Director, PATH Program

Lincoln Land Community College

Springfield, IL

ID: 7110720
Posted: September 15, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The PATH Grant Director is responsible for the comprehensive management, implementation, and evaluation of the College’s PATH grant. The PATH grant is designed to increase the number of students completing high-need health care certificates and degrees and certificates to add more qualified professionals to our state’s healthcare system. The LLCC program provides academic support, career coaching, and other high impact retention/success practices to program participants.

As a staff member at LLCC, you can look forward to 22 paid holidays a year, including 2 weeks at the end of the calendar year and one week in March for mid-semester break; 12 Fridays off in the summer; and 2 personal days, 15 sick days, and 20 vacation days per year. LLCC staff, their spouse and qualified dependent children are eligible to use the tuition waiver on credited courses. LLCC is a positive, team-oriented environment supportive of staff development. Experience success at LLCC!

This is a grant-funded position. Funding for this position has been secured through 6/30/2023. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience but will be no less than $63,305 per year with an excellent benefits package.

Job Responsibilities:
• Prepare, oversee, and maintain all grant related items such as budget, program evaluation, assessment of student outcomes, and reporting.
• Supervise PATH staff including Program Assistant, Program Navigator and Recruitment/Retention Specialist.
• Provide oversight of program marketing and recruitment activities.
• Maintain records of student participation, academic performance, and student contacts.
• Identify, interview, and evaluate program applicants.
• Collaborate with Health Care program faculty and staff, and other appropriate college and community stakeholders to achieve project objectives.
• Develop partnerships with local businesses/organizations to provide career guidance, career exploration, and job seeking opportunities for program participants.
• Develop and implement an annual evaluation plan.

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree or commensurate combination of education and experience
• Three or more years’ experience in budget management
• Background and experience in providing support/resources to underserved populations, especially academic advising, retention, career services, and/or financial aid/scholarships
• Demonstrated experience developing partnerships with businesses/community organizations
• Background and experience working with students who are academically and economically disadvantaged
• Demonstrated ability to relate well with students, faculty, administration and community members
• Knowledge and experience of grant management and grant writing
• Background similar to the target population/participants

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check and drug-screen. The full position description, qualifications and application can be accessed at This position will be open until filled; however, for guaranteed consideration, applications must be submitted on or before September 25, 2022.