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Part-Time TRIO Coordinator

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Work type: Part Time Hourly
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
Categories: Academic Advising/Academic Support, Office/Clerical

General Description of Position:  Primary: provides direct services to TRIO participants. Secondary: responsible for assisting in the development, implementation, and management of the TRIO Student Support Services program
Major Responsibilities:
  • Assists Director in ensuring that the TRIO project is implemented in accordance with all grant rules, regulations, and applicable federal laws
  • Assists recruitment efforts of TRIO applicants
  • Responsible for providing direct services and programming for TRIO participants
  • Records general data for each TRIO participant (activity attendance, financial aid, scholarships, employment opportunities, social services, etc.)
  • Provides guidance, coaching, support, standards, and accountability to TRIO participants relationship to the program
  • Responsible for assessing student needs and ensuring that appropriate services are provided
  • Provides individualized student advising and assists in the development of  Student Education Plans (SEP) with oversight by TRIO Director
  • Provides academic and personal problem-solving to TRIO participants
  • Participates in a comprehensive, 360-degree early warning system for TRIO students facing difficulties
  • Participates in case management and follow-up
  • Assists in supervision of TRIO Program Assistant, TRIO Support Specialists, and any TRIO Work-Study / Intern students
  • Contributes to the management of the TRIO Resource Center and online program systems (i.e., Blackboard, Facebook, program website, etc.)
  • Assists in the coordination and presentation of TRIO seminars and other events
  • Assists the TRIO Director in the creation of literature, materials, policy / procedure, and reports
  • Partners with other services / programs (both inside and outside the college) as well as college employees, coordinating efforts and sharing resources
  • Attends national, regional, and local conferences as funding allows
  • As a college employee, assists in efforts that support the Ivy Tech Community College mission
  • The above list of duties is not to be construed as an exhaustive list. Other duties logically associated with the position may be assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:  
  • Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in a relevant field required
  • Basic knowledge of applicable federal regulations
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Independent work effort
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Professional appearance and demeanor
  • Must be able to maintain complete confidentiality and discretion in accordance with FERPA
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment and maintain working relationships and contacts with administrators both inside and outside the organization
  • Ability to meet deadlines consistently
  • Ability to follow detailed oral and written instructions
Preferred Qualifications:  
  • Two years supervisory experience
  • Experience in educational programs serving disadvantaged student populations
  • Experience in the implementation and quantitative/qualitative evaluation of programming
  • Personal background as a low-income, first-generation, and/or disabled postsecondary student
  • Previous mentoring or advising experience
Other Requirements:

 

Selected candidate for employment will be subject to pre-employment background checks, including criminal history check, and any offer of employment will be contingent upon that outcome.

Official transcripts required upon hiring.

Work Hours:  

Minimum of 20 hours

Hiring Range:  $17.00
Team Ivy Referral:  
Special Instructions to Applicants:  

Copies of transcripts will be required at time of interview.  Official transcripts will be required at time of hire.

This part-time position is grant funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s TRIO initiative for 12-months, continuation status contingent upon the availability of future grant funding.

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