Student Support Specialist (Grant FT)
Student Support Specialist (Grant FT)
Perkins Career & Tech Ed
: Allegheny Campus
This position will remain
open until filled. However, in order to ensure consideration for an
interview, please submit your completed application, cover letter
and resume by no later than January 3, 2022. The College cannot
guarantee that application materials received after this date will
be considered or reviewed. Continued employment is contingent on
sufficient future funding. This grant may be renewed.
CCAC offers an exceptional benefits
package. Highlights include an excellent health plan with very low
out-of-pocket expense network option, generous time off and holiday
pay, a 403b retirement plan with up to 10% employer match or other
options through the State's retirement defined benefit pension
system, free employee parking, public service (student) loan
forgiveness eligible employer, and employer paid benefits including
group life insurance, short-term and long-term disability
insurance, and flexible spending accounts.
Work Hours (for hourly positions):
hours, including evening and weekend hours, may be needed to meet
the needs of the department.
Admin 10 - $35,765
Job Open Date:
Job Close Date:
Provide students enrolled in
career programs of study with academic information. Maintain
contact with assigned Career Program students and refer to other
offices when appropriate.
Bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years direct experience with
students in a post-secondary education institution. Must have
strong written and oral communication skills and organization
1. Consult with faculty, counselors, staff and administration in
the development, implementation and evaluation of appropriate
services and programs designed to address student needs.
2. Coordinate with campuses to develop and provide academic
assistance for students.
3. Keep accurate records and statistical data.
4. Prepare and submit reports, as requested.
5. Work with students enrolled in career program codes to provide
academic support and assistance, including program planning,
information giving and assistance completing forms.
6. Coordinate Early Intervention system for career program
7. Monitor career program students from first semester at CCAC
through graduation and initiate intervention when needed.
8. Act as a liaison with Career Services, Counseling, Financial
Aid, Supportive Services, Advisement and the Learning Center for
career program students.
9. Maintain record of Career Program student contacts using Perkins
database and assist in developing tracking mechanisms.
10. Provide facilitated study, workshops, support and/or other
academic assistance to appropriate career program student
11. Market services to Career Program students through classroom
presentations, mailings and other means of communications.
12. Ability to travel to campuses, college centers and off campus
locations may be necessary.
13. Perform other duties as assigned.
Current criminal record/child abuse
clearances will be required if offered the position and in order to
be employed at the College. The three clearances are Pennsylvania
Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal
Records Check, and Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal
Background Check. The College has provided instructions on how to
obtain these clearances and are available
Effective November 1, 2021, as a
condition of employment, all new employees of Community College of
Allegheny County must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and
provide proof of their vaccination or have received an approved
exemption to be an employee. Prospective employees who are offered
a position can request an exemption from this vaccine requirement
for religious or documented medical reasons. Exemption requests
will be reviewed for approval on a case-by-case basis by the Office
of Human Resources.
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