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and futures. Along with helping our students reach their goals,
Pensacola State makes career fulfillment a reality.
The Student Services Specialist for Educational Talent Search is a
full-time professional position. The specialist provides advisement
to eligible middle and high school students, and performs a variety
of academic services, including career counseling. The duties
include informing students of college degree options, career and
academic choices, and financial aid opportunities for college. The
Student Services Specialist identifies and recruits secondary
school students who have potential to achieve success in
postsecondary programs, but need supportive services, due to low
economic level and first generation in college status. The
specialist is required to visit designated schools on a regular
basis to counsel with and provide services to project participants.
The Student Services Specialist also develops workshops and other
appropriate presentations on subjects such as career development,
study skills, college preparation, and financial aid to disseminate
information relevant to prospective students. The successful
candidate must be able to work effectively with a diverse group of
students, parents, faculty, staff, and other personnel within the
College and public-school systems. This position reports to the
Program Director, Educational Talent Search. This is a grant funded
Graduation from an accredited
institution with a bachelor’s degree in education, social work, or
related field is required. Two years’ experience in career
counseling, recruitment services, academic advising, student
services to individuals, or in public school teaching is required.
Successful results of a 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
Prefer experience working with
people from culturally diverse low-income homes, and students with
disabilities; coordinating educational projects and activities;
documented public speaking experience; and working knowledge of
Microsoft Office software (including Word, Access, and
SALARY RANGE: $35,000.00
Applicants are required to submit a
cover letter, résumé, and unofficial transcripts to supplement the
online application. If veteran’s preference is claimed, a copy of
the DD-214 must be submitted. Supplemental materials must be
uploaded and assigned to the online application. For assistance,
contact the recruiting department at HRrecruiting@pensacolastate.edu
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled –
applications will begin July 26, 2022.
For first review by
screening committee, the online application and supplemental
materials must be received by July 25, 2022.
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
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.