Interim TRIO Project Coordinator

About Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts:

At MCLA, we're here for all - and focused on each - of our students. As a 2019 Top Ten Public College, classes are taught by educators who care deeply about teaching, and about seeing their students thrive on every level of their lives. Nearly 93% of our graduates land competitive jobs or are accepted by some of the best grad schools in the country. We engage in the most nationally relevant conversations by hosting some of the most celebrated thinkers and speakers on our campus in the Berkshires of Massachusetts, an area known for its mountain ranges, hiking trails, and panoramic views. Our home town of North Adams is brimming with creative energy and the regional economy is booming as a result. In nearly every way possible, the experience at MCLA is designed to elevate you as an individual, a leader, and a communicator, fully empowered to make your impression on the world.

Job Description:

TRIO-Student Support Services provides an array of academic support services to low-income, first-generation, and disabled college students.

The Program has a need for an Interim TRIO Project Coordinator who will be responsible for conducting the following activities within TRIO regulations and college policies:

  • Recruiting, identifying, and selecting eligible program participants;
  • Working collaboratively with relevant campus departments; presenting about TRIO during open houses and other campus events;
  • Advising and mentoring program participants;
  • Maintain updated student data, including documentation of all student interactions, in student record system.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree;
  • experience working with college students;
  • self-directed.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with academic support for disadvantaged students at the college level;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • public speaking/teaching experience;
  • creative problem solving;
  • Experience with Banner, DegreeWorks, Blumen software.

Additional Information:

This is a part-time, non-benefited temporary position, running through August 28, 2021. 20 hours/week with a weekly salary of $403.85.

For questions regarding your application or specifics of this position, please contact

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any education program or activity that they operate, which extends to admission and employment at MCLA. MCLA is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 ("Title IX") to not discriminate in such a manner. Inquiries about the application of Title IX may be directed to each respective MCLA's Title IX Coordinator, to the Assistant Secretary of the Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, or both.

Nicole Comstock
Title IX Coordinator and Equal Opportunity Officer
Phone: (413) 662-5571
Mailing Address: 375 Church Street, North Adams, MA 01247

U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights
33 Arch Street, 9th Floor Boston, MA 02119-1424
Telephone: (617) 289-0111; FAX: (617) 289-0150; TDD (877) 521-2172

Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin immediately.

Interested candidates must apply electronically and should submit a letter of interest and resume by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below.

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