Full-Time Limited Appointment - Grant Funded through 8.31.2020
The TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) Advisor provides academic, financial, social and personal support services designed to increase the retention, graduation and transfer of first generation, low income, and/or students with disabilities.
Provide proactive academic advising and academic support to TRIO/SSS eligible students.
Develop, promote, and implement student support activities that fulfil the TRIO/SSS program mission and objectives.
Plan, prepare, and implement retention activities and initiatives to meet TRIO/SSS grant objectives.
Provide guidance on graduation and transfer in support of program mission and objectives.
Represent the needs and interests of program participants.
Bachelor's Degree in Education, Psychology, Sociology or other relevant degree.
Education and/or background in providing support services to high school or college students.
Ability to work effectively with students from diverse and traditionally underserved backgrounds with varied needs.
Computer software applications and systems sufficient to manage and query data and create business correspondence, reports and training presentations.
Public speaking sufficient to present information clearly and actionable to large groups.
Effective written communication skills.
Human relations/customer service sufficient to actively listen to and understand students' needs and provide accurate information and appropriate alternatives, meet quality of service needs, and evaluate student satisfaction.
Master's degree in counseling, education, or related fields
A complete online application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee. Please upload the following information with your application:
Letter of Interest
Contact information for three professional references
Unofficial Transcript(s) of your highest completed degree
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Internal Number: 18106
About RIVERLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Riverland Community College, a proud member of the Minnesota State system, prides itself on student-centered education with small class sizes, personal instruction and hands-on learning. The College serves approximately 9,000 students annually through credit and non-credit courses.
With campuses in Albert Lea, Austin and Owatonna, all located along the busy I-90 and I-35 corridors in southern Minnesota, our college offers associate degrees in more than 50 career programs, and liberal arts and sciences. Many of our career programs have received specialized accreditations to align curricula and outcomes of programs or specific fields with national industry standards.
The College leads the state of Minnesota in the total number of Quality MattersTM certified online courses. Students enjoy a rich college experience through a wide array of student life activities. Opportunities in theatre, music, clubs, intercollegiate sports, and student government provide an easy way for students to meet new friends, share talents, and develop leadership skills.
To learn more about Riverland or Minnesota State, visit www.riverland.edu or www.minnstate.edu.