Since March of 2015, Moises Almendariz has served as the Director of Hispanic Serving Institution Initiatives at Hartnell College in Salinas, California. While at Hartnell, Moises has been successful in securing a Title III HSI STEM grant in 2016 and a Title V grant in 2017. His position involves the management and implementation of these two projects as well as researching for additional HSI resources for the college.
Prior to moving to California, Moises held the position of Dean, Instructional Support and Outreach Services at Mountain View College in Dallas, TX. That position involved the management of 4 separate Title V projects over a 12-year period. Of those four grants, two were cooperative arrangements with the University of Texas at Arlington and with the University of North Texas at Dallas. Along with his primary duties, he also served and chaired multiple campus and district committees.
During his career, Almendariz was selected to participate in the 2005 National Community College Hispanic Council Leadership Fellows Program and Leadership Irving in 2001, a community based development program for young community leaders.