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Director- Student Support Services
Title:Director- Student Support Services
Type of Appointment:N/A
Director Student Support Services 
California State University, Dominguez Hills Foundation

About the CSUDH Foundation

The California State University, Dominguez Hills Foundation was incorporated in 1968 as a partner of the University to provide services and develop and enhance programs that are an integral part of the University's educational mission. CSU Dominguez Hills is a highly diverse, metropolitan university primarily serving the South Bay area of Los Angeles County. Established in 1960, CSU Dominguez Hills is one of the 23 campuses that comprise the California State University system.

Position Summary

CSU Dominguez Hills seeks a dedicated leader with successful experience managing large grants. Under the direction of the Director of Educational Partnerships the Interim Director will supervise and oversee the administration of the Federal TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) grant. The program serves 160 students enrolled at CSU Dominguez Hills. The Directors primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the hiring, training, supervising and evaluation of all grant personnel. Additionally, the incumbent will also be responsible for fiscal management, project development, and the implementation and evaluation of direct services to participants. The Director will ensure that the program advisors are complying with the data collection needed to support students' acceptance into the TRIO program and ensure that the proper paperwork is collected to compile student folders to determine eligibility. It is the Director's responsibility to complete the annual performance report that is submitted to the United States Department of Education. Lastly, the Director will assist in the grant proposal preparation for funding and fulfill any other duties assigned by the Director of Educational Partnership. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

1. Management of SSS staff and all aspects of the federally funded program. Coordinate, supervise, and conduct all hiring and training for the staff involved in the program. 
2. Ensure that each staff member is properly indoctrinated in the requirements of the federal grants and desired end goals of the program. 
3. Oversee the documentation of daily and weekly services provided and maintenance of all student records in accordance with the U.S. Department of Education regulations. 
4. Maintain and update program budget and ensure that there is a proper filing system. 
5. Oversee the planning and direct initiatives of the program components including academic support and monitoring career exploration, college preparation and personal growth and development of participants. 
6. Supervise all efforts related to the recruitment, identification, selection, assessment, and placement of program participants.
7. Develop and implement an annual assessment plan to monitor student learning and development. 
8. Represent the CSUDH TRIO departments at professional conferences, meetings and on University committees. 
9. Serve as the liaison with the U.S. Department of Education 
10. Oversee alumni tracking program in compliance with the USDOE standards. 
11. Oversee the collection of data 
12. Communicate program goals to all constituencies including program staff, students, and CSUDH campus community.  
13. Collaborate with key areas on campus to promote and advance the student experience while in TRIO
14. Provides strategic vision and strategies for execution of the TRIO programs. 
15. Create and disseminate pretest  and post-test for presentations, workshops and classes
16. Facilitate positive staff participant interaction and esteem building. 
17. Oversees and manages submission of the Annual Performance Report 
18. Oversee the data management system to ensure required monitoring, tracking, reporting and accuracy of participant data.  
19. Maintain a working relationships with Women & Philanthropy Mentoring Program. 
20.  Work on Projects assigned by the Director of Educational Partnerships 

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s Degree required in education, counseling, or public administration from an accredited college or university

This position requires a minimum of two years of management experience and a minimum of five years of 
experience in working with educational projects/programs that are designed to work with disadvantaged and minority students. Must meet deadlines and perform work responsibilities in a professional manner. 

Preferred: Three years of experience working directly with federally funded programs from the Department of Education. Personal or professional experience with challenges and circumstances of the target student population. 

Proficiency in the use of computerized office systems and word processing tools. Knowledge of data assessment, interpretation, evaluation and reporting. 

Physical Abilities

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is
required to comply with the requirements set forth as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily for any position that the CSUDH Foundation
deems sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm
to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to the CSUDH
Foundation or individuals in the university community. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application
status of applicants or or continued employment of current employees.

All employment with California State University, Dominguez Hills Foundation is at-will and shall continue only upon the mutual consent of
the Foundation and the employee. This means that an employee may terminate his or her employment with the Foundation at any time
with or without cause or prior notice and that the Foundation may terminate an employee's employment at any time with or without cause
or prior notice.


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