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About Le Moyne College:

Le Moyne College, located in Syracuse, N.Y., is an independent college established by the Jesuits in 1946 to provide students with a values-based, comprehensive academic program designed to foster intellectual excellence and preparation for a life of leadership and service. Today, Le Moyne has evolved into a nationally acclaimed college of liberal arts and sciences that draws students from across the U.S. and abroad.

Our Mission:

Le Moyne College is a diverse learning community that strives for academic excellence in the Catholic and Jesuit tradition through its comprehensive programs rooted in the liberal arts and sciences. Its emphasis is on education of the whole person and on the search for meaning and value as integral parts of the intellectual life. Le Moyne College seeks to prepare its members for leadership and service in their personal and professional lives to promote a more just society.

Le Moyne College aims to advance the values of diversity and inclusiveness at the college. To do this, Le Moyne seeks scholars and professionals who bring innovation, creativity, and impact to the campus, and who bring greater depth, breadth, and diversity to our campus community.

Job Description:

The STEP Director will be responsible for the administration, oversight, and coordination of Le Moyne College’s Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP) program. Both programs provide a broad range of services to students to increase access by minority or disadvantaged students to academic programs that prepare students either for licensure in the professions or for employment in scientific and technical fields. 

This position is funded by external sources and is contingent on the continued receival of those funds. 

Job duties specific to this position: 

  • The Director is responsible for initiating and maintaining strong working relationships with Syracuse City School District personnel, community leaders, parents, Le Moyne College personnel, as well as State Education Department liaisons and personnel from other STEP programs.
    Serve as the main point of contact with the New York State Education Department (NYSED) and ensure the program remains compliant with NYSED guidelines.
  • Oversee all functions and activities of STEP, including policy and program development and overseeing supportive services provided to students.
  • Providing training and direct supervision for staff and performing staff evaluations as appropriate for STEP student tutors and college student interns.
  • Maintain records and support data used for state and institutional programmatic reports.
  • Develop, oversee and manage the program budget.
    Perform regular assessments of program outcomes, student satisfaction, and retention. Implement changes and improvements as necessary.
  • Planning and coordinating student events, professional development workshops, internships, research, and other learning opportunities for 68 (+) students.
  • Collaborating with university leadership, academic departments, faculty, and external partners to build the STEP program.
  • Monitoring student progress and implementing appropriate academic service intervention and other strategies to assist in student success for 68 (+) students.
  • Work with Academic Departments and Admissions to organize the recruitment process and participate in recruitment events.
  • Provide counseling to students on academic, financial, social, and other matters while maintaining knowledge and sensitivity towards the academic, economic, social, cultural, and other needs of STEP students.
  • Be the point of contact and liaison with faculty and department chairs to ensure students are receiving necessary support.

Job expectations for all Le Moyne College employees:

  • Demonstrates and role-models all of Le Moyne’s mission-based competencies (collaboration, communication, diversity, integrity, leadership and service) in every interaction with all community members and external parties.
  • Strengthen digital literacy skills through education and the application of digital technologies in order to effectively engage in information gathering, utilization and data management while promoting a security culture.
  • Supports cura personalis by treating all individuals with dignity, professionalism and kindness.
    Promotes cura apostolica by aligning professional goals, objectives, and performance with college’s strategic goals.
  • Demonstrates excellent work attendance, reliability and work ethic.
  • Attends and actively participates in required meetings and training sessions.
  • Complies and adheres to all of Le Moyne’s established policies, procedures and codes of conduct at all times, including all health and safety requirements and regulations, to promote desired behavior and build awareness.
  • Must complete all required federal, state, institution and department trainings.
  • Engages in a planned program of professional development. Continually maintains skills and knowledge relative to the position and technology industry including best practice, evolving operational requirements, and industry trends.
  • Performs a variety of related duties as assigned.


  • Master’s degree. 
  • Two years of experience in program administration in the areas of academic support services, counseling, opportunity programs, or a related field.
    A strong commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success.
  • Experience in fiscal management and budgetary oversight; experience with grant-funded programs is a plus.
  • Experience working with students from underrepresented or economically disadvantaged groups at a comprehensive undergraduate institution with a focus on student success and outcomes
  • Possess a strong advising background, including experience advising and developing programming for domestic students of color coming from major metropolitan areas.
  • The ability to participate in specific weekend and evening events during the academic year is required.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office suite 

Additional Information:

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion job expectations for all Le Moyne College employees:  

  • Demonstrates commitment to promoting a more diverse, inclusive and equitable work environment by supporting the diversity, equity, and inclusion goals of the employee’s unit.
  • Regularly participates in professional development opportunities to become more aware of DEI issues and to consider ways in which their work can be expanded to honor and incorporate the diversity of our community.
  • Works to neutralize institutional bias by analyzing the policies and procedures of their unit and making suggestions to remove barriers for historically underserved people.
  • Promotes open communication across Le Moyne’s community in order to create an inclusive environment, and understanding of others backgrounds, ideas, and perspectives.

Le Moyne Benefits

403(b) Retirement contribution- (9.5% Employer match)
Generous tuition coverage
Health insurance options- (Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts)
Health Savings Accounts- (Partially Employer funded) 
Basic Life & AD&D Insurance- (Employer paid)
Short and Long Term Disability Insurance (Employer paid)
Supplemental Life & AD&D Insurance
Voluntary benefits- (Legal, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, Accident Insurance, Pet Insurance etc.)
Generous time off package 

Salary Range: $60,000-$70,000 annually 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Le Moyne College is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.  We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship & immigration or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship.  Le Moyne makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time. 

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position please go to and click the ‘Apply Now’ button and submit the required materials for consideration:

* Cover letter outlining your interest in the position
* Current resume
* Contact information for 3 professional references