FT Bilingual Retention Specialist

first_imgPosition Title: FT Bilingual RetentionSpecialistPosition Classification: Full-Time Twelve (12)Month FacultyMinimum Position Qualifications:Academic Rank: InstructorEducation – Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology,Social Work, or a related field; Master’s Degree preferred.Experience – One (1) year experience instudent services or a related field. Bilingual Spanish/Englishfluency required.Skills – Excellent written, oral andinterpersonal communication skills; ability to organize, prioritizeand problem solve; collaborate with staff; effective listening,probing and assessment skills; computer skills required.Position Responsibilities:Facilitate successful student completion of enrollment processincluding conducting new student orientation process; maintainassigned student caseload; meet with students who have beenidentified as at risk through the early alert process and makereferrals to other college personnel as necessary; review studentrecords for retention issues; follow up on progress; assists andproblem solves financial issues presented by students; provideacademic advising to students; coaches and guides students throughadministrative, financial and academic perceived barriers that arepreventing student’s retention; assists in the development andimplementation of retention programs by following up on existinginitiatives and identifying new initiatives; engage in proactiveoutreach and ongoing contact with students to promote retention;initiate and maintain effective working relationships withcounselors, advisors, faculty and administration to facilitatestudents’ 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 aredelivered to Career Technical Education (CTE) students. Must bewilling to work flexible hours to include some evenings, weekendsand at dedicated center locations as needed and/or during peakregistration periods.last_img read more