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Project Director, Guided Pathways (Title III)

Posting Number: 0000661
Reports to: President
Department: President
Classification: Administrator
Full or Part-time: Full Time

Job Summary:

Primary responsibility for overseeing all operational and compliance aspects of the College’s Title III: Strengthening Guided Pathways to Student Success grant. Responsible for day-to-day management of the Title III project activities working toward achieving the project’s goals. Collaborates with many individuals across the
College to meet all grant objectives and metrics while adhering to established timelines. Serves as the primary liaison between the College
and the Department of Education for all matters related to the current Title III grant.

Essential Functions:
1. Collaborates with the other Project and College personnel to ensure timely implementation of
the tasks and objectives as defined in the Colleges Title III grant proposal.
2. Prepares project reports
and ensure compliance with applicable policies, grant terms, and conditions for both the College and the Department of Education.
Serves as the Chair of the Title III Steering Committee
4. Coordinates activities in a manner that will
facilitate maximum effectiveness and utilization of project resources.
5. In collaboration with the Institutional Researcher for
Academic Quality and Student Success and the external evaluator, facilitates the development and implementation of an effective and
objective system of evaluation of all project components and their impact upon the College.
6. Coordinates the writing and submission
of annual performance reports.
7. Reviews Title III performance evaluation reports and recommends changes or
take corrective actions when needed.
8. Remains current on Title III and U.S. Department of Education
policies and grant terms/conditions and assures that the project operates in compliance throughout the period of federal support.
Authorizes any and all expenditures in the Title III project; monitor budget and ensure the appropriate
utilization of funds.
10. In collaboration with the Grant Compliance Accountant, prepares fiscal reports as required by the College
and the Department of Education.
11. Ensures that all external contract arrangements are operating and executed according to grant
objectives and terms; work with College personnel to conduct necessary biding where appropriate or required.
12. Works with College
staff to institutionalize new practices and improvements according to the project schedule.
13. Ensures successful, timely
accomplishment of activitys implementation strategies and approved objectives.
14. Performs other duties as assigned.

Other Duties:

Under the limited supervision of the President, the Project Director, Guided Pathways provides
leadership and expertise to support successful execution of all Title III project objectives, goals, and metrics
by established target dates.

Job Specifications:
Masters degree in a relevant field required. Two or more years experience as a project manager
required. Experience in data collection, analysis, and reporting preferred. Excellent computer skills and proficiency in project management
software and Microsoft Office. Strong attention to detail and accuracy and the ability to clearly communicate complex, technical information
to a variety of audiences to drive organizational change and effectiveness. Demonstrated ability to provide collaborative project management
and ability to work collaboratively with others. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to partner and work
effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders. Ability to meet deadlines.

Grade: 10
Salary Range: Min. $51,797

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Official college transcripts required upon hire.

This is a 12-month, full-time, grant funded position.

Open Date: 10/16/2017
Closing Date:

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About Lake Michigan College
Lake Michigan College is a community college in southwest Michigan. We have three campuses
–two of which are located ten minutes from our namesakes breathtaking shoreline.

Like other community colleges, we offer associate degrees, certificates, and even a baccalaureate degree. But what sets us apart from our
peers is our seemingly limitless potential and our people – people who care deeply about our regions future and who are committed to student
success and exemplary educational programs, strong alignments with both established and emerging industries, and productive partnerships with the communities we serve.

Faculty and staff at LMC enjoy excellent benefits and a supportive and friendly work environment. LMC recently received a Capital Outlay
grant from the State of Michigan and a new millage from the southwest Michigan community, so the colleges facilities will be getting
innovative, sustainable upgrades in the next few years that will contribute to the comfort, productivity and collaborative environment for
all employees.

Living in Southwest Michigan
Southwest Michigan attracts millions of tourists who come for our beaches, wineries, and nationally acclaimed golf courses. But many who visit, choose to stay for our great
schools, low cost of living, and high quality of life

LMCs main campus is nestled in a watery and wooded wildlife sanctuary, yet its less than a half-days drive from major metro areas including
Chicago, Milwaukee, Detroit, and Indianapolis.


Lake Michigan College is an Equal Opportunity institution, affording enrollment, employment and services without distinction on the basis of age, color, height, weight, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, or sex.

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