Student Facilitator, KEYS

Job description

Community College of Philadelphia

Community College of Philadelphia is dedicated to promoting a work environment that attracts and retains talented and diverse faculty and staff, and which challenges each of us to achieve at the highest level while contributing to the mission of the College. We value and support a culturally diverse and intellectually dynamic community to prepare our students for global citizenship. Join us as we transition from our first 50 years into the next and build upon a legacy that will impact the city of Philadelphia and beyond.

Community College of Philadelphia is seeking to fill a Student Facilitator, KEYS position. Keystone Education Yields Success (KEYS) is a collaborative program between the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges. The program is designed to assist adult students who receive Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) attending Pennsylvania's community colleges in ensuring the successful completion of the students' course of study to enhance employability and job readiness. Under the supervision of the Project Director, KEYS, the Student Facilitator will work directly with students, provide intensive case management, and facilitate/coordinate activities for students to promote academic success, address barriers to education and prepare for employment at a family-sustaining wage.

This is a temporary, grant-funded position. Employment is based on the continuation of grant funding.

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Community College of Philadelphia recognizes that our employees are important and vital to our success. We offer a high-quality, comprehensive program of benefits, which represents an important component of total compensation.

Our benefits include:

  • Medical, dental and prescription drug plans for employee and all of their eligible family members
  • College-paid life and disability insurance
  • College closes for Winter Break the week between Christmas and New Years and for a week in March for Spring Break
  • Tuition remission (for classes at the College)
  • Forgivable tuition loan (for classes at any accredited academic institution)
  • 403(b) retirement plan with 10% College contribution
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care flexible spending accounts
  • College operates on a 4-day work week during the summer months
  • Paid vacation plus holiday and personal time off

Community College of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in education, social work, human services or related field required. Any and all degrees must be from a recognized institutional accreditor.

• Two (2) years of experience working with disadvantaged populations, one (1) of which must be with TANF and SNAP clients for the purposes of employment and training required.

• Demonstrated knowledge of community resources for meeting the needs of TANF and SNAP clients required.

• Thorough knowledge of and experience working with TANF and SNAP regulations in an employment and training program required.

• Expertise in human/social services, case management, and workshop facilitation required.

• Ability to present information and speak in public required.

• Excellent interpersonal, organizational, time management, oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work with a team and collaborate with others across departments and disciplines required.

• Demonstrated computer proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required.

• Ability to maintain sensitivity, understanding, and respect for a diverse academic environment inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social-economic, cultural, ideological, and ethnic backgrounds required.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience in a higher education setting preferred.

• Knowledge of Commonwealth Workforce Development System software (CWDS) preferred.

• Computer proficiency in Microsoft Access and Publisher preferred.





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Posted: 1/29/2021
Application Due: 3/30/2021
Work Type: Full Time