Program Director for Black Male Initiatives

  • Delaware State University
  • Dover, DE
  • Dec 14, 2020
Full time   Deans & Directors

Job Description

Delaware State University Vacancy Announcement - Program Director for Black Male Initiatives College of Business Apply online at www.desu.edu Applications will be accepted until position is filled

                                                                                               THIS IS A 100% GRANT FUNDED POSITION

Essential Functions
The following are the functions essential to performing this job.

  1. Work closely with the Dean and Director of Student Engagement to design the Black Male Initiative (BMI) programming in the areas of academics, leadership engagement, career planning etc.
  2. Develop and maintain comprehensive processes and practices for BMI including the coordination efforts to identify, screen and select student participants in need of support.
  3. Develop a robust leadership development program to evaluate and address the developmental, academic, cultural and social needs of black male students
  4. Establish relationships with campus departments, faculty and students who support the work of BMI.
  5. Assesses needs and ensures that program objectives and goals are met
  6. Oversee and help develop the promotional and educational materials, training manuals, newsletter and or brochure for the program
  7. Establish and maintain direct contact with community and corporate partners
  8. Establish and maintain direct contact with K-12 partners including counselors, teachers and administrators to promote the Black Male Initiative.
  9. Collects and analyzes data; prepares scheduled and special reports; oversees the maintenance of program records and statistical information. Utilizes this information to make necessary adjustments to program for reporting and to meet desired outcomes.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities The individual in this job must possess these skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
  1. Experience with program development
  2. Familiarity with student development;
  3. Strong interpersonal and communication skills; and
  4. Capacity to establish and maintain effective working relationship with internal and external stakeholders.
Qualification Standards
  1. Education: Bachelor’s degree required in general business management, accounting, finance, education, counseling, or related subject matter.
  2. Experience: 2 years’ experience working with black males; prior experience with programming, outreach, recruitment and retention.
  3. Other preferences: Demonstrated intercultural competence with economically disadvantage populations, self-motivated and a team player.
Performance Standards The annual criteria for evaluation in this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
  1. Develop a robust leadership development program to evaluate and address the developmental, academic, cultural and social needs of black male students
  2. Design the Black Male Initiative (BMI) programming in the areas of academics, leadership engagement, career planning etc.
  3. Recruit and Training all black male College of Business students
  4. Coordinate outreach to high schools, applicants, and current program participants
Notes: The University reserves the right to change or reassign job duties as provided in policy and negotiated agreements. Delaware State University is an equal opportunity, Title IX Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, age or disability.

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