Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2006 16:43:18 -0400
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From: AMANDA THOMAS <athomas4@KENT.EDU>
Subject: Outreach Program Director Opening
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I have attached an Outreach Program Director job description. This
position is located within the Bureau of Research Training and Services at
Kent State University's College of Education, Health and Human Services.
The department works primarily in evaluating grants and and assisting
clients in understanding and using their data. Please pass this on to
anyone you know who may be interested and/or qualified. Applications can
be submitted online at https://jobs.kent.edu.
Amanda S. Thomas
Bureau of Research Training and Services
Kent State University
507 White Hall
Kent, Ohio 44242
Phone: (330) 672-0788
Developed for Equal Opportunity
CLASS TITLE: Outreach Program Director
KSU Class Code: AD47 EEO Code: 1C FLSA: Exempt Pay Grade: 08
To plan and direct all operational, administrative, and financial
activities of a designated
educational outreach program.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop and market designated educational outreach program.
Establish objectives; develop strategies for achieving objectives.
Oversee University-designated program budget.
Develop and/or revise program policies and procedures.
Serve as liaison to various constituent groups relative to program
Develop linkages with external organizations, professional
associations,and community groups to support
Oversee the promotion and/or communication on all aspects of the program
by strategically planning for
the development and distribution of various materials.
Identify and secure program funding opportunities.
Evaluate and implement changes to programs.
Serve on various University committees.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Employees assigned in a sales unit and sales management role may be
· Identifying a list of prospects and managing the communication
processes with the prospects among
the unit staff members.
· Meeting with client prospects (i.e. human resource
managers,operations managers, decision-makers,
executives, professionals and employees) to present information
about Kent State’s services and
· Pricing solutions proposed, writing and reviewing
proposals,contracts and training plans
reflecting the organizations’ needs and Kent State’s solutions.
· Maintaining electronic records utilizing client relationship
management software. Reporting on
the client activity using the software.
· Strategically planning for contracted sales activity, analyzing
and reporting on prospect and
LEADERSHIP AND SUPERVISION:
Leadership of a small department, unit, or major function and/or direct
supervision over administrative/professional employees.
Must Pass Criminal Background Check
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; Master’s degree preferred;
four to five years relevant experience.
Other Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of personal computer applications; budgeting; strategic
Knowledge of business, employee development and/or organization
development approaches and concepts.
Skill in written and interpersonal communication.
Demonstration of ability to maintain client relationships for
retaining and/or cross-selling clients.
Demonstration of ability to strategically plan for contract sales
services and for prospecting and client calls for a small unit
Ability to provide leadership and direction.
Evaluation experience. Experience writing grants, composing budget
proposals for grant evaluations.
Advanced understanding of SPSS software.
Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or
up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of
force constantly to move objects. Typically requires sitting,
walking, standing, bending, keying, talking, hearing, seeing and
Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building
frequently and campus to campus occasionally. For those in a sales
management role, incumbent will be required to travel to client sites
The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and
responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and
should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and
responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly
related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted
where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State
University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours,
SOURCE: Job Description