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FORT PECK COMMUNITY COLLEGE TRIO Director Student Supportive Service in POPLAR, Montana

The Educational Opportunity Act of 1964 established an experimental program known as Upward Bound. Then, in 1965, the Higher Education Act created Educational Talent Search. Finally, another program, Special Services for Disadvantaged Students, later known as Student Support Services, was launched in 1968. Together, this ?trio? of federally-funded programs encouraged access to higher education for low-income students. Ft Peck Community College is looking for a TRIO Director. The Director of TRIO Student Support Services reports to the Vice President of Student Services and is responsible for directing, overseeing, developing, and supervising TRIO?s Student Support Services (SSS) Grant for Fort Peck Community College. Duties:Ensures that the TRiO SSS grant is in compliance with the U.S. Department of Education funding mandates in providing appropriate services for eligible grant participants responsible for identifying and serving grant participants in need of the following: academic advising, financial literacy, FAFSA information and application assistance, tutorial, transfer assistance and scholarship guidance.Provides staff supervision as the team actively seeks and provides initiatives that meet the local grant application goals as approved and required by the U.S. Department of Education.Responsible for the collaboration with other student success endeavors including that of the First Year Experience, Tutorial Program, and the Early Warning Program.Skills/ Qualifications: Preferably successful experience in secondary or postsecondary grant administration.Education: Masters degree (or higher) in Educational Administration, Student Personnel and Guidance, or related field is required.All new applicants are subject to a Pre-Employment Drug Screening & Background Check