Position Title: Director of Student Success
Type of Position: Full-time; Non-Teaching Professional; Grade 7
Hiring Department & Unit: Student Success; Instructional Services
Starting Salary: $53,385
- $66,731 (salary commensurate with education and
experience per salary schedule)
Deadline to Apply: May 20, 2019, at the close of business
Projected Starting Date: TBD
Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday
Duties and Responsibilities:
Serve as leader, administrator, and evaluator of the Student Support Services Federal TRIO Program; supervise and evaluate TRIO personnel and other personnel as assigned; responsible for development and administration of budgets in areas of supervision; serve as liaison between TRIO and the college, surrounding community agencies, businesses and other groups, advisory committees, and state and national groups; supervise the grant management of the TRIO program, including grant writing, budget management, and any report writing to the college, the state of Illinois, and the U.S. Department of Education; development, administration, and monitoring of the Student Success Center programs (tutoring, TRIO, and Disability Support Services); recommend the employment of all non-teaching professionals, operational, and student work staff as needed, document their performance and make recommendations for their continued employment; attend national, state, and/or regional training and development conferences as necessary; provide academic advisement to approximately 30-40 students, provide short-term personal and career counseling to students, and make appropriate referrals as needed; work with the college community to ensure the college is providing needed services to the student population, as well as serve on various standing and special college committees; actively participate in policy-making decisions which affect the chances of success for low-income, first generation, disabled, and minority students; assist in selecting TRIO students and securing the services and programs available at the College to aid these students; other duties as assigned.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree (TRIO grant requirement) in educational psychology, student personnel services, higher education, or related discipline; two years’ experience working with the Federal TRIO Program or similar programs; two years’ experience in staff supervision.
Preferred Qualifications:Work experience in a community college setting; experience working and communicating effectively with low-income, first-generation, and disabled students