Academic Support Specialist - Part-Time

Position ID: 38207
Location
Institution: 
South Georgia State College
College/Div/School: 
Academic Support
Position Description
New Position?: 
Yes
Job Class: 
Academic Support Specialist
Job Description: 

 

Job Details
 
Title:  Academic Support Specialist - PT
 
Department:  Academic Support
 
Job Category:  Staff
 
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
 
Salary:  $13 p/h
 
Open Date:  11/17/2017
 
Description:
 
MAJOR DUTIES:
  • Supports college efforts to increase retention and graduation rates.
  • Contributes to the college’s effort to increase access to higher education.
  • Assists with ongoing efforts to measure and improve program effectiveness.
  • Develops and provides programming essential to the success of students.
  • Creates promotional materials in print and electronic formats to increase the usage of services offered.
  • Identifies and assists in implementing online communication tools to serve the needs of online and distance education students.
  • Prepares and maintains utilization reports and documentation.
  • Supervises student tutors.
  • Assists with other student services functions, as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Academic Success.
  • Other duties as assign.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:

  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral forms
  • Knowledge of academic culture, policies, and procedures
  • Knowledge of student support services
  • Ability to exhibit a positive attitude and to deal with coworkers, students, faculty and staff tactfully and courteously in order to maintain effective service-oriented relationships
  • Ability to communicate effectively and follow oral and written instructions
  • Excellent customer service skills

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:

  Reports to the Director of Academic Success.

GUIDELINES:

Guidelines include college policies and procedures, department policies and Board of Regents policy and procedures. These guidelines require judgment, selection and interpretation in application.

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK:

  • The work consists of varied administrative duties and coordination of primary functional areas. Strict regulations contribute to the complexity of the position
  • Success in this position contributes to the efficiency, effectiveness, and regulatory compliance of all department operations

CONTACTS:

  • Contacts are typically with students, co-workers, other college personnel and members of the general public
  • Contacts are typically to provide services; to give or exchange information; to resolve problems; to motivate or influence persons; or to justify, defend or negotiate matters

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table, or while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, bending or crouching
  • The employee occasionally lifts light objects
  • The work is typically performed in an office setting

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Management of student employees in the role of desk assistant and/or tutor is required.
Required Qualifications:
 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completion of an Associate degree
Desired Qualifications:
 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Two years successful work experience in planning and conducting college student retention or related efforts.
Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
Institution Employment Link:
CIP Discipline Code: 
Student Success/Student Testing and Assessment Services (Admin code)
Degree Levels: 
Associates
Position Type: 
Staff
Dates
Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
Contact hiring institution for further details.
Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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Status
Vacancy Status: 
ACTIVE

The hiring institution advertising this vacant position is responsible for the application, hiring procedures and content within this advertisement.  Please contact the institution for questions concerning this vacant position.

University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822
E-Mail: ch@uga.edu

Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Louis C Castenell, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator

Sandra Gilbreth, Admin Assistant II