Oct 04, 2021

Director of TRIO Student Support Services

  • Rockland Community College
  • 145 College Rd, Suffern, NY, USA
Full-Time Facilities

Job Description

Director of TRIO Student Support Services


The Director, TRIO, Student Support Services, (SSS) grant is responsible for the organization, implementation, evaluation, and analysis of the TRIO SSS grant. The Director provides academic leadership and works closely with the College community, Academic Affairs, Academic Support, Program Directors, Deans, Student Success Advisors and Faculty to assist at-risk and students with disabilities.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the development and implementation of all aspects of the grant
  • Oversee/participate in student selection process to assure eligibility requirements
  • Coordinate project marketing/outreach throughout the College and community
  • Write all required federal TRIO SSS reports
  • Develop and implement assessment plan to drive continuous improvement
  • Serve on various committees and work collaboratively with the college community
  • Coordinate and oversee timely implementation of the SSS strategies to achieve goals
  • Hire, supervise and evaluate program staff
  • Administer and manage the TRIO SSS budget in compliance with funding
  • Serve as Chair of the TRIO SSS Advisory Council


Required Qualifications: 

Master’s degree in Education, Higher Ed, Counseling or Related Field



Five to seven (5-7) years of supervisory experience in higher education. Experience in programs focused on increasing student success and retention; particularly for SSS eligible populations. Proven knowledge of and/or experience with current issues faced by SSS eligible populations


Starting Salary:  Commensurate with experience


Submit Resumes to: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=rockcc&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP


Application Deadline: Search will remain open until candidate is selected however, to ensure consideration resumes should be received by October 8, 2021.


Include three (3) professional references (including names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses). References will not be contacted without prior permission of the candidate. Employment at the College may be subject to the favorable result of a background investigation. Official transcripts will be required upon employment. Foreign transcripts which are not accompanied by an evaluation from an approved agency may not be reviewed.  Applicants may contact NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluating Service) at www.naces.org to obtain a list of members providing this service. Any expenses incurred for this service must be borne by the applicant. Foreign transcript translations by applicant or educational institution are not acceptable. 


Rockland Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities. Our mission demonstrates a strong public commitment to a diverse and inclusive campus community.



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