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Coordinator of Student Support Services

Virginia Wytheville Community College

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Coordinator of Student Support Services



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The mission of Wytheville Community College is to provide a quality, comprehensive education for the citizens of the counties of Bland, Carroll, Grayson, Smyth, and Wythe and the city of Galax. To achieve this mission and to fulfill its role as an educational leader and partner, Wytheville Community College commits to a student-centered environment by: providing programs and courses in occupational-technical education, college transfer education, general education, developmental education, distance education, continuing education, and workforce development; utilizing a broad range of instructional technologies, methods, materials, and facilities that are designed to meet the diverse needs of students; offering a supportive, comprehensive program of student development services that contribute to student persistence, success, and citizenship; fueling regional and state economic development by forging partnerships with businesses, industries, public agencies, civic groups, public schools, and other institutions of higher education not only within the service region but throughout the Commonwealth; promoting Appalachian Culture and cultural opportunities of Southwest Virginia; promoting accessibility; promoting accessibility and affordability; and ensuring quality in all programs and services.

Wytheville Community College is seeking a Coordinator of Student Support Services (Project Aim) to begin working on January 1, 2023. The successful candidate will be responsible for effective management and supervision of the program and staff to ensure that it meets the established goals, objectives, and federal guidelines. This is a federally funded grant position working with low-income, first-generation and disabled college students. Continuance of the position will be determined by successful grant funding.

Minimum Qualifications
Master’s degree required in administration, higher education, counseling or related field from an accredited college or university;
A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in designing, implementing and/or directing an educational or training program; preferably a TRIO program;
A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in budget management, staff supervision, grant writing, compilation and analysis of data and program evaluation and reporting and compliance with federal regulations;
Knowledge of academic advising services; development of individualized service plans, career development; financial aid; disability services (ADA compliance), financial literacy services and programming for low-income and disadvantaged college students;
Knowledge of computer database and tracking systems;
Ability to provide leadership and establish positive, effective working relationships; and
Knowledge of barriers to postsecondary education faced by low-income and potential first-generation college students.


Preferred Qualifications
Experience working in higher education;
Experience working with target population;
Supervisory experience; and
Experience working in a TRIO or similar program.


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