TRIO Student Support Services Coordinator

Colorado Mountain College Vail Valley   Edwards, CO   Full-time     Education
Posted on May 30, 2022
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TRIO Student Support Services needs a Coordinator at CMC Vail Valley! Provides educational advising, career/life planning, and assistance with student registration to first generation students and others in need of support. Part-time; $24.24/hour. Bachelor’s degree in education, counseling or related field and two years’ work experience. 

Under the direction of the Executive Director, TRIO Student Support Services, the Student Support Services Coordinator provides educational advising and career/life planning, and assistance with student registration processes and support services to first generation, and/or low income, and/or disabled students in compliance with the TRIO SSS Grant.

Pre-requisites for Position (Qualifications Standards)

Education and experience sufficient for the rigors of the position. Examples may include Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Counseling or related field and with 2 years’ experience working with populations similar to SSS participants; Or equivalent education and experience that will provide the necessary knowledge, skill and abilities to perform the functions of the position. Demonstrated familiarity with college academic requirements; demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of economically and educationally disadvantaged students; or equivalent education and experience.

Demonstrated experience in programs that improve access and success for underrepresented populations, including adult Learners, in higher education essential.

Knowledge of special educational programs, especially those benefiting socially, economically, and educationally disadvantaged students.

Special skills or abilities related to position: ability to administer and evaluation assessment testing; provide academic and career/life counseling and mentoring; prepare and maintain statistical data; strong written, verbal, analytical and organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to positively interact and engage students in an academic setting that is welcoming and responsive to students’ academic and career goals. Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize duties and responsibilities.

Welcoming. Innovative. Focused on Student Success. These principles reflect the soul of CMC. They guide us in building our teams, cultivating leaders, and expanding our approaches and mindset. They guide us to be an institution of higher education that’s the right fit for every faculty member, staff, student, and community member in its trust. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with students, employees, and community members of all backgrounds.

Bilingual (English/Spanish) or conversational language abilities preferred.