Program Director, Student Support Services Program

at Academic Affairs-MS
Location Buffalo, NY
Date Posted August 27, 2020
Category Administration
Job Type Full-time


Program Director, Student Support Services Program

Medaille College seeks applications for a full-time, 12-month, Program Director to provide leadership and administrative oversight for the Student Support Services (SSS) Program. The program is a United States Department of Education Title IV grant-funded "TRIO" program designed to increase retention and graduation rates of low-income, first generation college students and students with disabilities through an array of services. Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to providing leadership and interpretation of federal regulations for the SSS program to achieve goals and objectives established for the grant. The SSS grant is currently in year 1 of a 5-year grant cycle.

• The position requires a Master's degree in counseling, education, higher education administration, or another closely related field. PhD Preferred.
• The position requires five years of experience working with low-income, first generation students and/or students with disabilities; experience counseling, teaching, and/or tutoring at the postsecondary level.
• Two years of experience with administration of a federal grant, TRIO program, or similar program
• Two years of experience with postsecondary academic support programming or college access programming

The applicant must have excellent communication skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and the ability to supervise and direct program staff.

Medaille is a growing, private, four-year, liberal arts-based college in Buffalo, New York, serving the educational needs of a diverse student body in Western New York and Southern Ontario through a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs (

Cover letter, resume and three references should be electronically submitted to Barbara Bilotta, Director of Human Resources, Medaille College. Review of applications will continue until position is filled. No phone calls please.

Medaille College invites applications from all qualified individuals. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

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