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Job Opportunity: LAUSD is Hiring Title VI Grant Adviser!

Updated: Feb 26

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

Preferred Requirements:

  • 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

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 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)

Application Procedure:

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

jacqueline.vasquez@lausd.net 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.


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