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Job ID: 106922

Student Support Specialist
Community College of Allegheny County

Date Posted May 21, 2018
Title Student Support Specialist
University Community College of Allegheny County
Department Perkins Career & Tech Ed Grant
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Pittsburgh, PA
    United States
  • Professional Staff
  • Administration - Student Affairs

Community College of Allegheny County

Position Title: Student Support Specialist

Department: Perkins Career & Tech Ed Grant

Campus: North Campus

Additional Information: 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 DATE. The College cannot guarantee that application materials received after this date will be considered or reviewed.

Work Hours (for hourly positions):

Salary Grade: Admin 10 - min. $35,765

Job Category: Administrators

Employment Type: Grant Funded Full-Time

Job Slot: G635

Job Open Date: 5/18/2018

Job Close Date: General Summary: 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.

Requirements: 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 skills.

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 students.
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 groups.
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.

Clearances: 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 here or by going to, selecting "HR Forms and Documents" from the left menu and locating the link named "CCAC Instructions on Clearances.

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