GEAR UP Student Programming Coordinator, Senior
University of Wyoming - Laramie, WY

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Please Note

This is an at-will grant funded position.

Some night and weekend work required.

Frequent in-state and national travel is required.
  • Manage the daily operational functions for the student services component of the GEAR UP grant. Ensure that partner sites and the project as a whole meet or exceed GU objectives annually. Ensure compliance with federal legislation and regulations regarding the operation of the GEAR UP grant.
  • Research, analyze, compile, and organize data. Provide problem resolution including working through barriers and meeting or modifying deadlines with reasonable time management as determined with supervisor.
  • Work with GU partner staff to develop and coordinate student programming services to meet student and parent needs using research-based, best practices. Design and direct services to meet specific GEAR UP objectives and achievement levels among project participants and assess objective attainment.
  • Evaluate and assess student services and programming activities and partner sites' office and budget management. Institute required changes to ensure effective utilization of resources and efficient service provision. Ensure partner sites are in compliance with federal reporting guidelines.
  • Design and implement training for outreach staff on services provided to project participants. Assist in the planning and coordination of semi-annual, statewide GEAR UP staff retreats. Conduct monthly OVN meetings with partner staff. Coordinate and monitor summer programming. Coordinate partner APR data collection and ensure that all deadlines are met for accurate, verifiable APR submission for both partner data and the grantwide APR submission.
  • Design, implement, monitor, and revise services for first-year GEAR UP college students at UW. Support and monitor first-year GEAR UP college services at partner community college sites.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in related field and three years of experience working with secondary students and/or college students.
  • Experience in planning and implementing student programming
  • Experience in data collection and analysis
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Valid Driver's License with a motor vehicle record that is compliant with the University Vehicle Use Policy Found at: http://www.uwyo.edu/auxserv/fleet/Official-Vehicle-Policy/OVP.pdf

Desired Qualifications

Secondary teaching experience

Experience in federal grants

Experience in planning events

Experience in providing training to others

Experience working with low-income/at-risk/diverse students

Experience supervising others

Experience in developing project budgets

Experience providing professional development or training

Required Materials

REQUIRED: Incomplete applications will not be considered

Complete on-line application

Resume

Cover letter

Contact information for three work-related references

Hiring Statement

The University of Wyoming is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

The University's policy has been, and will continue to be, one of nondiscrimination, offering equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without regard to such matters as race, sex, gender, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, political belief, or other status protected by state and federal statutes or University Regulations.

The University of Wyoming is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search, education, employment and motor vehicle history. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.

Welcome to Laramie

The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. Wyoming is investing in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach.

The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and is a cultural center for the state. Located on a high plain between the Laramie and Snowy Range mountain ranges, Laramie has more than 300 days of sunshine a year and is near year-round outdoor activities that include skiing, hiking, camping, bicycling, fishing and climbing.

The community provides the advantages of a major university and a distinctive identity as an important city in a frontier state. Laramie is near many of Colorado's major cities and university communities (Fort Collins: 1 hour; Boulder: 1.5 hours; Denver: 2 hours; Colorado Springs; 4 hours).

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