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Posted: Wednesday, November 23, 2016 1:07 PM

Sacramento City College

Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) STEM Grant Project Director
Job Posting Number: 0002379
Salary: $84,774 annually
Additional Salary Information: Additional stipend for an earned doctorate from an accredited university.
Closing Date: 01-09-2017

Complete job description and application available online at:

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Dean of Science and Allied Health at Sacramento City College, the Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) STEM Grant Project Director is primarily responsible for the successful fiscal, operational, and compliance administration of the federal STEM Equity and Success Initiative (SESI) grant. The purpose of the grant is to increase the number of Hispanic and low-income students attaining degrees in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

Additional Position Summary
This is a five year grant-funded position, renewable on a yearly basis.

The department/program maintains a focus on:
● Integrity in the administration of proposals, grants, and contracts.
● Sound general program fiscal management practices.
● Establishing good community linkages and public relations.
● Knowledge of STEM fields (STEM refers to any of those listed on the STEM Designated Degree Program by the Federal Department of Homeland Security. Cut and paste this link for details -

Assignment Responsibilities:

Typical duties may include, but are not limited to:
● Managing all administrative, budgetary, contracting, compliance, and reporting aspects for the grant to the Department of Education and communicating, and problem-solving with the appropriate Program Monitor(s) as needed.
● Negotiating and continuously improving relationships with current and potential collaborators, and community partners.
● Participating in grantee activities.
● Developing, administering, managing, and overseeing budgets.
● Identifying the need for budget modifications and producing these modifications as needed.
● Ensuring compliance with grant and project requirements.
● Creating effective and practical project work plans.
● Solving operational problems as they arise and documenting best practices.
● Identifying opportunities for program improvement.
● Collecting data needed to determine effectiveness of projects in order to ensure meeting of grant provisions.
● Creating, reviewing, and submitting required reports.
● Participating in the creation of tactical and strategic plans for future projects aligned with the project's mission.
● Producing additional written reports and presenting to various campus and community groups, as needed.
● Working with faculty, management, and staff to ensure appropriate and effective implementation of grant related instruction, counseling, and student services.

Additional Responsibilities:
● Creating and managing budgets, administering, and overseeing all fiscal activities related to the federal Hispanic Serving Institution grant in conjunction with other responsible staff and the district's business office for successful roll-out, and completion of the project.
● Managing expenditures to ensure project is completed within the budget.
● Solving operational problems and communicating verbally and in written form on progress and solutions to Dean of Science and Allied Health and Grant Program Officer(s).
● Monitoring and consolidating data related to the performance of college as defined by Federal grant guidelines.
● Ensuring compliance with grant and contract provisions.
● Collaborating with faculty, deans, program managers, and other college and district partners.
● Identifying and implementing best administrative and budget practices.
● Producing reports and budget modifications as required by Sacramento City College, Los Rios Community College District (Los Rios), and the Department of Education.
● Representing Sacramento City College and Los Rios in meetings, and conference calls as required.
● Supervising appropriate certificated, clerical, student, interim, administrative, and technical/professional staff.
● Performing other duties as assigned.
● Working flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, when necessary.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. Have a master's degree* from an accredited institution completed by February 27, 2017.
2. Have one year formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator's administrative assignment.
3. Have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles.

*Applicant must meet the minimum qualifications of a faculty discipline at the college. To review the minimum qualifications for faculty disciplines, refer to Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators' in California Community Colleges which can be found on our website at; select "Job Openings", then "Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges".

The Los Rios Community College District is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, political affiliation or belief, or marital status.

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