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Position Title: PT Retention Specialist - Main Campus (2 positions available)

Position Classification: Part-Time Administration

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  1. Education - Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or a related field; Master's Degree preferred.

  2. Experience - One (1) year experience in student services or a related field; bilingual preferred.

  3. Skills - Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills; ability to organize, prioritize and problem solve; collaborate with staff; effective listening, probing and assessment skills; computer skills required.

    Position Responsibilities:

    Facilitate successful student completion of enrollment process; review student records for retention issues; follow up on progress; assists and problem solves financial issues presented by students; assist with academic advising; coaches and guides students through administrative, financial and academic perceived barriers that are preventing student's retention; assists in the development and implementation of retention programs by following up on existing initiatives and identifying new initiatives; engage in proactive outreach and ongoing contact with students to promote retention; initiate and maintain effective working relationships with counselors, advisors, faculty and administration to facilitate students' understanding of College policies and procedures; maintain accurate and timely data and prepare reports as directed; the above duties are charged to the Perkins grant when services are delivered to Career Technical Education (CTE) students; flexible work schedule and travel to dedicated centers.

    Entry Salary: $22.28/hour

    Standard Work Week: 19 hours

    Apply End Date: July 21, 2019.

    Luzerne County Community College (hereinafter referred to as the 'College') is committed to a work, academic and public environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. The College and its employees have a moral and legal obligation to provide equal access and equal opportunity to all members of the community. The administration will ensure that this commitment is fully implemented through compliance with all relevant federal, state, and municipal laws, statutes and ordinances prohibiting discrimination, including, but not limited to the First Amendment to the United States Constitution; the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended by the Civil Rights Act of 1991 ('Title VII');Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment and Assistance Act ('VEVRAA'); the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act ('GINA'); the Age Discrimination in Employment Act ('ADEA'); The Older Workers Benefit Protection Act ('OWBPA'); the Americans with Disabilities Act ('ADA'); the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act ('PHRA'); the Family and Medical Leave Act ('FMLA'); the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 ('ERISA'); the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the Fair Credit and Reporting Act ('FCRA'); and any amendments to these laws. The institution will implement procedures and measures designed to ensure that employees, students, applicants and visitors to the campus or any site or program of the College are not discriminated against on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, national origin, religion, marital status, political affiliation, ancestry, union membership and use of a guide or support animal because of blindness, deafness, or physical handicap in the administration of its educational programs, activities, admission or employment practices. Any acts of reprisal, retaliation or harassment taken against an individual because he/she has filed a discrimination complaint, testified about matters related to a compliant, or otherwise assisted a complaint inquiry are forbidden and may result in severe disciplinary action. Inquires may be directed to Title IX Coordinator, John T. Sedlak, Dean of Human Resources, at 800-377-5222 extension 7234. The College takes any allegation of discrimination as serious. Any individual who knowingly or intentionally makes a false allegation or complaint, will be disciplined, up to and including termination of employment.

    Luzerne County Community College is constantly seeking to become a more diverse community and to enhance the cultural richness that diversity brings. The College strongly encourages applications from diverse candidates and those who demonstrate a commitment to diversity.