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Fees for Posting Job Vacancies

The Council for Opportunity in Education will post your job vacancy announcement on our website for the following fees — $200.00 per announcement for Institutional Members and $400.00 per announcement for Non-Institutional Members.

Full payment or a purchase order must accompany the request. No request will be accepted without payment or purchase order. Please make all checks payable to the "Council for Opportunity in Education."

Submitting Announcements

There are three ways to submit your announcement.

  • E-mail credit card payment (VISA, American Express, and MasterCard only) and Job Vacancy Form Document is available for download (.pdf) (as an attachment) to Alvin Phillips (alvin.phillips@coenet.us).
  • Fax purchase order and credit card payments with job vacancy form to (202) 347-0786.
  • Mail check and job vacancy form to the following address — Council for Opportunity in Education, P.O. Box 90193, Washington, D.C. 20090-0193.

Note — We prefer the job vacancy form to be e-mailed as an attachment for faster publishing. Announcements will be posted to our website within "3" working days after receipt of payment and will remain posted for a period of 30 days.

The point of contact at COE for announcements is Alvin Phillips, (alvin.phillips@coenet.us) or phone at (202) 347-7430.

Listings

Director, GEAR UP
Appalachian State University (Boone, NC)
Contact
Michelle Boisclair
416 Howard Street, Room 2140A, Peacock Hall, ASU Box 32037, Boone, NC 28608-0005
Phone — (828) 262-7579
Fax — (828) 262-6988
E-mail — (boisclairm@appstate.edu)
WWW — (https://appstate.peopleadmin.com/postings/17853/)
Description
Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, is searching for a GEAR Up Director. This is a full-time position responsible for providing operational oversight and vision development with the aim of improving outcomes identified and approved in the North Carolina Applachian GEAR UP Partnership grants. To view the full position and apply, click here. Appalachian State University is located in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, and their GEAR UP program serves approximately 15,000 students in 11 school districts.

Math and Science Advisor, Upward Bound Math and Science
Adams State University (Alamosa, CO)
Deadline
March 28, 2018
Contact
Cassandra Cordova
208 Edgemont Boulevard, Suite 2170, Alamosa, CO 81101-2781
Phone — (719) 587-7865
WWW — (https://www.adams.edu/administration/hr/admin_positions.php)
Description
Adams State University Upward Bound Math & Science is searching for a Math and Science Advisor. A Math and Science Advisor is responsible for student recruitment, Math and Science curriculum development, academic and personal advisement, student and staff supervision, plan and coordinate summer residential program, collect and analyze student data, coordinate Math & Science Summer Symposium, and considerable travel during the academic and summer component of the program including the operation of a 15 passenger van. Applicants must have a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics, Science or related area. Two years experience working in programs who serve the students similar to target population, must demonstrate initiative and emotional intelligence, as demonstrated through previous job experience. Apply at (https://www.adams.edu/administration/hr/admin_positions.php).

Program Director, Upward Bound
University of Minnesota Duluth (Duluth, MN)
Reference Number
Job ID #322273
Deadline
Open until filled.
Contact
Karen Nichols
1207 Ordean Court, 20 Bohannon Hall, Duluth, MN 55812-3010
Phone — (218) 726-8023
E-mail — (knichols@d.umn.edu)
WWW — (http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/)
Description
The University of Minnesota Duluth is searching for an Upward Bound Program Director, based in its Minneapolis office, who will have responsibility for the UMD program being implemented in four Minneapolis and one Duluth high schools. Applicants must have at least 5 years of experience working with a TRIO or other similar program that services low income and first-generation high school students. Applicant must also have experience in financial administration and administering reporting on federal grants. For a complete job description and to apply for this position go to (http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/) and search for job opening #322273.

Director, Academic Achievement Programs (AAP)
Central Washington University (Ellensburg, WA)
Reference Number
Job ID #1920
Deadline
February 21, 2018
Contact
Jason White
400 East University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926-7457
Phone — (509) 963-3553
E-mail — (jason.white@cwu.edu)
WWW — (https://careers.cwu.edu/)
Description
Central Washington University is seeking a Director of Academic Achievement Programs. The Academic Achievement Programs (AAP) Director/Principal Investigator has programmatic, fiscal, and supervisory stewardship over the TRIO Student Support Services (SSS), TRIO Educational Opportunities Center (EOC), College Success Foundation (CSF) PASSPORT to College Program, and CSF Achievers Program. TRIO SSS is a Federally-funded program providing academic advising, support services, leadership development, and enrichment opportunities to 225 students; TRIO EOC is a Federally-funded program providing participants information on college admissions to 1000 qualified adults who want to enter or continue a program of post-secondary education; CSF Achievers is funded by Washington State to provide academic advising, support services and mentoring to eligible low-income students; and, CSF PTC, also funded by Washington State, provides academic advising, support service and mentoring to students coming out of the state foster care system. Additionally, in partnership with the Athletic Director, the AAP Director will oversee the lead advisor for the student athlete Wildcat Academic Success Center. For more information and to apply please visit (https://careers.cwu.edu/) and search job ID #1920. CWU is an EEO/AA/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.

Director, McNair Scholars Program
California Lutheran University (Thousand Oaks, CA)
Deadline
February 25, 2018
Contact
Human Resources
WWW — (http://www.click2apply.net/9yzjmvppjgr9hq7f)
Description
Under general direction of the Associate Provost, the Program Director provides leadership, oversight, and coordination of the McNair Scholars Program (MSP), funded by a 5-year grant by the U.S. Department of Education TRIO office. The Program Director will serve as chief administrator of the project, conducting financial management, budget oversight and allocation, personnel recruitment and management, and oversee the fulfillment of program objectives including identifying first-generation, low-income students as well as students underrepresented in graduate education to participate in the program.

Any combination equivalent to — A Research doctorate and two years' of grant management experience with experience supporting diverse populations of students.

Apply at (http://www.click2apply.net/9yzjmvppjgr9hq7f).

Project Director, McNair Program
Texas Tech University (Lubbock, TX)
Reference Number
Req #12590
Deadline
Open until filled.
Contact
Paul Ruiz, Senior Administrator
Talent Acquisition, Box 41093, Lubbock, TX 79409-1093
Phone — (806) 834-5415
E-mail — (paul.ruiz@ttu.edu)
WWW — (https://goo.gl/jsyTMA)
Description
Texas Tech University seeks a Project Director for its recently funded Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement Program, a Federal TRIO Program funded by a five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education (EOE) designed to increase the number of low-income/first generation college students and students underrepresented in graduate education who pursue and earn Masters and Ph.D. degrees. Project Director will direct and provide leadership for the university's McNair Scholars Program. Serves as the principal administrator overseeing the program to ensure that all goals, objectives, activities, events, student services, budget management, and reporting are executed in an effective and efficient manner. The Project Director is a full-time, 12-month position that reports directly to the Associate Vice President of Texas Tech's Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Apply at (https://goo.gl/jsyTMA). EEO/AA/Vet/Disability.