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Director of STRIDE, Student Support Services

Director of STRIDE, Student Support Services

Director of STRIDE Student Support Services
Professional Staff, Full Time
Master"s degree
required in student development, higher education, counseling, educational administration or closely
related field from an accredited college or university. Three years experience working with program
development, evaluation, budget management, and personnel supervision/management with TRIO Student
Support Services or a comparable program. Experience interpreting and implementing government
regulations in connection with program delivery. Three years experience working with adults or
nontraditional students in a college setting. Additional preferred qualifications include:
experience with financial aid guidelines and procedures; experience working with first-generation,
low-income college students or persons with disabilities; knowledge of special needs and
accommodations for students with disabilities. Preference is given to individuals who were once
first-generation or low-income college students or who overcame educational barriers similar to
program participants.
Responsible for the development, management, and evaluation of
federally funded Student Support Services (SSS) project including: design and supervision of project
information system; selection and supervision of project staff; development and delivery of
orientation and staff development program; coordination of participant selection process;
supervision of and assistance with participant assessment and counseling activities; and
administration of project budget. Position requires direct involvement with U.S. Department of
Education, college faculty and staff, students, parents and community social services
agencies.
Salary competitive and commensurate with qualifications.
Wayne State College
is rapidly emerging into one of the most dynamic, small, regional public colleges in the Midwest,
located in northeast Nebraska, close to Sioux City, Iowa and within two hours drive to Omaha and
Lincoln, Nebraska. With a student population between 3,600, the college is a focal point and
catalyst in northeast Nebraska, not only for education but also for community and economic
development, the arts, and cultural activity. Strong leadership, steady enrollment, a renewed focus
on student development and teaching, and several recently completed building projects are indicators
of the College"s vitality.
Send letter of interest, resume, names, addresses, phone and email
addresses of at least three references email to:
hrwork1@wsc.edu
Review of applications will begin immediately and
continue until the position is filled.
Wayne State College is an equal opportunity
institution. WSC does not discriminate against any student, employee or applicant on the basis of
race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, or age in employment and education
opportunities, including but not limited to admission decisions. The College has designated an
individual to coordinate the College"s nondiscrimination efforts to comply with regulations
implementing Title VI, VII, IX, and Section 504. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies and
practices may be directed to Dr.
Cheryl Waddington, Director of Human Resources, Title VI, VII,
IX Compliance Coordinator, Wayne State College, 1111 Main Street, Wayne, NE 68787, (402) 375-7403.
Location: Sioux City
Posted: Apr-15-10

Phone: (402) 375-7403