Coach, Student Support Services Pathway

at Joliet Junior College in Joliet, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Position Title:Coach, Student Support Services Pathway

Job Description:POSITION: Coach, Student Support Services Pathway
STATUS: Part time
DEPARTMENT: Center for Multicultural Access and Success
DIVISION: Student Development
UNION: Support and Technical
REPORTS TO: Manager, TRIO/Student Support Services
PLACEMENT: Support staff, grade 7
MINIMUM PAY RATE: $20.72 per hour
Assists with the selection of eligible SSS students per U.S. Department of Education guidelines, and maintains education and career plans per advising assistance to ensure retention/graduation/transfer to a four-year institution. Maintains files and records per cohort/new/ and continuing participants. Assists with registration, financial aid and conducting orientation of SSS students/college community. Represents Student Support Services in special advising and college events and programs.

1. Provide educational advising to TRIO/SSS eligible students supporting their ability to develop an academic plan/map that meets their educational and career goals, as well as support their motivation to persist.
2. Assist with the selection process of Student Support Services (SSS) participants and develop individualized student success plans for students as well as providing redirection of students' educational and/or career goals when needed.
3. Provide student learning style assessments, strengths inventories, and to recommend support services and learning strategies for SSS eligible students.
4. Assist in conducting orientation of SSS; represent SSS in advising and college events and programs.
5. Facilitate weekly communication with new SSS participants and ongoing outreach and communication to ensure students successfully implement comprehensive plans.
6. Conduct analysis of SSS participants' and identify level of services based on COMPASS test scores. Provide academic/transfer services and maintain appropriate data/records.
7. Advise Program Director, faculty and SSS staff of obstacles to learning experienced by SSS participants; conduct individual and group workshops in problematic areas.
8. Assist SSS participants in the application/ termination processes for financial aid.
9. Document the eligibility of SSS participants; submit reports and contact logs documenting participant activities. Participate in TRIO training seminars and workshops such as ILAEOPP, EOA, and COE;
serve on assigned college committees and clubs that support the identified TRIO and Student Development Division program goals and objectives.
10. Participate in achieving departmental and college goals and objectives.
11. Perform related duties as assigned.

1. Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with course work in Education, Psychology, Sociology, or Guidance service related disciplines.
2. One (1) year of previous experience with advising and supporting low income/disadvantaged students at the college level.
3. Ability to guide students through the career development process (self-assessment, career exploration, decision making and job search strategies).
4. Knowledge of career development theory/practice, job search strategies, employment trends, and current career resources.
5. Experience designing and presenting programs and workshops on career related topics.
6. Strong computer skills and familiarity with career guidance software and career assessment software.
7. Strong presentation skills with excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
8. Willingness to follow ethical guidelines for counseling and placement (American Counseling Association, National Career Development Association and National Association of Colleges & Employers).
9. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective... For full info follow application link.


Joliet Junior College is committed to maintaining an environment that is safe and free from discrimination, harassment, and misconduct on the basis of sex, which includes sexual orientation or gender-related identity. The College prohibits sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual misconduct, stalking, and relationship/dating violence has put measures in place to ensure a safe and healthy educational and employment environment, and meet legal requirements in accordance with: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in the College's programs or activities; relevant sections of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex or sexual orientation, including gender-related identity; and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), which requires timely warning to the community of certain immediate threats.

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Job Posting: 11308921

Posted On: Sep 23, 2023

Updated On: Oct 23, 2023

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