Assistant Upward Bound Director

Upward Bound Grant Project – TriO Grant Program

Assistant Upward Bound Director

Position:  Assistant Upward Bound Director. Position contingent upon grant funding.

Job Description:  The Assistant Director will administer the day-to-day operations of the UB Project to ensure the ongoing academic success and progression of 60 participants through the oversight and implementation of an academic year and summer component.

Qualifications:  The UB Assistant Director will have earned a master’s degree in education, educational administration, counseling, social work or a related field plus three or more years of related work experience or at least five years of related work experience pertaining to federal grant programing.

Henderson State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer with a significant commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff and students. In pursuit of this commitment, candidates will possess a master’s degree or higher.

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Generous benefits package including university-supplemented health insurance and TIAA–CREF.

The University:  Henderson is located in Arkadelphia, AR, a charming, family-centered community of 11,000 residents situated one hour south of Little Rock. Nestled in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, the community is home to two universities, a strong public school system, a thriving medical community, two recreational rivers, the iconic DeGray Lake, and is approximately 30 miles from historic Hot Springs National Park, one of the great American treasures. Please visit,, or for more information about Henderson and our community.

Department:  TRiO Federal Grant Programs hosted at Henderson State University

Application:  Applications should be addressed to Brenda Hagerich, Search Committee Chair, and sent via e-mail, in PDF format, to Kathy Muse Items to be submitted should include a letter of application, complete resume, three letters of recommendation and unofficial transcripts.

Review of applications will begin July 10, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. For optimal consideration, please submit application materials by July 7, 2017. The final applicant for this position will be required to submit to a background screening including a criminal background check pursuant to university policy. New hires are also required to provide official transcripts.