Director of Student Support Services (SSS)

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1411 Indiana Avenue Jasper, AL 35501

Posting date: January 26, 2022
Closing date: February 8, 2022

This is an AT-WILL position for which the attainment of non-probationary status (tenure) is not available.
(Continued employment is contingent upon funding.)

POSITION: #888 - Director of Student Support Services (SSS) – Jasper Campus


GENERAL INFORMATION: Bevill State Community College is an accredited, learning-centered institution dedicated to student success by providing quality educational and training opportunities that enrich lives intellectually, economically, and culturally.

QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of a master’s degree in education, counseling, educational leadership, behavioral science, or a related field with five or more years of postsecondary experience working with a disadvantaged student population is required. Administrative or supervisory experience and demonstrated competency in verbal/written communication skills are also required. TRIO program experience or management of a similarly grant-funded academic program is preferred. A background similar to the target population is preferred.

SALARY RANGE: Minimum $53,250 Maximum $73,494 annually based on placement on the Bevill State Salary Schedule C3 03.

DUTIES: In addition to adhering to the guidelines as specified by Bevill State Community College Personnel Handbook and the Alabama Community College System, duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:
1. Plans, organizes, and implements activities of the SSS project.
2. Recruit and select SSS participants each year and as needed.
3. Ensure that project enrichment activities address the needs of selected participants to encourage participant success, retention, and completion.
4. Serve as a liaison between the Director of IE, Research and Grants, the College, the U.S. Department of Education, and other agencies providing services to the college.
5. Ensure that policies and procedures are in compliance with all grant and federal regulations as contained in EDGAR, OMB and SSS regulations.
6. Maintain contact with Business Office personnel to ensure an efficient system of fiscal control.
7. Effectively manage the project’s budget and finances by maintaining accurate records of grant awards, financial obligations, project expenditures, etc.
8. Maintain security and confidentiality of participant and project files.
9. Work with the Financial Aid Office to ensure participants are offered financial aid, scholarship, and transfer information.
10. Assist in selecting, employing, and training project personnel.
11. Coordinate the project’s activities to facilitate maximum utilization of staff and other project resources to enhance the effectiveness of the project.
12. Conduct effective evaluation procedures to measure the project’s stated objectives against actual compliance and report progress and problem areas to the Director of IE, Research and Grants.
13. Represent the project on institutional committees relating directly or indirectly to SSS participants or to the delivery of support services to participants.
14. Supervise and evaluate the activities and performance of Project personnel in accordance with applicable, rules, regulations, and guidelines.
15. Perform other duties as needed to support and facilitate the essential functions of the SSS project.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Bevill State Community College employment applications are available from the following address or visit our website at and click on “Job Opportunities” at the bottom of the homepage. All applications should be mailed to:
Office of Human Resources 
Bevill State Community College 
1411 Indiana Avenue
Jasper, AL 35501

OR Email in a .pdf format

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Completed applications must be received by 3:00 pm, February 8, 2022, to ensure full consideration. Applicants must adhere to the College’s prescribed interview schedule and must travel at his/her own expense. A complete application file consists of:
• A completed Bevill State Community College Application.
• Three current and signed, and dated letters of reference, no older than one year, must be relevant to the position
• A signed and dated letter of interest with reference to the position number found on the position announcement.
• Complete transcripts from every institution from which any collegiate credit has been earned. Transcripts must include conferred or awarded date.
• A resume.
• No staples or paper clips.

It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure his or her application packet is complete.

Before an offer of employment can be made to the selected candidate, the College will require written verification (on letterhead and signed by an appropriate authority) from current and previous employers confirming the required level of experience as stated in the “Qualifications” section.

In accordance with Alabama Community College System Policy and guidelines, the applicant chosen for employment will be required to sign a consent form and to submit a nonrefundable fee of $17.40 (additional charges may apply) for a criminal background check. Employment will be contingent upon the receipt of a clearance notification from the criminal background check. Bevill State Community College is an active participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify). E-Verify electronically confirms an employee’s eligibility to work in the United States as required by the Department of Homeland Security.

Bevill State Community College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the official policy of the Alabama Community College System, and Bevill State Community College that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, disability, gender, religion, creed, national origin, or age, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity or employment.

Bevill State Community College will make reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled applicants or employees.

If you have a disability and may require accommodations, please notify us at 205-387-0511 Ext. 5784. The College reserves the right to withdraw this job announcement at any time prior to the awarding.

Please note that Bevill State Community College hours are 7:30 to 5:30 Monday-Thursday and 7:30 to 11:30 on Friday

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Jasper, AL