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Education Support Specialist III - Early College Programs (GPTA - Dual Enroll)

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The search will remain open until the position is filled. To be considered in the initial screening, apply online at www.germanna.edu employment opportunities by September 15, 2017. Please note that only online applications are accepted and must be attached to the online system. Questions regarding the submission process should be directed to (540) 423-9056. Please include a letter of interest addressing the position and your qualifications, a CV/resume, Commonwealth of Virginia employment application, and copies of transcripts verifying academic credentials. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Applications Review Commences , 2017

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Education Support Specialist III - Early College Programs (GPTA - Dual Enroll)
Role Title Education Support Spec III - 29144
Job Open Date 09/04/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
Hiring Range $36,000 - $46,000 + State Benefits
Agency Germanna Community College (297)
Agency Website www.germanna.edu
Location Spotsylvania - 177
Sublocation
Position Number 00000
Job Posting Number 1028826
Type of Recruitment General Public - G
Does this position have telework options? No
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
Job Type Full-Time (Salaried)
Job Type Detail Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1
Pay Band 04
Job Description

Germanna Community College, a learning centered college and one of the fastest growing community colleges in Virginia, is seeking an education specialist to provide full-time support for Dual Enrollment and Early College Programs. The successful candidate Germanna Community College is seeking a full-time Early College Program Success Specialist. The position will be responsible for providing academic support services, workshops, and individual and small group consultative services designed to assist students with developing and implementing tools to succeed academically. This position will work primarily at the Fredericksburg Area Campus and will travel to local high schools in the region. The position reports to the Dual Enrollment Coordinator. The Early College Program Success Specialist will provide online, group, and face to face academic support services to students, including education regarding goal setting, time management and organizational skills, study skills, self-advocacy skills, and assistance with task analysis.
The Early College Program Success Specialist will assist with the coordination and implementation of success related events including Orientation, Welcome Day, parent meetings, and Student Success Day specifically for the Early College Programs.

Salary Range: $36,000 to $46,000 DOE. State benefits apply (State policy pay practices apply for current state employees)

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors in a related discipline. Must possess advanced organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload, ability to multitask, excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be discreet, able to work independently, and be a self-starter. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and work effectively under pressure, at times with short deadlines. Must be able to adapt to changing situations. Must have considerable knowledge of personal computers and current software applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access.

Preferred Qualifications

At least one year experience in higher education setting, preferably at a Community College. Experience working with special populations, knowledge of college academic programs, and familiarity with PeopleSoft Student Information System

Special Requirements

Any offer of employment will be contingent upon an acceptable background investigation and reference check.

Special Instructions to Applicants

The search will remain open until the position is filled. To be considered in the initial screening, apply online at www.germanna.edu employment opportunities by September 15, 2017. Please note that only online applications are accepted and must be attached to the online system. Questions regarding the submission process should be directed to (540) 423-9056. Please include a letter of interest addressing the position and your qualifications, a CV/resume, Commonwealth of Virginia employment application, and copies of transcripts verifying academic credentials. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Applications Review Commences , 2017

Contact Information

Name Liz Hunziker
Phone (540) 423-9056
Fax (540) 423-9065
Email ehunziker@germanna.edu
Address

Germanna Community College Locust Grove Campus 2130 Germanna Highway Locust Grove, VA 22508-2102

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only);
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. * How did you find this employment opportunity?
    • State Recruitment Management System (RMS)
    • Agency Website or Bulletin Board
    • Job Board (Indeed, Monster, Dice, etc.)
    • Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
    • Newspaper or Professional Journal (Please specify below)
    • Career Fair or Job Event (Please specify below)
    • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
    • Radio/TV (Please specify below)
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  4. * Please specify the actual source from your response to question #3 above (Name of newspaper, Journal Title, Job Board, Career Fair, Agency Website, Social Media Type, etc.) If unknown or none, enter: N/A.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document