Job Positions

Associate Director of HEOP

Categories: Northeast Region 1


Higher Education Opportunity Program


St. Bonaventure University

Date Posted:

May 19 2022 4:57PM

Close Date:

Jun 10 2022

Position Description

Provides leadership for the Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) and coordinates programs designed to admit, support, retain, and graduate eligible students. Plans and implementers HEOP events and support services in accordance with the program proposal.


• Coordinate and administer the operational activities of the program; design and implement workshops and activities designed to foster the growth and success of HEOP students. Collaborate with faculty and other departments to promote and conduct initiatives to aid in the retention, personal development, campus involvement, and academic success for HEOP students. For full list of duties, please refer to the job posting:

Application Process

Apply on through the University's site:

Institution Information

St. Bonaventure is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity educational institution. It is guided by the principle that equal opportunity means more than equal employment opportunity, and that access to facilities and services shall be available to all people regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression. This principle is applicable to every member of the St. Bonaventure community, both students and employed personnel at every level, and to all facilities and services.

Additional Information

St. Bonaventure University is located in the scenic enchanted mountain region in Western New York, approximately 75 miles south of Buffalo, NY. Nestled in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains, the 500-acre University is comprised of a close-knit caring community and small-town living with easy access to major metropolitan areas. As the oldest Franciscan university in the United States, St. Bonaventure University is dedicated to academic excellence in the Franciscan tradition and committed to expanding liberal and professional knowledge, developing a diverse and inclusive community, and preparing leaders dedicated to ethical conduct and compassionate service. The University currently enrolls approximately 2,000 undergraduate students and 700 graduate students in its Schools of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, Communication, and Health Professions. The Schools of Business and Education enjoy AACSB and NCATE accreditation, respectively. U.S. News & World Report ranks SBU in the top tier of northern universities and 2nd on its regional list of Best College Values. St. Bonaventure is a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference (NCAA Division I).

Contact Information

Chris Brown Executive Director, Student Success Center and HEOP 716-375-2402


Required Qualifications

Master’s degree required, preferably in counseling, higher education, education or related field. Three to five years of experience working in student support services, especially with academically and economically disadvantaged students, is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience supporting underrepresented minority students and first-generation students is preferred. Proficiency in Spanish is a plus.