Associate Director of Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF)

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Job Description


Under the supervision of the Director of Educational Opportunity Fund the Associate Director of Educational Opportunity Fund is the immediate manager of the daily operations and administrative duties of the Educational Opportunity Fund Program (EOF) and other specific cohorts to implement an intentional enrollment management framework that directs scholars from prospects to active alumni.

  • Daily administration and co-coordination of the Educational Opportunity Fund Program and other designated cohort strategic goals, program planning, budgeting, policy formation, outcomes assessment, adhering to state/federal guidelines.

  • Supervise, train and evaluate the professional team, including, but not limited to: team caseload management, advisee outreach, programming, professional development, project areas, recruitment, documentation and reporting of advisement experience.

  • Oversight of programmatic responsibilities include co-coordination of a recruitment plan, mandatory academic advising, academic support, community service, financial aid literacy, leadership development, career enrichment, curricular and co-curricular aspects of the Summer Academy, programming, alumni engagement, external partnerships, and support advocacy.

  • Co-administer and monitor state grant allocation (operational, summer, undergraduate grant, graduate grant) and department budget. This includes: preparation of annual budget, monitoring expenditures, projection and utilization of revenue, state reporting, and forecasting personnel and operating expenses.

  • Co-coordinate the Financial Aid EOF grant awards for undergraduate and graduate scholars in conjunction with the Office of Financial Aid Office including, but not limited to: NJFAMS certification, completion of FAFSA, HESAA documentation, student verification and other requirements related to scholarships, loans, payment plans, grants, and guidelines for successful progress towards graduation.

  • Monitor the academic progress of scholars through the use of progress reports, alert systems and other technologies/systems. Ensure scholars in academic jeopardy and/or those not making Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) are advised and provided the proper referrals and mandatory support.

  • Utilize applicable University and affiliated platforms/tools including but not limited to Banner, Navigate, Workday, Adaptive, Slate, Degree Works, Citrix, Filehawk, Google Drive and Google Calendar.

  • Co-coordinate assessment and utilize data compiled from standardized assessment tools and in-house data collection to ensure current programs and services are achieving established goals related to scholar learning, retention, and satisfaction.

  • Co-coordinate the external boards include involvement in scholar success programs, advocacy and other pertinent initiatives.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Management retains the right to add or change job duties at any time.


  • Master’s degree from accredited college or university in related field.

  • Minimum of four years of full-time professional experience working in higher education and college access programming.

  • Experience in the design, implementation and evaluation of retention services/programs required.

  • Professional higher education supervisory experience.

  • Higher education budget management experience.

  • Experience working with first-generation scholar persistence initiatives, enrollment management, academic advising, academic support and financial aid.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with a team of diverse faculty, staff, and scholars.


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