GIVE 2.0 Project Director

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Northwest is accepting applications for the position of a full-time Project Director for the GIVE 2.0 Building Construction and Maintenance Grant. This is a grant-funded position.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Procedure: Please visit for the TCAT Northwest employment application. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and application to:

Teresa Yates, Tennessee College of Applied Technology Northwest
340 Washington Street
Newbern, TN 38059
EOE/Title IX/Title VI/ADA Employer
A Tennessee Board of Regents Institution

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Organizational Management, Leadership, or a related field.
  • At least three (3) years' professional experience.
  • Passionate about technical education, career preparation, innovation, sustainability, the future of vocational training, and/or education.
  • Grant experience a must.
  • Organization and time management skills a plus.
  • Must show evidence of good character, mature attitude, and stable personality.
  • Must possess strong computer skills.
  • Ability to effectively engage and communicate with a diverse group of students, business and industry, and community stakeholders.
  • Willingness to learn new skills and be agile as work progresses.


  • Manage all grants related to Building Construction, Industrial Maintenance, and Welding programs.
  • Market and recruit for programs.
  • Provide support to Student Services in documenting grades and attendance for dual enrollment-related programs.
  • Work with TCAT faculty and staff with initiating innovative, high-quality programs for dual enrollment and traditional students within the grant coverage area.
  • Identify and develop relationships with high schools, additional TCATs, community colleges, and universities interested in developing partnerships and pathway opportunities.
  • Provide training and support to all dual enrollment faculty for all dual enrollment-related programs.
  • Serve as a liaison and single point of contact for community, industry, and educational partners.
  • Manage the purchase of identified supplies and equipment to prepare classroom for program launch.
  • Develop partnerships with area employers to provide work-based learning opportunities for students.
  • Manage technology and equipment associated with program.
  • Work with students to ensure graduates have a robust portfolio of work-based learning opportunities.
  • Manage program budget to ensure all deliverables are being completed on time and within budget.
  • Research and apply for applicable grant funding for programs.
  • Manage all grant reporting and compliance requirements.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by administration.

Salary Range

Commensurate with education and experience and according to salary guidelines established by the Tennessee Board of Regents.