About Baltimore City Community College
Founded in 1947, Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is a comprehensive, urban institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The College’s campus is located in West Baltimore; the institution also has several satellite locations throughout the city. With its broad range of degree and certificate programs, affordable tuition, and extensive outreach, BCCC offers educational opportunities to the citizens of Baltimore City and throughout the state of Maryland. BCCC serves nearly 14,000* students annually, providing credits that transfer to four-year colleges and universities as well as workforce training leading directly to job placement. The College is proud of the fact that nearly 90** nations are represented within the student body.

* Based on annual unduplicated credit and non-credit headcount for FY 2018.
**Based on fall 2018 credit enrollment.

Requisition Number: 2021-040
Posting Start Date: 4/12/2021
City: Baltimore
State: MD
Minimum Education: Masters
Additional Documentation: YES
Compensation: Commensurate with Experience

TRIO-STAIRS Director

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Description/Job Summary

The Project Director has the primary responsibility for designing, implementing, and evaluating program services and assuring the timely completion of program goals and objectives which are to increase the retention, graduation, and transfer rates of program participants. The Project Director also ensures the timely completion and submission of the Annual Performance Report.

Responsibilities/Duties

  1. Ensures compliance with program regulations in the day to day operations of the program;
  2. Oversees the hiring of program personnel.  Includes training, supervising, and evaluating project staff;
  3. Oversees the process of identifying, assessing, and selecting participants.  Includes reviewing Individual Action Plans (IAPs) prepared by program staff for all newly enrolled participants;
  4. Plans, organizes and coordinates implementation of the activities, services and operations of the grant project;
  5. Reviews data on use of services described in the approved grant and provides corrective actions as necessary;
  6. Monitors progress towards program goals by reviewing data on retention, academic performance, degree audit, and transfer preparation on participants by the end of every semester;
  7. Ensures the accuracy and timely submission of the Annual Performance Report (APR) to the U.S. Department of Education;
  8. Develops and maintains a budget monitoring system;
  9. Attends all monthly Student Affairs Leadership Team (SALT) meetings to be part of the decision making/programming for student success in Student Affairs and to provide update on the TRIO/SSS-STAIRS Program;
  10. Represents the interest of the program on campus as warranted, advocating for the grant’s targeted population;
  11. Collaborates with other student affairs endeavors and maintains collaborative relationships with BCCC faculty and staff;
  12. Develops and maintains relationships with business, labor, industry, governmental agencies, and community organizations as outline in the grant project;
  13. Ensures the provision of high quality, customer-oriented service and support in services and processes;
  14. Maintains members and participates in appropriate professional organizations;
  15. Serves on division and college-wide committees as requested;
  16. Interacts with the Program Officer at the U.S. Department of Education as needed;
  17. Other related duties as assigned in alignment with grant requirements.

Required Experience

  1. Master’s Degree in College Student Personnel Administration, Educational Administration or related discipline;
  2. Minimum of seven (7) years of full-time professional education and/or student services work including development, implementation and management of similar education programs;
  3. Minimum of five (5) years of supervisory experience;
  4. Demonstrated experience working with diverse student populations including low-income, first generation and disabled students in need of academic assistance;
  5. Demonstrated ability to develop and use data;
  6. Strong communication skills (written and verbal) and the ability to present complex academic information to diverse audiences;
  7. Experience working with engaging college students in a remote setting;
  8. Experience with coordinating programs with other college departments and assessing program effectiveness;
  9. Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters discreetly;
  10. Knowledge of budget preparation and management.
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