Using an intrusive case management approach, this position supports TRiO Student Support Services participants by providing academic coaching in various areas such as: transfer, financial aid, and financial literacy advising, as well as through program initiatives; assisting participants in developing their career/life decision-making skills, coping strategies, and gaining connection to the campus; implementing retention initiatives that encourages students to explore personal and career goals; and preparing participants for graduation and transfer to a four-year college or university. Regular assessment will be required to measure the overall impact of the service to student success.
Bachelor's degree in education, counseling, psychology, or a related field (master's preferred).
Three years providing counseling, teaching experience, or administration in higher education, secondary education or an educational agency/organization where the work performed closely aligns with TRIO or similar grant projects.
Demonstrated knowledge of and sensitivity to issues and needs of students from low-income, from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds, and students with varying abilities.
Experience providing direct service to a diverse population, including disadvantaged students and/or students with disabilities, experience training and coordinating efforts with faculty and staff for programming and planning activities or services, knowledge of grants management and grant-funded program operations, experience teaching or counseling/advising at the college level, knowledge of postsecondary student development theory and/or personality theory, with excellent listening and guidance skills; ability to easily comprehend student needs and determine course of actions, and knowledge of standard program assessment and evaluation theory.
Must be able to work between the hours of 8:30 a.m – 4:30 p.m; Monday through Friday. Work schedule is subject to change based on department needs.
Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
This position is contingent upon grant funding. Grant award ends on 08/31/2020 with a possibility for renewal.
Internal Number: 8817
About Prince George's Community College
Prince George's Community College transforms students' lives. The college exists to educate, train, and serve our diverse populations through accessible, affordable, and rigorous learning experiences.We are proud to boast of a multi-talented and diverse workforce as well as offering a competitive benefits package and services that will add to your potential and work/life balance. We are looking to attract and retain individuals who are committed to helping our students succeed. In return, you will find PGCC an exciting place to work and grow.Prince George’s Community College supports and embraces cultural diversity, understood as the creation and promotion of an inclusive, non-discriminatory environment for everyone. We accept and value differences, including differences in age, race, national origin, ethnicity, religious affiliation, political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic background, and ability/disability. We strive for growth and success for all of our students, employees, business partners, and the community.Prince George's Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Affirmative Action/Title IX/Section 504/ADA Institution. The Chief of ...Staff, Room 130, Kent Hall coordinates the college’s program of nondiscrimination.Prince George’s Community College is a smoke and tobacco-free college.