Department:SAIL program Appointment Type and Duration:Regular, Ongoing Salary:$40,000 - $50,000 per year Compensation Band:OS-OA04-Fiscal Year 2017-2018 FTE:1.0
Application Review Begins February 26, 2018; open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants Complete applications will include a cover letter that articulates your skills as they directly relate to position, a resume, and three professional references.
Department Summary The Summer Academy to Inspire Learning (SAIL) is an innovative bridge program that serves middle and high school students from underrepresented backgrounds, which include lower income and/or first generation college students, with the aim of encouraging students to enroll and succeed in college through early exposure and exploration.
SAIL offers free one-week summer programs on the University of Oregon campus, where students learn about various subjects from distinguished University of Oregon faculty volunteers through fun social and interactive activities. Each summer, returning students choose a new academic subject. SAIL programs include sessions on the college admissions process, scholarship availability, and the financial aid process.
During the school year, SAIL offers mentoring – administered by University of Oregon students – to eligible students in local schools who are navigating the college admissions process.
Position Summary This Assistant Director position will involve oversight, management and new programatic development of the operations of the SAIL Program. This position is expected to make independent judgements pertaining to managing groups of minors, interacts with faculty and donors, and has high level of decision making authority. The Assistant Director will be responsible for assisting with overall program development, coordination and management, adhering to grant protocol, assisting with donor relations and fund raising. Along with these responsibilities this position will coordinate all logistics and schedules pertaining to programs as well as outreach programs and events. This position will also be responsible for recruitment, hiring and supervision of student staff, volunteers and interns. Daily office administrative and data management are important functions to position. Assistant Director will need to represent program in absence of the Executive Director.
Minimum Requirements • Bachelor's Degree. • 2 years experience in program development, management and/or event planning.
Professional Competencies • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously. • Strong computer skills (including database management and Excel). • Ability to talk to large, diverse groups of people. • Written and oral communication skills. • Customer service, dispute resolution, and problem solving. • Proven good judgement and ethical behavior. • Experience facilitating groups or teams. • Experience working with children, young adults, and/or course work in child development. • Outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills with attention to detail.
Preferred Qualifications • Master's Degree. • Experience supervising student workers. • Experiential education background able to facilitate group initiatives • Experience working with teenagers from disadvantaged and diverse backgrounds. • Knowledge of grant writing. • Experience hiring, training and managing entry level employees. • Bilingual (Spanish).
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.
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