Community College of Philadelphia is dedicated to promoting a work environment that attracts and retains talented and diverse faculty and staff, and which challenges each of us to achieve at the highest level while contributing to the mission of the College. We value and support a culturally diverse and intellectually dynamic community to prepare our students for global citizenship. Join us as we transition from our first 50 years into the next and build upon a legacy that will impact the city of Philadelphia and beyond.
Community College of Philadelphia is seeking to fill a Student Facilitator, KEYS position. Keystone Education Yields Success (KEYS) is a collaborative program between the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare (DPW) and the Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges. The program is designed to assist recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) attending Pennsylvania's community colleges and ensure the successful completion of the students' course of study, enhance employability and job readiness. Under the supervision of the Project Director, KEYS, the Student Facilitator will work directly with students and participate in activities to help promote academic success, address barriers to education and prepare for employment at a family-sustaining wage.
This is a grant-funded position. Employment is based on the continuation of grant funding.
For a complete position description, and to apply online, please visit our career site at jobs.ccp.edu, or click the “Apply” button.
Community College of Philadelphia recognizes that our employees are important and vital to our success. We offer a high-quality, comprehensive program of benefits, which represents an important component of total compensation.
Our benefits include:
Medical, dental and prescription drug plans for employee and all of their eligible family members
College-paid life and disability insurance
College closes for Winter Break the week between Christmas and New Years and for a week in March for Spring Break
Tuition remission (for classes at the College)
Forgivable tuition loan (for classes at any accredited academic institution)
403(b) retirement plan with 10% College contribution
Healthcare and Dependent Care flexible spending accounts
College operates on a 4-day work week during the summer months
Paid vacation plus holiday and personal time off
Community College of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
• Bachelor's degree in education, social work, human services or related field required. All degree(s) must be from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning.
• Two (2) years of experience working with disadvantaged populations, one (1) of which must be with TANF and SNAP clients for the purposes of employment and training required.
• Demonstrated knowledge of community resources for meeting the needs of TANF and SNAP clients required.
• Thorough knowledge of and experience working with TANF and SNAP regulations in an employment and training program required.
• Expertise in human/social services, case management and workshop facilitation required.
• Ability to present information and speak in public required.
• Excellent interpersonal, organizational, time management, oral and written communication skills and the ability to work with a team and collaborate with others across departments and disciplines required.
• Demonstrated computer proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Power Point required.
• Valid driver's license and access to a personal vehicle required.
• Ability to work evenings and Saturdays required.
• Ability to maintain sensitivity, understanding and respect for a diverse academic environment inclusive of students, faculty and staff of varying social economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds required.
• Experience in a higher education setting preferred.
• Knowledge of Commonwealth Workforce Development System software (CWDS) preferred.
• Computer proficiency in Microsoft Access and Publisher preferred.
Internal Number: 126119565
About Community College of Philadelphia
Community College of Philadelphia is the largest public institution of higher education in the City. Since 1965, over 500,000 students have passed through our doors seeking associate's degrees, certificates, improved workplace skills and lifelong learning. Many of our degree students transfer to four-year institutions while others seek employment in the Philadelphia region. Over 90 percent of our graduates remain in the area and seek employment, strengthening our local economy and workforce. Local businesses look to us to provide workplace training to keep their workers skilled and their companies competitive.
We offer over 70 degree and certificate programs in art, science, business, technology and liberal arts. Many of our students have hectic schedules, and we know how to accommodate every type of learner. Classes are held during the day, in the evening and on Saturdays at the Main Campus, our three Regional Centers and at neighborhood sites throughout the City. Distance education classes are also available.