The Assistant Director for Outreach and Special Projects is responsible for providing coordination, leadership and support to these activities, including, but not limited to, grant funded activities. The Assistant Director for Outreach and Special Projects is also responsible for providing planning and implementation of STEM-related activities in conjunction with the NTID Regional STEM Center(s) (NRSC). Finally, the Assistant Director for Outreach and Special Projects works with the Senior Director of Outreach Consortium, another Assistant Director and the Program Assistant for Outreach in carrying out these responsibilities.

The deadline to apply is 04/30/2021

Functions/Duties/Responsibilities:

– Manage the day-to-day operations of assigned programs/projects/activities. This includes being the point of contact for planning and leading such programmatic initiatives.
– Independently plan and travel for the purpose of promoting NTID and its Outreach programs, including but not limited to NTID programs and departments such as NRSC and Admissions.
Work collaboratively with and supervise faculty and staff leaders internally and externally, as well as community leaders, involved in planning and carrying out Outreach activities each year.
– Responsible for maintaining accurate data collection and tracking for all assigned programs/projects.
– Work with Outreach team to evaluate impact of activities on enrollments pipeline and retention.
– Assist in negotiation of contracts and management of vendor relationships. Provide programmatic support for Outreach-related activities/programs as needed.
– Work with Coordinator of Outreach and Special Projects to strategize, develop and manage communications (both electronic and paper) with external populations to market programs and complete all registration paperwork.
– Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Requirements:

EDUCATION
– Bachelor degree in Education, Business, Communication, Human Service or related field required.

EXPERIENCE
– 3-5 years’ experience in project management, student development programming or event planning
Skills
– Excellent communication skills.
– American Sign Language skills or willingness to learn in order to be able to communicate effectively with a wide range of prospective deaf and hard of hearing students and deaf/hard of hearing and hearing individuals.
– Sensitivity to ethnic, socioeconomic and communication diversity.
– Strong organization and time management skills.
– Highly flexible and able to work effectively in a team oriented and fast-paced environment.
– Able to work evenings and weekends as assigned/needed.
– Able to function effectively as team member in outcomes-oriented work.
– Ability to make significant independent programmatic judgments and decisions as necessary.

PLEASE NOTE: The individual hired for this position will be required to have a pre-employment Motor Vehicle check, and the Motor Vehicle Report must clear RIT's Safe Driving Policy.

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