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Assistant Grant Program Director

Niagara County Community College
Sanborn, NY 14132
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Position Title: Assistant Grant Program Director
Position Category: Full Time Staff
Position Status: 12 Month
FLSA: Exempt
Advertised Salary: $37,400 - $50,600
Department: Workforce Development
Working Hours: Monday - Friday 35 hours per week

General Description: The Assistant Grant Program Director assists the Grant Program Director to oversee the overall functioning and attainment of goals and objectives of the Young Adult and Youth Services WIOA grant. Direct administrative experience required and experience in counseling diverse, academically and/or educationally disadvantaged students.

Primary responsibilities include direct responsibility for data input and management of student files using the OSOS data management system and providing direct support to ensure accurate and timely record keeping, development and delivery of occupational math instruction and related tutorial services to grant program participants. Coordination of activities related to recruitment and eligibility of youth from underrepresented populations and/or underserved areas. Provide student support services, track training progression, expand community outreach efforts. Assist in designing, implementing and delivering college access programming.

This position is grant funded and as such the fulfillment is contingent upon the full funding of the grant. The appointment will end on 6/30/2021.

Typical Work ActivitiesEssential Functions:
Assist with the facilitation of the of the WIOA program design
Monitor compliance with WIOA and NCCC regulations and policies
Monitor OSOS data entry and reporting for accuracy for all WIOA youth participants
Assist with the coordination of academic and work readiness program activities designed to ensure stated goals and objectives are met
Help plan and implement recruitment and student support activities for the program year
Assist prospective participants with the application process as needed
Participate in the administration and management of student data as it pertains to their academic success, professional development and personal well-being
Assist with the coordination and implementation of the required program elements as outlined in the WIOA grant and OSOS data management system
Provide support to the Grant Program Director as needed to ensure timely input of performance measures and benchmark payments
Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs and the Grant Director

Essential Functions: Must have experience working directly with youth from diverse populations; multiple years of experience designing and delivering academic enrichment lessons for academically and financially challenged young adults. Provide career counseling to diverse, academically and/or educationally disadvantaged students. Must have proficient data management skills, must have good organization skills; possess good verbal and written communication skills; must be able to synergize work with faculty, staff and students; must coordinate a number of tasks simultaneously; able to work evenings and weekends as required and have capability to travel locally. The Assistant Director must be organized and self-directed. Strong organizational skills, flexibility, and patience are required.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Education or related field.
Three or more combined years of grant program development, curriculum development and instruction and data management experience.
Must have understanding and sensitivity to academic, economic, and cultural needs of disadvantaged students and families, and knowledge of programmatic methods proven effective in overcoming such needs.
Experience required in teaching, administration, fiscal management, electronic grant reporting, and evaluation techniques.

Preference will be given to individuals who have succeeded in overcoming the disadvantages of circumstances similar to those of the population of the targeted area.

Desirable Qualifications:
Master's Degree in Higher Education, Social Work or related field.
Sensitivity in dealing with a population diverse in culture, age, and educational background
Ability to teach occupational math concepts.
Previous experience preparing students from disadvantaged backgrounds for college and/or careers.
Familiarity with workforce guidelines for youth and young adults.
Knowledge and experience using OSOS data management system.
Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite, Canva, Google docs.

About NCCC: Established in 1962, NCCC offers a comprehensive and vibrant learning environment with an enrollment of approximately 5,214 students (Fall 2018 semester). The student to faculty ratio is 17:1, providing a high degree of personalized attention for students.

The NCCC campus, located in Sanborn, NY, offers easy access to both Buffalo, NY and Niagara Falls State Park, and is minutes from the Canadian border. The campus is centrally located between the county's three main cities of Lockport, Niagara Falls, and North Tonawanda. NCCC serves the community in two locations within Niagara County, at the Sanborn campus, and at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, located in the heart of downtown Niagara Falls.

NCCC continues to actively expand with the recent opening of its Learning Commons Center, a $25 million dollar project on the Sanborn campus. In just a short period of time, it has become the nucleus of the campus; a place for faculty to collaborate and help students develop critical thinking skills while incorporating state-of-the-art technology and innovative student support services.
Our college nurtures and empowers its students in ways that recognize and value our common humanity as well as the richness of our diversity. NCCC offers high-quality academic programs leading to degrees and certificates which are supported by outstanding student services. NCCC provides a variety of cultural, social, and international experiences, as well as community education and workforce development that supports economic development that positively impacts the quality of life. The College operates through a collegial model of shared governance and is accountable to meet the highest standards of professionalism and integrity.
NCCC welcomes applicants who are committed in helping us fulfill our mission and to reach our vision of being a leader in providing a dynamic, high quality, educational environment responsive to current and emerging needs of our students and community. At NCCC we embrace diversity and promote inclusion throughout the institution and seek candidates who share those principles and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.

Background Check Detail: Niagara County Community College is committed to maintaining a safe environment for its faculty, staff, students, volunteers and the general public that use our facilities. Therefore NCCC will conduct an employment criminal background check on all individuals for whom employment is to be tendered. Those candidates who are discovered to have past criminal convictions will be evaluated for employment per Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law.

EEO Statement: NCCC does not discriminate and prohibits harassment or discrimination related to any protected category including creed, ethnicity, citizenship, national origin, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, marital status, political or social affiliation, age, race, color, veteran status, military status, religion, sexual orientation, domestic violence status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or perceived gender. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number: S074P
Open Date: 08/22/2020
Close Date: 09/06/2020
Open Until Filled: No
Special Instructions Summary: Niagara County Community College considers only those applications that clearly demonstrate the applicant meets all required qualifications as indicated on the posting, please review the qualifications before applying. Persons meeting the required qualifications as stated above should submit the following:

cover letter that addresses each of the qualifications
unofficial transcripts
names and contact information for three (3) current, work related references

Incomplete packets will be rejected for lack of information.



Posted: 2020-08-24 Expires: 2020-09-24

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Assistant Grant Program Director

Niagara County Community College
Sanborn, NY 14132

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