Thomas College, located in the revitalized town of Waterville, ME which is mid-way between the beautiful coast and mountains of Maine as well as Maine’s largest city, is a private, not-for-profit business and liberal arts college offering a guaranteed job program to its graduates. Founded in 1894 as a private college, Thomas offers a wide variety of programs including business, arts and sciences, criminal justice, education, and technology. In 2017, Money Magazine ranked Thomas 23rd in the country for adding the most value to their degrees, and data reported by the New York Times ranks Thomas College in the top 15 percent of all college and universities in the U.S. for upward mobility of its graduates.
Thomas College seeks a dedicated professional to serve as Title III Director. The Director oversees all facets of Thomas College’s Title III-funded activities, including increased services for currently enrolled students, retention and graduation data analytics, and professional development for faculty and staff. The Director holds primary responsibility for budget, communications, and evaluation and reporting for the Title III grant, including overseeing Title III staff, and will execute those responsibilities in keeping with relevant federal and campus policies. The Director functions as a part of the Student Success team and reports to the Vice President of Student Success and Engagement.
The successful candidate will have at least three years’ experience managing learning support or professional development programming, experience managing grants, working knowledge of best practices for supporting students from low-income families, and working knowledge of relevant federal regulations or ability to learn. The position requires strong interpersonal, collaborative, and communication skills, as well as strong computer skills, and the ability to respond effectively to dynamic situations involving students, faculty and staff. A master’s degree is required. Some evening and weekends required. This is a 12-month, full-time position. Salary is contingent on grant funding with position currently funded through September 30, 2023.
Thomas offers a competitive benefits package to include:
Medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, 6% 403(b) matching plan, paid vacation, paid sick leave, thirteen paid holidays, on-site gym, meal discounts and free tuition for employees, spouse and dependent children.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and names and contact information for three professional references.
The College requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19. After a successful applicant receives a job offer they will be asked to provide proof of vaccination or must apply and be approved for a medical or religious exemption.
Thomas College is an equal opportunity employer.
Thomas College's mission is to prepare students for success in their personal and professional lives, and for leadership and service in their communities.