Texas Tech University - Project Director for McNair Program

Wednesday, January 03, 2018 12:12 PM | TACUSPA (Administrator)

PROJECT DIRECTOR FOR MCNAIR PROGRAM

Texas Tech University seeks a Project Director for its recently funded Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement Program, a Federal TRIO Program funded by a five-year grant from the Department of Education (DOE) designed to increase the number of low-income/first-generation college students and students underrepresented in graduate education who pursue and earn Masters and Ph.D. degrees. Project Director will direct and provide leadership for the university’s McNair Scholars Program.

Position Requirements: 

  • -          Master’s Degree in Education, Counseling, or Public Administration from an accredited college/university.  Ph.D. preferred;
  • -          Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in the areas of staff supervision, budget management, program development and evaluation, and reporting and compliance with federal regulations;
  • -          Minimum of two years of experience with federal TRIO programs or similar support programs for underrepresented college students;
  • -          Experience coordinating and supervising Project programming;
  • -          Experience advising and assisting students with Graduate School admissions and financial aid process; and
  • -          Professional or personal experience in overcoming barriers similar to those confronting Project Participants.

Experience working with diverse student groups is highly desirable. 

TTU strongly encourages individuals to apply who have succeeded in overcoming the disadvantages and circumstances such as those of the targeted population (low-income and potential first-generation college students and underrepresented minorities).

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Contact: Paul Ruiz, Senior Administrator, Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

               paul.ruiz@ttu.edu  (806) 834-5415

To see a full description of the position, please go to https://goo.gl/HGZZGC and reference position number 12590BR.

Review of applications will begin on January 22, 2018.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.


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