GEAR UP School Site Coordinator

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06/16/2021
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Description

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Granite School District

If you have questions regarding this position, please contact Ryan Oaks, Principal, at (385)-646-5360 or email roaks@graniteschools.org

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Job Title  GEAR UP School Site Coordinator
Department  College & Career Readiness
Supervisor  Principal
Salary Schedule  Classified
Lane Placement  J
Contract Length  9 months
FLSA Classification  Non-exempt
Last Review Date  May 2021

Job Summary
GEAR UP is an acronym for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs. It is a seven-year federal grant program that provides services and assistance to students to help them successfully graduate from high school ready for college and career. The GEAR UP School Site Coordinator will work at middle and/or high schools serving students and will be housed at a facility provided by the local school district. The School Site Coordinator will represent the school as the primary liaison to the district and the school community related to the GEAR UP grant. This position will provide support to key program components including college and career exploration and post-secondary preparation. In partnership with Utah State University, the GEAR UP School Site Coordinator will ensure that the grant’s programmatic requirements are met and will monitor implementation and student success data. Attendance, physical presence, and timeliness are required and are essential functions of this position.
 
 
Essential Functions
  • Work in collaboration with the USU GEAR UP Grant Director, Granite District GEAR UP Grant Coordinator(s), other GEAR UP School Site Coordinators, school staff, higher education institutions, and community partners to implement all programmatic requirements of the grant.
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with students, school staff and district personnel.
  • Recruit students, teachers, and parents to participate in a variety of programmatic offerings.
  • Carry out GEAR UP grant activities that include college awareness events, campus visits, participation in AVID, academic and college planning, paying for college, etc.
  • Ensure services are data-driven and aligned with the federal GEAR UP project.
  • Create and monitor GEAR UP budgets and expenditures for assigned school and ensure that all efforts supplement, not duplicate, any efforts supported through other federally funded initiatives.
  • Help create a college going culture within the school and be a strong resource regarding the essential tools and techniques to create this culture.
  • Create a yearly workplan to ensure all work associated with the management, approval, and delivery of GEAR UP services is organized, data driven and aligned with GEAR UP goals. 
  • Provide monthly updates to the GEAR UP Grant Coordinator on the progress the school is making to achieve the goals and objectives outlined in the GEAR UP grant plan.
  • Attend weekly district GEAR UP PLC meetings with the USU GEAR UP Grant Director, Granite District GEAR UP Grant Coordinator and other GEAR UP School Site Coordinators.
Non-Essential Functions
  • Other duties as assigned*
*This description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an employee assigned to this position.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of education, knowledge, and experience requirements; the machines, tools and equipment used; background; and any licenses or certifications required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Required Education and Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in education or related field
  • Upload current resume and two letters of recommendation with application
Required Prior Experience
  • Experience in working with youth and adults
  • Experience in managing, administering, and directing similar programs, or any equivalent combination of education and experience
Required Knowledge and Skills
  • Provide evidence of strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of people, including peers, administrators, faculty, students, and the public.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the GEAR UP Grant and understanding of the importance of college and career readiness for all students.
  • Demonstrate experience in promoting the success and achievement of students from diverse cultural, ethnic, and social backgrounds in educational and community settings.
Assigned Decision Making
  • Decisions are made as a team under the direction of the USU STARS! and CCR department leadership.
Interactions with Others
  • Strong interpersonal skills, along with a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of people.
  • Able to create a team-based environment within the program and department.
  • Work closely with USU GEAR UP Grant Director, Granite District GEAR UP Grant Coordinator(s), other GEAR UP School Site Coordinators, school staff, higher education institutions, and community partners.
Supervisory Responsibility
  • N/A
Budget Responsibility
  • Create and monitor GEAR UP budgets and expenditures for assigned school and ensure that all efforts supplement, not duplicate, any efforts supported through other federally funded initiatives.
Working Environment
  • Work takes place in a typical office environment.
  • Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation.
  • Works independently while dealing with interruptions that stop current work to resolve problems.
Physical Requirements
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to speak and/or hear. Frequently required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, and crouch. Occasionally required to use hands to handle or feels and must occasionally climb or balance.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
  • Must be able to sit/stand for long periods of time.
Note: This list of essential and marginal functions and of physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented in accordance with the requirements of the job.

 



 
 


 

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