Student Resource Specialist

Carroll Campus
Sep 08, 2020
Institution Type
Community College
Position Details

Job TitleStudent Resource SpecialistCampusCarroll CampusJob Number21-A07Employment DateAs soon as possibleJob CategoryAdministrative/Professional PositionsApplication & Position Contact Information

Human Resources at (515) 964-6479 or [email protected] for information concerning the application process. Joel Lundstrom at 712-792-8308 or [email protected] for information concerning the position or your status once the position has closed.

Salary Information

Starting salary: $64,919 (work experience and meeting the desired qualifications listed may be considered in setting a salary above the minimum)
Pay Grade: A5

Job Summary

Coordinate a variety of educational, training, social services and other support services for the Carroll and Perry campuses. Primarily work with special populations with diminished marketable skills in order to assist them in becoming economically self-sufficient. Provide this group of students advising services to promote personal, academic, and career growth. Provide services to ensure students have adequate resources for educational opportunities.

Essential Functions

Provide services for students with difficult, complex, and complicated problems to assist in their educational process. Advise students in all phases of academic and career planning which would include but not limited to: course information, scheduling, registration, transfer requirements, articulation with other institutions, and graduation requirements.

Determine client eligibility for internal and external financial support resources as well as manage program financial support services.

Participate in program improvement and development including attending appropriate training workshops, gathering data, compiling reports. Serve on campus and/or district-wide committees.

Participate in program improvement and development including attending appropriate training workshops, gathering data, compiling reports. Serve on campus and/or district-wide committees.

Develop and implement program budget in cooperation with campus provost and the Perkins administrator. Ensure students have adequate supplies, including course materials and PPE.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, education, social work, sociology, psychology, or related field.

Two years of Community College experience.

Strong communication skills.

Ability to plan, organize and manage time.

Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain a professional working relationship with a wide variety of individuals coming from diverse backgrounds.

Knowledge of current software applications.

Desired Qualifications

Two years of management experience or related.

Two years of experience in case management, counseling, vocational rehabilitation, social work, advising, assessment, or related.

Experience at a rural community college.

Knowledgeable about grants and other funding sources in program development.

Knowledge of vocational education and transfer course content.

Bilingual proficiency.

Knowledge of counseling skills and techniques.

Knowledge of local human services system.

Work Schedule

Monday-Friday, day hours.

Posting Date09/04/2020Deadline for Submitting Applications09/20/2020Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to Applicants

THIS VACANCY REQUIRES: 1) A complete DMACC Employment Application (personal information, educational history, employment history, and supplemental questions). Incomplete applications and commenting “See Resume” will not be accepted. The application form will be used to screen applicants for required qualifications. 2) Attachment of transcripts to your electronic application. Transcripts must include the applicant’s name and degrees conferred. Scanned copies are acceptable.

Quick Link for Internal Postings Questions

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  1. * Please describe any management experience you may have.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Describe any experience you may have working at a rural community college.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * How did you learn about this job opening?
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    • DMACC Applicant Interest Email
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  4. * Have you completed the DMACC Employment Application (all personal information, educational history, employment history, and supplemental questions)?
    • Yes
    • No (If no, please return to the application and complete all additional information.)
Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript 2
  4. Transcript 3
  5. Other

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