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Berea College | Berea, KY
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Job Description



Are YOU ready to GEAR UP? We are!

Berea College has been awarded two Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) grants from the U.S. Department of Education. The GEAR UP grants, totaling nearly $10.7 million annually, will work to support teachers, school administrators, parents and students as they prepare for success in post-secondary education. GEAR UP Appalachia! and Promise Neighborhood GEAR UP will serve elementary and middle school students in 17 central and southeastern Kentucky counties, many are among the poorest in the nation. Program services will follow students through to high school graduation and college admission.

Initial recruitment of staff will begin with the positions listed below. For detailed requirements, please read the position descriptions available at http://www.berea.edu/peopleservices/jobs/staffpositions.asp:

- Director of Data and Evaluation    will provide leadership and evaluation design for GKAR UP programs and other federal grant programs and ensure timely collection and analysis of data. Working closely with partners, the Director will ensure that timely data is collected and utilized in all programs to ensure effective interventions and that the data management system generates timely information for reports and evaluation purposes. The Director will supervise two staff members.

- Director of College Access - will provide leadership and oversight lo seven federally funded college access programs including GEAR UP. Upward Bound and Talent Search. The Director of College Access will assist program staff in developing programs and curriculum that ensure that programs prepare participants for college: develop strategies to achieve goals
and objectives for each grant: and will supervise eight staff members.

- Associate Director for GEAR UP - (two positions; one in Berea; one in Hazard) - will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of a GEAR UP program; will develop and refine program operations to ensure programs meet their stated goals and objectives; and will supervise six staff members.

Additional new positions will be advertised in the Lexington Herald-Leader

and various county newspapers in the coming weeks.
Applications arc required for all positions and may be downloaded at  http://www.berea.edu/peopleservices/jobs/howtoapply.asp.
Completed applications may be mailed to People Services.
CPO 2189, Berea, KY 40404 or faxed to (859) 985-3911. A detailed letter of interest is also required.

Berea College, in light of its mission in the tradition of impartial love and social equality, welcomes all peoples of the earth to learn and work here. Employment decisions are hosed on training, education and experience related to the requirements of the job. All applicants for employment are considered without regard to race. color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age or disability.

About Berea College

Berea College provides every student with a portable computer. The duPont Fund grant will support the school's needs of configuring, inventorying and distributing the computers, and orienting and training students in the care and use of the computers.

Job posted via
McC Lexington Herald-Leader