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.


  • Bachelor’s degree in education related field, Master’s Degree preferred 5-7 years relevant administrative, analytical, 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.

Additional Info:

Note* This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties performed by this employee. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions or to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.

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