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Title III Director

Company: Guilford College
Location: Greensboro
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening. To apply for the position, please click the Apply for this Job link/button.If you would like to bookmark this position for later review, click on the Bookmark link. If you would like to print a copy of this position for your records, click on the Print Preview link.Please see Special Instructions for more details.Guilford College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status, veteran status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation. See our full Statement of Non-Discrimination .Title Title III DirectorHiring Range $60,000Department PresidentPosting Number S00488Exempt or Non Exempt ExemptReports to PresidentFull or Part Time Full TimeNumber of Months 12 MonthsWork Schedule9:00-5:00 M-F, some evenings and weekends as needed.Position End Date (if temporary) 09/01/2025Basic FunctionThe Title III Director is a full-time administrative position on a twelve-month calendar. The position will be sustained through the life cycle of the United States Department of Education's ( DOE ) Strengthening Institutions Program ( SIP ) awarded Title III grant: Revitalizing Enrollment, Retention, and Degree Completion at Guilford College. The Title III Director is primarily responsible for monitoring and approving all related budget requests and allocations, internal and external program reviews, and for the annual submission of the continuing application to the DOE . Further, the Title III Director is responsible for the maintenance of an accurate and timely reporting system between the College and DOE , as it relates to program evaluations, reports, budget revisions, and the like. The Title III Director reports directly to the President of the College and is ultimately responsible for full compliance with Title III regulations. The Title III Director also is responsible for maintaining accurate knowledge of Title III rules and regulations and working closely with the those individuals leading the various Title III activities to ensure that the funds are spent appropriately and that Title III reports are submitted by the required deadlines. This includes establishing and maintaining a closerelationship with the US Department of Education Title III Project Director assigned to the grant, attending all required federally sponsored information sessions and programs to ensure continuing accurate knowledge of federal rules and regulations. The Title III Director works closely with the Provost, the Vice President for Finance and Administration, and the Vice President for Advancement to implement all Title III activities as an integral part of theinstitution's goals, objectives, and strategic directions. The Title III Director is funded from Title III funds for the aforementioned activities for the five-year life cycle of the grant extending October 2020 through September 2025.Duties and ResponsibilitiesEnsures implementation of the Title III project in accordance with federal regulations and college policies and procedures.Manages all day-to-day tasks, monitor progress, and provide oversight for all project components.Ensures that the project is fully integrated into normal College administrative processes.Facilitates the Title III grant program in such a manner as to maximize the grant tostrengthen the College, advance its mission, and implement its strategic directions.Approves Title III project expenditures, maintains control over the budget, and takesresponsibility for the appropriate utilization of fundsPrepares project reports as prescribed in the evaluation plan or required by the College's assigned Program Officer.Communicates an informed understanding of the objectives of the grant project to all College constituencies and maintains a Title III Project Operating Manual to articulate project policies and procedures, staff responsibilities and lines of authority, job descriptions for Title III staff, required forms, and appropriate reporting procedures.Maintains records for the project, including implementation processes,objectives, and planning.Determines and periodically adjusts timelines for grant activities and measurable objectives.Develops and implements an effective and objective system of evaluation of all grant components and their impact upon the College.Coordinates with the external evaluator in implementing the third-party evaluation ofthe project.Ensures compliance with USDE policies, procedures, schedules, goals, and financialreports.Manages bi-weekly time and effort reports to be completed for each employee paid with Title III funds, as well as monthly progress reports submitted by Title III appointees.Synthesizes program reports and overall program data into a Quarterly ExecutiveSummary Report to be presented to the President, Board of Trustees, Title III SteeringCommittee, and grant personnel; prepares an annual presentation for the Board ofTrustees.Conducts fiscal management of the grant in conjunction with the President and the Department of Finance and Administration, ensuring adherence to GAAP financial procedures; meets monthly with the College Controller to ensure grant funds are being properly handled and recorded; ensures that records maintained by Title III staff will be reconciled monthly with the College's financial records.Oversees the development and currency of a web page dedicated to the Title III grantlinked to the College's website, publishing a monthly newsletter highlightingaccomplishments and milestones.Periodically delivers presentations on project progress at relevant institutionalmeetings/forums and distributes newsworthy features on Title III activities through theMarketing Department for distribution to the local news media.Meets regularly with the President and other senior administration regarding grant progress.Coordinates and attends scheduled meetings with the Title III Steering Committee appointed by the President, and the Equitable Access Leadership Team ( EALT ) in compliance with the Department of Education's General Education Provisions Act ( GEPA ).Serves on the College's Curriculum Committee to ensure appropriate integration of the Title III Director's role in curriculum approval and shared governanceMinimum QualificationsMaster's degree in educational administration or related field is required.Minimum of two years, relevant experience with direct management of state and/or federal grant programs to include program evaluation and fiscal management required.Excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills, including demonstrated ability to work effectively and in authentic collaboration with a diverse group of faculty, students and staff.Preferred QualificationsMinimum of three years' experience in post-secondary education preferred.Preferred familiarity with administration of USDE Title III grants; Experience managing large projects and teams in a complex environment.Preference will be given to qualified candidates who demonstrate a commitment to recruiting, retaining, mentoring and actively engaging with underrepresented and underserved populations both on campus and in the broader community.Preference will be given to qualified candidates with experience developing and utilizing information and technology resources and tools to promote understanding of privilege and oppression among people.Physical RequirementsEducation, planning, development, and communication are essential aspects of this position, which regularly requires both stationary activity and movement throughout across campus, as well as engagement within virtual environments; the effective use of computer hardware and software, and digital media; effective self-expression, discernment, and information exchange; and the ability to engage in observation and perception of situations related to interaction with others in both formal and informal learning settings and collegial gatherings. Occasionalmovement, and/or positioning of physical materials also may be required.Open Date 12/04/2020Close DateOpen Until Filled YesSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsGuilford College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status, veteran status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation. See our full Statement of Non-Discrimination .Additional InformationAs an institution that is grounded in the relentless pursuit of core values that include equality and justice for all, the College adheres to Title IX and to all other federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in private institutions of higher education.Guilford College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, age, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status, veteran status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation. The prohibition on discrimination applies to any and all educational program or activities that Guilford College operates, including but not limited to admissions policies; educational programs; scholarships, loans, and other financial aid; and athletic and other school-administered programs, services, and activities. The prohibition on discrimination also applies to applicants or employees with respect to employment.Guilford College is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for students, faculty, staff, visitors and others, and to protecting College assets. Well informed hiring decisions assist in this effort. To accomplish this goal, the College performs background checks on new employees.About the College: *Founded in 1837 by the Religious Society of Friends(Quakers), Guilford College is a selective four-year liberal arts collegelocated on a 335-acre campus in Greensboro, NC. Known for its challenging,socially engaged programs in the arts, humanities, business, policy, andsport studies, social sciences, natural science and mathematics, Guilfordis an intentionally diverse, inclusive community where students and facultycollaborate critically and creatively to address complex issues andproblems with an emphasis on interdisciplinary perspectives.Posting Specific QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).To ensure the security of your data, you will be logged out due to inactivity in 3 minutes at.Any data not saved will be lost.Click 'OK' to keep your session active.SDL2017

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