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Internal Announcement: Director of the Student Support Services Program (Scholars Network) #2476

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Job Responsibilities

Application for this position is limited to TTC employees occupying full-time and part-time equivalent positions. However, this position may be advertised externally later.

The Director of the Student Support Services Program (Scholars Network) reports to the VP for Student Engagement & Success, and primary responsibilities are the administration, implementation, planning, and coordination of all aspects of the federally funded program. Duties also include supervision and training of counselors, educational tutors, and clerical staff. The director will also be responsible for the coordination of academic, personal, and career counseling, tutorial, and transfer services and activities for low-income, first-generation participants. The director prepares and manages the program budget and ensures that all project services and initiatives are consistent with the federal regulations of the granting agencies.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

This position requires a bachelor’s degree and student services experience. Preferred candidate will have a master’s degree and one (1) year of experience in student services programs.

Preferred Qualifications

Ideal candidate will have a degree in counseling, education, or a related field with three (3) years of experience in educational counseling and mentoring programs or providing services to college students and adults preferred. Also preferred is relevant administrative experience with Federal or state grants and two (2) years of successful experience providing counseling or academic services to disadvantaged individuals. Certification in counseling is highly desirable. Experience with socially, economically, and educationally disadvantaged populations, students or adults with disabilities, proposal writing skills, and knowledge of educational brokering and post-secondary enrollment services for high school students preferred. Extensive experience/background in individual/group counseling theories, group dynamics, counseling techniques, and ethical standards, particularly concerning nontraditional populations. Familiarity with college, community, and business resources. Experience as a workshop leader. Previous budget management and supervisory experience is highly desirable. Excellent written, verbal, and electronic communication skills and outstanding interpersonal and customer service skills are essential. Knowledge of computerized information management systems is highly desirable.

Additional Comments

Application for this position is limited to TTC employees occupying full-time and part-time equivalent positions. However, this position may be advertised externally later. The application deadline is 4:00 PM, April 4, 2024.

Applicants MUST complete the online SC State Jobs Employment Application. Resumes are NOT reviewed for qualifications to include work history or education, reference sections, and salary history. Only complete applications are considered. For assistance, contact TTC Human Resources at 843.574.6201.

To fully evaluate qualifications, some positions may require submission of unofficial transcripts with the application.

Faculty positions require the submission of related unofficial transcripts with the application and may include any required certifications. Upon hire, official transcripts/certifications are required.

Staff positions where a degree may be substituted for the related work experience must submit unofficial transcripts related to the position with the application and/or certifications. Upon hire, official transcripts/certifications are required.

Unofficial transcripts may be uploaded to the application, mailed to TTC Human Resources, PO Box 118067 Charleston, SC 29423), or faxed to 843.574.6682 or emailed in PDF format to by the deadline date and time.

Employment applicants may be subject to a background check. Failure to consent to a background check will remove your application from further consideration. Background checks are conducted in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

Trident Technical College is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission or employment on the basis of race, gender, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or pregnancy.


Trident Technical College’s vision is to be the leading force for educational opportunity and economic competitiveness in the communities we serve.

Trident Technical College is a public, two-year, multi-campus community college that provides quality education and promotes economic development in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties.

An open-door institution of higher education, the college serves approximately 17,000 traditional and nontraditional curriculum students who have a wide variety of educational goals, from personal enrichment to career development to university transfer. To help students meet their goals, TTC offers university transfer associate degrees and applied technical associate degrees, diplomas and certificates. The curriculum includes programs in arts and sciences, agriculture, business, computer technology, engineering technology, health sciences, industrial technology, and public service. TTC students draw on knowledge from a broad range of disciplines to develop the communication and critical thinking skills that are fundamental to lifelong learning.

TTC further promotes economic development through continuing education courses; customized education and training for business, industry and government; and a variety of employment training programs.

TTC is committed to being accessible and responsive to community needs. To foster student success, TTC provides developmental education and comprehensive student services. In addition to traditional instruction, TTC’s flexible course offerings and alternative delivery methods, including online instruction, enable more members of the community to pursue higher education.

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2050 Mabeline Road
North Charleston

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