Chadron State College
Chadron State College

Employee Profile


Jennifer Schaer


Contact Information

Phone: 308-432-6069
Office: Library Learning Commons 112


Bachelor of Science in Education - Chadron State College - May 1997
Master of Science in Education - Chadron State College - May 2002

Responsibilities at CSC /Past Work Experience

Director of Project Strive/TRiO 2012- present Oversee the federal grant for student support services.

  • Implement and manage the budget.
  • Work with students to build schedules towards graduation.
  • Supervise four to five staff members.
  • Coordinate with staff activities and events for students.
  • Attend meetings and functions on campus.
  • Taught Health and Wellness classes and College Life as needed.

Athletic Director - Red Cloud Indian School 2000-2012

  • Scheduled athletic events for the high school sports program.
  • Contracted officials for all home athletic events.
  • Managed and maintained the athletic budget.
  • Distributed perfecting schedules to staff for home athletic events.
  • Prepared the bus-driving schedule for away athletic events.
  • Communicated with athletic directors from other schools.
  • Organized fundraisers for up to nine different sports.
  • Supervised nine to eleven coaches for different sporting events.
  • Coordinated a variety of fundraisers for sports program.

Professional Activities

  • Member of the MOKANNE scholarship committee
  • Region 8 Athletic Director of the Year, 2007
  • 28 Academic All Staters
  • 41 Academic Achievement Team Awards
  • 30 Conference Championships
  • 13 State Appearances
  • At large representative for the South Dakota Interscholastic Athletic Administration
  • Scholarship Committee for the South Dakota Interscholastic Athletic Administration
  • Member of the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association
  • Member of the National High School Coaches Association
  • Member of the South Dakota Interscholastic Athletic Administration Association

Campus Involvement

  • Member of the Student Affairs Committee
  • Member of the Diversity Committee
  • Member of the Homecoming Committee
  • Member of the Parking Appeals Committee
  • Member of Web Committee
  • Member of the Advisory Committee
  • Member of the FYE Committee

Research/ Professional Interests

  • Continued development in FYE classes
  • Continued development and research in TRiO

Hobbies/Personal Interests

  • Writing poetry
  • Music
  • Yard working/gardening
  • Spending time with friends and family

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