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Director, TRIO Veterans Program (1981)
Posting Number: req573
12 Month Full-Time

Non-classified Staff
Student Success Center
Pocatello - Main

Primary Purpose

The Idaho State University (ISU) Veterans TRIO Program, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, has been created to assist qualified veterans develop necessary skills so they may enroll and succeed in post-secondary education opportunities. The program is designed to provide assessment and enhancement of basic skills through counseling, mentoring, tutoring and academic instruction and to provide academic instruction in core subject areas such as mathematics, laboratory science, literature and composition and foreign language.

The Director of the Veterans TRIO Program is responsible for serving 125 pre-college veterans each year, with enrollment being ongoing, and providing instructional and student support for the successful transition of program participants into post-secondary programs of study. Further, the incumbent will be responsible for planning and coordinating all program activities, supervising staff, grant reporting and fiscal management.

Key Responsibilities

•   Oversee the development and implementation of the program.
•   Hire, train and supervise program staff.
•   Oversee the daily operations of the program and manage the grant budget.
•   Develop recruitment plans and manage the recruitment process plus document services according to federal guidelines.
•   Create and implement educational programs.
•   Provide advising and academic planning for students.
•   Evaluate program effectiveness, progress and success by tracking statistics, gathering required data and writing reports.
•   Other duties outlined within the grant.

Minimum Qualifications

•   Master’s degree in counseling, education, psychology, student personnel, public administration, business or a related field.
•   Experience with training others and leading a team.
•   Experience writing grants.
•   Experience working with programs focused on post-secondary placement.
•   Experience working with a diverse populations, specifically adult learners and veterans.
•   Knowledge of student development theories related to recruitment and retention of nontraditional college students.
•   Experience managing and expending federal grant monies in accordance with federal guidelines.
•   Experience monitoring day to day operations of a project and progress toward achieving grant goals and objectives.
•   Experience hiring, training and supervising staff.
•   Exhibit strong communications skills (verbal and written).

Preferred Qualifications

•   Training and experience writing complex federal grants.
•   Experience with TRIO or TRIO-like programs.
•   Demonstrated ability to network with university departments and collaborate across programs.

Please submit the following documents with your application:
Resume, Cover Letter, and a list of three (3) professional references with contact information.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by December 4, 2017. However, the position will remain open until filled. The approved salary range is $50,000 - $53,000 annually, commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

About Idaho State University

Idaho State University (ISU) combines exceptional academics amidst the grand natural beauty of the West. ISU faculty and students are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions in the areas of energy, health professions, nuclear research, teaching, humanities, engineering, performing and visual arts, technology, biological sciences, pharmacy, and business. ISU is the state's designated lead institution in health professions and medical education.

Idaho State University, a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution founded in 1901, serves a diverse population by attracting students from around the world to its Idaho campuses. At the main campus in Pocatello, and at locations in Meridian, Idaho Falls, and Twin Falls, ISU offers access to high-quality education in more than 280 programs. Almost 14,500 students attend ISU, receiving education and training in those programs. To read more, visit: Idaho State University Home
Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference.
Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

Idaho State University's Jeanne Clery report, federally required reporting, provides crime, arrest and fire statistics for the previous three years that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by Idaho State University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies about alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, personal practices, disciplinary procedures, fire safety and other matters. This report can be accessed on the following website: ISU Clery Report

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