06/13/2022$73,311 to $80,923 annually, dependent on education and experience
Lake Tahoe Community College (LTCC) District is recruiting for a Director of HSI Grant to oversee the development, budgeting, coordination, implementation, supervision, and integration of the new Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics and Articulations (STEM) Program grant. Please note this is a 5-year grant-funded position through the U.S. Department of Education HSI STEM and Transfer Articulation Grant Program. This position is currently funded through September 2026, with the potential to be expanded and extended should additional grant funding be secured. This position is categorically-funded pursuant to Education Code 87470.
The LTCC HSI STEM Grant Program project (STEM Pathways to Completion) targets Latina/o/x and low-income students in South Lake Tahoe, California, and the surrounding areas of California and Nevada, to increase the number of students enrolling in and graduating from STEM degree programs. The project includes three components, (1) development of a STEM Student Success Team to provide evidence-based and integrated academic and support services for STEM students; (2) redesign and enhancement of the math sequence to support students in successfully completing math courses required for STEM majors; and (3) creation of a Pre-Collegiate Academy to increase K-12 student interest and participation in STEM learning opportunities.
After review, suitable applicants will be invited to participate in a skills assessment stage of the screening process. These applicants will be notified by phone or email on or about Thursday, June16, 2022. Successful candidates will then be interviewed by a committee of 3 to 5 individuals; these interviews are tentatively scheduled for July 1, 2022. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview. LTCC reserves the right to return to the applicant pool at any point during the recruitment process.
Preference will be given to applicants with bilingual (Spanish) speaking ability.
Salary Range: LTCC offers a competitive compensation package that includes a starting placement salary of $73,311 to $80,923 annually, dependent on education and experience. There is potential to reach $93,847 annually, through step advancement plus longevity when appropriate. In addition to base salary, this position qualifies for extra bilingual (Spanish) or doctorate pay.
Benefits: Health and Welfare benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and long term disability. Several plan options maintain a zero monthly premium cost from the employee and include full coverage of a gold-level medical plan that, on average, covers 80% of healthcare expenses for a standard population. LTCC also matches 25.37% of an eligible employee’s salary and contributes it into a CalPERS pension account for qualifying employees.
Work-Life Balance: This positions is 40 hours per week and 12 months per year, including summer and winter hours. Hours are expected to be Monday-Friday, generally within the hours of 8 am to 5 pm, hours may vary according to the needs of the program. It is understood that the demands of the Director of HSI may require more than eight (8) hours a day or forty (40) hours per workweek. This position may qualify for the telecommute pilot program, which allows employees the opportunity to telecommute for up to 20% of the work week.
This position is exempt from overtime compensation; however, LTCC provides 16 paid holidays per year plus 18 days vacation (with the potential to reach 24 days through years of service) and 12 days sick leave per year. Furthermore, LTCC has made a commitment to full closures during holidays and several weekends adjoining holidays to provide employees the ability to take advantage of holiday and vacation usage.
Under the direction of the Superintendent/President, the Director will have the administrative responsibility for the development, budgeting, coordination, implementation, supervision, and integration of the Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) Grant Program into the regular and ongoing institutional operations for the college.