Director, Classic Upward Bound

University of Northern Iowa   Cedar Falls, IA   Full-time     Education
Posted on May 3, 2024
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Impact & Responsibilities: Directs implementation of Upward Bound Project philosophy, goals, and objectives; coordinates and assists in the development, implementation, and presentation of Project programs and services; administers project budget; selects, assigns, trains, and directs project staff; acts in a liaison capacity with university faculty staff, and community relative to project services; and completes related administrative duties as required or directed.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree in education, public administration, social work, or related field; at least five years of experience as administrator of a student services program; successful budgeting experience; and successful grant reporting and writing experience.

Preferred: Master's degree; experience working with low-income, first generation students and students from diverse backgrounds; and TRIO/Upward Bound experience.


UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Benefits package details can be viewed at Application materials received by Thursday, May 16th will be given first consideration. For more information or to apply, visit Criminal and other relevant background checks required. UNI is a tobacco free campus.