Open Position

SSS Program Coordinator


The Program Coordinator is contracted at 12 months, funded 100 percent by the SSS Program grant. Candidates must have knowledge of career development, learning strategies, developmental education programs, and must have some administrative experience. Candidates must also demonstrate an ability to relate to a diverse population of first-generation, low-income, and/or underprepared students. Candidates must also be committed to the philosophies and missions of SHU and TRiO.



The Coordinator is primarily responsible for developing a comprehensive SSS program, coordinating and implementing the summer bridge program, recruiting, training, and managing student mentors and tutors, advising and managing a caseload of 70-80 student participants as an academic coach, and ensuring that program participants are succeeding. The Coordinator will be expected to maintain certain responsibilities and expectations, including the following: Develop a comprehensive Student Support Services program to respond effectively to academic, career, technological, leadership, cultural and social enrichment through the coordination, planning and implementation of activities, programs, seminars, and other events within the University. Coordinate and facilitate cultural programming and skill-based workshops for program participants in collaboration with other members of the SSS team. Serve as an Academic Advisor and Coach following the Center for Student Success model, the Program Coordinator will maintain a caseload of 70-80 student participants to provide academic advising and coaching through individual contact meetings.  Coordinate and assist with planning, implementation, recruitment, and delivery of a summer bridge program. May have an opportunity for additional teaching responsibility within the program. Recruit, train, and supervise student personnel including FTSP peer mentors and tutors.  Grow and Administer the SSS tutoring program to meet the needs of student participants including evaluating tutors, weekly communication, and maintaining professional standards of tutoring. Recruit, hire, and train tutors.   Coordinate the needs assessments of program participants with the Program Director, and Learning Specialist. Work collaboratively with Marketing Services to create all publishing materials aimed at recruiting and informing students about the program specifications and eligibility requirements, including the website and social media outlets.  Assist with identification and acceptance of Student Support Services participants. Other duties within the scope of division’s responsibilities as defined by the supervisor.



Bachelor’s degree within a related field; Master’s degree preferred.  Past Administrative experience within higher education.  Past work experience in advising students within the federally funded Trio Programs is desirable.  Must have knowledge of career development, learning strategies, developmental education programs, and computer technology, Microsoft Office preferred and Adobe software a plus.  Must be able to demonstrate ability to relate to a diverse population of first generation, low income, under prepared students, some of whom may have physical and/or learning disabilities. Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Must be able to prioritize multiple tasks. Must be able to meet deadlines accurately. Must be able to identify and safeguard confidential information.





Qualified candidates are invited to send their cover letter, Curriculum Vita/resume, and a list of professional references to shujobs@sienaheights.edu.  In the subject line of the email, please reference the job title of this position to ensure timely review and distribution of your materials. This position is classified as benefit eligible exempt. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  EOE



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