Director of TRiO

Mar 13, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Director of TRiO

SALARY: $77,007.00 /Year
OPENING DATE: 03/08/17
CLOSING DATE: 04/24/1704:30 PM

To plan, organize, coordinate and direct the District's federally funded pre-collegiate and college -level student support programs (TRiO) and assure compliance with federal, state and local program requirements. Employees in this classification receive minimal supervision within a framework of standard policies and procedures, and exercise responsibility for directing and administering one or more projects, including supervising project personnel. This job class functions at the department management level, and requires the ability to effectively administer District policies.

CLASSIFICATION: Range 35 on the Administrative Salary Schedule, 40 hours per week, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00p.m., Monday through Friday, 12 months per year.

BENEFITS: Holiday, vacation and sick time will be provided.Our competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance provided at a share of cost on a pretax basis and an employee assistance program (EAP).

Employees have the option to contribute to:
• Health Savings Account (HSA)
• 403(b) and 457 Retirement Plans
• Section 125 Plan including Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Dependent Day Care Accounts

In addition, employees have the option to purchase:
• Disability Income Insurance
• Cancer Insurance
• Life Insurance
• Accident Only Insurance
• Critical Illness Insurance

For more information regarding Employment and Benefit Policies, please view theAdministrative Agreement - Appendix A. Please note that while employees accrue vacation their first six months, they cannot take vacation until after their first six months of employment.	

• Plans, organizes, and directs the day-to-day activities of the District's federally funded student programs including educational services, counseling, tutoring, mentoring, matriculation services, special classes, college visitations, parent and child college planning sessions, after school tutoring and support services and cultural awareness workshops. Ensures coordination among programs.
• Develops and implements policies and procedures concerning the operation of grant funded student programs; implements program initiatives as directed by changing federal regulations, new legislation governing U.S. Department of Education grants (i.e. Higher Education Act) and in conjunction with the mission and strategic plan of the Council for Opportunity in Education (COE) and the National Council for Community and Educational Programs (NCCEP).
• Coordinates services and activities with target schools by working closely with school administrators, faculty and staff.
• Communicates orally and in writing to all college, community and public schools to further program goals.
• Produces publications, printed material and media information for distribution and public relations.
• Compiles and submits required state, federal, and college reports related to the programs served.
• Prepares annual performance reports within prescribed guidelines.
• Collaborates with other faculty and administrators (campus and school site) in development and implementation of program services.
• Utilizes refined assessment techniques for improving program services and student outcomes.
• Compiles and maintains files on each individual program and service plan.
• Leads evaluation efforts for all TRiO/GEAR UP programs.
• Trains, schedules, assigns, supervises, and evaluates the work performance of assigned personnel in accordance with established policies and procedures.
• Assures compliance with federal, state and local requirements; prepares a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records, files, budgets, accounts and services; assures the maintenance of accurate records and files.
• Develops, implements and monitors contractual agreements.
• Prepares the annual plan and administers within the prescribed guidelines. Develops, coordinates, and administers the project/program budget; monitors and controls expenditures; prepares and submits required all necessary fiscal and accounting records.
• Researches, develops and assists in preparing grants to further program goals according to District policies and procedures.
• Maintains files on demographic, educational achievement/attainment and census data as needed to prepare grant proposals.
• Attends a variety of meetings, workshops and conferences; represents the District to national, regional and state agencies.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

• Grant funded student program guidelines, services and reporting requirements related to K-12 and community college operations, programs, and services.
• Proper budget development and implementation practices and methods
• Federal Title IV Higher Education Act and corresponding federal regulations include TRiO
• Writing, securing and implementing grants.
• Retention and matriculation programs and services for disadvantaged, first-generation, diverse and/or disabled students.
• Evaluation, assessment, research methods and report writing techniques.
• Database and word processing programs; assessment and student/program tracking systems.
• Principles of business communications and report writing.
• Budget preparation and control.
• Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
• Principles and practices of administration, supervision and evaluation.
• Modern office procedures, methods and equipment including computers.
• Community College organization, operations, policies and objectives.
• Pertinent federal, state and local codes, laws and regulations

• Plan, coordinate, organize and direct grant funded student programs.
• Read, interpret, apply and explain pertinent provisions of federal and state regulations.
• Develop effective partnerships and collaboration among groups, agencies and departments.
• Manage and operate new initiatives or a start-up program.
• Effectively relate to educationally disadvantaged students.
• Supervise, train and evaluate staff.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in written form.
• Work effectively under pressure, prioritize, and meet multiple deadlines.
• Coordinate course offerings and student support activities.
• Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others; use discretion in handling difficult personalities.
• Operate office equipment including computers, and software such as word processing, spreadsheet applications and presentation programs.
• Effectively respond to all situations/incidents using sound judgment and decision-making skills.
• Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
• Prepare and control budget; maintain accurate records.
• Analyze situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action.
• Work independently with minimal direction; to meet schedules and timelines.
• Prepare accurate reports by compiling and organizing data from a variety of sources.
• Work confidentially with discretion and exercise good judgment.	

• Master's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Counseling, Social Services, Business Administration, Education, or related field.
• Minimum of one year experience in a leadership role at a community college that includes administrative and supervisory responsibility.
• Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of students, including those with disabilities.
• Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License


To be considered a candidate for an Administrative position, the applicant must submit ALL of the following materials:
• Online Application with the following materials attached:
• Cover letter addressing criteria listed in the position announcement
• Current resume and/or placement file
• College transcripts (unofficial will be accepted at the time of application)

Attention Internal Applicants:
• Internal candidates must alsosubmit all required materials to be considered.
• Internal candidates cannot attach evaluations OR letters of recommendation from administrators or Board of Trustee members.

After formal application has been made, all application materials will be screened.

• Interviews will be by invitation only.
• Interviews are held on campus. No Skype or Phone Interviews.
• The District does not provide expense reimbursement for those invited to initial interviews.
• Placement on the Shasta College Salary Schedule is commensurate with previous education and experience.
• The District does not reimburse for new hire moving expenses.

New Administrative Appointments will be placed at the step 1 on the Administrative Salary Schedule and will graduate to the next step on July 1st of the following year if they have rendered 6 months of satisfactory service, with subsequent steps annually thereafter to a maximum fifth step.
Salary placement would only be negotiable if the candidate held the same position with another community college and step 2 or 3 would be the maximum considered depending on the number of years of service.

The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District ("Shasta College") does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religious preference, age, disability (physical and mental), pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity, sexual orientation, genetics, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in admission and access to, or treatment in employment, educational programs or activities at any of its campuses. Shasta College also prohibits harassment on any of these bases, including sexual harassment, as well as sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.	
Position #2017-00185