Teacher Education Project Director
Project Director Job in Shiprock, NM
Typically M-F, 8-5pm,however weekend and evenings may be required
Summary/Objective of Position:
Under general supervision of the Provost, will plan, organize and direct the program oversight team in its commitment to collaborate with faculty and staff in offering high quality learning experiences including coordinating the course scheduling and delivery. Establishes and maintains effective standards, systems and processes necessary to support the college's missions, goals and objectives in successful delivery of project.
This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job. While this list is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
1. Responsible for overall quality management and supervisory compliance of the New Mexico Teacher Education program;
2. Ensures integrity of the New Mexico Teacher Education program as indicated in the grant;
3. Hire classified personnel for program implementation and train staff (Discloses conflicts of interest when required);
4. Responsible for supervision of classified staff listed in the New Mexico Public Education Grant;
5. Establish operating procedures for New Mexico Teacher Education program and ensure procedures meet program goals;
6. Supervise program delivery by collecting relevant data (assessments) and maintaining teacher candidate folders (Scholarship), and assess teacher candidate needs;
7. Recognize and solve potential problems and evaluate program effectiveness;
8. Maintain and retain program data and materials as required, Completes progress and other required reports
9. Provide and maintain student recruitment efforts in accordance with the College academic year calendar and schedule.
10. Facilitate text book orders in a timely manner in consultation with the Office of the Registrar and Administrative Assistant.
11. Maintain a course syllabus inventory and other related documents to support academic program assessment and student teaching and learning outcome data collection;
12. Oversee budget and ensure financial accountability. Requests no-cost extensions when appropriate
13. Attend School of Dine Studies and Education meetings;
14. Research current education and training needs;
15. Research grant funding sources and develop grant proposals;
16. Initiates the routing and obtains appropriate approvals prior to proposal submission
17. Network with local, state and national agencies for future recruitment efforts and
18. Other duties as assigned by the Provost (5%)
Education and Experience
A Master's degree in educational in areas of elementary education, secondary education, special education, early childhood education, and educational psychology, and other related education domain from an accredited institution of higher education and teacher education Licensure.
Ed.D or Ph.D preferred.
1. Oral fluency in the Navajo language is desirable but not mandatory.
2. Knowledge of program services available to teacher candidate.
3. Knowledge of community outreach practices.
1. Excellent supervisory, organizational and training skills
2. Skill in program development and execution
3. Skill in coordinating activities, evaluating data, and establishing priorities.
4. Excellent communication and presentation skills
5. Ability to analyze problems and make well-reasoned, sound decisions.
6. Related grant experience dealing with area of assignment is helpful.
7. Skills and ability to work with communities including diverse communities/
8. Skills in team building and achieving outcomes in a timely fashion; and motivational attributes.
9. Skills in budget planning and fiscal management.
10. Formulating policies and procedures in the best interest of the Program mission and purpose.
1. Ability to communicate at all levels of management'
2. Ability to prioritize, multi-task, perform well under pressure, meet deadlines and work a flexible schedule.
3. Ability to represent the School in most professional and positive light at all times.
4. Ability to exercise good judgment in assessing difficult situations and making appropriate decisions.
5. Ability to identify funding opportunities and revenue sources
6. Ability to communicate with all levels of governmental entities
Physical Requirements, Work Environment & Travel:
1. Employee will adhere to no heavy lifting including no more than twenty-five pounds.
2. Reasonable accommodations will be made to ensure health and safety measures.
3. Routine and normal travel will be made; some may occur on weekends or after-hours.
4. Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts.
1. Driver Licensure must be maintained.
2. Teacher Licensure.