Education Services Manager

Job Locations US-NM-Jemez Pueblo
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(10/28/2020 11:12 AM)
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Responsible for planning, developing, implementing and evaluating the services and programs provided including the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Consolidated Tribal Grant Program – Master Education Contract, BIA Contracted Job Placement & Training Program, Pre-College Programs, College Advisement, Summer Enrichment and Distance Learning opportunities.



  • Provides direction and oversight of the Education Services Center of the Pueblo of Jemez Education Department. 
  • Plans, develops, implements and evaluates the services and programs provided including the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Consolidated Tribal Grant Program – Master Education Contract (Adult Education/GED, Johnson O'Malley, & BIA Higher Education), BIA Contracted Job Placement & Training Program, Pre-College Programs, College Advisement, Summer Enrichment and Distance Learning opportunities.
  • Writes and prepares contracts, agreements, and proposals, budgets, and financial and narrative reports.
  • Plans and administers the job training and placement program.
  • Designs and develops employment opportunities for students and adults through collaboration with private, local, tribal, state and federal agencies. 
  • Works with the Jemez Indian Education Scholarship committee and administers scholarship activities including review of applications and notification to recipients.
  • Develops and coordinates pre-college programs with local community schools and schools with significant Jemez student populations.
  • Provides college and career advisement, job training, and support to post-secondary students, and to those in the job placement & training program. 
  • Collaborates with the Education Director and other education partners to develop and coordinate a viable dual credit -distance learning program through multimedia, High Speed Fiber, microwave, Zoom and Access Grid (AG) Technologies.  
  • Maintains education files, college materials and other educational opportunities.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, meetings, and workshops; attends meetings and conferences; coordinates information exchange.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of programs and makes modifications as required.
  • Uses a variety of standard office equipment in the performance of the work.
  • Represents the Pueblo with dignity, integrity, and a spirit of cooperation in all relationships with staff and the public.

Fiber Optic Project:

  • Participates in the management, development and preparation of short-term and long-range plans based upon organization goals and objectives.
  • Demonstrates successful management and execution of Deployment strategies to maximize high speed access and operational efficiency for student & community benefit.
  • Working with the Education Director and other Tribal Administrators to ensure that all activities and operations are performed in compliance with local, state, federal, and Pueblo of Jemez regulations and laws governing Fiber Optic & Wireless operations.
  • Participates with Management on the proper planning, implementation, maintenance, and completion of multiple projects, simultaneously. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: manage customer site support, development of Scopes of Work, providing or scheduling training on policies and procedures for technicians team with accurate data for work obligations after training completion, coordinating scheduling of projects from deployment to Operations, providing staging support for crews and facilitating all project administration as relevant, may include some financial reporting.
  • Assist with the management of Jemez Community update videos regarding this multi-million dollar project in Towa and English languages.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in education or a closely related field required, Masters Degree preferred; AND three (3) years of educational program planning and administration experience.


Required Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of educational program planning, development, implementation and administration.
  • Principles, practices and methods of community education need assessments and program evaluation.
  • Education trends and community needs and resources.
  • Rules and regulations pertaining to activities.
  • Budgetary practices and terminology.
  • Grant writing and administration.
  • Computer applications related to assigned duties and activities.
  • Techniques for dealing with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds, in person and over the telephone. 


Skill in:

  • Managing program and project goals, objectives, procedures and work standards.
  • Planning, organizing, supervising, reviewing and evaluating the work of others.
  • Providing customer services in the most cost effective and efficient manner.
  • Planning, organizing and administering recreation/cultural programs and activities.
  • Exercising sound independent judgment within general procedural guidelines.
  • Making accurate arithmetic calculations.
  • Preparing clear, concise and complete reports, correspondence and other written materials.
  • Contributing effectively to the accomplishment of team or work unit goals, objectives and activities.
  • Communicating effectively in oral and written forms.



  • Valid New Mexico Driver’s license.
  • CPR and First Aid certification within six (6) months of date of employment.


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