Specialist IV - TRIO Student Support Services

Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX
Closing date
Oct 23, 2021

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Specialist IV - TRIO Student Support Services

FLSA status:


Hiring Salary:

$3,128 – $4,568 per month

Occupational Category:



TRIO Student Support Services

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Educational and Experience Requirement:

Bachelor’s degree in Education, Human Services, or a related field. Master’s desirable. Two years of experience in a student services field or a related field. TRIO, federal grant experience, or experience in a related field is preferred. Additional education may be considered in lieu of experience.

Nature & Purpose of Position:

Performs moderately complex managerial work providing direction and guidance in operations and planning in the program. Assists the TRIO Student Support Services director with various initiatives and objectives.

Primary Responsibilities:

Plans, implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates policies and procedures and monitors compliance with policies and procedures. supports creating activities, services, and priorities for achieving goals of program. Presents at SSS study skills seminars, workshops, and recruiting presentations. Oversees the selection and recruitment of SSS participants. Participates in strategic planning of retention strategies in SSS program and campus wide efforts through administration meetings, committees, and presentations. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications:

Communicates with other university departments, personnel, and other agencies. This position may be designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA).

This is a grant funded position. This position is expected to end on or before 08/31/2025. Continuation of this position is contingent upon funding.

Full Time Part Time:

Full Time Temporary



EEO Statement:

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.


For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," echoes across SHSU's eight colleges and beyond campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to student and to regional, state, national and international constituencies. 

SHSU offers over 90 bachelor degree programs, over 55 masters and 11 doctoral programs, including the nation’s first PhD in Forensic Science, SHSU offers an exceptional college experience. SHSU is classified as a "Doctoral Research University" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. The Chronicle of Higher Education named Sam Houston State University among the nation's best universities to work for in nine consecutive years "Great Colleges to Work For" survey results.

SHSU is a university that thinks big but feels small. With a student population of over 21,500 students, SHSU prides itself with creating a close community. Located in the "piney wood" region of East Texas, Huntsville is less than an hour's drive north of Houston, which enables the university community to maintain a small town atmosphere with easy access to the nation's fourth largest metropolitan area. 

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace.  

A member of The Texas State University System  

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