Student Support Specialist (Temp PT hourly- no benefits) - Community College of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

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Community College of Allegheny County

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Provide support to Career and Technical Education students to help them improve grade point averages, term-to-term retention and graduation rates.  

Job Duties

1. Provide support to students enrolled in Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs to achieve the current goals of the Perkins Grant.
2. Interact with CTE students to boost grade point averages via classroom workshops, facilitated studies and/or one-on-one academic sessions with students.
3. Work with CTE students to improve term-to-term retention rates through the Early Intervention program, mid-term grade evaluations and by assisting students with college policies and procedures.
4. Inform CTE students of Perkins Grant services through classroom presentations, mailings and other means of communications.
5. Maintain up-to-date and accurate records of interactions with CTE student via the various databases utilized by the Perkins Grant.
6. Initiate and maintain contact with faculty regarding CTE student progress and to coordinate academic services.
7. Act as a liaison with Career Services, Counseling, Financial Aid, Supportive Services, Advisement and the Learning Center for CTE students.
8. Participate in appropriate professional development activities as well as college meetings and committees.
9. Ability to travel to campuses, college centers and off campus locations may be necessary.
10. Perform other duties and other Perkins related duties as required or assigned.

Job Specifications

Bachelor's degree; Master's degree preferred. One to three years direct experience with students in a post-secondary education institution. Successful candidates must have strong written and oral communication skills.  

Salary Grade


Additional Information

This is a temporary grant funded part-time position without benefits.  

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) and its Board of Trustees are committed to the principle of equal opportunity in education and employment for all. College conforms to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations relating to equal employment. The College CCAC does not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry or place of birth, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, use of a guide or support animal due to disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, veteran status, or age or use of a guide or support animal because of blindness, deafness or physical disability of any individual. Creating, supporting and sustaining a diverse community prepare our students to be effective in the world outside of CCAC.

The College also prohibits and will not engage in retaliation against any person who in good faith reports a violation of this policy, makes a claim of discrimination or harassment, provides information in an investigation of a potential violation of this policy, or otherwise engages in protected activity under the law. Questions may be addressed to

College conforms to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations relating to equal employment.

Keyword Phrases

  • Perkins Career & Technical Education Grant
  • Vision of diversity & inclusion
  • Learning-centered environment
  • Eight Pittsburgh-area locations
  • Student Affairs and Services
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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