University and the U.S. Department of Education and collaborates with other University units, target schools and families, community agencies and organizations, and other TRIO programs.

Major Responsibilities

Design and implement project objectives, methods and means of evaluation. Manage and oversee the administrative and daily operations of the project, ensuring compliance with University, state and federal policies and regulations. Develop and manage the annual budget in excess of $250,000 annually. Maintain administrative records for the project in keeping with University and Federal regulations related to the project. Provide direction and assistance to instructors in developing the project’s academic curriculum. Recruit, hire, train, supervise and evaluate project staff. Develop and write proposals for funding.

Qualifications

Master’s degree in education, educational administration, counseling or related field with five years of relevant work experience, preferably in an educational setting; direct experience working with the educational barriers confronting program eligible students. Demonstrated supervisory and leadership skills.

To Apply

When applying please submit a one-page cover letter and your resume as one document. Also please remember to provide names, addresses and telephone number of at least three references in the online application (http://www.udel.edu/udjobs/).

Equal Employment Opportunity

Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.

The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from Minority Group Members, Women, Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans. The University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at (http://www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html).