Title: Director, TRiO
Anticipated Closing Date: 5/27/2018
Position Summary: The principal purpose of this position is to oversee the delivery of services to students within the TRIO Student Support Services project and ensure compliance with federal laws, grant regulations, and college policy. The Director is also responsible for submission of all reports to the Department of Education and to the college. He/she directs all aspects of the program, supervises staff, and manages the selection of qualifying program participants.
Required Documents Needed at Time of Application: Resume and copy of unofficial transcripts for Master’s degree or higher inEducation, Psychology, Counseling, or a related field from an accredited institution.
Position #: 101030
Type of Appointment: Full-Time
Department: TRiO Student Support Services
Typical Duties & Responsibilities:
30% Directs the project’s activities in order to achieve the goals and objectives of the grant
20% Prepares program and fiscal reports to be submitted to the college and to the U.S. Department of Education.
20% Supervises professional and support staff and oversees the hiring of tutors.
15% Works with a caseload of program participants and oversees the caseload of the Retention Coordinator.
10% Collaborates with faculty, staff, and colleagues outside the college in order to meet program goals.
5% Oversees and manages the budget in accordance to grant guidelines and college policies.
Note: the College reserves the right to change or reassign job duties, or combine positions at any time.
Master’s degree in Education, Psychology, Counseling, or a related field. Experience with barriers confronted by diverse student populations; technology skills; understanding of and experience with postsecondary systems such as financial aid; leadership and communication skills.
At least five years of full-time work experience as a program director, project manager, or in another leadership role that has supervisory and budget-management duties, preferably in higher education.
(Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% credit of full-time work experience)
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Proficiency in word processing, database management, and communication software. A second language is not mandatory.
Work Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Location of Position: Hardin Valley Campus
Pay Rate: $51,680.00 - $64,480.00/per year. Pay will be determined based on related work experience above required. To be considered in determining pay, all related work experience must be listed on the application.
A summary of our benefits can be found on online: at http://www.pstcc.edu/hr/benefits.
Special Instructions to Applicants: To be considered for a position at Pellissippi State, you must create an on-line application. Your skills, abilities, qualifications, and years of experience will be evaluated using only what is recorded on your application. Please note: attaching a resume does not substitute for completion of the application form. Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% of full-time experience. Please note: to scan, upload, or attach documents, a computer and scanner are available at the Hardin Valley Campus Educational Resources Center, if needed.
Pellissippi State Community College is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA employer
Location/Region: Knoxville, TN