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Director of Educational Opportunity Program


Educational Opportunity


Commensurate with Credentials and Experience


The State University of New York at Canton is searching for a talented individual to join the College community in the position of Director of Educational Opportunity Program (EOP). The Director of EOP has full responsibility for the leadership, management and supervision of the Educational Opportunity Program at SUNY Canton. Duties include preparing status and statistical reports, preparing and managing budgets, representing EOP at local, SUNY and state-wide meetings, coordinating the summer program, collaborating with Admissions and Financial Aid to achieve enrollment goals and facilitate the completion of financial aid packages and documentation, as well as student outreach, engagement, and retention initiatives for the program.


Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Counseling, Higher Education, Educational Administration or a related area. A minimum of three years’ experience in post-secondary education administration and adequate experience in program planning, budget formulation, and management.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in counseling, curriculum development, college admissions, or student financial aid is highly desirable.

Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check.

Persons interested in the above position should apply online at https://employment.canton.edu/

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: Review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

With enrollment of 3,200 students, SUNY Canton offers bachelor degrees, associate degrees, and certificate programs in such areas as liberal arts, engineering technology, business, public service and health. The college is located in Canton, a village in the St. Lawrence River valley of northern New York. Located 20 miles from the St. Lawrence River and the Adirondack Park, and 70 miles from the Canadian capital city of Ottawa, Ontario, Canton holds excellent opportunities for the outdoor or cultural enthusiast. SUNY Canton is a member of the Associated Colleges, a consortium of four colleges in the Canton area that enrich the local community.

SUNY Canton, a unit of the State University of New York, is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. SUNY Canton is building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and strongly encourages applications from minority and women candidates.