EPIC Program Director

  • Director
  • Stockton, CA
  • April 1, 2023

San Joaquin Delta College

San Joaquin Delta College

Stockton, CA

EPIC Program Director

Salary Range: $87,968 – $105,038 per year

Application Deadline: April 1, 2023, 8:59 PM PST

The Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANIPISI) Grant Program Director is primarily responsible for the successful fiscal, operational, and compliance administration of the Federal Grant under the U.S. Department of Education, The Director will report to the Asst. Supt./Vice President of Student Services. The Director will coordinate with the Division of Student Services, Instruction Office, and Administrative Services to meet the program outcomes of the grant. The Director will oversee and coordinate all aspects of the Empowering Positive Initiatives for Change (EPIC) Program and related categorical programs that impact the Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) Grants (Part F and Sacramento State Collaborative), and the Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Student Achievement Program; develop an annual program plan; develop and monitor the program budget; ensure integration of EPIC activities and projects with the goals of the District, and the needs of the community.

Successful candidates will possess cultural competency, i.e., be familiar and knowledgeable with AANHPI social, cultural, linguistic, historical backgrounds, and demonstrate ability to build and sustain relationships with AANHPI campus and communities served by the District.

Successful candidates will possess demonstrated ability to work with diverse campus constituency groups, including faculty, classified staff, and management/administration.


• The Director will report directly to the Dean of Student Services, Counseling, Financial Aid, and Admissions and Records.

• Incumbents work within a framework of established goals and objectives.

• Incumbents in this classification assign, coordinate, supervise and evaluate the work of others.


• Implements planning activities to include developing and convening campus and community advisory committees; creating recruitment strategies; designing orientation; and marketing the program.

• Managing all administrative, budgetary, contracting, compliance, and reporting aspects for the grant to the Department of Education and communicating problem solving with the appropriate Program Monitor(s) as needed.

• Identifying the need for budget modifications and producing modifications as needed.

• Ensuring compliance with grant and project requirements.

• Coordinating with appropriate college programs, personnel (management, classified staff and faculty), and community partners appropriate to the terms of the special project grant, including schools and training programs, public agencies, business and industry.

• Interviews, supervises, trains and evaluates staff as required. Supervising appropriate grant-related staff, including certificated, clerical, student, intern, and technical professional staff.

• Collaborating with faculty, deans, program managers, staff, and other college and district partners to ensure appropriate and effective implementation of grant related instruction, counseling, and student services.

• Identifying and implementing best administrative and budget practices.

• Designs program according to the terms of the grant, coordinating with appropriate agencies and individuals.

• Publicizes the project and identifies population to be served according to grant terms; designs recruitment procedures where necessary

• Conducts meetings, presents workshops and participates in other activities to facilitate program design.

• Coordinates the operation of the project, supplying consultation, training activities, support programs; advises participants on all program offerings.

• Administers program budget and monitors expenditures. Creates and manages budgets, and administers and oversees all fiscal activities related to the Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) Grants (Part F and Sacramento State Collaborative), and the Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Student Achievement Program, in conjunction with other responsible staff and the district’s business office, for successful roll-out and completion of the project.

• Conducts meetings and facilitates communication among clients, advisory committees, and other program participants and partners.

• Collects and compiles data to demonstrate compliance with specific grant terms, and to determine effectiveness of projects, and to ensure meeting of grant provisions. • Develops recommendations to funder.

• Monitoring and consolidating data related to the performance of the program as defined by the Federal and State grant guidelines.

• Managing expenditures to ensure the project is completed within budget.

• Solving operational problems and communicating verbally and in written form on progress and solutions to the Vice President of Student Services, Research and Planning Office, Grant Program Officer(s), and/or College designee.

• Prepares reports and makes presentations at local and state level workshops and conferences. Producing reports and budget modifications as required by SJDC, the State, and the U.S. Department of Education.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge of:

• Working in an educational setting

• Relationships between EPIC, the District, and the community

• Community resources

• Administration marketing and outreach strategies

• Administrative practices, including staff supervision and budget management

• Computers and software applications that support management systems and student services functions

Ability to:

• Develop and maintain effective, productive, and cooperative working environments and relationships

• Provide leadership and facilitate cooperation among those working with EPIC participants

• Represent the College’s EPIC program at the local, regional and state level

• Supervise and evaluate employees

• Develop and maintain program budgets

• Work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, linguistic, ethnic backgrounds and disabilities of students and staff AANHPI community

• Sensitivity to and understanding of individuals from diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, linguistic, ethnic backgrounds and disabilities

• Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

• Perform presentations; public speaking

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in counseling, psychology or related field; Master’s Degree preferred; and

• Two (2) years of related experience and at least two (2) years of supervisory experience.

Additional Information:

• This position is funded through existing AANAPISI grant funds.

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