TRIO-SSS Academic Advisor / Life Skills Coach

Pensacola State College
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jun 29, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education, Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling, Disabled Student Services
Employment Type
Full Time
Join the PSC family and connect with accomplished and diverse colleagues who inspire and innovate students and transform lives and futures. Along with helping our students reach their goals, Pensacola State makes career fulfillment a reality.

Job Description:

The Academic Advisor/Life Skills Coach, TRIO-Student Support Services is responsible for student assessment, eligibility, orientation, advisement, counseling, graduation and transfer functions; develop and conduct workshops, maintain transfer resources, and arrange visits to four-year institutions, multicultural training experiences, and cultural events; and supply information for reports and assist in compiling them to demonstrate effectiveness. The Academic Advisor/Life Skills Coach, TRIO-Student Support Services will represent the program at necessary functions, meetings, and conferences; assist students with enrollment processes in programs and courses during registration periods; administer interest, aptitude, and career related tests as needed; assign peer coaches for students, as appropriate; and assist in communicating with upper level colleges and universities. This position reports to the Director, TRIO-Student Support Services. This is a Grant-funded position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree in counseling, education or related area (Master’s degree preferred) and two years’ experience in higher education, including experience in career counseling, academic advising, or financial aid counseling. Successful results of a criminal background check are required.

Pursuant to College policy, it is an employment eligibility requirement for an applicant to meet the requirements of § 435.04(2), Florida Statutes, related to background investigations. Any person failing to meet the requirements of the statute will be deemed not qualified to hold employment in this position. A Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) approved background check will be conducted on every successful candidate as a condition of employment, and any person who fails to disclose any adverse information contained in the background investigation at the time of submitting the employment application will be disqualified from employment.

SALARY: $34,730.00.

SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS: All supplemental materials must be submitted electronically via the Workday applicant portal. For questions or to obtain assistance uploading the supplemental materials, contact Tanesha McCreary at

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled – To receive full consideration, the online application and supplemental materials must be received via the Workday applicant portal.

The benefits package provided by the College includes major medical insurance, life insurance and Florida retirement contributions. Other benefits offered include participation in the wellness program, tuition waivers, educational opportunities, and paid sick leave.

Supplemental life, dental, vision, and disability insurance are available at group rates.

Pensacola State College does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, color, gender/sex, age, religion, marital status, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, or genetic information in its educational programs, activities or employment. For inquiries regarding Title IX and the College’s nondiscrimination policies, contact the Executive Director of Institutional Equity and Student Conduct at (850) 484-1759, Pensacola State College, 1000 College Boulevard, Pensacola, Florida 32504.

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