Temporary Director w/Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program (ANSEP) at AAHS

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Classification:Administrative Professional 4
Grade:Temporary Staff Grade 82
Work type:Temporary
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:UAA Office of the Provost
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Administrative/Personnel, Student Affairs/Services

Position Summary:

Come join an award winning program at ANSEP. We are recruiting for Temporary Director w/Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program (ANSEP) at AAHS

Duties:

103. BUDGET MANAGEMENT Oversees the management of annual budgets for ANSEP and performs periodic cost and productivity analyses. Makes major budgetary and resource allocation decisions. Identifies fundraising and development opportunities. Seeks funds for program operations from private and public sources. Serves as one of the program fundraisers and interacts regularly with current program partners.Essential
104. CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS Takes a lead role in developing and managing relationships with state and federal government agencies, industrial firms, community/civic groups, foundations, other universities, Alaska Native Regional Corporations and their Nonprofit organizations, school districts, and other organizations who partner with ANSEP. . Serves as a liaison between the University and community organizations, business leaders, and agency leaders; creates connections and partnerships between external partners and university resources. Develop effective and positive relations w/ internal and external audiences by working w/ Alliance campuses and Alliance industrial partners to create understanding of the importance of the Pacific Alliance vision, mission, and goals. Works directly with public school district superintendents, directors of human resources and curriculum and staff development specialists, school site principals and assistant principals; and school site teachers to promote Alliance programs. Represents the Alliance to public school administrators and teachers, on-campus faculty and staff and potential students.Essential
105. ADVISING AND COUNSELING Receives and reviews transcripts for UAA and UAF students to ensure eligibility for UAA School of Engineering and the Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program (ANSEP). Reviews student grade reports each semester to determine academic progress based on UA and ANSEP Requirements; notifies and places students on probation or suspension, returns students to regular scholarship status after sufficient progress is made. Assists students in the selection of appropriate courses and concentrations in terms of students'' stated preferences. Oversee and manage a database of information for implementing, tracking, and reporting on ANSEP students for UAA, UAF, governmental agencies, non-profits, and any additional funding sources that require various sources of information.Essential
202. MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS Serves as a Communications Director in a leadership role and works with the ANSEP leadership team in creating, implementing, and evaluating strategic communications plan for ANSEP in the region. The communications plan supports key goals of the program and develops messages to promote the programs goals among key target audience. Communications serve as a critical tool for the program in enlisting and harnessing the support of potential partners and allies improving the quality of life of indigenous people in individual communities. In addition, identifies the most effective ways to provide communications support for the individual communities funded through this program. The ANSEP Regional Director also works closely with the ANSEP leadership team and leadership at UAA, UAF, UAS, and other partner institutions to: evaluate priorities and strategies; oversees the execution of public relations and media strategies; and helps manage the ANSEP and Indigenous Alliance Website. Finally, the ANSEP Regional Director ensures that the communications activities of this national program comply with the policies and procedures of the National Science Foundation LSAMP Grant/Agency. Makes major budgetary and resource allocation decisions. Identifies fundraising and development opportunities. Seeks funds for program operations from private and public sources. Serves as one of the program fundraisers and interacts regularly with current program partners.Essential
501. LEADERSHIP AND PLANNING Directs the daily activities of the ANSEP Middle School Academy, Acceleration Academy, Summer Bridge, and ANSEP University Success components. Leads in the development and implementation of strategic plans, policies, and procedures aimed at effecting a systemic change in the hiring patterns of Indigenous Americans in the engineering and science professions. Establishes and implements short and long-range organizational goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures; monitors and assesses program effectiveness, and develops corrective actions for continuous improvement. Programmatic responsibilities include leading, developing, organizing, implementing, and maintaining an effective structure for the delivery of the suite of ANSEP components. Supervises programs for recruitment, retention, and graduation of students, taking a lead role in securing additional financial resources for those programs. Designs, establishes, and maintains an organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the organization''s goals and objectives; leads, recruits, employs, trains, supervises, and evaluates unit staff. Conducts regular comprehensive efficacy assessments of the ANSEP components to determine the extent to which the goals and objectives are being met and addressing changing student needs and programmatic priorities. Identifies individual, organizational and institutional barriers that hinder the achievement of the ANSEP goals, and develops and implement plans to deal with these obstacles. Using internal and external data sources, works with the ANSEP Leadership team to identify, evaluate, and recommend new program initiatives and identify new funding sources. Designs, establishes and maintains an organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the organization''s goals and objectives; recruits, employs, trains, supervises, and evaluates unit staff including recitation leaders, tutors, ANSEP Building managers, contractors, consultants, etc.Essential
The Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program is a longitudinal model that works with students from the time they are in middle school all the way through
to the PhD. ANSEP increases university recruitment and retention rates through hands-on middle and high school outreach initiatives, rigorous summer bridging
programs, focused academic learning communities, organized student cohorts, networks of peer and professional mentors, community-based learning,
professional internships and undergraduate and graduate research projects.
Our objective is to effect a systemic change in the hiring patterns of Indigenous Americans in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics
(STEM) by increasing the number of individuals on a career path to leadership in STEM fields.
The ANSEP Regional Director will coordinate with fellow directors to work with students at the Pre-College through the University Success level, which consists
of the following programs:
Middle School Academy
Acceleration Academy
Summer Bridge
University Success
The work involved with this job includes recruiting students; assisting with planning, managing, and leading the ANSEP Middle School Academy, ANSEP
Acceleration Academy, ANSEP Summer Bridge, and ANSEP University Success; organizing student study sessions, making presentations and attending
meeting with current and potential ANSEP partners.
Knowledge Skills & Abilities
Knowledge and experience necessary to work successfully with Alaska Native Regional Corporations, Native non-profit organizations, the University of Alaska,
other universities, governmental agencies, and private industry to develop programs, create educational and industrial employment opportunities, and secure
programmatic funding for Alaska Native people and other Indigenous Americans in science and engineering. Outstanding interpersonal and community
relations skills and the ability to communicate and work effectively within a diverse community. The ability to create and present to large groups in a conference
type-setting as well as the ability to present the same material in a smaller more personal setting for high school students, counselors, and administrators. The
aptitude to plan, develop and implement marketing strategies and programs. Ability to analyze complex problems, to interpret operational needs, and to develop
integrated, creative solutions. Capability of creating, composing, and editing written materials. Knowledge of student recruitment and retention issues and of
targeted recruitment principles, procedures and resources.
Experience
Strong managerial, supervisory & budgeting skills, extensive knowledge and experience with Alaska Native, American Indian, rural students & cultures, and the
ability to work effectively with people from these communities. Strong planning and facilitation skills, and proficiency in cross cultural communications.
Proficiency in coordinating and managing a multicultural environment. Education, training or experience in assessment and referral techniques for students from
diverse cultural backgrounds.
Education
Bachelor's degree in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) field, or related field with equivalent combination of training and experience.
Pay grade Temporary Grade 82
 
Temporary position from August 4, 2019 to December 21, 2019

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