Company: University Of Idaho
Posted on: January 25, 2023
Location Off Campus Location - Offices for this position will be
located in Lapwai or one of target communities of Kamiah/Clearwater
Valley. Division/College College of Education, Health & Human
Sciences Department TRIO-INSPIRE FLSA Status Overtime Exempt
Employee Category Exempt Pay Range $55,536 per year or higher
depending on education and experience Type of Appointment Fiscal
Year FTE 1 Full Time/Part Time Full Time Position Overview The
Outreach and Engagement Director is given the authority to
conceptualize, implement, and administer a program of educational
opportunity and complementary services for the communities of
Kamiah, Kooskia, Lapwai, and Orofino. This program includes
engaging with the community and invested members, managing the
operations of the project, investigating the efficacy of project
services through reflective practice and data inquiry, and
disseminating the investigation findings and program results to a
broad audience. The Project Director must ensure, through the
implementation of an intentional program of year-round services
that: the project contributes to the development of the community's
interests as well as those of its individual members, and that
programing results are understood and disseminated for the purposes
of community inspection, policy development, and practice
This position oversees two federal TRIO Upward Bound grants and
works with people from rural communities and various cultural and
socio-economic backgrounds. This program actively works to
implement Trauma-Informed approaches to service in support of
promoting self-efficacy and resilience in project participants.
Additionally, the successful candidate will work with Indigenous
communities to meet the needs of Native American student
populations and learners.
Unit Overview TRIO - INSPIRE in the College of Education, Health
and Human Sciences is a team committed to fostering equity through
access to transformational education and personalized support for
our scholars. We value and sustain a professional environment that
is vibrant, healthy, and supportive, in line with the University of
Idaho's vision of "Building Our Team." Our core values are
Commitment, Inclusion, Transformation, Intention and Collaboration:
committed to be present and invested in our shared success,
inclusive of the unique perspectives of all people and cultures,
fostering a transformative mindset that sustains life-long
learning, intentional in what we do, collaboratively engaging in
meaningful relationships as allies and advocates.
Founded in 1889, the University of Idaho is the state's land-grant
institution and its principal graduate education and research
university, bringing insight and innovation to the state, the
nation and the world. Research expenditures top $118 million. The
student population of nearly 12,000 includes first-generation
college students and ethnically diverse scholars, who select from
more than 130 degree options in the colleges of Agricultural and
Life Sciences; Art and Architecture; Business and Economics;
Education, Health and Human Sciences; Engineering; Law; Letters,
Arts and Social Sciences; Natural Resources; and Science. The
university also is charged with the statewide mission for medical
education through the WWAMI program. The university combines the
strength of a large university with the intimacy of small learning
communities and focuses on helping students to succeed and become
leaders. It is home to the Vandals, and competes in the Big Sky and
Western Athletic Conference. For more information, visit
www.uidaho.edu. Funding This position is contingent upon the
continuation of work and/or funding. A visa sponsorship is
available for the position listed in this vacancy. No Internal
Posting? Position Responsibilities Key Accountability Program
Management Job Duties
- Provide effective leadership to develop, in concert with the
assigned community, a shared vision resulting in ongoing program
improvement and community development.
- Provide content expertise in order to conceptualize,
administer, and sustain an intentional program of outreach and
engagement designed to be consistent with the unit conceptual
framework and to meet program purposes, project goals, and
- Provide financial management to ensure the effective and
efficient use of the program resources.
- Provide record management and performance reporting to ensure
the effective and efficient assessment of program outcomes and
- Provide personnel management to ensure the effective and
efficient use of the program's human resources.
- Provide risk management to ensure a safe and secure learning
environment and the effective mitigation of multiple types of risk.
Key Accountability Project Accountability Job Duties
- Monitor, understand, and disseminate program authorities that
impact project operations.
- Identify and develop administrative policies and procedures to
comply with federal and state laws and regulations, Regents and
university policies, and generally accepted sponsored programs
- Justify administrative actions using relevant authorizing
rules, regulations, guidance, institutional policies, unit
policies, and when necessary project policies.
- Develop and maintain working relationships with University
Counsel; Risk Management, Human Resources, Budget Office,
Environmental Health and Safety, Office of Sponsored Programs,
University Communications, and Human Rights Access and Inclusion
Office; and other relevant departments.
- Maintain transparent operations for the project using good
- Maintain ongoing communications with colleagues and
- Participate collaboratively in staff meetings, retreats, and
EHHS /unit sponsored initiatives.
- Maintaining regular and routine contact with Departmental Grant
Administration. Key Accountability Reflective Practice Job Duties
- Engage in data inquiry and reflective practice designed to be
consistent with the unit conceptual framework and to support
ongoing program improvement and community development.
- Increase program efficacy through interdisciplinary scholarship
focused on the College of Education's strategic initiatives.
- Employ effective dissemination strategies for the dissemination
of knowledge gained through reflective practice and data
- Apply findings to practice, policy, and theory building. Key
Accountability Unit, College, and Professional Practice Advancement
- Develop and participate in training programs for educational
opportunity personnel concerning effective management practices,
compliance obligations, and effective programming/service
- Provide guidance and training to other project service delivery
staff, coordinators, and administrators.
- Contribute to professional practice development by
participating in relevant federal rule making, calls for comments,
and other program initiatives.
- Contribute to national and regional professional association
development efforts by participating in surveys, initiatives and
other opportunities as appropriate. Position Qualifications
- Applying local, state, and/or federal laws relating to
- Developing written materials such as annual reports and
- Program planning, development, and implementation.
- Financial and budgetary oversight.
- Develop relationships and communicate with stakeholders
- Designing and implementing evaluation/assessment strategies for
ongoing project improvement.
- Working effectively with individuals of diverse racial and
- Identifying the educational needs of a target population.
- Master's degree in Education, Leadership, or Public
Administration Required Licensures, Certifications or other
- Requires a valid driver's license and be able to meet policy
requirements for driving University vehicles.
- Ability to work and travel during the June/July summer program
(a minimum of 6-weeks), with occasional evening, weekend, and
holidays. Additional Preferred
- Doctoral degree in related field
- Experience coordinating complex collaborative initiatives.
- Teaching, advising, mentoring, or student development
experience with non-traditional, under prepared, or under resourced
- Knowledge of concepts and factors related to academic and
career advising including financial assistance and college
- Experience supervising and leading professional staff;
- Ability to effectively communicate to multiple audiences.
Physical Requirements Working Conditions Degree Requirement Listed
degree qualification is required at time of application Posting
Information Posting Date 01/19/2023 Closing Date Open Until Filled
Yes Special Instructions to Applicants The first consideration date
for applications is February 9, 2023.
In your letter of qualification , please address ALL required and
any relevant desirable qualifications thoroughly, including
relevant information on when and how qualifications are met.
Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be
able to pass a criminal background check. EEO Statement The
University of Idaho (U of I) is an equal opportunity and
affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse,
broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with
disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In
compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its
commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces
diversity, U of I does not discriminate on the basis of race,
color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation,
gender identity/expression, disability, genetic information or
status as any protected veteran or military status in its programs
or activities, including employment, admissions and educational
programs. Required Documents
- Letter of Qualification Optional Documents Supplemental
Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
- Academic Keys
- Association of Public and Land Grant Universities (APLU)
- Chronicle of Higher Education
- Craig's List
- Department of Labor/Job Service including Job Central or Idaho
- Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
- Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
- HireEd/Academic Impressions
- Inside Higher Ed
- National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant
- Professional Listservs (Ex: NACUBO, AAAE, ISMC, etc.)
- Veterans in Higher Ed
- Word of Mouth
- Other Advertising Venue
- University of Idaho Website
- University of Idaho Daily Register
- University of Idaho Employee
- * Were you referred to this employment opportunity by a current
University of Idaho employee? If so, please provide their name and
department.(Open Ended Question)
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