The International Institute is seeking a year-round .75 FTE (limited term position- end date August 14, 2018 – unless grant is renewed) for a Title VI evaluation coordinator/Report Coordinator. The Title VI Evaluation Coordinator/Reporting Coordinator would serve as a liaison between the five National Resource Centers (NRCs) housed within the International Institute, Formative Evaluation Resource Association (FERA), and the Department of Education. The Title VI evaluation coordinator will ensure that the five centers are on track to meet performance measures and project goals. This role will also be the primary contact for FERA, the organization conducting evaluation on the projects the NRCs are completing with Title VI funds. Together they will collaborate to create evaluation plans and conduct surveys, interviews and site visits for each of the centers. The Title VI Evaluation Coordinator would work directly on the NRC collaborative projects, coordinating the World History and Literature Initiative (WHaLI) workshop and facilitating the partnerships between the NRCs and the Midwest Institute for International/Intercultural Education (MIIIE) and the University of Puerto Rico initiative. The Evaluation Coordinator/Reporting coordinator would use .25 of the .75 FTE to supervise projects and coordinate reporting for the East Asia Cluster for the Fall and Spring report.
• Serve as a liaison between the five NRC centers to facilitate collaboration on WHaLI and ensure that performance measures and project goals are being met.
• Assist with all aspects of the coordination and planning of the annual WHaLI workshop
.• Create a handbook and selection criteria for WHaLI presenters.
• Serve as a liaison between the five NRC centers to facilitate collaboration on the UPR initiative and ensure that performance measures and project goals are being met.
• Serve as a liaison between the five NRC centers to facilitate collaboration on MIIIE and ensure performance measures and project goals are being met.
• Be the primary contact with Theo at MIIIE to coordinate the partnership.
• Collaborate with FERA to create an evaluation plan for each of the five NRC centers and the collaborative projects.
• Assist in the coordination of implementation of evaluation.
• Serve as the primary contact between FERA and the NRCs.
• Perform administrative duties related to collaboration with FERA, including coordinating meetings and providing them with the information they need to create evaluations.
• Coordinate regular meetings between NRC centers.
• Disseminate information to NRC centers from FERA, MIIIE, WHaLI, and the Department of Education.
• Assist NRCs with Title VI reporting
• Monitor centers progress on meeting performance measures and project goals.
• Regularly seek out professional development and opportunities to gain knowledge about Title VI grants, reporting and evaluation concepts.
• Oversee all EA Title VI projects to ensure projects are being recorded correctly for reporting purposes.
• Coordinate all EA staff to assist with grant reports and grant proposals.
• Contact outside agents to get necessary information for reporting to DOE.
• Liaise with the EA DOE grant officer.
• Serve as staff lead in meetings related to TVI initiatives and grant reporting
Bachelor's degree in a relevant international or area studies field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Familiarity with academic program administration. Demonstrated excellence in communication and English languages skills. Demonstrated organizational and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work effectively with colleagues, donors, and government officials. Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends. Ability to handle a variety of tasks and meet deadlines. Knowledge of Microsoft Office required.
Master's degree in a relevant international or area studies field or equivalent combination of education and professional experience is preferred. Fluency in a language of the area is preferred. Previous experience in program and event planning. Experience in development and fundraising activities. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Two years University of Michigan experience and familiarity with University organization, practices, policies and administrative procedures is preferred. Supervisory experience is preferred.
This is a .75 limited term position.
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