Program Services Coordinator (Upward Bound grant)
Dallas County Community College District
Job no: 497808
Work type: Full-time
Job Title Code
Salary Range (Full-Time)
$3,583.33 mo. - $4,120.83 mo. (dependent on experience and other considerations)
Hourly Rate (Part-Time)
$20.67 per hour
A senior (lead) level position responsible for providing professional case management services for a specific student population (e.g. adult students, single parents, gender related, TRIO, Upward Bound, Life Transitions, Dual Credit, etc.) Responsible for coordinating and providing specific services provided by the department to meet the needs of the specific student population served (e.g. advising, enrollment, book loans, child care vouchers, tutoring, etc.). Develops and coordinates programs involving recruitment, enrollment, and advising/course planning. Establishes and maintains partnerships with students and service providers for educational, career, and related program and service needs.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
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 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. work day during heavy registration peak times. Ability to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds. The ability to provide quality customer service.
Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.
Minimum Knowledge and Experience
Bachelor’s degree or higher 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 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. Official transcripts will be required. *** Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check. ***
Additional/Preferred Skills: This is a grant funded position. Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree or higher in social sciences, education or other related areas. Candidates must also have two years of experience in student development, academic advisement, or instruction preferably working in the coordination of special services/activities for a special population. Advanced knowledge in college admissions, FAFSA, test registration and working with marginalized populations preferred.
To Apply Visit:http://opportunities.dcccd.edu/cw/en-us/listing/
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