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Project Director

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Note 1: Applicant must attach a letter of reference from a previous employer or supervisor within the last five years. Note 2: UTSA is a tobacco-free campus. Note 3: UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Note 4: This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

Position Details

Position Information

Title of Position Project Director
Requisition Number BES20170488P
Department Posting Name The Institute for P-20 Initiatives
Location Main Campus
Recruitment Type External
Position Type This is an Administrative & Professional (A&P), benefits eligible, position.
Grant Funded? Yes
Hours per week 40
If employee will be working a schedule other than Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, specify hours and days to be worked

Position requires some evening, weekend, and overnight travel on a regular basis.

If Temporary, Ending Date
Recruiting Rate $48,000/Annualized(beginning salary negotiable depending on qualifications)
Beginning Salary Flexibility Yes
Pay Basis Salary
Required Education Master's Degree
Do you want to allow additional experience to substitute for required education? No
Preferred Education
Field of Study

Master’s Degree in Public Administration, Education, Management, or a related field from an accredited institution.

MS Office Experience Required Word, Excel, Outlook
Will this position require driving a UT or personally owned vehicle? Yes - Marginal Function
Other Computer and Software Skills Required

Personal computer and standard office equipment.

Experience and Other Skills Required

Two years of experience organizing a federal/state grant or similar program to include experience in the following areas:
-managing TRiO or related projects,
-working with federally funded programs in the areas of development and evaluation, and
-working with first-generation, socially, educationally, and economically under-served student populations.

Excellent communication skills with diverse populations.

Strong administrative and organizational skills.

Successful Completion of a Criminal Background Check (CBC).

Do you want to allow additional education to substitute for required experience? No
Other Skills Preferred

Two years of direct experience with U.S. Department of Education Federal TRIO programs.

Experience with supervision, budgeting, program design, evaluation, and annual reporting.

Curriculum development and student advising.

Experience with Banner student information system.

Description of Job Duties

Plans and implements program objectives and activities to assure program meets all grant objectives and guidelines.

Coordinates the recruitment, training, development and retention of personnel; determines work assignments and counsel subordinates.

Plans and provides professional development opportunities for staff members.

Monitors the collection and input of student records and oversees the maintenance of appropriate files and documentation.

Supervises the delivery of services to ensure college readiness of participants.

Oversees and manages all budgetary matters.

Coordinates and implements workshops and program activities.

Develops and maintains community partnerships in support of project initiatives.

Ensures program activities comply with granting agency requirements and regulations.

Assist in communicating and reporting to partners.

Assist in preparing internal and external reports, which includes annual and other program reports.

Market and promote the program through effective public relation strategies.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Posting Open Date 11/02/2017
Posting Close Date at midnight on
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Notes To Applicants

Note 1: Applicant must attach a letter of reference from a previous employer or supervisor within the last five years.

Note 2: UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.

Note 3: UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Note 4: This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Advertisement/External Publication (Please Specify in follow up question below)
    • Friend/Personal Referral
    • Internal Employee
    • Job Board/Website (Please Specify in follow up question below)
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • LinkedIn
    • Facebook
    • Indeed
    • Social Media-Other (Please Specify in follow up question below)
    • Other (Please Specify in follow up question below)
  2. * Please Specify: (enter "NA" if not applicable)

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please acknowledge your understanding that if you are offered a position at UTSA, you must come to the Human Resources Office, (4th floor North Paseo Bldg) on your first day of employment with the appropriate documentation (http://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/files/form/i-9.pdf#9) of your identity and ability to legally work in the United States.
    • Yes, I acknowledge
  4. * Do you have a Master's degree or higher?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have two years of (paid, full-time equivalent) experience organizing a federal/state grant or similar program to include managing TRIO or related projects?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Please list the positions where you obtained the required (full-time equivalent) experience and the length of service in each job. **These jobs MUST be listed with more detail in the "Work Experience" section of your application. Failure to do so may disqualify your application.**

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Do you have experience using Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or Outlook?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you have experience developing and managing budgets?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * How many years of supervisory experience do you have?
    • 0 years to less than 5 years
    • 6 years
    • 7 years
    • 8 years
    • 9 years
    • 10 or more years
  10. * What is your Philosophy for serving students?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Reference 1
  2. Curriculum Vitae