Job Description - Specialist, Special Populations
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Specialist, Special Populations

FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Grade: 16
Job Title ID: 12206
Job Series/Job Family: Student Support & Success Series / Special Populations Family

Reports To

Director, Special Populations

Job Purpose

To advise and assist academically and/or economically disadvantaged students needing assistance and support to succeed in an academic setting and improve future employability options.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Provides counseling for individuals and groups, including career and educational planning, decision-making, values clarification, and understanding and overcoming barriers to academic success.
  2. Provides academic counseling and advising, including course selection, degree planning, review of transfer information, and determination of ultimate employment objectives.
  3. Analyzes information about individuals through interviews, assessments, and records to appraise their interests, abilities, and potential barriers to academic success.
  4. Conducts on-going contact and follow-up with students, and coordinates referrals to college and community services as needed.
  5. Determines eligibility for special assistance programs offered by the college.
  6. Selects and recommends textbooks to be purchased for the Lending Library.
  7. Assists with college-related community outreach, networking, and recruiting students.
  8. Participates in program planning, development, and documentation.

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Computer Skills

Required

Physical Requirements

Work Experience

Required

Preferred

Education

Required

Safety