ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSITION OPENING
 (CONTRACT)

POSITION:   Project Director
POSITION CODE:   3712
DEPARTMENT:   School of Education
CONTRACT LENGTH:   February 2017 – July 31, 2021
MONTHS/HOURS:   12 months/ 40 hours / week
STARTING SALARY RANGE:   Commensurate with experience
INTRODUCTORY PERIOD:   One (1) Year
AVAILABLE:   Immediately
POSTING DATE:   February 17, 2017
APPLICATION DEADLINE:   Open Until Filled

DESCRIPTION:   Provides leadership and management of the Rochford Educational Leadership Initiative in the School of Education. Responsible for implementation of an after school and summer middle school student program that helps to build students capacity to be college attending upon graduation from college. In collaboration with the Rochford Faculty Fellow, work to develop and implement a year round educational leadership academy for promising educational leaders.

The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Working with the Dean of the School of Education, develop an after school and summer camp for middle school students who are in need of support to be ready to be successful in college. This includes developing the program, hiring student staff, developing relationships with local schools to support the program and working in collaboration with University of Redlands campus partners in program implementation.
• Provide day-to-day leadership and implementation of the after school and summer camp program.
• Working with the Dean of the School of Education and the Rochford Faculty Fellow organize a year round educational leadership academy for promising educational leaders in the Inland Empire.
• Completes letters and other communications with constituencies as needed. Maintains email communication lists and is the central person for Rochford Leadership Initiative web and email communication.
• Coordination of Rochford Leadership Initiative assessment data collection, archiving, analysis and reporting.
• Assists the Dean with activities and projects, including planning and implementation of meetings, particularly community outreach associated with the Rochford Leadership Initiative.
• Uses Microsoft Office and other applications to support and troubleshoot for special Rochford Leadership Initiative projects as assigned; for example, constructing “snapshot” descriptions of the Initiative and its new programs, staffing outreach to current students and alumni; supporting new processes that link the Initiative to schools in Southern California.
• Maintain relationship with the Rochford Leadership Initiative donor and project partners.
• Maintains department confidence and safeguards operations by keeping information confidential; adheres to all safety and housekeeping policies and procedures.
• Performs all other related duties as assigned or directed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   Position requires a Master Degree. A doctoral degree desirable but not required. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite required. Plus three (3) years in a responsible position with related experience or an equivalent combination thereof. Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Successful candidate will possess a high degree of initiative, independent judgment and excellent organizational skills; maintain a high degree of sensitivity to confidential information and work with competing priorities; be able to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty, and staff. In compliance with The Americans with Disability Act, if selected for the interview process and accommodations are needed, please call (909) 748-8040.

TO APPLY:   Submit a cover letter, resume, salary history and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references through the University of Redlands Administrator application form: https://myredlandsapps.redlands.edu/HRAdministratorEmployment/.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 909-748-8040 OR VISIT http://www.redlands.edu/human-resources/employment/.
SUBMISSION OF A RESUME OR APPLICATION INDICATES AGREEMENT THAT THE UNIVERSITY MAY VERIFY ANY AND ALL INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN.
MEMBERS OF UNDERREPRESENTED GROUPS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
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