Chemeketa Community College welcomes applications for a Full-time Student Services Specialist - Talent Search
The TRIO Talent Search Student Services Specialist provides academic support and college preparation guidance to low-income, first-generation, college-bound middle school and high school students enrolled in the grant-funded program.The Student Services Specialist conducts recruitment and retention activities and serves a caseload of up to 280 students in support of meeting the grant's objectives.
Closing Date: Tuesday, June 22, 2021
You would be challenged to find a college that matters more to its community than Chemeketa means to the residents of Oregon’s Mid-Willamette Valley. If you can affirm our mission to provide opportunities for students to explore, learn, and succeed through quality educational experiences and workforce training, then Chemeketa will be a rewarding workplace to fulfill your potential and contribute your expertise.
The Community We Serve
Chemeketa Community College is the third largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, with approximately 29,000 students enrolled from a diversity of backgrounds. Chemeketa has seven locations, Salem campus, Yamhill Valley campus, Brooks Regional Training facility, Woodburn center, Polk center, Center for Business & Industry and Viticulture at Eola. Chemeketa's district encompasses nearly 2,700 square miles of the Mid- Willamette Valley and includes all of Marion, Polk, and most of Yamhill counties with a small portion of Linn County. About 465,000 citizens live in the district, with Salem, the capitol city of the state of Oregon, comprising the largest single concentration of citizens.
We are a college community enriched by the diversity of our students, staff, and community members. Each individual and group has the potential to contribute in our learning environment. Each has dignity. To diminish the dignity of one is to diminish the dignity of us all.
What We Have to Offer
The college also provides an excellent benefits package, which includes medical, dental, and vision coverage (subject to employee and college collective bargaining agreements). Other benefits also include generous vacation/holidays as well as: life, and disability insurance and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) or Oregon Public Services Retirement Plan (OPSRP).
Salary $3,473.00 - $5,308.00 Monthly
The successful candidate will have:
Identifies and recruits qualified students by working with program staff and grant school liaisons
Makes recommendations to the project director for participant admission to program
Fosters positive working relationships with grant school staff, college and university partners, other TRIO programs, and other community partners
Academic & Program Support
Monitors participants’ academic progress and college readiness.
Meets with participants regularly to advise and support their academic needs, academic goals, and college planning
Provides guidance and make appropriate referrals
Assists with academic support, college preparation and retention activities for program participants: tutoring, workshops, field trips, etc.
Data Collection & Reporting
Maintains on-going accurate case notes and student records and documentation in hard copy and Student Access Database
Assists with the longitudinal data collection for reporting in the Annual Performance Report
May supervise student workers
Performs all other job related duties as assigned
To be considered for this position, a complete online application is required. For complete information on this and other job opportunities, please visit our web site at http://jobs.chemeketa.edu.
Chemeketa Community College is the third largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, with approximately 50,000 students enrolled from a diversity of backgrounds. Chemeketa has seven locations: Salem campus, Yamhill Valley campus, Brooks Regional Training facility, Woodburn center, Dallas center, Center for Business & Industry, and Viticulture at Chemeketa Eola. Chemeketa's district encompasses nearly 2,700 square miles of the beautiful Mid-Willamette Valley and includes all of Marion, Polk, and most of Yamhill counties with a small portion of Linn county. About 465,000 citizens live in the district, with Salem, the capitol city of the state of Oregon, comprising the largest single concentration of the population. For more information visit http://www.chemeketa.edu/aboutchemeketa/