Project Director, Educational Opportunity Center
Harlem Center for Education, Inc.
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Post Date: Sep 23, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: 10/15/2019
Salary: $55,000
Location: US - New York - New York
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Job Description


A minimum educational level of a Master’s degree in a Social Science field, Education, Communications, or Administration
At least five years of administrative and budgetary management experience
Excellent oral, written, and public speaking communication skills
Experience in grant writing and/or fundraising strongly preferred
Demonstrated knowledge of and experience serving low-income adult communities, particularly in an adult education context
Demonstrated knowledge and experience providing college access services, such as admissions, financial aid, and career counseling
Demonstrated experience in developing and maintaining partnerships with community organizations and government agencies
Commitment to the goals of the EOC project
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
An individual who is bilingual (English-Spanish) and comes from a background similar to EOC participants is preferred.

Major Responsibilities:

Primary responsibility for the day-to-day administrative operation
Participant recruitment
Program implementation and operation
Conduct college access workshops at partner organizations
Staff monitoring, evaluation, and personnel actions
Allocation of resources for services/activities
Coordination of in-service training
Grant writing research and proposal development
Develop and maintain cooperative relationships with postsecondary, secondary, community organizations, and city agencies
Program reporting to the federal funding authority, the HCE Executive Director, and to the Board of Directors
Evaluation of all phases of activity

Some nights and weekends required.

Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental, life insurance, transportation benefits, and generous paid vacation and sick time.