College and Career Director, Promise Neighborhoods Grant
Willis Holcombe Center, FL
ID: 7128006 (Ref.No. REQ-000039611)
Posted: March 14, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job Profile SummaryUnder limited direction, this position oversees programs and agencies involved in transitioning high school students into postsecondary education. Responsible for managing, collecting and maintaining data for the solutions within the High School to Postsecondary and Completion pipeline block of the grant program; ensures reporting of outcomes pipeline block; manages memorandums of understanding and/or contracts with appropriate agencies; manages budget and documents match for solution of pipeline block. Serves as the liaison between students and potential postsecondary institutions and conducting on-site recruitment to identify employment opportunities for participants. Collaborates with departments that organize recruitment events and disseminates program information. Serves as lead developer of college and career exploration experiences for participants. This position is responsible for assisting the Project Director for the Promise Neighborhoods grant.
The Promise Neighborhoods grant is a federally-funded grant program which will offer a comprehensive two-generational model community-centric model with underlying support from the community to deliver key programming solutions along the pipeline for children, families and community members pathways to employment, via credentialing and non-credit, continuing education. The College’s Broward Unlimited Potential (UP) - Promise Neighborhoods project (BUP-PN) specifically targets and will serve students and families who directly come from traditionally underrepresented and underserved populations and who are at risk of poverty and academic failure. These solutions will be provided by various community partners supporting the five interconnected pipeline blocks of the pipeline continuum: 1) Early Care and Education/Kindergarten Readiness; 2) K-12 Success; 3) High School to Postsecondary and Completion; 4) 21st Century Workforce and Talent; and 5) Mobilizing the Broward UP Community.
This is a temporary position which will end on December 31, 2026. The incumbent is subject to annual performance evaluations and contract renewal.
- Bachelor’s Degree required.
- An equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered.
- Six years of related experience and three years of management experience in community education programming or related area.
- Minimum of one year of experience in an educational environment instructing or advising students, or experience in a business setting performing placement, employment training, or related function.
- Daily - 15%: Develops and implements project work plans to ensure successful completion of grant contract deliverables and generates program reports, training, placements and participants to monitor student success and data management. Leads analysis and strategic planning efforts, and recommends and initiates changes to the program to provide better service.
- Daily - 10%: Responsible for people management of the area, including recommendation of staffing, hiring, termination and discipline, setting performance standards and staff development.
- Daily - 15%: Coordinates and manages contracts through memorandums of understanding (MOU) with community partners in Broward County, maintains relationships with those partners, monitors the quality of the partnership, and coordinates internal and external evaluation and surveys to collect data.
- Daily - 10%: Supports program activities that focus on college exploration and career preparation through hands-on learning experiences, opportunities to obtain specific skills certifications, and mentorship from industry professionals. Afterschool and weekend activities will include local college tours, community college, and career fairs, career days, and the option to pursue industry certification courses and/or internships.
- Daily - 10%: Supports program activities that prepare and advance at-risk high school students into postsecondary education, exploring various vocational opportunities and improving essential work readiness skills critically needed to gain and sustain long-term employment, including those experiencing barriers such as teen parenting, involvement with the juvenile justice system, foster care youth, and other at-risk behavior.
- Daily - 10%: Serves as a liaison between Broward College and community partners in coordinating lifecycle activities for students and parents. Facilitates a positive impact on retention and completion of participants.
- Weekly - 10%: Manages and maintain systems for collection and dissemination of information about grant-related information and conducts formative and summative evaluations to track progress toward educational goal attainment via objective performance measures and indicators. Utilizes data to make recommendations to the BUP-PN Project Director.
- Weekly - 10%: Conducts site visits with community partners to monitor progress towards program goals.
- Other, As Needed - 5%: Analyzes and submits quarterly budget and programmatic reports as required by the grant sponsor.
- Other, As Needed - 5%: Performs related duties as assigned.
Leadership & Results Orientation
Inspires and generates enthusiasm and commitment for the vision, mission and core values of the College. Promotes employee growth and development through professional, technical, and academic programs and services. Makes effective decisions and produces results through strategic planning and development, implementation and evaluation of programs and policies. Sets goals and priorities that maximize the use of resources available to consistently deliver results; compares work performance and outcomes against standards to achieve quality results; holds self and others accountable for achieving results and achieving a standard of excellence
Teamwork & Collaboration
Promotes quality teams through the effective use of the organization's performance management system (e.g. establishes performance standards, appraises staff accomplishments using developed standards, and takes action to reward and counsel as appropriate). Embraces and employs the diversity of individuals, cultures, values, ideas and communication styles in the achievement of common goals
Models inclusive excellence through specific actions that support the College's mission in the recruitment, hiring, and retention of talented and diverse faculty and staff
Continuous Improvement & Quality Service Orientation
Anticipates, identifies, diagnoses and consults on potential or actual problem areas relating to program implementation and divisional goal achievement. Fosters and environment of respect, dignity, and compassion that affirms and empowers all of its members (students, faculty, staff, outside organizations, others you provide service to) while striving for the highest ethical standards and social responsibility
Innovation and Creativity
Successfully implements creative ideas to move the organization, processes, and systems forward. Introduces new concepts, models, practices and services that serve to improve the Colleges value in the community
Resource Management & Technology
Develops and implements the most emergent technologies for the unit utilizing methods and strategies that create environments that are flexible and responsive to the needs of local and national trends and the College's mission. Plans, organizes and manages resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives. Ensures the effective use of college resources, implements fiscally sound practices and environmentally sustainable initiatives
Job TitleCollege and Career Director, Promise Neighborhoods Grant
Job StatusFull time Temporary
DepartmentBroward UP Promise Neighborhoods
LocationWillis Holcombe Center
Salary$64,865 - $74,595 (Salary commensurate with education and experience)
Work ShiftFirst Shift
Work ScheduleMonday - Friday/Weekends/Varies
Hours Per Week37.5
Posting End DateOpen Until Filled
CommentsTo be considered for this position, a completed online employment application along with a cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcript(s) are required.
Designated Essential PersonnelNo
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