Senior Director

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Senior Director

Agency

Texas A&M Engineering

Department

Education Program/Easa

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

The Director of Access and Inclusion is responsible for the initiation, development, management, evaluation, and promotion of research informed and strategic comprehensive activities and programs for recruitment and success of students from historically underrepresented groups and under-served communities in the College of Engineering.  Serving as a resource in those areas for the College and across the Departments in Engineering. Activities include those for pre-university, prospective, undergraduate and graduate students.

Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Assist the College of Engineering in continuing to strive toward an inclusive culture where diversity is valued and built upon at all levels; develop partnerships with faculty, staff, undergraduate, graduate, former students, and corporate and government entities in support of these initiatives; forming and leading an advisory board on issues of access, inclusion and success of diverse engineering student populations.
  • Collaborate with the development staff to identify and cultivate major donors, corporate and foundation prospects. Write grant proposals and stewardship reports that assist in the procurement of federal, foundation and corporate funds.
  • Develop, plan, and implement programs to interest, recruit and retain a diverse engineering population for undergraduate and graduate programs. This responsibility includes recruiting, interviewing, training, and supervising the undergraduate, graduate or former students, faculty and staff leadership who assist in implementing outreach, recruiting and retention programs.
  • Administratively responsible for the Inclusion Program; budgeting, personnel, and program space, in conjunction with the appropriate functional areas (i.e. business office, human resources, facilities).
  • Collaborate with program staff to maintain a highly visible national profile to publicize the accomplishments of the College, its programs and initiatives. Write papers and make presentations to maintain national attention to issues relevant to the increased emphasis on inclusion and success of diverse engineering student populations.
  • Provide leadership to the College of Engineering in requesting, procuring, and interpreting data that supports the understanding of the current state and proposal of new programs and initiatives for recruiting and retention of undergraduate and graduate students from historically underrepresented groups and under-served communities.
  • Using research to practice philosophy, develop and maintain a strategic agenda related to issues relevant to the success of diverse students in engineering.
  • Be a focal point in the College of Engineering with regard to diverse engineering students, and act as a resource to facilitate the transfer of findings and initiatives across Departments in the College.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Education:

  • Bachelors Degree or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Required Education:

  • 10 years of related work experience.

Preferred Education:

  • MS or PhD in Engineering, Student Development or STEM Education.

Preferred Experience:

  • Significant experience in a university environment developing and implementing programs that promote engineering as a profession and that promote student access and success with a focus on students from historically under-represented groups ( African American, Latino/a, Native American, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, Native Alaskan, First Generation College Students, Women, Students with Disabilities) and under-served communities.
  • Experience in administering programs, budgets, and developing personnel.
  • Significant experience in interpreting data to drive research needs, guide program implementation, and assess outcomes.
  • Experience with the fundraising process, including writing grant proposals and stewardship reports.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.



Job Title

Senior Director

Agency

Texas A&M Engineering

Department

Education Program/Easa

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

The Director of Access and Inclusion is responsible for the initiation, development, management, evaluation, and promotion of research informed and strategic comprehensive activities and programs for recruitment and success of students from historically underrepresented groups and under-served communities in the College of Engineering.  Serving as a resource in those areas for the College and across the Departments in Engineering. Activities include those for pre-university, prospective, undergraduate and graduate students.

Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Assist the College of Engineering in continuing to strive toward an inclusive culture where diversity is valued and built upon at all levels; develop partnerships with faculty, staff, undergraduate, graduate, former students, and corporate and government entities in support of these initiatives; forming and leading an advisory board on issues of access, inclusion and success of diverse engineering student populations.
  • Collaborate with the development staff to identify and cultivate major donors, corporate and foundation prospects. Write grant proposals and stewardship reports that assist in the procurement of federal, foundation and corporate funds.
  • Develop, plan, and implement programs to interest, recruit and retain a diverse engineering population for undergraduate and graduate programs. This responsibility includes recruiting, interviewing, training, and supervising the undergraduate, graduate or former students, faculty and staff leadership who assist in implementing outreach, recruiting and retention programs.
  • Administratively responsible for the Inclusion Program; budgeting, personnel, and program space, in conjunction with the appropriate functional areas (i.e. business office, human resources, facilities).
  • Collaborate with program staff to maintain a highly visible national profile to publicize the accomplishments of the College, its programs and initiatives. Write papers and make presentations to maintain national attention to issues relevant to the increased emphasis on inclusion and success of diverse engineering student populations.
  • Provide leadership to the College of Engineering in requesting, procuring, and interpreting data that supports the understanding of the current state and proposal of new programs and initiatives for recruiting and retention of undergraduate and graduate students from historically underrepresented groups and under-served communities.
  • Using research to practice philosophy, develop and maintain a strategic agenda related to issues relevant to the success of diverse students in engineering.
  • Be a focal point in the College of Engineering with regard to diverse engineering students, and act as a resource to facilitate the transfer of findings and initiatives across Departments in the College.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Education:

  • Bachelors Degree or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Required Education:

  • 10 years of related work experience.

Preferred Education:

  • MS or PhD in Engineering, Student Development or STEM Education.

Preferred Experience:

  • Significant experience in a university environment developing and implementing programs that promote engineering as a profession and that promote student access and success with a focus on students from historically under-represented groups ( African American, Latino/a, Native American, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, Native Alaskan, First Generation College Students, Women, Students with Disabilities) and under-served communities.
  • Experience in administering programs, budgets, and developing personnel.
  • Significant experience in interpreting data to drive research needs, guide program implementation, and assess outcomes.
  • Experience with the fundraising process, including writing grant proposals and stewardship reports.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


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