The TRIOSSS Director is responsible for the administration and implementation of the TRIOSSS grant program which serves approximately 200 eligible currently enrolled Lake Superior College (LSC) students. This position serves as lead worker to the TRIOSSS staff by providing direction for TRIOSSS staff in their daily duties along with meeting required TRIOSSS objectives. This position is responsible for keeping the TRIOSSS program in compliance with Higher Education Opportunities Act (HEOA); TRIOSSS Regulations; EDGAR, OMB Super Circular; TRIOSSS Grant; and Annual Performance Review (APR) Regulations along with LSC, MinnState and State policies/regulations. This position is responsible for creating and maintaining the TRIOSSS budget annually.
Minimum of 5 years relevant experience providing direct services to clients, preferably in a community college; community/social service; or Student Support Services (SSS) program or a TRIO program setting.
Experience with personal, career, and /or academic counseling
Experience working with disadvantaged and culturally and racially diverse populations
Strong working knowledge of issues related to low-income students, first generation students, and students with disabilities.
Knowledge about current research regarding student development (both academic and non-cognitive), retention, and effective intervention strategies for at-risk populations.
Experience managing budgets.
Master's degree in Counseling, Student Personnel Administration or related academic discipline
Experience with and a commitment to working with diverse populations.
Professional or personal experience overcoming barriers similar to the target population, or TRIO program alumni.
Knowledge about effective advising models, including intrusive advising and appreciative advising.
Documented professional experience directing or managing the same or similar program.
Professional experience with state and federal regulations pertaining to grant compliance.
Knowledge of state and federal regulations pertaining to grant compliance.
Knowledge of current computer technologies such as web-based tools, word processing, spreadsheets and database management.
Experience with Student Access software
Experience with evaluation of direct service programs.
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State of Minnesota benefits package to include medical and dental. View compete benefit plan at http://www.mn.gov/mmb/segip
Internal Number: 1569
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