Job Positions

Title III Strengthening Institutions Project Director/Director of Student Success

Categories: Mid Atlantic Region 2


Academic Affairs


Notre Dame of Maryland University

Date Posted:

Oct 11 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:

Dec 11, 2019

Position Description

Notre Dame of Maryland University is seeking a Title III Strengthening Institutions Project Director/Director of Student Success to support the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Assessment. The Director of Student Success will be responsible for organizing and implementing NDMU's Specialized Technology to Advance and Renew Teaching and Learning (START-L) Title III-supported program. The START-L program includes: implementation of a comprehensive early-alert/case management system for student support; roll-out of a new Early College model, as well as accelerated-degree options; training and professional development for faculty and staff on technology and advising to create a corps of "Technology and Advisement Fellows;" and expansion of successfully-proven academic enrichment resources and techniques to benefit NDMU's historic Women's College population. This is a grant-supported, full-time position subject to the continued availability of funding throughout the project period.


Primary functions of this position include: Lead all aspects of the Title III-funded project, including personnel, programmatic, and fiscal management. Oversee progress of the funded-project and report to VPAA, President, Steering Committee, and other stakeholders on project status, goals, and outcomes. Maintain overall fiscal management of the project, to include monitoring of grant-funded and institutionally-funded General ledge lines related to the project; reviewing and preparing appropriate spending requests for project expenses; producing required interim, final, and financial reports in co.ordination with project personnel, institutional leadership, the grants office, and the business office. Coordinate and lead meetings of the Steering Committee on the timetable set forth on the funded program proposal. Ensure adherence to United States Department of Education policies. Supervise Project Coordinators and Technology Coordinator to ensure established goals are being achieved. Ensure project alignment with the overall university strategic plan. Gather evaluation data necessary for periodic, interim, final, and financial reports as needed and required by the Office of Institutional Research (IR) and the external evaluator.

Application Process

Institution Information

Notre Dame of Maryland University (NDMU) is a private, Catholic university established in 1895 with the mission to educate leaders to transform the world. NDMU is home to Maryland's only women's college, and offers a wide variety of full- and part-time undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and certificate programs for women and men. The University enrolls approximately 2500 students and has Schools of Arts, Sciences, and Business; Education; Nursing; and Pharmacy. Additionally, the University also offers programs for adult students online and at several additional locations across the state. NDMU is located on a beautiful 58-acre wooded campus in the northern Baltimore residential neighborhood of Homeland.

Additional Information


Contact Information

Suzan Harkness, AVP Academic Affairs and Assessment; applications go to


Required Qualifications

The qualified candidate will have a Master's degree from an accredited college or university and a minimum of five years' management/supervisory experience; experience in identifying student needs with faculty; demonstrated experience with professional development activities, early-alert systems, and integrated, education technology; familiarity with strategic planning. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and management skills. Must have experience working with staff, faculty, and administration.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with grant-funded projects preferred. Past experience in higher education. working knowledge of Colleague/Datatel, Ellucian Advise or similar early-alert/case management software.