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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, Alumni Relations
Council for Opportunity in Education (Washington, D.C.)
Deadline
July 3, 2021
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 Alumni Relations Director is responsible for creating and executing strategic engagement initiatives designed to provide tangible benefits to alumni of TRIO college success programs and meaningful experiences for personal and professional development, volunteerism, service, and networking. This combination of activities will serve to build alumni dedication and support for COE student programs.

Education: A Bachelor's degree is required... Master’s preferred.

Experience: A strong candidate will have 3-5 years of successful experience in alumni relations with demonstrated creative productivity, however, experience in marketing or a related field in which the candidate can demonstrate a successful track record may be considered.

Skills: Solid leadership experience and interpersonal skills; Creative and strategic thinking abilities and a self-starter; Strong verbal and written communication skills, with public speaking skills preferred; Demonstrated ability to motivate volunteers; Ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds; Computer literacy, particularly in word processing and using databases.

E-mail resume and cover letter to (alvin.phillips@coenet.org). Subject should be Director, Alumni Relations.

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

Donor Relations Officer
Council for Opportunity in Education (Washington, D.C.)
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 Donor Relations Officer will support the implementation of COE’s strategic fundraising plan. The Officer will cultivate, steward, and expand the relationships between the organization and its donors by providing extraordinary service to donors and exceeding expectations in the areas of maintaining and managing donor information. Responsibilities include prospect research, developing and maintaining donor relations strategies, maintaining communications with donors, identifying, and communicating organizational needs for donor support, ensuring proper tracking of donations, timely donor recognition, event, and volunteer management support.

Education: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing or related field is required.

Experience: A minimum of three years of progressive development and fundraising experience in a nonprofit setting to include prospect research, donor management and grant writing. Experience with successful donor identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship required.

Skills: Possess creative and strategic thinking abilities; Have agility and be a self-starter; Strong organizational and project management skills; Experienced in managing donor data; Effective in developing and managing internal and external relationships to achieve goals and objectives; Ability to develop, maintain, and strengthen partnerships with others inside and outside the organization who may be able to provide information, assistance and support; Excellent computer skills including knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint; Excellent written, interpersonal, and verbal communication skills; Attentive to details and quality in accomplishing tasks.

E-mail resume and cover letter to (alvin.phillips@coenet.org). Subject should be Donor Relations Officer.

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

TRIO Listings

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.