TRIO Student Support Services Coordinator
Waterville, ME Student Success
Description

Thomas College seeks a dedicated, motivated professional to serve as TRIO Coordinator in the College’s federally-funded TRIO SSS program. Responsibilities include delivering one-on-one student support for academic, social and financial challenges and goals; managing individualized success plans for designated students; serving as student ombudsperson with other campus offices as needed; coordinating logistics for TRIO SSS cultural events and educational workshops; managing the hiring, training, and supervision of TRIO SSS student employees; supporting project activities for TRIO SSS intensive courses; and leading or participating in other program events and activities.


Bachelor’s degree required, with a master’s degree preferred. Experience with direct student services and event planning is required. Evidence of working knowledge of best practices in student support is required. Strong interpersonal, organizational, and computer skills are also required. Experience with SSS or closely related program is preferred. Success in overcoming the barriers faced by TRIO SSS-eligible students is preferred. 


This is a 12-month, full-time position. Some evening and weekend hours required. Salary is contingent on grant funding with position currently funded through August 31, 2025. Thomas College offers a competitive benefits package.


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Thomas College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


About TRIO SSS

The Student Support Services (SSS) Programs is a US Department of Education outreach and student services program designed to identify and provide services for disadvantaged low-income college students, first-generation college students, and college students with disabilities in the United States. The purpose of TRIO SSS is to increase the number of SSS-eligible students who successfully complete a program of study at the postsecondary level.


Award Number: P042A200521