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Date:         Thu, 13 Jul 2006 16:43:18 -0400
Reply-To:     AMANDA THOMAS <athomas4@KENT.EDU>
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From:         AMANDA THOMAS <athomas4@KENT.EDU>
Subject:      Outreach Program Director Opening
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Hello, 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 Page 1

ADMINISTRATIVE/PROFESSIONAL JOB DESCRIPTION Developed for Equal Opportunity

CLASS TITLE: Outreach Program Director

KSU Class Code: AD47 EEO Code: 1C FLSA: Exempt Pay Grade: 08

BASIC FUNCTION:

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 activities.

Develop linkages with external organizations, professional associations,and community groups to support program development.

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 responsible for: · 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 products. · 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 client activity.

REPORTS TO:

Designated Supervisor

LEADERSHIP AND SUPERVISION:

Leadership of a small department, unit, or major function and/or direct supervision over administrative/professional employees.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

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 planning.

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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

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 repetitive motions.

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 frequently.

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, and responsibilities.

FILE: AD47 SOURCE: Job Description ANALYST: ds


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