Program Services Coordinator (OSER) (Eastfield)

Location
Mesquite, Dallas County
Posted
Jul 15, 2014
Location: Eastfield
Division: Studnt Srvs - Eastfield
Position Number: 041407055
Position Type: Professional Support Staff
Exempt or Non-Exempt: Exempt
Appointment Type: Full Time
Is Grant Funded?: No
Salary: $36,171.00 annually
Work Days/Hours: M-F, Some evenings and weekends
Posting Number: 03166
Job Description Summary/Essential Duties:

Adheres to strict student confidentiality guidelines. Provides academic advisement/planning to specific student population assigned utilizing a variety of resources provided by DCCCD, community organizations, and other colleges, universities and related organizations. Advising of students may be inclusive of one-on-one interaction, phone, and/or online advising. Interviews students to gather information to assess service needs; plans and implement special projects and coordinates a variety of department activities and services to better serve and extend existing services to specific student population served (e.g. advising, enrollment, book loans, child care vouchers, tutoring, etc.). Coordinates and provides program introduction meetings, workshops and/or seminars which include developing associated material to promote and inform as they relate to the specific student population served. Participates in recruitment activities, registration, drop/add/withdrawal functions, and coordinates new student orientations and/or orientations as they relate to the departments purpose and services. Acts as liaison with external location personnel (e.g. provides program information packets; off-site registration, attends information sessions, etc.). Gathers and analyzes data and prepares reports related to the assigned student population caseload. Monitors specific budget allocations, including grant budgets; assists in seeking and the solicitation of grant funds to further extend services to the specific student population served. Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates assigned staff. Performs related duties as assigned.


Physical Demands:
Special Instructions to Applicants:
# of Months:
Close Date: 07/28/2014
Open Until Filled: NoMinimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree or higher with courses in human relations, psychology or related area plus four years of experience in student development or academic advisement and at least one year working in the coordination of special services/activities for a special student population or Associate's degree or higher with courses in human relations, psychology or related area plus six years of experience in student development and/or academic advisement and at least one year working in the coordination of special services/activities for a special student population. Knowledge in conducting individual needs assessments. Advanced knowledge of computer technology and software applications in order to process registrations and to utilize specific software related to student advisement. Ability to deal extensively and effectively with a wide variety of individuals requiring excellent interpersonal skills, listening skills, and communication skills in order to convince, influence, and direct students as it relates to their academic goals. Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Ability to work extended hours beyond the regular 8:00 ?? 5:00 work day during heavy registration peak times. Ability to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds. The ability to provide quality customer service. Official transcripts will be required. *Will be subject to a criminal background check.*


Position Specific Qualifications:

Coordinate the Service Learning & Civic Engagement program and activities. Serve as a liaison between community agencies and the College by establishing and maintaining contact with the agencies including site visits. Supervise students participating in service learning activities. Assist faculty in the implementation of service learning concepts and experiences in courses.



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