Associate Director, University of Maryland Talent Search-Central Programs (UM-Talent Search), Academic Achievement ProgramsUniversity of Maryland
University of Maryland Associate Director, University of Maryland Talent Search-Central Programs (UM-Talent Search), Academic Achievement Programs.
Position Title: Associate Director, University of Maryland Talent Search-Central Programs (UM-Talent Search), Academic Achievement Programs
Category: Exempt, Full-time
The Associate Director/Academic Coordinator reports directly to the Executive Director of Academic Achievement Programs. The Associate Director is responsible for the day to day operations of the UM Talent Search Central program, a federally funded TRIO program. This individual will provide leadership; monitor program activities; manage goals and objectives; supervise staff; assist with evaluating all aspects of the Talent Search and other duties as assigned. This position is located off-campus in Prince George’s County. There will be meetings at the University of Maryland College Park campus as well as in the community.
Minimum requirements include a master’s degree in Counseling Education, Student Personnel Services or related area and 3 to 5 years of related experience. Must have 2-4 years of direct experience working with youth, students in education or related settings and specific experience working with students from ow-income and first generation back ground in middle to high school level. A terminal degree preferred, 5-10 years administrative experience in a in Public School setting; 3-5 years of relevant experience with disadvantaged youth populations, supervisory experience; preferably in a community based program or higher education setting; knowledge of Prince George’s County and familiarity with Prince George’s County Public Schools system strongly preferred.
Minorities and Women are encouraged to apply. The University of Maryland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.