Assists with the management and oversight of the Title VI Indian Education Federal Grant, student out of school and afterschool programming. Assist the Education Services Manager and Research Associate with Pre-College Programs, College & Career Advisement, Academic Enrichment Outreach, Fiber Optic Operation support, Audio/Visual/Film Program, Coordinated School Heath Program, and Intervention/ Prevention Programs.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions may include, but are not limited to the functions listed below.)
- Prepare all relevant annual reports for the Title VI Indian Education Grant, Family Circle Project, Research Grants, special projects and other education grants awarded to the department.
- Prepare budgets for the Title VI Indian Education Grant and other research/education grants awarded to the department. Review financial statements.
- Maintain a log in of Jemez Valley Public School district, local Charter and BIE Schools Native students, parent contacts, educational programs, enrichment opportunities and support services rendered. Performs duties related to program development and implementation to assist students with improving academic performance, through the provision of tutoring, intervention and support services.
- Plan, direct and administer educational programs to support student learning, academic achievement, community engagement, and provide the needed services to students/children to ensure progress.
- Work with private, local, district, tribal, state and federal agencies in designing and developing educational opportunities for Native students at local/district schools with and other community students and members.
- Maintain files on academic, extracurricular and enrichment programs or various educational opportunities.
- Develop and coordinate student enrichment and support programs with Jemez Valley district schools, local community schools and schools with significant Jemez student populations.
- Attend meetings, conferences and workshops relative to grant administration, that support Jemez educational priorities and/or promote student advancement and academic achievement.
- Plan and implement the POJ Education Truancy Program in coordination with other Tribal Programs and community schools to ensure accountability of all parties involved.
- Coordinate and implement the Coordinated School Health Program initiative with school, tribal and community partners to ensure successful implementation and integration.
- Coordinate and implement Audio/Visual/Film program; filming, editing and production for local schools, programs, leadership and community.
- Assist the Research Associate/Student Program Manager with implementation, collection of data, evaluation of research, intervention, and prevention programs.
- Coordinates Media projects for department along with assisting Governors with important community messages, i.e. COVID-19 Governor orders.
- Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor.
Fiber Optic Project Specific:
- Participates in the development and preparation of short-term and long-range plans based upon organization goals and objectives.
- Demonstrates successful execution of Deployment strategies to maximize high speed access and operational efficiency for student & community benefit.
- Working with the Education Director and Education Services Manager to ensure that all activities and operations are performed in compliance with local, state, federal, and Pueblo of Jemez regulations and laws governing Fiber Optic & Wireless operations.
- Participates with the proper planning, implementation, maintenance, and completion of multiple projects, simultaneously. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: customer site support, development of Scopes of Work, providing Training on policies and procedures for technician’s team with accurate data for work obligations after training completion, coordinating scheduling of projects from deployment to Operations, providing staging support for crews and facilitating all project administration as relevant, may include some financial reporting.
- Assists with the Jemez Community update videos regarding this multi-million dollar project in Towa and English languages.
Consistently supervises 2+ workers at any given time to include student interns, tutors, contract service workers, and creative team project members, grant contractors
Associates degree required, Bachelors degree preferred in Education or related field required. Four (4) years of applied experience that provides sufficient knowledge, skill, and ability to satisfactorily perform stated essential functions. Program development, grant writing and/or fundraising experience is preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable through the tribe’s insurance carrier.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to communicate effectively, verbally, and in writing. Should possess excellent organization, coordination, facilitation and supervision skills. Must be a team player with an ability to work with people and students of various ages. Comfortable with making presentations, coordinating meetings and promoting programs and education related projects. Ability to prepare budgets, interpret financial reports, and manage program funds. Must be able to conduct research and analyze program data. Must be computer literate and familiar with all related software applications (Office Suites, Outlook, Excel, etc), the Internet and technological advances.
REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS:
- Valid New Mexico Driver’s license.
- CPR and First Aid certification within six (6) months of date of employment.