Assistant Director of Community Connections

Assistant Director of Community Connections

Angola, Indiana


Initiate and manage collaborative efforts between Trine University and Education One sponsored charter schools, to increase educational opportunities for all students

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Act as a liaison between Trine University and Education One sponsored schools to enhance collaboration efforts
  • Increase number of Dual Enrollment participants at Education One sponsored schools
  • Oversee Transition to Teaching Charter School Cohort
  • Facilitate Student Service initiatives
  • Create and maintain programs to increase internship potential for Trine students in Education One schools
  • Increase job placement opportunities for Trine students in Education One schools, including but not limited to, planning and hosting an Education One Job Fair, etc.
  • Coordinate University field trips, mascot visits, admission team visits, etc.
  • Act as a University Supervisor for Trine FSOE student teachers
  • Evaluate applications for new charter schools
  • Assist with annual school reviews and compiling annual reports, as needed
  • Assist with charter revocation or non-renewal when necessary
  • Assist with the evaluation of existing charter schools petitioning for renewal when necessary
  • Attend school board meetings on a monthly basis
  • Oversee grant writing and implementation for Education One schools
  • Manage Education One website
  • Willingness to travel in state to conduct school site visits and out of state for charter school conferences
  • Perform additional related duties as assigned

Education and/or Experience

  • Master’s degree from accredited university
  • Valid Indiana teaching license
  • Minimum three years teaching experience

Outstanding Benefits

Trine University offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. Some benefits offered include:                     

  • Health – medical, dental, vision, flex spending, HSA accounts
  • Life Insurance – a variety of voluntary life options are available along with an employer paid employee life policy valued at 1½ times annual salary
  • Financial Insurance – employer paid Long Term Disability and voluntary Short-Term Disability, Accident, Hospital Indemnity, and Critical Illness options are available
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Retirement – after one year of full-time service you are eligible for an employer contribution of 5% and up to an additional 5% employer match                        
  • Education – after 6 months of full-time service, undergraduate education benefits are available for employee, spouse, and dependent children


The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.


Trine University is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, citizenship status, military status, or any other basis prohibited by law, unless such basis constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification. Trine will comply with its legal obligation to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and for religious beliefs.