• Career Opportunities at AASCU

    Grants Resource Center (GRC) Executive Director

    The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) is accepting applications for our Grants Resource Center Executive Director position. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  We request submissions by Tuesday, September 30, 2014.

    AASCU is seeking a person with an earned master’s degree or higher and at least 10 years of experience administering sponsored programs (external funding) on a campus, or comparable experience in funding agencies or nonprofit organizations.
     
    A successful candidate must have:

    • A demonstrated background of successful leadership, 
    • Self-motivated innovation experience in their professional field, 
    • Excellent personnel management skills, 
    • Experience dealing with constituencies external to her or his organization,
    • Experience assessing the external environment in which she or he operates and
    • The ability to transform that assessment into programmatic improvements or service innovations

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    Grants Resource Center (GRC) Program Advisor

    The American Association of State Colleges and Universities’ Grants Resource Center (GRC) seeks a Program Advisor to join the GRC team in providing campus-based university/personnel with comprehensive technical information on competing for federal and private sponsored programs funding.

    Qualifications:  The incumbent must possess strong organizational, writing, and public speaking skills, knowledge of professional social media use, and the ability to prioritize tasks and work effectively with minimal supervision.  The incumbent’s work must exhibit a high degree of accuracy; therefore, a thorough knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications is necessary.  Both the ability to work well in a deadlines-driven, team environment and a positive customer-service attitude are essential.  Some travel may be required.  B.A. degree is required; M.A. degree is preferred, as is professional experience in higher education, funding agencies, or national associations.  

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    SOC DNS Membership Coordinator

    Washington DC-based national higher education association seeks a person to manage and maintain the ongoing processes, programs, and data flow for college degree programs offered by member colleges within Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, a federally-funded program within the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU).

    Key job functions:

    • coordinate the ongoing integration, revision, and review of membership requirements for members of the program
    • ensure quality and accuracy of data , publications, and web site content
    • manage multiple projects include publications, yearly institutional performance evaluations, and collection of survey data
    • serve as part of the division’s leadership team, including the possible supervision of staff members
    • provide both internal and external training as appropriate;
    • communicate with various constituents in a professional, timely manner;
    • participate in educational conferences as requested;
    • other duties as assigned

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    SOC Assistant Director of Administration

    Washington-based national higher education association seeks a person to manage key administrative and fiscal functions within Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, a federally-funded program within the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU).

    Primary responsibilities include: 

    • Budget development and management, including approving and processing purchases and invoices and end-of-year budget reconciliation
    • Contract monitoring including compliance and program deliverables
    • Contract program liaison to government contract officer and Military Services
    • Editing, production, and distribution of monthly, quarterly, and annual reports
    • Oversight and vetting of office operational contracts/agreements (e.g., computer service, warehouse, printing, etc.)
    • Personnel director/manager for office, directly supervising six positions and consultants, indirectly entire staff
    • Oversight of a Web site with more than 200 Web pages
    • Publications manager and editor for all publications, membership and governance documents, meeting display panels, and Web postings
    • Workshop and conference presenter

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