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Academics Program Manager, Ascending To Men (ATM) Project

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Date: Jan 11, 2019

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Houston Independent School District

Academics Program Manager, Ascending To Men (ATM) Project JobID: 57838
Position Type:
Closing Date:
02/03/2018
Business Professionals/Program Administrator/Manager
Date Posted:
11/13/2018
Department:
Family and Community Engagement
Date Available:
12/03/2018
Location:Area:Job Category:
Hattie Mae White Bldg.NorthwestBusiness Professionals
Job Code:Contract Type:Months:
None12
Salary Minimum:Salary Maximum:
$53,595$71,013

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  • Academics Program Manager, Ascending To Men (ATM) Project - AC0805
POSITION TITLE: Academics Program Manager, Ascending To Men (ATM) Project

CONTRACT LENGTH: 12M

DATE: 07/02/18

DATE OF LAST REVISION: 07/02/18

JOB CODE: AC0805 SAP 30002513

PAY GRADE: 29

FLSA EXEMPTION STATUS: E

Job Family – Academics

JOB SUMMARY:

Assists the Senior Manager, ATM Project in HISD to implement a program to increase the number of HISD students who successfully attend and graduate from high schools with a focus on college or career readiness. Delivers ATM Project to HISD students and works directly with students, parents, and school personnel to ensure that the goals of the program are met. Coordinates various ATM Project events and summer programs that supplement school-year programming.

MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: List most important duties first

1. Creates, organizes, orchestrates, monitors, and prepares plans/programmatic strategies for school campus/ATM Projects in the execution of major projects and various district and community initiatives.
2. Assists the Senior Manager, ATM Project in departmental financial activity, including quarterly and annual closeouts. Promotes the ATM Project at school sites and leads student recruitment for designated populations.
3. Monitors implementation, provides programmatic adjustments, and coordinates resources to ensure successful completion of projects.
4. Provides support and individualized assistance to students in the program throughout the graduation process.
5. Oversees the collection and presentation of performance and tracking data for ATM-Projects directly under manager supervision.
6. Manages the implementation of research-based strategies that support student learning including the coordination and delivery of summer programming, including special presentations college and career supports, and leadership training workshops.
7. Creates reporting systems to regularly communicate progress to stakeholders and disseminate information on programs to families and community members.
8. Collaborates with managers in other departmental duties assigned to collaborate with teams to design, evaluate, and enhance programming and curriculum.
9. Works with various departments and campuses to keep on track with project plans.
10. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s Degree

WORK EXPERIENCE:

3 to 5 years
Leadership experience in an academic setting; classroom/school-based experience and/or community outreach experience working with diverse populations

TYPE OF SKILL AND/OR REQUIRED LICENSING/CERTIFICATION:

Microsoft Office, Chancery
Office equipment (e.g., computer, copier)
Excellent organizational, communication, and engagement competencies
Bilingual (Spanish) skills preferred

LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES:

Level 2 - Work Leadership. Regularly provides project management or team leadership to a group of two or more employees but does not have formal supervisory responsibility. Leading and directing is restricted to monitoring work and providing guidance on escalated issues. Most of work time is spent performing many of the same duties they are leading.

WORK COMPLEXITY/INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT:

Work is substantially complex, varied and regularly requires the selection and application of technical and detailed guidelines. Independent judgment is required to identify, select, and apply the most appropriate methods as well as interpret precedent. Position regularly makes recommendations to management on areas of significance to the department.

PROBLEM SOLVING:

Decisions are made with greater freedom and discretion, including recommendations that are subject to approval on matters that may affect multiple departments across HISD. Job is frequently expected to recommend new solutions to problems, to improve existing methods/procedures/services and
generate new ideas. May also review decisions made by other individuals on more routine matters.

IMPACT OF DECISIONS:

Decisions have moderate impact to the facility/department or division, causing increased satisfaction or dissatisfaction; producing efficiencies or delays; promoting or inhibiting personal intellectual or professional development; and/or contributing to financial gain or expense. Errors may be serious, usually not subject to direct verification or check, causing losses such as improper cost calculations, overpayment or improper utilization of labor, materials or equipment. Effect usually confined to the organization itself and is short term.

COMMUNICATION/INTERACTIONS:

Collaborate and solve problems – works with others to resolve problems, clarify or interpret complex information/policies, and provide initial screening/negotiations without approval authority. Interactions are typically with customers, senior level professional staff, and managers.

CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS:

Regularly assesses and diffuses complex, and escalated customer issues. Takes personal responsibility and accountability for solving systemic customer service problems. Regularly explores alternative and creative solutions to meeting the needs of the customer within HISD's policies and guidelines.

WORKING/ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment which does not subject the employee to any hazardous or unpleasant elements.
Ability to carry and/or lift less than 15 pounds.




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