This position will provide specialized and targeted advising services for low-income, first generation or disabled college students in a federally funded TRIO Student Support Services grant provided by St. Louis Community College at Meramec.
Primary Duties Performed:
Assists students with post-secondary course selection, academic planning, financial aid counseling, financial literacy and transfer advising. Facilitates workshops and recruits students. Collaborates with campus departments to ensure student success. Maintains a caseload of students, monitors academic progress, and implements mid-semester evaluations. Develops programming to improve student retention. Helps train and supervise student workers, serves on committees related to academic advising and/or retention, monitors services and prepares reports as needed. Assists with the completion of overall TRIO Student Support Services grant goals and objectives.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent and over one (1) year of relevant full-time experience (Equivalent: must have a minimum of 90 credit hours and an additional two (2) years of relevant experience)
Master's degree in education, counseling or related field is preferred Experience with retention, program development and student success initiatives Experience in overcoming barriers similar to those confronting students served by the project Previous experience working for TRIO Student Support Services or other TRIO programs.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
St. Louis Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experience, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.
STLCC has provided opportunity for all. As the largest higher educational institution in the region, STLCC has served more than 1.2 million students. Over 50% of households in the St. Louis area are represented in our former and current student body. Since 1962, St. Louis Community College has held fast to the fundamental belief that education has the power to lift us up — as individuals, as communities and as a city.Today, STLCC consistently ranks among the top associate degree-awarding institutions in the United States. As we launch students into new and better careers, four-year degrees and richer lives, we strengthen St. Louis one student at a time. The College employs 1,400+ full-time faculty and staff and 2,300+ part-time faculty and staff