Student Success Specialist - part time and grant funded

Employer
Moraine Valley Community College
Location
Main Campus

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Job Title:

Student Success Specialist - part time and grant funded

Department:

Corporate, Community, & Continuing Education

Work Location:

Main Campus

Duties:

Under the supervision of the program manager, the student success specialist will assist with implementation of WIOA to conduct outreach, determine program eligibility, conduct assessments, provide initial and on-going career counseling to program participants.
The student success specialist is dedicated to the learning college concepts by developing programs and facilitating activities that promote student success and lifelong learning.

Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in social services, psychology, counseling, education, human resources, business, marketing, or related area; and minimum three to five years’ experience in educational training or counseling/guidance and workforce development programs or talent acquisition. Multilingual Arabic/Spanish a plus.

Qualifications:

The Student Success Specialist must be able to interact professionally with program participants, college staff/administration and outside agencies; knowledge of unemployed and low-income population served through WIOA program; excellent verbal and written communication skills; good organizational skills; experience with or knowledge of educational programs; well-developed presentation skills and job search services; plus other duties as assigned. Experience using Career Connect and IWDS, preferred.

Position Status:

Part Time

Hours:

20 – 25 hours per week
Nights and weekends may be required.

Minimum Starting Rate:

$22.15

Hourly/Salary:

Hourly

Review of Applications Begins:

07/19/2021

Posting Number:

AP00310P

Open Date:

07/12/2021

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please apply online.

Organization

Moraine Valley Community College is dedicated to ensuring our students gain the knowledge and skills needed to meet the demands of a changing world. With nearly 150 programs, expert faculty, state-of-the-art learning facilities, and a vibrant campus culture, you’ll see why we are among the nation’s premier two-year institutions of higher learning.

The Moraine Valley Community College District 524 covers 139 square miles in the southwest suburbs of Chicago. The district has population of about 400,000 people and includes 26 communities.

Recognizing employees are among our most valuable resources, Moraine Valley strives to attract, hire and retain diverse and highly qualified personnel. 

Our Human Resources Department is committed to providing professional, prompt and fair services to current and prospective employees. We are excited at the prospect of new personnel sharing their knowledge and expertise within our community and we encourage all to apply for open positions for which they are qualified. The college prides itself on providing an atmosphere that fosters professional and personal growth—one of the many reasons we are recognized as an Avatar HR Solutions Best in Class Employer.

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