St. John Fisher College is seeking applications for the grant-funded position of Program Director, TRIO Student Support Services Program. We are beginning year one of a five-year cycle. This full-time, 10-month, Program Director will provide leadership and administrative oversight for the Student Support Services (SSS) Program. The TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) program is a United States Department of Education Title IV grant-funded program designed to increase retention and graduation rates of low-income, first-generation college students and students with disabilities, through an array of services and opportunities. The PD provides fiscal and program management, oversees and prepares compliance, performance and accountability reports, oversees the 140 SSS student participants, advocates for the SSS program on campus and in the community and ensures achievement of the goals and objectives of the grant.
The PD: -provides fiscal and program management, oversees and prepares compliance, performance and accountability reports, oversees the 140 SSS student participants, advocates for the SSS program on campus and in the community and ensures achievement of the goals and objectives of the grant.
collaborate with campus offices to organize SSS student supports and events to build a supportive community focused on academic success and career development.
lead, implement, and track all recruiting activity, application processes, applicant information, and waiting list of eligible students.
partner with designated community agencies to create programming that supports student development, retention efforts, and degree completion.
lead staff in the development of excellent student and academic support service skills that create an environment of student centered focus and support.
serve as Chair on SSS Advisory Committee
supervise SSS staff of advisor and office manager
Education / Experience:
a Master’s degree in curriculum and instruction, counseling, education, higher education administration, or another closely related field. PhD preferred.
two years of experience working with low-income, first-generation students and/or students with disabilities; experience counseling, teaching, and/or tutoring at the postsecondary level.
two years of experience with administration of a federal grant, TRIO program, or similar program
experience with supervising and managing staff
excellent communication skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
candidates with experience as a first-generation student, low-income student or student with disability preferred.
Supervision of Employees:
Full-time advisor and part-time administrative support
35 hours a week for 10 months a calendar year, based on grant funding-Currently in first year of five year cycle.
It is the policy of St. John Fisher College to provide Equal Employment Opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with the applicable federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in each locality in which the College has employees.
The College does not discriminate against applicants or employees in hiring, promotion, termination or the terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sex, perceived sex, gender identity, gender expression, the status of being transgender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military status, veteran status, predisposing genetic, characteristics or genetic information, arrest or conviction record, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law.
The Title IX Coordinator is the designated College official with primary responsibility for coordinating compliance with Title IX and related federal and state laws. The Title IX Coordinator, Meg Flaherty, Ph.D., can be reached by phone (585-385-8232), email ([email protected]), in-person in Campus Center 206, or outside of business hours by contacting the Office of Safety and Security (585-385-8111).
Internal Number: 1948
About St. John Fisher College
St. John Fisher College is an independent, liberal arts institution in the Catholic tradition of American higher education. The College emphasizes liberal learning for students in traditional academic disciplines, as well as for those in more directly career-oriented fields. We are committed to enriching the work, teaching and life experiences for all faculty and staff, in support of the College’s mission. Human Resources is dedicated to providing high quality service with a true sense of personal value for all faculty, staff and their families and consistently meeting or exceeding expectations in all human capital disciplines. Mission: St. John Fisher College is a collaborative community dedicated to teaching, learning, and scholarship in a student-centered educational environment. The College is guided by its liberal arts tradition and its Catholic heritage, as expressed in the motto of its founders, the Basilian Fathers: “teach me goodness, discipline, and knowledge.” Fisher engages individuals in lives of intellectual inquiry, professional integrity, and civic responsibility, where diversity and service to others are valued and practiced.