Under the general supervision of the director of TRIO SSS, coordinate, oversee, and evaluate TRIO educational programs and services; provide academic counseling and skills education to the undergraduate population.Primary PurposesSupport the retention, engagement, and graduation of participants in the federally-funded TRIO Student Support Services for first-generation, low-income students, and students with disabilitiesPromote academic mindsets and behaviors that lead to academic success and degree completion for all undergraduate studentsPrimary FocusPromote financial literacy, including knowledge of federal and private programs for funding education for the grant populationCoordinate components of structured scholars program for TRIO-SSS participants around career and graduate school preparation
Masterâs degree (or in progress) and two years experience in college educational counseling or two years of designing and implementing learning enhancement programs; a combination of counseling and program development is highly desirableMay consider a bachelorâs degree in relevant field and three yearsâ experience in higher education programmingDemonstrated success working with TRIO-eligible populationsâlow-income, first-generation students and students with disabilitiesâand with students from other underrepresented groups at UNH; commitment to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for staff and studentsDemonstrated success in planning, organizing, and evaluating programsDemonstrated success in planning, organizing, and evaluating summer programming, such as a summer bridge or summer programming for returning studentsDemonstrated success teaching and/or counseling college students or upper-level high school students.Knowledge of college student development, metacognitive skills, and academic mindsets.Demonstrated ability to manage competing prioritiesExcellent communication/interpersonal skills, allowing effective work with a diverse student body, faculty, staff, and familiesKnowledge of college student development and academic mindsetsStrong computer literacy skills, including demonstrated facility with the full suite of Microsoft Office applications: Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Teams, Forms, OneDrive, and SharepointWillingness and ability to adapt to change and learn new skills
The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire's lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.