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SUNY Schenectady County Community College Project Director of CSTEP Grant in Schenectady, New York

Location: Schenectady, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Thu Jun 6 2024 Job Description:

The College is seeking a Director for our CSTEP (Collegiate Science, Technology Entry Program) grant. The goal of this grant is to increase the successful completion of science and technology degree programs by those students who are currently underrepresented in those fields. Our grant will work with approximately 60 underrepresented groups and low-income students matriculated in Math, Science, Technology, Health, and licensed professions.

The Project Director for the CSTEP grant provides fiscal and program management, guides, supervises, evaluates and directs, prepares compliance, performance and accountability reports, advises CSTEP participants and advocates for the CSTEP Program on campus and in the community. This is a 12-month, grant funded position.


  • Develop and administer program budget.

  • Provide fiscal and programmatic management for CSTEP Grant.

  • Proficient in understanding of CSTEP legislation and regulation.

  • Prepare project compliance, performance and evaluation reports.

  • Remain current on relevant literature related to student development research and effective interventions for retention and graduation of historically underrepresented and academically underprepared students in higher education.

  • Coordinate and promote project activities and services with other campus departments and community agencies.

  • Recruit, enroll and counsel participants.

  • Advocate for needs of disadvantaged students within the institution.

  • Serve on campus and community committees and work to foster a supportive climate.

  • Other duties related to those that are listed above.

    Job Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in any science, technology field, licensed profession, or science education.

  • Experience working with students from historically underrepresented or economically disadvantaged groups

  • Strong oral/written communication and interpersonal skills

Special Information:

  • VISA sponsorship is not available for this position.

  • Offers of employment will be conditional based on the successful completion of a background check and verification of official college transcripts.

    Additional Information:

Salary: $51,000/year

At SUNY Schenectady, salary is only one aspect of your compensation package.

Benefits and perks:

As a full-time team member here, you'll enjoy:

  • Comprehensive health care coverage

  • Dental and vision coverage

  • A choice of retirement systems

  • A deferred compensation program

  • Professional development opportunities

  • Summer hours

  • Two on-site childcare providers (dependent on availability)

  • Discounted YMCA health club membership

  • Plus additional savings programs and perks!