Special Populations Transition Specialist, Full Time
Description: Special Populations Transition Specialist, Full Time
Reports to: Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
Salary Range: Salary contingent upon qualifications and experience; Grant Funded; excellent benefits package included
Position Summary: The Special Populations Transition (SPT) Specialist will assist special populations students (as defined by Perkins V) with enrollment, retention, and transition into postsecondary education and employment. This person will help ensure students are provided a continuum of services to potentially span adult education instruction to High School Equivalency (HSE) graduation, to post-secondary education, and the workforce. The SPT Specialist will assist students in exploring careers, facilitate the evaluation of academic abilities, facilitate the assessment of prior learning, and setting goals. This individual will also assist in marketing efforts directed towards this population of learner and provide needed resources related to student admission, enrollment, retention, completion and transition to employment. Additionally, he/she will present academic information to orientation groups and potential students.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Adult Education, Psychology or related field and a minimum of one year of case management experience -OR- minimum of five years of case management experience -OR- seven years of equivalent experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved required. Strong organization and communication skills required. Experience serving adult learners and under-served populations in an advisory capacity; knowledge of adult learning theory; knowledge of community college culture; knowledge of career planning and employment search processes, tools and resources or professional development equivalent preferred.
Application Process: Complete online application at https://www.applitrack.com/ivcc/onlineapp/ by clicking on the “Apply” link shown and include a resume, applicable transcripts, and cover letter specifically addressing how your qualifications meet the duties and responsibilities outlined in the job description. A full job description is attached. Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before Sunday, October 3, 2021. Employment is contingent upon passing a skill set assessment and background check; official transcripts required upon hire; employment sponsorship is not available. AA/EOE