Bachelor’s degree, or in the absence of a Bachelor's degree, an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired; a minimum of three years of experience managing projects and contracts; and, a minimum of three years of relationship management experience are required. In addition, applicants must possess the following: a driving passion to work with a continuum of stakeholders to support low-income young working learners who are striving to gain competencies to raise their trajectory of life and career success; superior writing skills; strong analytical, strategic planning, presentation and negotiation skills; ability to create logical and innovative solutions to complicated issues, set specific goals and priorities, adapt quickly to change, manage stress effectively and read and interpret written material including the recognition of technical terms and jargon. In addition, the following are preferred: Master’s degree; Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification; experience in grantmaking and grant writing; experience in scientific research; and, relationship management experience in higher education and/or philanthropy.
Starting salary commensurate with qualifications.
Completion of the ACT National Career Readiness Certificate is recommended. Find a testing site near you to register for the WorkKeys assessments. Finalists for this position will be subject to a pre-employment criminal background check as a condition of employment.
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