Director of McNair Program

The University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland
Sep 19, 2022
Oct 24, 2022
Executive, Director
Full Time

Director of McNair Program 

University of Maryland Academic Achievement Programs

 The Project Director serves as the first-line authority and administrator of the Ronald E McNair Baccalaureate program including, program operations, grant development & submission, budget management with the Assistant Director of Finance and Administration, marketing and communications, and the Annual Performance Report (APR) submission. Serves as the Faculty of record for the two McNair courses; the UNIV339-CP01-McNair Research Methods and Writing (3 Credits), Responsible for recruitment and first-level review and recommendation to the Executive Director of students from Frostburg State University, the University of Maryland, and the St. Mary College for admission to the McNair Program. Responsible for the development of the Academic Year Lunch and Learn monthly graduate prep series with the support of the McNair Graduate Assistant and implementing, supervising, and evaluating the McNair Summer Research Institute. Supervise the graduate Assistant in academic, personal, and graduate school advising of McNair students. Provide leadership and implementation of the Annual McNair conference. Serves as primary hire authority for any vacant position in the McNair program.

The Project Director also administers the AAP international student travel initiatives and external funding support for the program and research. Serves as the faculty of record for AAPS300-SAGN-Corporate Social Responsibility in Ghana (3 credits).

Qualifications: A master’s degree in higher education or related field and doctoral level study.  A minimum of 5-7 years of experience in education administration. Preferred Experience: 7 to 10 years of experience in higher education administration. Experience working with low-income, first-generation students and experience working with the TRIO community is highly desirable.

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Minorities and Women Are Encouraged To Apply. The University of Maryland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admission

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