RETENTION SPECIALIST

Institution & Website University of Pittsburgh at Bradford  www.upb.pitt.edu
Job Title: RETENTION SPECIALIST (10 months-August 1 through May 31)
Salary
Duties & Responsibilities: Responsible for delivering direct academic support services, in individual, group and classroom settings, to eligible students. Assist Program Manager with data tracking and entry, program development, grant compliance and student retention activities. Coordinate and supervise the TRIO SSS Peer Mentor Program.
Requirements  Master’s degree in higher education, social work, education or related fields from an accredited college or university. Minimum of two years’ experience working in a TRIO federal program or similar related program/project for under-represented and at-risk college students. Experience effectively maintaining a caseload of project participants and providing them with services and activities as indicated on individual academic plans. Experience advising college students with academic and non-academic matters. An individual with experience related to multiculturalism and/or issues related to campus diversity is of particular interest.Experience providing course instruction, group and workshop facilitation, counseling, and knowledge of the ADA and Section 504 preferred.  Applicants must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office and data entry software and possess excellent written and oral communication skills.
Starting Date & Posting Dates The position is open until filled with the review of applications beginning Monday, February 8, 2016.
Submit the Following Information:  Candidates must apply directly through PittSource at http://www.pittsource.com/posting/110836.Women and applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.  Individuals with experience in a setting committed to multiculturalism and/or campus diversity are of particular interest.  The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.