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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.

COE Listings

Director of Student Development Services
Council for Opportunity in Education (Washington, D.C.)
Deadline
November 30, 2021, or until position is filled.
Contact
Alvin Phillips
1025 Vermont Avenue, N.W., Suite 400, Washington D.C. 20005-3516
Phone — No Phone Calls
Fax — (202) 347-0786
E-mail — (alvin.phillips@coenet.org)
Description
The Director of Student Development Services (Director) is a critical role responsible for developing and delivering a portfolio of services and programming to support access to college, college success, career preparation and pathways to employment for low-income, first-generation students and students with disabilities. In this role, the Director will serve as the strategic and operational champion to drive great outcomes for students enrolled in the Federal TRIO Programs (TRIO) and who participate in student development initiatives of the Council for Opportunity (COE). This new role will be pivotal to the organization's success in delivering evidence-based student support services designed to prepare students for positive academic and career experiences.

Supervises: Volunteers/interns as needed, Minimum Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required with a minimum of five years of successful student programing.

E-mail resume and cover letter to (alvin.phillips@coenet.org). Subject should be Director of Student Development Services.

For the full job description and required qualifications, please click here Document is available for download (.pdf).

TRIO Listings

Research and Scholarship Advisor, External Scholarship and Undergraduate Research
Binghamton University (Elgin, IL)
Deadline
Until position is filled.
Contact
Dr. Vanessa Jaeger
PO Box 6000, Binghamton, NY 13902-6000
E-mail — (vjaeger@binghamton.edu)
WWW — (https://rfbu.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=138578)
Description
The Research and Scholarship Advisor will support historically underrepresented minority and first-generation students seeking research experiences and externally funded academic year, summer and post-baccalaureate opportunities. Students will include scholars in the federally funded program at Binghamton University: the Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement Program, which prepares eligible participants for doctoral studies through involvement in research and other scholarly activities. The Research and Scholarship Advisor serves as a student advisor, program administrator and outreach and instruction coordinator, and reports to the Director.

Responsibilities Include: Conduct advising sessions. Act as primary advisor for several programs. Implement programs about research and scholarly activities. Collect and evaluate data on program participants and program performance. Compile and submit data for the U.S. Department of Education Annual Performance Report.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree. Experience advising or teaching FGLI and historically underrepresented students.

See full listing here at (https://rfbu.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=138578).

Director, TRiO Upward Bound
Elgin Community College (Elgin, IL)
Reference Number
493958
Deadline
Until position is filled.
Contact
1700 Spartan Drive Elgin, IL 60123-7189
Phone — (847) 214-7400
WWW — (https://careers.pageuppeople.com/878/cw/en-us/job/493958/director-of-trio-upward-bound)
Description
Elgin Community College is seeking a full-time Director of TRiO Upward Bound!

This position is resp direct and carry out the prescribed ECC TRIO Upward Bound I and Upward Bound II grants from the Department of Education following the guidelines for the Education Department of General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and to report results to EDGAR and OMB.

Great employee benefits, paid time-off and more! APPLY NOW at (https://careers.pageuppeople.com/878/cw/en-us/job/493958/director-of-trio-upward-bound).

Post-Secondary Success Coach, TRiO Talent Search
Elgin Community College (Elgin, IL)
Reference Number
493848
Deadline
Until position is filled.
Contact
1700 Spartan Drive Elgin, IL 60123-7189
Phone — (847) 214-7400
WWW — (https://careers.pageuppeople.com/878/cw/en-us/job/493848/postsecondary-success-coach-trio-talent-search-two-vacancies)
Description
Elgin Community College is seeking Post-Secondary Success Coaches for our TRiO Talent Search department!

These are part-time positions that involve providing individualized support to participating grant program students to ensure successful transition to high school, graduation from high school, and transition to their selected post-secondary opportunities.

Find out more and APPLY NOW at (https://careers.pageuppeople.com/878/cw/en-us/job/493848/postsecondary-success-coach-trio-talent-search-two-vacancies).

Director, McNair Scholars Program
Grand Valley State University (Allendale, MI)
Reference Number
493797
Deadline
Open until filled.
Contact
Linda Rettig
Lubbers Student Services Center, 1 Campus Drive, Allendale MI 49401-9401
Phone — (616) 331-5429
Fax — (616) 331-3440
E-mail — (rettigli@gvsu.edu)
WWW — (https://www.gvsu.edu/gvsujobs/)
Description
This position is responsible for all aspects of the McNair Scholars Program, including program design and implementation, strategic planning and assessment, McNair Scholar recruitment and support, staff supervision and development, budget management, grant preparation, and federal reporting requirements. This role will design, implement, supervise, and monitor program activities and outcomes in accordance with federal regulations and program objectives. Additionally, it will collaborate with GVSU TRIO program staff, the GVSU Office of Undergraduate Research, and University faculty partners. It will serve as the lead student advisor and has a strong interest in research and scholarship. Candidates with a demonstrated awareness of and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is highly valued. This is a grant-funded position.

For more information, go to (https://www.gvsu.edu/gvsujobs/).

Director, Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program
The University of Southern Mississippi (Hattiesburg, MS)
Reference Number
2201
Deadline
September 26, 2021
Contact
Dr. Karen S. Coats, Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School
118 College Drive #5024, Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0002
Phone — (601) 266-4262
Fax — (601) 266-5138
E-mail — (karen.coats@usm.edu)
WWW — (https://usm.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=2201)
Description
The Director provides leadership of the McNair Scholars Program, a TRIO program which aims to prepare underrepresented or first-generation/low income undergraduates for doctoral study and an academic career.

Major Responsibilities: ensuring the objectives of the funded grant (including coursework, mentored research and research presentations, graduate program site visits, and cultural activities) are completed; efficiently collecting, assessing, and reporting data; recruiting and working closely with students.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in higher education administration, school counseling, other relevant field, or a STEM discipline. Five years of experience in higher education and/or college-level teaching. Demonstrated commitment to the project goals through previous professional achievements.

Preferred Qualifications: Doctorate and administrative experience in programs designed for disadvantaged students.

To view full description and apply, please visit (https://usm.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=2201).

Academic Counselor/Technology and Outreach Coordinator, Upward Bound
University of Maine at Farmington (Farmington, ME)
Deadline
September 10, 2021
Contact
Lynn Ploof-Davis
252 Main Street, Farmington, ME 04938-1911
Phone — (207) 778-7297
Fax — (207) 778-7296
E-mail — (lynnp@maine.edu)
WWW — (https://umf.hiretouch.com/)
Description
The Academic Counselor/Technology and Outreach Coordinator works with the Director and other Upward Bound at UMF staff to collaboratively plan and implement the program and achieve standardized program goals and objectives for two programs: Foothills Upward Bound and River Valley Upward Bound. The Academic Counselor/Technology and Outreach Coordinator provides day-to-day oversight and coordination of programming and record keeping as well as direct services and support to students.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in education or related field (master's preferred), experience working with high school students in an education setting, ability to work individually without direct supervision, excellent communication skills.

Complete details at (https://umf.hiretouch.com/).

Project Advisor, Upward Bound
Virginia Tech TRIO Programs (Blacksburg, VA; Roanoke, VA; Salem, VA)
Reference Number
51657
Deadline
Until filled.
Contact
Nancy Gruber
385 West Campus Drive, Hillcrest Hall, Lower Level (0146), Blacksburg, VA 24061-9505
Phone — (540) 231-6911
E-mail — (nancy.gruber@vt.edu)
WWW — (https://careers.pageuppeople.com/968/cw/en-us/job/517065/talent-search-project-advisor)
Description
Virginia Tech TRIO Programs is hiring three Project Advisor positions for Upward Bound programs.

Upward Bound: Southwest VA is one of the oldest programs in the nation and serves 103 students throughout the Southwest VA region. This position is based in Blacksburg, VA.

Upward Bound: Roanoke City serves 60 students at William Fleming and Patrick Henry high schools in Roanoke City, VA. This position is embedded at the high schools four days per week, and is on campus in Blacksburg one day per week. During the summer program, this position will be based on campus in Blacksburg.

Upward Bound: Salem City serves 60 students at Salem High School is Salem, VA. This position is embedded at the high schools four days per week, and is on campus in Blacksburg one day per week. During the summer program, this position will be based on campus in Blacksburg.

For more info, and to apply, please see (https://careers.pageuppeople.com/968/cw/en-us/job/517065/talent-search-project-advisor).

Project Advisor, Talent Search
Virginia Tech TRIO Programs (Blacksburg, VA)
Deadline
August 31, 2021
Contact
Austin Pryor
385 West Campus Drive, Hillcrest Hall, Lower Level (0146), Blacksburg, VA 24061-9505
Phone — (540) 231-6911
E-mail — (austinpryor@vt.edu)
WWW — (https://careers.pageuppeople.com/968/cw/en-us/job/517065/talent-search-project-advisor)
Description
Virginia Tech Talent Search is hiring a Project Advisor to serve in one of the oldest programs in the nation. VT Talent Search serves 680 students throughout the Southwest VA region, and is looking for a dedicated and passionate team member. Talent Search has received their most welcome funding notification in the first round. Application review is August 31, 2021. For more information, and how to apply, please see (https://careers.pageuppeople.com/968/cw/en-us/job/517065/talent-search-project-advisor)

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT — serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Program Director (Project Coordinator), TRIO Educational Talent Search & Upward Bound Math & Science
Central Connecticut State University (New Britain, CT)
Reference Number
C21-074
Deadline
August 20, 2021
Contact
Jessica Hernandez, Search Committee Chair
1615 Stanley Street, P.O. Box 4010, New Britain, CT 06053-2490
Phone — (860) 832-2270
Fax — (860) 832-2232
E-mail — (jessica.hernandez@ccsu.edu)
WWW — (https://www.ccsu.edu/hr/)
Description
Central Connecticut State University invites applications for a full-time, grant funded TRIO Program Director. The incumbent in this position will coordinate all program activities and provide direct services for both the TRIO Educational Talent Search and TRIO Upward Bound Math & Science, two five-year federally-funded grant programs that will provide academic enrichment, college readiness, and college exposure for middle and high school students from the New Britain (CT) School District.

Please visit (https://www.ccsu.edu/hr/) for more information and how to apply.

TRIO Programs Director
Western Nebraska Community College (Scottsbluff, NE)
Deadline
Open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.
Contact
Lisa Gion
1601 East 27th Street, Scottsbluff, NE 69361-1815
Phone — (308) 635-6105
Fax — (308) 635-6161
E-mail — (hrdirector@wncc.edu)
Description
Provide overall direction to the TRIO programs at WNCC, serve as the liaison between the programs, the college administration, and state and local programs and agencies; negotiate all aspects of the TRIO programs with the U.S. Department of Education; ensure the projects meet the stated objectives. Perform other duties and responsibilities within Student Services and the College.

Required qualifications: Master's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in Education, Business Administration or a closely related field in the social sciences; three years' experience directly related to education; four years' experience in administrative or managerial capacity.

Project Advisor, Upward Bound: Roanoke City
Virginia Tech (Roanoke, VA)
Deadline
July 20, 2021
Contact
Nancy Gruber
385 West Campus Drive, Hillcrest Hall, Lower Level (0146), Blacksburg, VA 24061-9505
E-mail — (nancy.gruber@vt.edu)
WWW — (https://careers.pageuppeople.com/968/cw/en-us/job/516571/upward-bound-project-advisorroanoke/)
Description
TRIO Programs at Virginia Tech is hiring a Project Advisor for the Upward Bound Roanoke City program. The project serves 60 students at William Fleming and Patrick Henry high schools in Roanoke City, VA. Review date is July 20, 2021.

For more information, and to apply, please see: (https://careers.pageuppeople.com/968/cw/en-us/job/516571/upward-bound-project-advisorroanoke/).

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve). Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT — serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Academic Advisor, TRIO Student Support Services
Tarrant County College District (Fort Worth, TX)
Reference Number
F003936
Contact
WWW — (https://apptrkr.com/2247427)
Description
Provides academic advisement for college programs and conducts recruitment activities. This position assists students in identifying and understanding issues and procedures related to their educational objectives.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures: Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university, Two (2) years of experience in advising, counseling, financial aid, admissions, retention, or student services

Pay Rate: Commensurate with education and experience
For more information and to apply, visit: (https://apptrkr.com/2247427).

Equal Opportunity Employer

Executive Director, Educational Opportunity Program
Marquette University (Miwaukee, WI)
Reference Number
201102849
Deadline
Open until filled.
Contact
John Su
PO Box 1881, Zilber Hall 454, Miwaukee, WI 53201-1881
Phone — (414) 288-3476
E-mail — (john.su@marquette.edu)
WWW — (https://employment.marquette.edu/postings/14804/)
Description
Coordinate development, external funding, and implementation of a comprehensive support program for educationally and economically disadvantaged Marquette undergraduates and potential Marquette students, in order to prepare them for success in baccalaureate and postbaccalaureate programs. Strengthen Marquette’s capacity to attract and retain such students as an integral part of the Marquette community. Requires strong administrative and strategic planning abilities, awareness of and sensitivity to issues affecting student retention, excellent communication skills, and ability to interact effectively with a broad range of constituents and colleagues with differing levels of education and experience.

Quick link to posting: (https://employment.marquette.edu/postings/14804/).

Director, Student Support Services
Wells College (Aurora, NY)
Reference Number
1963
Deadline
Open until filled.
Contact
Charles B. Kenyon, Dean of Students
170 Main Street, Aurora, NY 13026-9719
Phone — (315) 364-3311
Fax — (315) 364-3329
E-mail — (ckenyon@wells.edu)
WWW — (https://www.wells.edu/employment/)
Description
Required: Master's degree in counseling, psychology, education or related field; minimum two years' experience working with disadvantaged youths and the administration of TRIO-related educational programs serving low-income and first-generation students; excellent written/oral communication skills; experience with program evaluation, written reports; sensitivity to/understanding of multicultural needs and characteristics of the target population.

Preferred: Ability to cultivate positive relationships with students; commitment to diversity; effective leadership and management skills. Ability to coordinate programs with other college departments and to assess program effectiveness. Effective communication skills, computer skills, presentation and training skills. Ability to work independently. Knowledge of budget preparation and management. Experience with personnel supervision.
Submit applications at (https://www.wells.edu/employment/). Include cover letter, resume, and three references. Submit materials in PDF. Open until filled. Inquiries can be made to: Charles Kenyon, Dean of Students, at (315) 364-3311 or (ckenyon@wells.edu).

Interim Director, Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program
The University of Southern Mississippi (Hattiesburg, MS)
Reference Number
1963
Deadline
May 28, 2021
Contact
Dr. Karen S. Coats, Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School
118 College Drive, #5024, Hattiesburg, MS 39406-5024
Phone — (601) 266 4262
Fax — (601) 266 5138
E-mail — (karen.coats@usm.edu)
WWW — (https://usm.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=1963&site=1)
Description
The Interim director provides leadership of the McNair Scholars Program, a TRIO program which aims to prepare underrepresented or first-generation/low income undergraduates for doctoral study and an academic career. Major responsibilities: ensuring the objectives of the funded grant (including coursework, mentored research and research presentations, graduate program site visits, and cultural activities) are completed; efficiently collecting, assessing, and reporting data; recruiting and working closely with students. Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in higher education administration, school counseling, other relevant field, or a STEM discipline. Five years of experience in higher education and/or college-level teaching. Demonstrated commitment to the project goals through previous professional achievements. Preferred Qualifications: Doctorate and administrative experience in programs designed for disadvantaged students.

To view full description and apply, please visit (https://usm.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=1963&site=1).

Interim McNair Coordinator, Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program
The University of Southern Mississippi (Hattiesburg, MS)
Reference Number
1964
Deadline
May 28, 2021
Contact
Dr. Karen S. Coats, Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School
118 College Drive, #5024, Hattiesburg, MS 39406-5024
Phone — (601) 266 4262
Fax — (601) 266 5138
E-mail — (karen.coats@usm.edu)
WWW — (https://usm.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=1964&site=1)
Description
The Interim McNair Coordinator assists the Director in all aspects of program development and implementation and is in regular, direct contact with McNair Scholars from recruitment through completion of the one-year program. Major responsibilities: assessing academic needs; outreach to faculty mentors; educating Scholars about graduate school admission and progression; traveling with Scholars to program activities; encouraging and monitoring progress; maintaining long-term records of students' educational accomplishments for annual program assessment. Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in a field relevant to program objectives; at least three years of experience working with underrepresented students in a higher education setting, or experience in counseling, coordination of programs for URM students, teaching, or tutoring. Preferred Qualifications: previous McNair Program experience as a staff member, graduate assistant, or McNair alumnus. Experience writing grants.

To view full description and apply, please visit (https://usm.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=1964&site=1).

Assistant Dean for Student Success
North Dakota State University (Fargo, ND)
Deadline
February 1, 2021
Contact
Kayla Kottsick
Phone — (701) 231-7412
E-mail — (kayla.kottsick@ndsu.edu)
WWW — (https://www.ndsu.edu/employment/joblist)
Description
Assistant Dean for Student Success is responsible for enhancing the academic education of our students through the development and oversight of programs and activities that promote student success. The Assistant Dean is responsible for strategically identifying, coordinating, and developing programs and innovative ways to increase student success, specifically of majors within the College of Science and Mathematics (CSM) at North Dakota State University.

For more information about this position, requirements, and to apply, please visit (https://www.ndsu.edu/employment/joblist).

North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Director, Student Support Services
Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles, CA)
Reference Number
0190463
Deadline
Open until filled.
Contact
WWW — (https://jobs.lmu.edu/postings/45636/)
Description
Loyola Marymount University has an opening for a full-time Director of Student Support Services. Under general supervision of the Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education, this position oversees support services provided to low-income first-generation students according to Student Support Services (SSS) grant stipulations for retention and graduation purposes.

The Director of Student Support Services will develop and implement strategies that support student learning and success and provide programs and resource support to new and continuing low-income first-generation students who participate in the program. Facilitate and oversee development and implementation of effective, objective project evaluation. Maintain data collection and program database for monitoring and tracking participant progress and outcomes. Oversee hiring, training, and professional development of program personnel. The Director will also be responsible for overseeing preparation of fiscal and technical reports for the U.S. Department of Education and LMU. Approve expenditures, maintain budget control, and be responsible for the appropriate use of grant funds. Provide intrusive academic advising, financial aid advising, and monitoring to a caseload of 10 students. Partner with other campus offices to support Ignacio program student learning and academic success. The Director of Student Support Services will work closely with the Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education and LMU administrators.

Director, TRiO Student Support Services
Tarrant County College, Trinity River Campus (Fort Worth, TX)
Reference Number
F003707
Deadline
Open until filled, but hiring ASAP.
Contact
Julie Amon
300 Trinity Campus Circle, Forth Worth, TX 76102-1964
Phone — (817) 515-1006
E-mail — (julie.amon@tccd.edu)
WWW — (https://jobs.tccd.edu/postings/23915)
Description
Reporting to the Vice President of Student Development Services, the Director provides leadership and administrative oversight of all aspects of the federal TRiO Student Support Service (SSS) grant program designed to support the success of low-income, first-generation college students. Visit (https://jobs.tccd.edu/postings/23915).

Required Experience: Master’s from a regionally accredited college/university; 5 years of administrative and managerial experience in an educational setting; 3 years of experience in designing, managing, or implementing TRIO or similar programs and; 3 years of experience in proposal grant writing and securing grant funds.

Desired Education/Experience: Prior experience working in TRIO Student Support Services; Strong awareness/familiarity with the target student population served by TRIO SSS and/or individual participation in TRIO SSS or similar program; Experience in developing strategic, data-informed interventions and engagement strategies to improve student learning, retention, success and completion; Experience in grant and fiscal management; Prior experience working within a higher education setting and; Bilingual — Spanish.

Project Director, TRIO/Student Support Services
Spring Hill College (Mobile, AL)
Deadline
Open until filled.
Contact
Patricia A. Davis
4000 Dauphin Street, Mobile, AL 36608-1780
Phone — (251) 380-3063
Fax — (251) 460-2199
E-mail — (pdavis@shc.edu)
WWW — (https://www.shc.edu/jobs/)
Description
Spring Hill College, on the Gulf Coast in Mobile, Alabama, seeks a full-time Project Director for its TRIO/Student Support Services Program. Under the supervision of the Director of Academic Support and Advising, the Student Support Services (SSS) Director will design, implement, and evaluate all project components. This Director will be responsible for communicating the SSS goals and objectives and coordinating activities with the College community. Will serve as the primary SSS grant writer going forward.

Please scroll to Staff Openings via (https://www.shc.edu/jobs/) and click on the Job Description link for full job description, requirements, and application procedures. Spring Hill College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.