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Job ID: 226199

Project Director - ASAP/ACE Grant
Erie Community College

Date Posted Nov. 22, 2023
Title Project Director - ASAP/ACE Grant
University Erie Community College
Buffalo, NY, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Administration - General



Corporate Training



$57,216.43 Annual


Union/Position Status:



Posting Closing Date:

December 22, 2023

Please note that the posting will close at midnight (12:00 AM) on the posting closing date.
This means any applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM the evening before.







The work involves directing a collaborative implementation of CUNY’s ACE (Accelerate, Complete and Engage) program. The incumbent, under the direction of Senior Executive Staff will provide successful delivery of a comprehensive program which will provide academic, comprehensive advisement, career and financial supports for students.


• Serves as liaison between the College and other public and private agencies which are involved with the grant; including, but not limited to admissions, registrar, career center, financial aid.
• Regularly attend required meetings with CUNY Central ASAP|ACE staff.
• Prepare reports for the University ASAP|ACE Executive Director, CUNY Office of Academic Affairs (CUNY Central), and share outcomes each semester with college leadership.
• Implements CUNY ACE policy and processes, to meet the Program’s mission.
• Develops the local strategy to meet program enrollment/recruitment targets each semester.
• Direct and manage processes that will ensure successful progress toward student engagement and program academic performance benchmarks.
• Director oversees the program budget and daily administration, including scheduling and timely delivery of services.
• Oversees the development and timely implementation of strategies and delivery of supports to improve retention, including interventions/academic supports for probation and at-risk students.
• Develop processes for program incentive distribution in coordination with appropriate college departments.
• Develop strategy and mechanisms to increase FAFSA completion, reduce SAP/verification issues.
• Create and manage program component delivery and data collection to ensure successful progress towards student engagement and program academic performance benchmark.
• Monitor the development of a comprehensive framework to provide opportunities for ACE students to progress toward career.
• Supervises and directs program staff.


Candidates must be able to demonstrate awareness and sensitivity towards promoting an inclusive and diverse learning environment. Thorough proficiency in the English language; thorough knowledge of educational administrative methods and procedures;
including development and close monitoring of project budget; ability to develop, track, and lead multiple projects; ability to train others effectively; excellent professional judgment; possess initiative and resourcefulness; dependable; possess strong organizational abilities, physically capable of performing the functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.


Required: Graduation from regionally accredited four (4) year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in appropriate discipline. Eight (8) years of experience in a higher education setting.


Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration, Educational Leadership, Educational Psychology, Counseling, and/or Social Work and six (6) years of experience in a higher education setting.


Official transcripts will be required for successful candidates within 30 days of hire.


Contact Human Resources at (716) 851-1840 with any questions.


Our mission to offer quality education includes exposing our students to a diverse range of cultures, experiences and expertise.  At SUNY Erie Community College, we value diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.


Notice of Non-Discrimination

SUNY Erie Community College does not discriminate in admission, employment, or in the administration of any of its policies and programs on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, familial status, military status, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics, veteran status, criminal conviction, or any other characteristics protected by law.  This applies to all students, applicants or other members of the College community (including, but not limited to, vendors and visitors).  Grievance procedures are available to interested persons by contacting the Civil Rights Compliance Officer listed below.  Retaliation against a person who files a complaint, serves as a witness, or assists or participates in the investigation of a complaint in any manner is strictly prohibited.


The following individual has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College’s non-discrimination policies:


Civil Rights Compliance Officer

Human Resource Department

North Campus

6205 Main Street

Williamsville, NY 14221

(716) 851-1844


For further information on notice of non-discrimination, please contact:

New York Office

United States Department of Education

Office for Civil Rights, 32 Old Slip 26th Floor,  

New York, N.Y., 10005-25010;

Tel (646) 428-3800; Email:

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