Under the general direction of the Director, and in collaboration with the Grant Coordinator, the CC 2 Success Manager is responsible for leading, implementing, and supporting college and career readiness for Native American Students in the districts of Bancroft-Rosalie, Emerson-Hubbard, Homer, Lyons-Decatur, Oakland-Craig, Pender, and Tekamah-Herman.  The success manager will directly provide collaboration and support to the project; develop/lead/support student academic success, develop/lead/support student clubs, camps, field experiences according to student needs/interests; collaborate with administrative site personnel regarding the progress of students, in conformation to project CC2 objectives; communicate with staff, parents, the public and other districts; provide leadership in the development, implementation, and alignment of grant funded activities; assure proper compliance is maintained to ensure achievement of federal program objectives; provide written support and/or convey information, and serve as a resource to school personnel.  This position will require non-traditional hours (after-school/summer) and an extended contract.

Duties:   

  • Works with Grant Coordinator and Project Director to support development of student career and college readiness services and activities including but not limited to, academic support/intervention, goal setting, job shadows, student internships, college visits, college applications, financial aid supports, and other duties as assigned.
  • Assists Grant Coordinator and Project Director in supporting classroom teachers to improve student academic progress, social/emotional wellbeing, and basic school success.                                        
  • Works with Grant Coordinator and Project Director and other project partners to develop student activities including but not limited to clubs, projects, camps, field experiences, and other opportunities to support student interests and talent areas.
  • Serves as a representative at grant, grant support/implementation, and other relevant meetings
  • Attends conferences, trainings, and meetings regarding Native American culture and history, career and college readiness, Native American Education, or other relevant topics.
  • Performs other related duties as required or assigned

Experience, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Skills to appropriately manage programs, effective interpersonal and communication techniques with individuals of varied cultural and educational backgrounds
  • Experience with curriculum, student guidance/counseling, experiential learning, federal grant program rules and regulations including FERPA compliance, special populations
  • Provide direction to others and make independent judgments
  • Keep and maintain accurate records
  • Meet deadlines
  • Experience working cooperatively with others

Minimum Requirements:

  • Valid Nebraska teaching credential.  Large project/program experience and master’s degree desirable
  • Minimum five years’ experience in K-12 education field.
  • Demonstrated successful experience supporting and implementing career and college readiness in schools
  • Demonstrate strong leadership, organizational, communication, and human relation skills
  • Demonstrate competence in communicating effectively with students, staff, school personnel, members of the public, tribal members, and representatives of other local, state and federal agencies
  • A valid Class O Nebraska driver license and Nebraska Department of Justice fingerprint clearance

How to Apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter to Dr. Ted DeTurk at tdeturk@esu2.org

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER – Native American and/or Veterans Preference Applies

This position will begin on or before July 1, 2023 and is a four year grant funded project and subject to annual continuation funding.  The current end date of this project will be September 30, 2027.  Pay will be based on experience and credentials.


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