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Specialist II, TRIO/Student Support Services (Work Study)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Number of hours worked depends on work study award. Work-study is awarded to SLCC students through the Federal College Work-Study program, which requires establishing financial need through the FAFSA application from the Financial Aid Office. If you do not have work-study awarded to you, you will not be eligible for work under work-study positions. Salt Lake Community College may complete a criminal background check on the finalist.

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Specialist II, TRIO/Student Support Services (Work Study)
Open Internally or Externally Internal
If faculty, tenure track status Not Applicable
Reports to (title) Program Manager, TRIO/Student Support Services
Department TRiO Programs
Requisition Number W17042
Position Type One Year Temporary
Job Category Work Study - Variable
FT/PT Part-time
Initial Work Location Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Starting Salary $11.94 - $13.12
Job Open Date 08/09/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Priority Review Date
Job Summary

Mentor new peer team members and returning Trio participants; assist Trio Students and Staff to ensure smooth operation of office and provide outreach and activities that promote the retention, graduation and transfer objectives of the Trio Program.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

Mentor new peer team members and returning Trio participants; organize departmental service projects; coordinate, plan, and implement Trio outreach activities including classroom and club visits; follow up with workshop attendees; assist with smooth operation of office to greet visitors and students. Respond to email and social networking requests for information. Other duties will be assigned. Facilitate presentations to groups that include students, faculty, administrators and community members.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued
Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with diverse groups or populations; prior experience working in the federally funded Trio program;

Minimum Qualifications

Previous experience working in a TRIO program; 2.75 GPA; current Trio/Student Support Services participant in good standing; minimum of 30 earned credit hours

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Ability to work with diverse groups; knowledge of campus services and resources; self motivated and able to approach and interact with students; energetic, culturally sensitive, dependable, and organized; and ability to work with a team in a busy environment. Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft and SLCC MyPage and E-Portfolios.

Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, ability, culture, ethnic background, to maintain good working relationships across the College. Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities and special needs.

Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties
Special Instructions

Number of hours worked depends on work study award.
Work-study is awarded to SLCC students through the Federal College Work-Study program, which requires establishing financial need through the FAFSA application from the Financial Aid Office. If you do not have work-study awarded to you, you will not be eligible for work under work-study positions.

Salt Lake Community College may complete a criminal background check on the finalist.

FLSA Non-Exempt

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you first learn about this position?
    • Newspaper
    • Ethnic Media
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Organization
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • SLCC Website
    • Referral Agency
    • Workforce Services
    • College Placement Center
    • Friend
    • Employee
    • SLCC Email
    • SLCC HR Office
    • Other (please specify below)
  2. If other referral source, please specify:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a Work Study award from Salt Lake Community College's Financial Aid Office?
    • Yes
    • No
    • I don't know what Work Study is

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letters of Reference
  3. Resume / Curr. Vitae
  4. Other Doc