Project Director - Developmental Disabilities Services (DDS) Grant

Project Director – Developmental Disabilities Services (DDS) Grant

ECU is a student-centered regional state university located in Ada, Oklahoma.  ECU offers thirty-three undergraduate baccalaureate degree programs in arts, business, education, mathematics, sciences, nursing, and the social sciences; and six master's degrees in accounting, education, human resources, psychology, management, and water resources. ECU's 4,200 (average) students come from 35 countries and 22 different states.  About 65% of the 147 full-time faculty hold doctorates.

Responsibilities:  the successful candidate will: 1) coordinate the day to day operations of grant, budgets, invoices, contracts; 2) coordinate quarterly residential/supervisor class schedule, mail to agencies and state office, set up training sites; 3) monitor training sites and evaluate ECU Contract trainer performance; 4) develop and execute contracts, agreements, and invoices for ECU Contract Trainers; 5) maintain records to show fiscal and program responsibilities sufficient to permit inspection monitoring and evaluation of the residential training educational program; 6) revise and develop residential and supervisor training curriculum as stated in the grant; 7) work with statewide area agency training coordinators on training issues; 8) engage in professional development activities that will enhance job performance and unit effectiveness; 9) facilitate annual train-the-trainer conference for ECU Contract Trainers and Agency Nurse Trainers; 10)facilitate quarterly train-the-trainers trainings for agency Nurse Trainers; 11) serve on selection committees for trainers and DD support staff; 12) supervise staff.

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree from four-year College or University, preferably in human services field, education/special education, adult education. Familiarity with needs of DD population required. DDS Foundations Certification is preferred.  Grant management experience is also preferred.

TO APPLY: Send letter of interest; resume; transcripts; name, addresses, phone numbers of three professional references; and *Disclosure Statement to Employment Services, East Central University, 1100 E. 14th Street, PMB D-2, Ada, OK 74820 or Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For more information about ECU, visit our web site at

East Central University, in compliance with all applicable Federal and State laws and regulations, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes but is not limited to admission, employment, financial aid, and educational services. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Employment Services Director, 1100 E. 14th, Adm 160, Ada, OK 74820, (580) 559-5260.