Education Assistant Director

The Education Assistant Director oversees the Academic Support Services Coordinator



Pay Grade:

$40,000 - $47,250

Job Description:

The Education Assistant Director oversees
the Academic Support Services Coordinator, Language
Preservation Coordinator, summer enrichment
programming and other assigned K-12 grants and programs
for the education department. Supervises associated
programming staff. Plans and facilitates tutor meetings;
prepares program plans for after-school activities; serves as
a liaison to families who have students participating in the
after-school programs; and coordinates the schedules of
staff who participate in the pickup and drop-off of student
participants. Prepares reports for the director on current
and proposed activities, prepares program updates on
accomplishments, and provides qualitative and quantitative
analysis of tracked activities.


  • Prepares for the Director and Tribal Administrator review and approval, program plans on proposed or planned
  • activities. This includes new programs initiated by the assistant director and assigned programs/projects/grantsthat come from the director.
  • Designs operational infrastructure to enrich and expand the language department development.
  • Provides and develops plans and policies for the language department.
  • Governs guides, sustains and coordinates the development of the language department.
  • Oversees implementation and evaluation of tutoring, Homework Club, and other assigned grants and programs.
  • Coordinates with the Director to, supervise, and evaluate assigned department staff, support staff and contract
  • Provides department leadership in the Director’s absence.
  • Provides backup and support to the Director in preparing for meetings, project completion, drafting reports,
    compiling data, etc.
  • As assigned, collaborates with relevant departments on programming. This includes, but is not limited to, Language
    Preservation Coordinator, KLCC, event publicity (Communications), and other special programming (Annual or bi annual programming).
  • For all assigned programs, designs, develops and maintains students tracking information on registration and participation.
  • Oversees the enrollment of students into various programs and projects such as UNM HEP program.
  • Participates in responsibilities related to truancy of students in local schools.
  • As a part of student registration, oversees the annual collection, compilation, and updating of school release forms.
  • Address, or escalate to the director as appropriate, issues and concerns related to programing. This may include but is not limited to student behavioral issues, parent/guardian concerns, school concerns, tutor concerns, etc. and leadership experience or combination of equivalent education and experience.
  • Experience/Basic Knowledge: Leadership experience with program, personnel, and student development. Fund development and administration experience (federal and state levels) is highly desirable.
  • Required Licenses/Certification: Valid driver’s license preferred.
  • Physical Requirements: Must have manual dexterity to enter and retrieve data from a computer. Ability to sit and ​​​​​​​stand for long periods. Bends and stoops regularly.
  • Preferences: San Felipe Preference and Veteran’s Preference

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively supervise others.
  • Ability to create and implement education programs relevant to tribal needs.
  • Maintain confidentiality with discretion.
  • Excellent public speaking skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to conduct thorough research and writing.
  • Ability to make recommendations with alternatives.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and show attention to detail.
  • Ability to work with a diverse population that represents different ages and educational levels.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with administrators, counselors, educators, and social serve providers.
  • Ability to learn.
  • Ability to speak Keres preferred.
  • Understanding of Pueblo cultural and traditional preferred


Working Conditions:

Works in office. Sits for long periods of time and types.

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