To provide academic support services to 100 TRIO SSS Students. This position is responsible to provide academic advising, transfer advising, financial aid information, scholarship information, financial literacy, and other academic advising services. Organize and provide cultural and educational activities/events for TRIO SSS students to include tutoring services. Be an advocate for TRIO SSS students when necessary to ensure academic success.
Knowledge of Trio/Student Support Services Grant objectives and history of program
Experience working with first generation/low income students, students with disabilities, culturally and racially diverse populations
Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Knowledge of federal, state and institutional policies and processes
Strong organizational skills
Strong advocacy and collaboration skills
Ability to think outside the box
Ability to work well in a team setting
Ability to build strong professional relationships with Trio SSS students, TRIO SSS staff, LSC staff, faculty, and administration, community members and non-LSC TRIO staff
Prefer a TRIO alumni or have similar experience with TRIO SSS students while attending college
You must apply online through government jobs. The link is at http://www.lsc.edu/employment/. Please apply by March 15, 2019 for priority consideration. Mailed applications will not be considered. Questions about the position may be directed to Human Resources (218-733-1068).
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