Upward Bound Project Director


This is a 12-month, full-time grant-funded position that will oversee the implementation of the Upward Bound program. This position will serve as a liaison between the College and the US Department of Education; plan, organize, assess, evaluate, and administer the Upward Bound grant; provide leadership and supervision to grant personnel; provide services to students who meet UB grant requirements; and prepare budgets and required reports.


Master’s degree in Education, Counseling, or related field required. We are looking for candidates with budget and personnel management experience and strong organizational and communication skills. Prior grant management experience is helpful, especially working with disadvantaged populations. Candidates should have excellent computer skills and the ability to use Microsoft Office products.


A comprehensive benefits package includes paid holidays, sick days, vacation days, health insurance, life insurance with optional benefits, and a pension.

How to Apply

Position will remain open until filled. Send cover letter, resume, references, transcripts, and completed SIC staff application to: Human Resources Department, Southeastern Illinois College, 3575 College Road, Harrisburg, Illinois 62946.