Student Services Specialist (Specially Funded)
Glendale Community College
Rio Salado Community College
5d ago

Salary Range

$16.24 - $21.11 / per hour, DOE

Work Schedule

Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm

Funding Information

This is a grant funded assignment with a projected end date of 06 / 30 / 2022 with renewal based on available funds and the needs of MCCCD.

Maricopa Summary

Are you looking for a place to work where you can make a real difference in the lives of over 200,000 college students every year?

Would you like to be part of an organization that adds $7.2 billion dollars to the economy and supports nearly 100,000 jobs in the fastest growing county in the United States?

Whether you’re teaching, working, or learning Make It Happen At Maricopa County Community Colleges!

About Us

  • Many of our campuses have received grant awards through the to improve undergraduate STEM Education : Hispanic-Serving institutions program (HSI Program).
  • Commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity and employee groups to create an environment of shared governance
  • One of the largest community college systems in the country
  • 2020 Healthy Arizona Worksites Program recipient
  • Named 19th Best Employer for Women by Forbes
  • 2019 No. 42 in Arizona’s Best Employers
  • Benefits

    The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is committed to providing you with a competitive, comprehensive benefits program that provides the care you and your family need to lead healthy and productive lives.

    Our benefits are designed to provide support for every life stage and lifestyle in our community.

    Benefits & Perks Options

  • Paid observed federal holidays & additional paid time off throughout the year
  • Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) & 12% Employee Contribution Match
  • Paid vacation, sick, and personal time (if applicable)
  • Multiple health and dental insurance coverage plans
  • Teladoc : Reach a doctor 24 / 7
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Maricopa Perks & Gears Discount Program
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • $4,000 Annual professional development growth funding (if applicable)
  • Tuition reimbursement for employee and dependents (if applicable)
  • Revised summer work schedule
  • Maricopa Employee Health & Wellness Program
  • Employee recognition opportunities
  • Job Summary

    Provides academic and career advisement, as well as student recruitment and retention services, to new, continuing and prospective students in person, by phone, via email, or online chat.

    Essential Functions

    90% - Provides academic and career advisement for new, continuing, and prospective students. Conducts proactive outreach to assigned students.

    Academic advisement includes providing information on program and degree requirements, including university transfer information.

    Also provides information on MCCCD policies and procedures and reviews prior college credits. Updates student records as needed.

    10% - Participates in special projects such as education and career fairs. Participates in departmental meetings and training sessions.

    Performs other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Associate’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution in business administration, education or directly related field, and one year of experience assisting with educational program development and coordination, student advisement, financial aid, or related student development programs.

    An equivalent combination of the conferred degree and directly related full-time work experience as described above sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above, unless otherwise subject to any other requirements set forth in law or regulation, may be considered.

    Desired Qualifications

    A. Bachelor’s degree

    B. Recent academic advisement experience in a college or university setting

    C. Recent case management experience in a student service capacity

    D. Strong oral and written communication skills (Note : application materials will be evaluated on this area.)

    Special Working Conditions

  • Possession of a valid State of Arizona Class D driver's license is required; must meet minimum standards regarding driving :
  • Travel to campus during interview / selection process will be at candidate’s own expense
  • Will be required to travel or be assigned to all MCCCD locations
  • May require numerous evenings or weekends
  • May require prolonged periods of viewing a computer screen
  • May be required to lift or carry up to #25 lbs
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