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Student Support Specialist (Grant FT)

CIty: 
Pittsburgh
State: 
Pennsylvania
Zip Code: 
15233
Remote Position: 
No
Job Expiration Date: 
10/28/2022

Student Support Specialist (Grant FT)

 

Position Title: Student Support Specialist (Grant FT)

 

Department: Perkins Career & Tech Ed Grant

 

Campus: College Wide

 

Additional Information: This position will remain open until filled. However, in order to ensure consideration for an interview, please submit your completed application, cover letter and resume by no later than September 12, 2022. The College cannot guarantee that application materials received after this date will be considered or reviewed.

 

Benefits: CCAC offers an exceptional benefits package. Highlights include an excellent health plan with very low out-of-pocket expense network option, generous time off and holiday pay, a 403b retirement plan with up to 10% employer match or other options through the State's retirement defined benefit pension system, free employee parking, public service (student) loan forgiveness eligible employer, and employer paid benefits including group life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

 

Work Hours (for hourly positions): Additional hours, including evening and weekend hours, may be needed to meet the needs of the department.

 

Salary Grade: Admin 12 - $43,677

 

Job Category: Administrators

 

Employment Type: Grant Funded Full-Time

 

Job Slot: G658

 

Job Open Date: 8/26/2022

 

Job Close Date:

 

General Summary: Provide students enrolled in career programs of study with academic information. Maintain contact with assigned Career Program students and refer to other offices when appropriate.

 

Requirements:

 

Bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years direct experience with students in a post-secondary education institution. Must have strong written and oral communication skills and organization skills.

 

Duties:

 

1. Consult with faculty, counselors, staff and administration in the development, implementation and evaluation of appropriate services and programs designed to address student needs.

 

2. Coordinate with campuses to develop and provide academic assistance for students.

 

3. Keep accurate records and statistical data.

 

4. Prepare and submit reports, as requested.

 

5. Work with students enrolled in career program codes to provide academic support and assistance, including program planning, information giving and assistance completing forms.

 

6. Coordinate Early Intervention system for career program students.

 

7. Monitor career program students from first semester at CCAC through graduation and initiate intervention when needed.

 

8. Act as a liaison with Career Services, Counseling, Financial Aid, Supportive Services, Advisement and the Learning Center for career program students.

 

9. Maintain record of Career Program student contacts using Perkins database and assist in developing tracking mechanisms.

 

10. Provide facilitated study, workshops, support and/or other academic assistance to appropriate career program student groups.

 

11. Market services to Career Program students through classroom presentations, mailings and other means of communications.

 

12. Ability to travel to campuses, college centers and off campus locations may be necessary.

 

13. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Clearances: Current criminal record/child abuse clearances will be required if offered the position and in order to be employed at the College. The three clearances are Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Records Check, and Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Check. The College has provided instructions on how to obtain these clearances and are available https://ccac.csod.com/ats/careersite/search.aspx?site=13&c=ccac.

Vaccination: Effective November 1, 2021, as a condition of employment, all new employees of Community College of Allegheny County must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of their vaccination or have received an approved exemption to be an employee. Prospective employees who are offered a position can request an exemption from this vaccine requirement for religious or documented medical reasons. Exemption requests will be reviewed for approval on a case-by-case basis by the Office of Human Resources.

 

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Founded in 1966 on the principle that quality education should be both affordable and accessible to all members of our community, CCAC offers more than 150 academic programs across six diverse program categories including business; science, technology, engineering and math; health; culinary arts, arts and humanities; and education and the social and behavioral sciences. Our students are taught by more than 275 full-time faculty and instructors in classes averaging just under 20 students each. And our students are further enriched by the more than 100 student clubs and organizations CCAC offers, as well as through their participation in the number of NJCAA men's and women's sport teams at each of its four campuses.