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Fees for Posting Job Vacancies

The Council for Opportunity in Education will post your job vacancy announcement on our website for the following fees — $200.00 per announcement for Institutional Members and $400.00 per announcement for Non-Institutional Members.

Full payment or a purchase order must accompany the request. No request will be accepted without payment or purchase order. Please make all checks payable to the "Council for Opportunity in Education."

Submitting Announcements

There are three ways to submit your announcement.

  • E-mail credit card payment (VISA, American Express, and MasterCard only) and Job Vacancy Form Document is available for download (.pdf) (as an attachment) to Alvin Phillips (alvin.phillips@coenet.us).
  • Fax purchase order and credit card payments with job vacancy form to (202) 347-0786.
  • Mail check and job vacancy form to the following address — Council for Opportunity in Education, P.O. Box 90193, Washington, D.C. 20090-0193.

Note — We prefer the job vacancy form to be e-mailed as an attachment for faster publishing. Announcements will be posted to our website within "3" working days after receipt of payment and will remain posted for a period of 30 days.

The point of contact at COE for announcements is Alvin Phillips, (alvin.phillips@coenet.us) or phone at (202) 347-7430.

Listings

Director for Grants and Sponsored Programs
Austin Peay State University (Clarksville, TN)
Deadline
Open until filled.
Contact
Phone — (931) 221-7177
WWW — (http://apsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/9738/)
Description
The Director for Grants and Sponsored Programs reports directly to the Associate Provost for Research. The incumbent is responsible for leadership in all areas of the University in the pursuit of expanded funding of external grants, contracts, appropriations and awards to the University.

Minimum Requirements: Master’s degree; Excellent communication, strong analytical abilities and research skills; A minimum of three (3) years of related professional experience with proven track record of expanded acquisition of external funds; Successful experience in sponsored programs administration or other related higher education experience; Demonstrated ability to recruit extramural funding for specified goals; Expertise in government and private sector funding opportunities in support of higher education and research; and Expertise in federal, state and institutional regulations and policies governing administration of research programs, grants and contracts.

Assistant Director, TRIO Upward Bound
Nevada State College (Henderson, NV)
Deadline
Open until filled.
Contact
Kimberly Williams
1300 Nevada State Drive, Henderson, NV 89002-9776
Phone — (702) 992-2144
Fax — (702) 992-2145
E-mail — (kimberly.williams@nsc.edu)
WWW — (https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/)
Description
Founded in 2002, NSC is a four-year public college located on a developing 500-acre campus in the foothills of Henderson, Nevada (adjacent to Las Vegas). NSC has two federal TRIO Upward Bound grants that serves four high schools within the Clark County School District. The assistant director is responsible for providing direct services to students at two high schools, and supervising other staff with student caseloads. The assistant director will work closely with the TRIO Upward Bound director to train and supervise program staff. Finally, the assistant director must be able to work independently, and make critical decisions related to the scope of duties and responsibilities. To apply, please visit (https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/).

McNair Program Director
Texas Tech University (Lubbock, TX)
Reference Number
14088BR
Deadline
August 1, 2018
Contact
Paul S. Ruiz
Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, 164 Administration Building, Box 45024, Lubbock, TX 79409-5024
Phone — (806) 742-7025
E-mail — (paul.ruiz@ttu.edu)
WWW — (http://www.depts.ttu.edu/hr/workattexastech/)
Description
Texas Tech University seeks a Project Director for its recently funded Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement Program, a Federal TRIO Program funded by a five-year grant from the Department of Education (DOE) designed to increase the number of low-income/first-generation college students and students underrepresented in graduate education who pursue and earn Masters and Ph.D. degrees. Project Director will direct and provide leadership for the university’s McNair Scholars Program.

Master's Degree in Education, Counseling, or Public Administration from an accredited college/university. Ph.D. preferred. Apply at (http://www.depts.ttu.edu/hr/workattexastech/). Reference 14088BR.

Director for Diverse Student Retention
Shippensburg University (Shippensburg, PA)
Contact
1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, PA 17257-2200
Phone — (717) 477-1124
WWW — (https://jobs.ship.edu/)
Description
Develop retention and multicultural programs that support student success while incorporating a case management approach to working with students in providing mentoring, tutoring, supplemental instruction, seminars, workshops, student involvement programs, support groups etc. Oversee academic professional team members, staff, and Director of the Martin Luther King Program, a retention focused program for academically prepared minority students. Implement and deliver leadership development programs for students from underrepresented populations. Develop an annual minority student retention plan by collaborating across the University’s Colleges and Divisions to create an actionable set of retention measures focusing on the needs of students from underrepresented populations. Qualified candidates will have a Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution in education, counseling, social work, student personnel or a related field. Experience advising first generation and low-income students from underrepresented populations in an educational setting is required. For a complete description and to apply go to (https://jobs.ship.edu/).

Director, Congressional Affairs
Council for Opportunity in Education (Washington, D.C.)
Deadline
June 30, 2018
Contact
Alvin Phillips
1025 Vermont Avenue N.W., Suite 900, Washington, D.C. 20005-3516
Fax — (202) 347-0786
E-mail — (alvin.phillips@coenet.us)
Description
The Council for Opportunity in Education (COE), a nonprofit organization with the mission to improve access and success to higher education for low-income and first-generation students, has an immediate need for a Director of Congressional Affairs position within COE's office of Public Policy and Communications. The Director of Congressional Affairs will assist in the development and execution of the government relations agenda of the Council and represent Council interests on Capitol Hill and before the U.S. Department of Education, the White House and other relevant entities. The Director will assist the Vice President of Public Policy and Communications in keeping the TRIO community apprised of government relations and communications activities throughout the country that affect TRIO programs and personnel through weekly updates and regular field inquiries. This position requires the Director to draft correspondence, reports, and other materials for internal and external audiences, including presentations at state and regional meetings of TRIO alumni and personnel. Other duties may be assigned by the Vice President for Public Policy and Communications. This position requires a Bachelor's degree and 3 to 5 years of relevant policy experience. Capitol Hill experience is preferred. This position will require the Director to travel approximately 25% of the time. Late nights and weekend as necessary. Salary range commensurate with experience.

The Council considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, disability, marital, political or veteran status, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

Please send cover letter and resume to (alvin.phillips@coenet.us) with the subject line: Director of Congressional Affairs Position. Mail inquiries may be sent to Council for Opportunity in Education, 1025 Vermont Avenue N.W., Suite 900, Washington, D.C. 20005-3516, ATTN: Human Resources, or fax to (202) 347-0786. Absolutely no phone calls.

Associate Vice President and Dean for Student Success
Shippensburg University (Shippensburg, PA)
Contact
1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, PA 17257-2200
Phone — (717) 477-1124
WWW — (https://jobs.ship.edu/)
Description
Shippensburg University is currently seeking an Associate Vice President and Dean of Student Success. Reporting to the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success, the Associate Vice President and Dean of Student Success is responsible for development and oversight of programs that enhance the academic and social development of students.

The position will supervise and provide leadership to the following administrative functions/units: Academic Development Programs, Academic Success Programs, Advisor Development and Support, International Programs, Learning Center, New Student and Family Programs, Office of Exploratory Studies, Retention and Graduation, Veterans Affairs, and Diverse Student Retention. Shippensburg University is a bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree granting institution with a rich history of teaching excellence. Established in 1871, Shippensburg has grown into a comprehensive regional public university, serving a population of over 5600 undergraduate and 1000 graduate students. For a complete description and to apply go to (https://jobs.ship.edu/).

Director, TRIO SSS
Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO)
Deadline
May 14, 2018
Contact
E-mail — (jessica.klingsmith@colostate.edu)
WWW — (https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/55988/)
Description
Colorado State University is seeking a Director for the Academic Advancement Center. This position is a 12-month, full-time professional staff member in the AAC, a U.S. Department of Education TRIO Student Support (SSS) program. This professional is responsible for providing vision and administrative leadership for the AAC program, including strategic planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating the program to achieve the project objectives and mission. This position will hire, train, supervise, evaluate professional staff; maintain public relations and ongoing communication with the U.S. Department of Education; and develop and maintain collaborative relationships with faculty, departments and colleges to foster institutional climate supportive of the success of TRIO SSS eligible and other underrepresented students at CSU.