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Position: Project Director- CUFCIT

Grade Department Position type: Position Number
42 2JE – Department not found Full-time A97731

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Professor - Info Systems & Technology, the Project Director- CUFCIT will: provide leadership by monitoring, directing, and reporting all activities of the grant in accordance with the grant contract; coordinate and process grant performance data from UVU and Utah Four Corner-Information Technology (UTFC-IT) partners to populate required grant reports and progress reports; publish progress reports monthly to keep faculty and administration informed of issues, progress and schedules for all components of the project.

Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
  • Oversee Department of Labor; Central Utah-Four Corner IT Workforce Skilled-2-Succeed Alliance grant.  Grant expires March 2012.
  • Oversee UVU budget of $1,139,865 in accordance with the grant agreement.
  • Oversee grant’s finance and delivery to ensure compliance of the grant in the amount of $2,269,465.00 million.
  • Administer sub-grant contracts. (Navajo Education Technology Consortium = $504,190; Certi-port Inc = $464,410; Monument Valley High School = $161,000)
  • Prepare grant reports and implement all programs, assuring compliance with grant guidelines.
  • Prepare budget, submit to faculty, and administration for review and approval.
  • Gather and analyze data to determine outcomes of the project.  Use the various data systems to track outcomes in a timely and adequate manner to determine success of the project.
  • Develop and coordinate faculty goals, objectives and activities for the grant.
  • Direct and approve purchases and expenditures within limits of the budget and provide information regarding purchases and expenditures.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • Administration Assistant III – part time

Special Requirements of the Position:
  •  N/A


Three years of community college or information technology industry experience OR a combination of education and practical experience related to the essential functions of the job totaling three years.  Federal grants management experience and bachelor degree preferred.

  • Knowledge directing federal grant programs and WIA funds.
  • Strong, effective interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of underrepresented student populations.
  • Knowledge of database management systems.
  • Knowledge of Academic Advising and/or Faculty Mentoring programs.
  • Federal grants management experience preferred.
  • Experience with managing budgets.
  • Excellent ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral formats.
  • Ability to plan in advance and is progressive in attitude and action, and adequately follow through on set plans.
  • Ability to gather and analyze data to determine outcomes of the project.
  • Ability to facilitate collaborative work across college divisions and departments.
  • Ability to communicate with a diversity group of individuals.

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the position.
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