STUDENT RESOURCES SPECIALIST

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McLennan Community College

*Contingent upon grant funding.*

Application will not be considered until ALL required documents are received.

****POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED****

LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO EXEMPLIFY OUR COLLEGE VALUES:

Communications: We will be open and courageous in our communication with students and with one another. We will communicate decisions and the reasons for them.  Excellence: We will strive for excellence in all that we do. We will actively plan for the future, seeking new and innovative ways to accomplish our mission.  Inclusiveness: We will seek to appreciate and understand our students and each other, actively seeking different viewpoints. We will work to create a welcoming environment where our diverse community of students and employees learn, teach, and work together.  Integrity: We will work with the highest level of integrity, taking responsibility for all of our actions. We will tell the truth and seek to be fair in our decision-making and actions.  People: We will be honest, humble, respectful, and gracious to our students and to each other. We best serve our students, colleagues, and community when we work as a team.

GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Establishes connection between service agencies and students in need, including food insecurity, homelessness, mental health, transportation, and childcare.   Collaborates with agency representatives to provide training for students for improved self-sufficiency.  This position receives general direction from the Project Director of Student Resources and exercises no supervision. NOTE:  This is a security sensitive position and an appropriate background investigation will be made on applicants being strongly considered for this position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: More than one year of professional work experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience: Two more years of professional work experience in education or with underserved populations.

SELECTION CRITERIA:

*Attach a brief statement addressing how you acquired each of the following Knowledge, Skills and Abilities through your education, personal experience or previous employment.

Knowledge of: 1. Local, state, and federal community-based resources. 2. Needed framework to assist in accessing resources for student success. 3. Systems that influence poverty and homelessness. 4. Systems that influence poverty and homelessness. Skills in: 5. Multitasking, organization, and recordkeeping. 6. Communication and networking. 7. Counseling students about available resources via community partners. 8. Team development and participation. 9. Promoting and enhancing diversity, inclusion, and equity. Ability to: 10. Teach students about available resources, including SNAP, TANF, WIC, etc. 11. Communicate and connect with diverse and underserved populations. 12. Collaborate with faculty and staff regarding providing resources for students. 13. Stay current in reference to emerging resources and new technology necessary for assisting students. 14. Aid students effectively in one-on-one meetings regarding needs impacting student success. 15. Building campus-based programming for connecting students and resources.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Sedentary-Desk work; occasional field trips e.g. for college or program activities. Minimal Hazard/Exposure-Standard office setting.  At least minimal environmental controls are in place to assure health and comfort.

BENEFITS:

Health Insurance, retirement plan, sick leave, vacation, holidays.  Eligible employees and dependents may take college courses tuition free.  Participation in Medicare Part A, but not Social Security (FICA).

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Interested and qualified applicants should submit application materials to:  https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/mclennan. NOTE: Finalists may be asked to participate in an in-basket exercise. MCC uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. For more information visit www.dhs.gov/e-verify. Please feel free to contact this office regarding the status of your application.

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS:

  • Online Employment Application
  • Resume
  • *KSA Statement (See Selection Criteria above)
  • Copies of College Transcript

 

 

MCC provides equal educational opportunities to all individuals and does not discriminate against any individual regardless of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, or other legally protected category in its educational programs, activities, or employment. http://www.mclennan.edu/employees/policy-manual/docs/E-XXXIV.pdf

To apply for this job please visit www.schooljobs.com.