Employment Opportunities

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  • PROGRAM MANAGER, 21ST CENTURY COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTER - FORT WAYNE, IN (Professional Staff)

  • DEAN OF HEALTH SCIENCES AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE - VINCENNES, IN (Professional Staff)

  • RESEA TRAINING COORDINATOR - GREENE COUNTY, IN (Professional Staff)

  • EDUCATIONAL COACH (COPE) - VINCENNES, IN (Professional Staff)


Program Manager, 21st Century Community Learning Center – Fort Wayne, IN

Full-Time

East Allen University and Paul Harding Junior High School

The Vincennes University Program Manager for the 21st Century Community Learning Center- Fort Wayne Early College Programs is responsible for the overall management of programming at a number of school sites and serves as the lead member of the Administrative Team. The Program Manager is responsible for developing program goals and supervising staff in the implementation of those goals. The Program Manager conducts outreach and overall administrative support.

This position is responsible for:

Program and Staff Supervision/Evaluation:

  • Supervises school-based programming and implements planning and management of services, including allocation of resources (both staff and contractual work)
  • Oversees direct before and after-school services in multiple sites (Paul Harding Junior High School and East Allen University)
  • Establishes and maintains relationships and contracts with subcontracted service provider organizations and school staff, monitors work and submits for payment
  • Oversees implementation of evaluation measures (i.e. self-evaluation and data management) according to contract protocols, and use of data to inform programming
  • Serves as primary liaison between assigned schools and 21st CCLC administrative team
  • Develops systems to meet all contractual requirements of various funders/grantors, including reporting, compliance, data-tracking, licensing requirements, etc.
  • Serves as main point of contact with State Liaisons and Evaluators for 21st CCLC
  • Supervises site coordinators, tutors, club leaders, in both individual and group supervision
  • Creates and provides professional development programming for contracted and in-service work

Development and Outreach:

  • Research grant/contract materials for new funding opportunities
  • Helps with Hiring, Intake and Orientation of new staff
  • Cultivates and maintains effective relationships with schools, IDOE program officers, advisory group and other community partners in order to encourage consideration of future collaborative opportunities
  • Provides initial consultation and creation of school-based work plans to address individual new school needs
  • Compiles and submits required compliance reports for funders and contractors
  • Tracks trends and remains current regarding developments in the areas of mental health, SEL, and trauma-informed approaches to education and after-school.
  • Represents VU 21st CCLC in the field via presentations at panels, conferences, meetings, etc.

The University seeks an individual with a Master’s degree, involvement with institutions of higher education, and at least two years of administrative experience. Additionally, the candidate should possess effective communication, interpersonal, planning and organizational skills, and the ability to collect and evaluate assessment data. Specific requirements for the position include experience with Word, Excel, and Black Board. The successful candidate must be prepared to assume the position upon hiring.

The successful candidate has:

  • Advanced degree in Education, Social Sciences, Public and/or Education Policy Administration
  • 3-5years’ experience supervising professional field-based staff engaged in the administration of school-based programs
  • 3-5 years’ experience working within or managing programs serving youth and families
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to approach challenges in a supportive and creative manner
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Familiarity with state-funded regulatory requirements preferred
  • Willingness to travel to statewide meetings, participate in school meetings, and field trips
  • Ability to work 1-2 Saturdays per month, late evenings, and some overnight travel
  • College and Career Readiness (3-5 years)
  • Youth Development and Family services Program Management: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Supervising: 2 years (Preferred)

Benefits:

Candidate will be eligible for all benefits available to a full-time employee of Vincennes University. More information can be found by visiting the Benefits page of the VU website: http://vinu.edu/human-resources

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should submit cover letter addressing the position, current resume, and contact information for three references, to Human Resources by email to jobs@vinu.edu or mail to Vincennes University, Human Resources, 1002 North First Street, Vincennes, IN 47591.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising period.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note the selected candidate may be required to submit to a criminal history background check. Vincennes University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer


 

Dean of Health Sciences and Human Performance – Vincennes, IN

Full-Time

VU is committed to supporting students in associate degree and selected bachelor degree programs. The University encourages and supports the professional development of faculty and staff to ensure excellent learning experiences for students.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Dean of Health Science and Human Performance provides university curricular leadership in the disciplines/majors of the academic college, oversees the day-to-day operations of the college, and represents the college to the wider university and community. The Dean reports to the Provost of the University.

 

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • providing leadership, supervision and support to the faculty and staff of the College

  • leading recruitment and retention efforts within the College

  • providing assistance in the development of course offerings, schedules and teaching assignments.

  • overseeing the Center for Health Sciences building

  • hiring and promotion of faculty, professional staff and staff positions

  • assisting in the acquisition of educational materials for the college

  • supporting academic advising

  • working to ensure the consistency and integrity of VU Health Science and Human Performance courses offered at all sites

  • overseeing faculty and staff evaluation processes

  • providing leadership in program and classroom assessment

  • participating in community activities

  • participating in professional development activities

  • serving as an advocate for the College of Health Sciences and Human Performance

QUALIFICATIONS

The successful Dean of Health Sciences and Human Performance candidate must possess:

  • leadership philosophy that emphasizes an environment of collegiality, open communication and accountability.

  • demonstrated ability to produce a cooperative work environment that promotes effective team work.

  • high energy level, sense of humor, diplomacy, tact.

  • passion for quality education with evidence of commitment to student success and support.

  • excellent organizational and problem solving skills including the ability to anticipate needs and concerns of stakeholders.

  • history of being open-minded, supportive, trustworthy and fair.

  • demonstrated time management, problem solving and priority setting skills.

  • Documented success in building collaborative relationships and partnerships.

  • Minimum of 5 years of college/university teaching experience required.

  • Minimum of 5 years of college/university administrative leadership experience required.

  • Master’s degree in a health-related field from a regionally accredited college/university required. Doctorate in a health-sciences discipline, educational leadership or higher education preferred.

SALARY:

Commensurate with qualifications

STARTING DATE:

July 15, 2019

Benefits:

Candidate will be eligible for all benefits available to a full-time employee of Vincennes University. More information can be found by visiting the Benefits page of the VU website: http://vinu.edu/human-resources

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should submit cover letter addressing the position, current resume/ curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references, to Human Resources by email to jobs@vinu.edu or mail to Vincennes University, Human Resources, 1002 North First Street, Vincennes, IN 47591.

Applications Deadline is February 22, 2019. Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising period.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note the selected candidate may be required to submit to a criminal history background check.

Vincennes University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer


RESEA Training Coordinator – Greene County, IN

Part-Time

Vincennes University is seeking applications for RESEA Training Coordinator in Greene County. This is a part-time position reporting to the Program Director.

Primary Function

  • Coordinate services for the RESEA (Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessment) program for Region to include oversight of adherence to the requirements of the program.

  • Ability to establish working relationships with people of diverse backgrounds and abilities is essential. Excellent communication skills (written and oral) are required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assure weekly selections of customers for required programs have been made and letters associated with selection are sent out to customers in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Meet all participation goals as identified in grant program requirements.

  • Process claimant lists and schedule participants for RESEA program to include tracking participation in case management system with a 90% accuracy of selection, coding and service entries in tracking system.

  • Conduct RESEA orientation sessions and individual interviews with participants as needed.

  • Be familiar with all WorkOne services available throughout the Region and possess ability to make proper referrals as necessary.

  • Administer/Manage placement of customers into unsubsidized employment through contacts developed and maintained with business and industry, working closely with business services team.

  • Ability to use assessments, testing instruments and sound judgment to assist customers in making career and employment decisions.

  • Document services and relevant data results in case management system to show on-going case management activities.

  • Investigate and resolve initial grievances and complaints.

  • Plan activities to meet annually established enrollment numbers and expenditure levels.

  • Any and all other duties as assigned by the Program Director

Position Requirements:

 

  • This individual will have frequent contact with the general public. The ability to explain program requirements and objectives in concise and understandable language to participants is essential.
  • Effective communications with local office manager regarding RESEA program progress to include any challenges or issues which might affect program success and/or needs for assistance.

  • Interpret internal policies, WIOA policies, IDWD policies and VU policies to applicants, participants, local employers, schools, social service agencies, community organizations and members of the community as needed.

  • Excellent organizational skills to maintain orderly work environment due to nature of the positon. Strong foundational knowledge of local labor markets and able to assist in development of labor market information as needed for use by internal and external customers.

  • Manage case load of diverse clientele including adults, dislocated workers, veterans and youth.

  • Ability to learn and proficiently apply a variety of computer applications specific to the work environment. Ability to learn multiple computer databases which include Indiana Career Connect (ICC), Uplink, etc. effectively to ensure appropriate, accurate, and timely entry of data into required system.

  • Ability to be punctual, maintain good work attendance, meet deadlines and use critical thinking skills are necessary for this position.

  • This position will have infrequent contact with the University administration, faculty and staff.

SALARY:

Range $12.00 to $14.50 an hour. Salary will be determined on the basis of experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities.

Benefits:

Candidate will not be eligible for benefits.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should submit cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three references, to Human Resources by email to jobs@vinu.edu or mail to Vincennes University, Human Resources, 1002 North First Street, Vincennes, IN 47591.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Deadline for full consideration is February 15, 2019. Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising period.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note the selected candidate may be required to submit to a criminal history background check.

Vincennes University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer


Educational Coach (COPE) - Vincennes, IN

Full-Time

 

Vincennes University is seeking applicants for a COPE SSS Educational Coach. This is a full time professional staff position.

 

COPE Student Support Services is a federally funded TRIO program which provides academic assistance, coaching, mentoring, and non-cognitive strategies to qualifying college students with all aspects of the college experience, with a goal to assist with retention, graduation, and transfer to four-year degree programs.

 

Work Hours will vary dependent upon Educational Coach’s schedule. The COPE SSS office hours are typically Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., as well as some evenings. Pre-VU and START VU Saturdays are from 8 am at the Student Union and conducting potential participant interviews until 4:30 pm.

This position is responsible for the following:

  • Coaches, mentors, and records student services
  • Transition facilitation from high school to postsecondary
  • Assists students with FAFSA
  • Assists transfer to four-year institutions of higher education
  • Interviews students
  • Develops and presents small groups and workshops
  • Tutors students
  • Completes data for annual performance report
  • Coordinates services with community agencies
  • Assist with student organization, Triple S, activities/events
  • Assists students in career exploration
  • Performs a variety of duties for COPE SSS Program (e.g., conduct workshops, assist with newsletters)

  • Understands ADA, Section 504 federal laws
  • Maintains FERPA, HIPAA
  • Works as a collaborative team member
  • Works some evenings for workshops, field trips, Etiquette Dinners etc.
  • Works Saturdays for Pre-VU and START VU days
  • Reports to the COPE SSS Director

The successful applicant will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required,
  • Minimum of two years working with underrepresented students required

  • Master’s preferred in education, social work or related field
  • Experience in higher education preferred

Benefits:

Candidate will be eligible for all benefits available to a full-time employee of Vincennes University. More information can be found by visiting the Benefits page of the VU website: http://vinu.edu/human-resources

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should submit a VU Application, cover letter, and resume with a minimum of three references, to Human Resources by email to jobs@vinu.edu or mail to Human Resources, 1002 North First Street, Vincennes, IN 47591.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising period.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note the selected candidate may be required to submit to a criminal history background check.

Vincennes University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer