Title VI Grant Adviser
The purpose of the Indian Education program is to meet the unique educational and culturally related academic needs of American Indian and Alaska Native students. An ideal candidate will have experience and understanding of Native communities in Southern California and experience with grant administration. The hiring committee will follow the Indian Preference Act* in regards to selecting the new Title VI Grant Adviser.
The following duties/responsibilities will be performed under the direction of the Executive
Director, Student Integration Services:
Prepares the District's Indian Education Program Title VI Formula Grant application to the U.S. Department of Education
Collaborates and documents tribal consultation
Conducts and presents an annual comprehensive review of the Indian Education Program
In collaboration with the Title VI Staff, develops a Needs Assessment
Assists with planning, development, implementation and evaluation of Indian Education Programs
Provides educational direct services (securing resources, monitoring progress, facilitating parent trainings, etc.) for LAUSD’s AI/AN student population
Oversees cultural services and events
Provides guidance to Indian community representatives and technical direction to school personnel
Maintains control of expenditures for the overall Indian Education Program
Acts as a liaison between parent committees, Indian community organizations, the U.S. Department of Education and the District
Develops and executes a recruiting campaign to increase student enrollment
Prepares school resources, flyers, and educational programs for LAUSD schools and community
Collaborates with Indian organizations to organize events throughout the year
Other duties as assigned
Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with diverse stakeholders, including tribal leaders, intertribal organizations, school staff, and non-governmental organizations
Previous experience with federal grants
Previous experience in the AI/AN community
A valid California driver license and the ability to travel to other sites and locations throughout the LAUSD
Proficient with Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Very comfortable using computers and the internet
Salary: 8271, Professional Expert, Limited-Term Assignment - ($40/hour, 800 total hours
per fiscal year)
To be considered for this position, qualified applicants must submit the following application
materials as email attachments:
1. One-page cover letter that describes your qualifications for this position.
2. Current résumé (include employee number, if applicable).
Application materials must be emailed to Student Integration Services to Jackie Vasquez at
email@example.com by February 26th, 2021 (deadline extended from February 5, 2021). Include the following in the email subject line: “Title VI, Grant Adviser, Indian Education Program; Applicant Name.” Please do not send hard copies of application materials.
* PUBLIC LAW 93-638 INDIAN PREFERENCE ACT:
Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications for this position and who have enrolled
members of a federally recognized Tribe will be given preference in hiring and employment for this position. Other qualified candidates will be considered after all qualified candidates entitled to this preference have been adequately considered.