Director - TRiO Student Support Services Program (Grant-funded position)

Director - TRiO Student Support Services Program (Grant-funded position)


Rockingham Community College
215 Wrenn Memorial Road
Wentworth, NC 27375
Phone: 336-342-4261


Commensurate with education and experience



Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, October 7, 2021
Closes: Friday, November 26, 2021

Target Start Date

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Expected Work Hours

M-Th 8 am - 5 pm, F 8 am - 3 pm; may vary to meet the needs of the program

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Master’s or terminal Degree in educational administration, counseling, special education, or related field required.

  • Minimum of three years administrative experience in educational setting required, preferably in a community college required.
  • Experience in designing, managing, or implementing Student Support Services or similar projects required. Previous experience working with low-income, academically disadvantaged, or disabled populations, required.
  • Three years’ experience with management of staff, budgets, and programs in Student Support Services or similar programs required.
  • Must be physically able to perform job duties.

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least three years’ experience advising college students preferred
  • Background similar to that of SSS eligible participants is strongly preferred.

Position Description


Reporting to the VP for Student Development, the Director of the TRiO Student Support Services Program will have full responsibility for the administration of the Student Support Services (SSS) program and for ensuring that project objectives are met. The Director will

supervise two staff positions and also have direct involvement with SSS participants as a service provider.

  • Oversee the plan to inform the College community of the SSS project and identification, selection and assessment of SSS-eligible students.
  • Develop and implement all activities and services in a manner to meet the SSS project objectives.
  • Assure equal access to project services for all students.
  • Supervise, train and conduct annual evaluations of project staff.
  • Prepare Year End Reports and annual performance reports to the ED; ensure that accurate and complete data is maintained for compliance and performance reports.
  • Assume primary responsibility for implementation of the evaluation plan.
  • Authorize expenditures of federal funds and monitor program budget.
  • Have a caseload of SSS advisees.
  • Coordinate grant aid awards.
  • Perform other related duties as incidental to the work described herein.

How to Apply

To complete an online application, please visit

Job Post Contact

Joy Chappell
Director of Human Resources
(336) 342-4261, ext. 2265