Requisition ID: req1395
Job Title: Student Success Specialist - Upward Bound
Department: Upward Bound
Location: Columbus Campus
Employment Type: Staff
Employment Status: Part-Time Professional
Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining Unit
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Compensation Type: Hourly
Schedule: Position available May to August; M-F; Hours vary between 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Some evenings as necessary; Up to 29 hrs/wk.
End Date(if applicable): 8/31/2017
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty listed below. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities, covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, in accordance with its requirements.
Duties are numbered for convenience, and do not indicate order in terms of importance, frequency that the duty is performed, or the amount of time spent on the duty.
1) Provide mentoring and transitional support to first-year college students participating in the Upward Bound summer bridge component.
2) Attend class sessions with bridge participants.
3) Facilitate supplemental instruction and academic advising to ensure bridge participants follow and understand course curriculum/assignments.
4) Monitor progress of each bridge participant to ensure successful completion of the course.
5) Assist with needs of the Upward Bound Summer Enrichment Institute for 9th-11th grade students.
6) Other duties as assigned.
Usual Physical Demands: The incumbent of this position typically exhibits the physical demands identified in the Functional Job Analysis on file in the College's Human Resources Department and which is periodically reviewed and updated. Physical demands listed in the Functional Job Analysis are not job qualification standards, but are used to help the College assess and determine reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals covered by the American's with Disabilities Act.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering data into computer. The employee frequently sits for extended periods of time, and occasionally stands and walks. Vision demands include close, relatively detailed vision when focusing on a computer screen. Employee regularly talks and hears. Employee occasionally lifts items up to 10 pounds.
Working Conditions: Normal office working conditions.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: standard practices within area of specialization. Skill in: servicing of students within area of specialization; performing administrative duties in support of specialized function; application of job related computer software; operation of job-related equipment including computer and other equipment. Ability to: develop and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, students, general public, and other job contacts; maintain confidential and sensitive information.
High School Diploma or GED with at least three years progressively responsible experience. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Psychology; Program development and data management skills; Knowledge of low-income, first-generation college students and their transition into postsecondary education; Experience relating to diverse youth populations
Additional Information: Applications must include a resume and cover letter to be considered. Cover letters should address: (1) Psychology background; (2) program development and data management skills; (3) knowledge of low-income, first-generation college students and their transition into postsecondary education; and (4) experience relating to diverse youth populations