Business Title: Site Manager | Chiawana HS & Pasco HS
Location: WSU TRI-CITIES CAMPUS
Employee Type: Admin. Professional (+) (Fixed Term)
Job Family: Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
The Site Manager is responsible for the strategic planning, administration, and management of the WSU Tri-Cities GEAR UP project at a designated large high schools for the One Vision Partnership grant. Provides services to a cohort of at least 800 students. Manages an operating budget of a least $400,000 annually. Manages at least (2) two full-time staff and additional temporary/hourly. This position is responsible for the graduating class of 2023 at both Pasco and Chiawana High Schools.
The Site Manager represents the university as primary liaison to the partner schools and their communities implementing GEAR UP goals and objectives while ensuring compliance with all federal, state, university, and grant regulations. Duties include but are not limited to: developing and managing budgets; developing work plans; providing direct outreach services to students; coordinating and communicating with school administrators, teachers, staff, parents, students, area colleges, community members, organizations and businesses; providing local leadership in program design, initiatives, supervision of staff, and evaluation; collecting data documenting accomplishments and future needs; developing recommendations to improve program effectiveness.
The incumbent will provide support to key program components, including tutor training and career exploration, and post secondary preparation.
This is a temporary, 12 month, full-time position housed at WSU Tri-Cities with a work location in Pasco WA.
Positions require a Bachelor's degree and four (4) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/experience. One (1) or more years of experience leading or directing the work of others. A Master's degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
The relevant full-time, professional experience should be in providing tutorial services, instruction or direct outreach services to middle school or high school students.
Demonstrated experience in promoting the success and achievement of students from diverse cultural, ethnic, and social backgrounds.
Willingness and ability to travel overnight and work a flexible schedule, including frequent nights and weekends.
Proficiency in the use of computers and MS Office software programs Excel, Outlook and Word.
Ability to travel overnight and in some occasions with supervisory responsibility of students.
Must have or be able to obtain at the time of hire, a valid driver's license.
Three (3) or more years of experience supervising subordinate staff.
Experience managing a government grant program in a middle or high school setting.
Experience developing and managing a budget.
Experience coordinating events and filed trips for students.
Experience working with college readiness programs.
Professional first-hand experience motivating students of low-income or disadvantaged youth.
Demonstrated strong communication, team building, problem-solving and conflict management skills.
Knowledge of community, educational and social service resources in the district's community; familiarity with such resources in the greater Central Washington region.
WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.
This is a temporary position expected to end on September 25, 2023. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment.
Posting Close Date:
This position has been posted as Open until Filled. The screening of applicants will begin Immediately.
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.
Applicants must upload the following documents to their online application. External candidates, please upload all documents in the 'Resume/CV' section of your application. Internal candidates, please upload all documents in the 'Resume/Cover Letter' section of your application.
Documents may be submitted in one file or separate files. Applicants are encouraged to upload as a PDF if possible.
Applicants will be requested to provide contact information for professional references within the online application.
Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
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