at University of Montevallo
Location Montevallo, AL
Date Posted 12/20/2018
Category Administration / Operations
Job Type Full-time
Salary $48,481 - $66,412
Start Date 2019/02/04
Address Station 6055


The purpose of this position is to facilitate the operations and administration of the GEAR UP federal grant program with the area schools as assigned and to assist the Project Director for the successful implementation of the federal GEAR UP grant. The Area Facilitator will work with other members of the project team and partners to oversee grant agreements and the completion of pertinent reports and milestones.

1. Responsible for operation of the GEAR UP program for the schools in the designated area;
2. Provide effective day-to-day management and administration for the program in the designated area;
3. Work to meet the vision, goals, objectives, and foundational activities of the project aligned with the grant expectations;
4. Manage assigned aspects of the program budget as needed;
5. Communicate University policies and procedures;
6. Establish, nurture, and sustain relationships, communication, and collaboration between and among UM, IHEs, partners, and assigned partner schools to ensure equitable programs for students and educators;
7. Create a strong network of relationships to facilitate the work of the GEAR UP program;
8. Implement methods for publicizing and promoting the activities of assigned GEAR UP schools;
9. Develop marketing materials about project programs at the assigned schools;
10. Represent the project to specific area community organizations, and other interested parties;
11. Facilitate and participate in GEAR UP sponsored meetings, training, and partner events;
12. Oversee ongoing data collection processes and reporting to evaluate the performance of the project in area schools;
13. Establish collaborations with community-based organizations for assigned schools;
14. Serve as the primary point of contact for all contractors and consultants offering programs in assigned schools;
15. Ensure all program goals are met in the time frame allotted, as well as preparing reports as needed;
16. Develop and manage the GEAR UP calendar for assigned schools;
17. Ability to support after-school events and work outside of the school environment;
18. Facilitate collaborations with administrators and parents through meetings and workshops;
19. Related duties as required.

Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field. Master’s degree or higher in school counseling, educational administration, or teacher leadership preferred.  Five years of related experience preferably in teaching/leadership at the secondary level.  This position requires 1 year of experience working with underserved, diverse populations similar to the student grant population.

Grant funded position.

Please do not use the Alabama Association Nonprofit application tool.  Online application only.  Apply online only using the following link:

In keeping with the charge of the President’s Diversity Task Force, which is “…to implement practices that help the University recruit and retain a diverse workforce and to foster initiatives that promote an inclusive campus environment,” UM is actively seeking applicants who fully represent racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity.

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