Project Program Manager at Arkansas State University

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Location: Jonesboro, Arkansas

Job Description:

Arkansas State University

Arkansas State University does not discriminate on the basis of color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, age, national origin, religion, marital status, veteran status, genetic information or disability in any of its practices, policies or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, employment, admissions, educational services, programs or activities which it operates or financial aid.

Project Program Manager

Type of Employment:Staff

Department:Dean of Education-Behavioral Sci

Division:Academic Affairs and Research


Proposed Salary Range:Commensurate with Experience


Position Summary:
This position will focus primarily on two projects: (1) the Center for Community Engagement's (CCE) implementation of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) in schools across Arkansas in collaboration with the AR Dept. of Education's State Personnel Development Grant (SPDG) that provides behavioral Response to Intervention training and technical assistance at the state, regional, district, and school levels; and (2) Project LAUNCH, a program designed to help prevention efforts in mental health among children 0 to 8 and their families. Smaller roles will be played in other CCE and Office of Behavioral Research & Evaluation (OBRE) projects as needed.


The duties of this position involve the performance of work involving the management or general business operations of projects for CCE and OBRE . The individual in this position will be asked to exercise discretion and independent judgement in project implementation. Duties and responsibilities for this position include the following:
  1. Participating in State and Regional RTI Implementation Teams; developing and providing professional development in schools, districts, and Educational Cooperatives; providing resource development for RTI and PBIS;
  2. Developing and providing professional development, technical assistance, and coaching to educators in multiple settings (small group, large group, one-on-one, and web-based) on assessments, interventions, and instruction;
  3. Helping implement a tiered system of behavior services and supports at the school and district level; and
  4. Supporting additional ongoing and future projects for CCE and OBRE, including training and evaluation activities for Project LAUNCH (a program to provide prevention services for children's mental health) and providing supervision to other CCE and OBRE staff members.
General Days/Hours:Generally Monday-Friday. This is expected to be mostly an 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 40 hours per week position. However, this is a professional position and may require additional hours and off-time effort including some nights and weekends. This position may also include some travel.
Other:1. This position is grant and contract funded, and is contingent upon continued funding.
2. This person will work closely with all OBRE and CCE staff, as well as with partners from other organizations, and thus needs strong professional and personal skills.
3. This person must be able to travel in-state on a regular basis (including overnight), and periodically travel to other states, usually by air (including overnight stays).
4. This position is subject to a 3-month probationary period.
5. In your Cover Letter, please tell us how you meet each of the minimum requirements for this position.
6. The required applicant documents are as follows: (a) Vita/Resume, (b) Cover Letter, (c) List of 3 References with Contact Information, and (d) At least 2 Letters of Recommendation. Letters can be sent to

Applications received by 2/10/17 will receive full consideration.

Knowledge/Skills/Ability:This is a leadership position that requires academic or experiential advanced, specialized knowledge in behavioral programs in schools. That knowledge is described in the Minimum Qualifications section.
Minimum Qualifications:Master's degree, Ed.S., or Doctorate degree in education, special education, a counseling field, or school psychology or a related field, or extensive experience with and knowledge of behavior programs in elementary, secondary, or special education, experience working with schools. Knowledge of or experience in implementing comprehensive school-wide behavior program/system. The professional and personal skills needed to provide professional development, in-service training, and technical assistance services to regional and district level teams in urban and rural settings.

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