Part-Time Student Life Skills (SLS) Specialist, Social Science

Miami, FL
Sep 07, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Community College

Job Title Part-Time Student Life Skills (SLS) Specialist, Social Science
Job ID 995209
Location Kendall Campus
Full/Part Time Part-Time
Regular/Temporary Temporary

Job Details

Job Family
STAFF- Support Staff
$14.36 - $18.77 (Depending on Degree Earned)
Social Sciemces
Reports To
Department Chairperson
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status

Job Summary

This position works with the department chair in designing and implementing retention, student success, and graduation projects and/or activities. Prepares and makes presentations to SLS classes. Assists SLS students with defining and clarifying educational and career goals and issues related to academics. Locates funding sources and assists in grant writing.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Designs and implements retention projects
  • Plans and implements projects/activities that address classroom success
  • Works with director on special projects to increase graduation rates of under-served, underrepresented student populations
  • Provides academic and career advisement for SLS students
  • Assists students with creating, following, and adjusting their individualized educational plan (IEP)
  • Explores external funding opportunities and assists in grant writing
  • Assists adjunct instructors with teaching techniques
  • Assists the department chair with adjunct/student issues
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in a relevant field and three (3) years of related experience, or Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in a relevant field and six (6) months experience as an MDC Student Advisement Support
  • Knowledge of academic advising and career development principles and practices
  • Experience advising students
  • Knowledge of College policies and procedures, goals and objectives, and College organization
  • Knowledge of Microsoft applications
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to use multi-technology to design presentations, projects
  • Ability to interact in a positive manner in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule, which may include nights, some Saturdays


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