Sponsor Funded Administrative - Educational Program Specialist
Georgia State University

Atlanta, Georgia

Posted in Education and Training

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Job Info

The Office of TRIO Student Support Services is seeking to recruit an Educational Program Specialist for the Alpharetta campus. The Educational Program Specialist is responsible for providing academic services through the Student Support Services Program (SSS). This TRIO program is federally funded through the U.S. Department of Education and serves students who are first-generation, from low-income backgrounds, and/or students with disabilities. The purpose of the program is to increase the retention and graduation rates of these students. Through a holistic approach, this position will provide students with the skills and inspiration needed to be successful in higher education and continue on to graduate/ professional school. Essential Job Duties

  • Provide high-quality advising services in areas of academic, career, personal, & financial.
  • Conduct workshops to enhance the student experience.
  • Connect student with appropriate academic and non-academic services that promotes their success
  • Maintain thorough and accurate documentation of student records
  • Meet formally with students to develop meaningful connections
  • Additional duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree and one year of related experience; or a combination of education and related experience
  • Excellent communication skills necessary to develop a good rapport with undergraduate students, faculty, and university staff
  • Ability to make oral presentations to undergraduate level students
  • Experience advising first-generation college students and individuals with disabilities
Preferred Requirements
  • Master’s degree and two years’ experience counseling low-income academically under-prepared high school or college students in either a postsecondary educational or community-based human service agency
  • Proven ability to advocate, coordinate services, and act as liaison for underrepresented populations 
  • Demonstrated ability to monitor and maintain program records

College/Business Unit
Open until filled

College/Business Unit: Provost & VP Academic Affairs
Location: Atlanta Campus
Job Posting: 05/25/22, 12:48:05 PM

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