Director of Student Support and TRIO Programs
Prince George's Community College
Largo, MD 20774
Prince George's Community College transforms students' lives. The college exists to educate, train, and serve our diverse populations through accessible, affordable, and rigorous learning experiences. We are proud to boast of a multi-talented and diverse workforce as well as offering a competitive benefits package and services that will add to your potential and work/life balance. We are looking to attract and retain individuals who are committed to helping our students succeed. In return, you will find PGCC an exciting place to work and grow.
The Director of Student Support and TRIO Programs is responsible for the organization, planning, implementation, continuous review, and analysis of the College’s student support services and TRiO programs. The Director provides academic leadership, serves as an integral member of the Student
Affairs team, and works closely with the Dean of Student Success and Engagement, the Program
Director of Student Engagement and Leadership, Program Director of the Wellness Center, and Program Director of Disability Support Services to develop a comprehensive set of programs and services to increase student engagement and success.
- Master’s degree in education, education administration, educational leadership, counseling, social science discipline or a related area is required.
- Three years of experience in program administration, staff supervision, program evaluation, and budget management required.
- Previous experience working in an educational program with first-generation, low-income students and their families is required.
- Must have supervised personnel and administered programs directly related to the professional area for a minimum of three years.
CRITERIA: The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position.
- Supervise the awarding process of all grant programs while administering and managing all grant budgets to ensure validity and accuracy of student eligibility.
- Manage and oversee timely implementation of strategies to achieve all program goals and objectives.
- Minimum of three years supervising personnel related to grants and support services.
- Demonstrated ability to develop and implement programs that promote student success and engagement, especially for students who are academically and/or economically disadvantaged, as well as students with disabilities, veterans, and other special populations.
- Develop and coordinate in-service training for staff to provide a student-centered, customer-oriented environment for delivery of programs and services to a diverse community of students.
- Ability to effectively present information to groups of administrators, faculty, student, and the community.
- Ability to read, collect, analyze, and interpret data and define problems for the purposes of reporting and assessing while maintaining confidentiality.
- Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff.
- Excellent organizational and communication skills (verbal and written).
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access).
- Must be available to work Monday – Friday during the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Work schedule subject to change based on the needs of the department.
- Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written Standard English.
- As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
- A fingerprint supported background investigation will be conducted prior to offer of employment. A signed authorization for release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview.
Submit a cover letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum qualification and criteria listed because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
Prince George’s Community College is a smoke and tobacco-free college.
Prince George’s Community College supports and embraces cultural diversity, understood as the creation and promotion of an inclusive, non-discriminatory environment for everyone. We accept and value differences, including differences in age, race, national origin, ethnicity, religious affiliation, political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic background, and ability/disability. We strive for growth and success for all of our students, employees, business partners, and the community.