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Gear Up Program Assistant Manager

TITLE: Gear Up Program Assistant Manager CLASSIFICATION: Classified FLSA: Exempt DEPARTMENT: Grants SALARY: Administrative Salary Scale WORK YEAR: 12 month REPORTS TO: Director of Career & College Readiness
SUMMARY
Assist the Director of Career & College Readiness with the daily operations of the district's GEAR UP program.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor's degree
Minimum of three years' experience working with disadvantaged students or students in a secondary school aged educational setting; experience developing academic intervention programs, strong organizational and communication skills
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Master's degree in education, student development, counseling or administration.
Candidates who have experience working with low-income, first generation students or programs or have overcome barriers similar to target population. Professional experience working with a TRIO program or other federal grant programs.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of:
Student support services
Program development and planning
Data collection and management
Student safety policies and procedures
Work in a team environment with parents, teachers and other stakeholders
DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES: (May not include all duties performed):
Design an exciting and creative college access program.
Provide outreach to potential partners to secure support for GEAR UP programming.
Coordinate all college tours for GEAR UP students and parents.
Maintain appropriate documentation of services provided to program participants.
Assist with the completion of the Annual Performance Report
With GEAR UP Program Manager's assistance, closely monitor program's budget.
Be actively involved in district activities/committees which directly impact/reflect the interests of program participants.
Evaluate the impact of services provided to program participants.
Monitor and document the academic progress of program participants.
Encourage students to enroll in a four-year college or university after high school graduation.
Assist students in the successful completion of college eligibility requirements and in becoming college-ready.
Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Adhere to district/school policies and procedures.
Other duties as necessary to the position.
WORKING CONDITIONS:
Inside/outside office environment.
HAZARDS/UNUSUAL DEMANDS:
Frequent standing, sitting, walking, and lifting Physical Requirements of Job Functions:
Standing 0-4 hours per day 1-7 hours per day
Walking 0-2 hours at a time 1-2 hours per day
Sitting 0-2 hours at a time 0-5 hours per day
Driving Occasionally Occasionally
Essential Functions Measured in Terms of Frequency
I. Body Movement
Bend/Stoop Frequently
Squat/Crouch Occasionally
Climb Occasionally
Crawl Not at all
Overhead Reach Occasionally
Shoulder Reach Frequently
Kneel Occasionally
Twisting Occasionally
II. Lifting
0-10 lbs. Frequently
11-20 lbs. Occasionally
21-40 lbs. Occasionally
Additional Comment: Lifting or carrying refers to office supplies and equipment. Climbing stairs in or around buildings is also necessary
III. Repetitive Movement
Feet (both) Not at all
Hands (both) Constantly
Typing/writing
Fine manipulation
Simple grasping
Light pushing and pulling
Please note: The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position, and additional duties may be assigned.


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