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Director, Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISI) Grant

Position Deleted on 2/14/2012. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Walnut, CA
Admin - Sponsored Programs, Grants, and Contracts
Application Due:
Full Time

Mt. San Antonio College

Director, Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISI) Grant

This is a categorically funded position. Annual renewal of this position is contingent upon the College's receipt of continued funding.


Under the direction of the Vice President, Student Services, manage, direct, plan and organize all aspects of the College's Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANPAI) grant. Responsibilities include administrative oversight for programs and efforts related to the recruitment of Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander (AANAPI) students, planning and executing program activities, maintaining detailed project records, compiling data and submitting required reports, overseeing budget and expenditures related to the grant and managing staff directly assigned to the project.


  • Plan, organize, control and direct designated operations, activities, programs and services of the AANAPISI grant; assist in establishing and maintaining program time lines and priorities; assure compliance with established grant regulations, including federal EDGAR standards;
  • Develop, implement and evaluate the goals, objectives and activities of the grant; coordinate with the office of Research and Institutional Effectiveness;
  • Direct activities to provide support and assistance to students participating in the grant; supervise the provision of counseling, advising, peer advising and tutoring of project participants;
  • Maintain current knowledge of educational trends, innovations and practices, especially related to the developmental aspects of basic skills and second language acquisition for under-represented and under-served AANAPI student populations;
  • Collaborate with college faculty to develop curricular enhancements designed to meet the linguistic and academic advancement of students, especially AANAPI students;
  • Serve as a liaison and coordinate communication and information between individuals in various grant program components, college departments, and other campus leaders regarding the AANAPISI grant;
  • Assist in the development of instructional and support programs and activities specific to the needs of AANAPI student populations;
  • Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel; interview and select employees and recommend transfers, reassignments, termination and disciplinary
  • actions; coordinate subordinate work assignments and review work to assure compliance with established standards, requirements and procedures; assure employee understanding of established requirements;
  • Monitor project budgets to assure expenditures comply with established budgetary procedures; analyze and review budgetary and financial data; control and authorize expenditures in accordance with local and grantor regulations;
  • Prepare and deliver written reports and oral presentations regarding the grant;
  • Prepare and submit annual reports to the United State government and the College as required;
  • Provide information to the Vice President of Student Services, the Vice President of Instruction, and the Dean of Counseling regarding grant activities, needs, budget, goals and accomplishments;
  • Attend appropriate local, state and federal meetings, workshops and conferences to maintain currency of information regarding the grant and future funding resources;
  • Attend, conduct and participate in a variety of meetings and committees as assigned; serve as a member of the Student Services Team;
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

Knowledge of:

  • Educational goals and support activities related to the retention of at risk, first generation college AANAPI students.
  • Principles, practices and procedures related to specialized interventions for immigrant, under-re-resented and under-served college students.
  • Planning, organization and direction of designated operations and activities
  • Policies and procedures related to maintaining a federally-funded grant program.
  • Principles and practices of administration, supervision and training.
  • Proposal and grant writing skills.
  • Experience in writing reports for federal and other specially funded projects.
  • Educational practices and pedagogy related to diversity of student preparation and college readiness.
  • Instructional and student support approaches designed to meet the needs of a culturally and linguistically diverse students.
  • Budget preparation and control.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Applicable State and federal laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Operation of a computer and assigned software.
  • Public relations techniques.
Demonstrated Skills & Abilities to:
Please review the online job posting details at


Bachelor's degree in social or behavioral sciences or a related field; master's degree in higher education or counseling preferred and two years of experience in program coordination

Preferred Qualifications: Documented experience in managing a student equity program or a program that provides support services to AANAPI, low-income, first-generation college, and/or other underrepresented students.


Apply between January 13, 2012 and Thursday, February 13, 2012 by 4 PM. Applicants must submit all of the following materials online to be considered for this position:
1. A Mt. San Antonio College online application which may be accessed at
2. A cover letter indicating how qualifications and experience are met
3. A detailed résumé that summarizes educational preparation and professional experience for the position
4. A minimum of three current letters of recommendation (written within one year of time of application - confidential letters are not required but, if submitted, see "Special Instructions" below)
5. College and/or university transcripts showing the awarded/conferred degree to meet required educational qualifications (unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application)

Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application.

Special Instructions: Confidential letters in Word or "PDF" format from your reference providers are accepted via e-mail at Please ask the letter provider to write your name and the position title in the subject. The letter must be received before the closing date/time of the job posting. Confidential letters will not be viewable to the applicant. If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact Human Resources at (909)274-4225 or email to

Special Notes: Paper applications are no longer accepted and incomplete packets will not be considered. To complete and submit your application for this position, please visit our online employment website at All required information must be submitted online before the closing date and time indicated on the job posting. All application materials will become College property, will not be returned, will not be copied, and will be considered for this position only. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all required materials are received by the filing deadline.

Please Note: A confirmation number will be assigned if your application packet has been successfully submitted. Assistance with the online application process is available through the Office of Human Resources at: 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. (909)274-4225 or via E-mail:

For more details about this position, direct inquiries to:

Dr. Audrey Yamagata-Noji,
Vice President, Student Services
(909)274-4505 or email:


Any provisional offer of employment is dependent upon the candidate's successful completion of fingerprint clearance prior to the start of employment. Additionally, the cost of the fingerprint clearance will be borne by the candidate.


A screening committee will evaluate applicants, taking into account the breadth and depth of relevant education, training, experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities. Selected applicants will be invited for an interview. Each candidate interviewed will be asked to complete a writing assignment one hour prior to the scheduled interview. The screening committee will recommend finalists to the College President. Preferred beginning date of employment will be following Board approval.


Salary Range: M-9 ($83,979 - $93,342)

The District contributes $5,993 to medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage. The District participates in the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) and State Teachers' Retirement System (STRS).
*Subject to change.

We reserve the right to reopen, re-advertise, delay or cancel filling this position.


It is the policy of Mt. San Antonio College that harassment is prohibited and that all persons shall receive equal employment and educational opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, age (over 40), medical condition (cancer), mental disability, physical disability (including HIV & AIDS), marital status, sexual orientation, or Vietnam Era Veteran Status. This nondiscrimination policy covers Family and Medical Care Leave and Pregnancy Disability Leave. Contact the Office of Human Resources if you need any special accommodations to complete the application process at 909.594.5611, ext. 4225.

Mt. San Antonio College is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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