Salary Grade/Salary Minimum:
Assist eligible low-income college students, first generation college students, and college students with disabilities to succeed in completing their college education. Counsels, advises, networks and advocates for students. The major objective of the program is to retain students until graduation.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The following examples are intended as illustrations only of the various types of duties assigned in positions allocated to this classification. The absence of specific statements of duties does not exclude those tasks from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.1. Processes student applications to assure information is complete and accurate.
2. Determines eligibility for participation in the program by reviewing the applicant’s income, first generation, or disability status.
3. Enters Student Support Services and Disability Support Services student information into a database and maintains the information for as long as the applicant participates in the program.
4. Counsels and advises, networks, and advocates for students. Develops learning and academic workshops, and monitors students’ progress.
5. Generates and submits Student Affairs Annual Report, Institutional Effectiveness Assessment Report, and TRIO Annual Performance Report.
6. Provides technical assistance to the departments.
7. Assists Disability Support Services with test pickup, proctoring, and delivery.
8. Perform related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field.
Three years direct experience.
Any equivalent combination of related experience and/or education approved by the Department of Human Resources.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Proficient with technology - specifically Access and Excel.
Excellent oral an written communication skills
Current knowledge of socio-economic challenges
Working Conditions/Physical Effort:
• No unusual physical requirements. Requires limited lifting of files and records and nearly all work is performed in a comfortable indoor facility.
• Frequent- External imposed deadlines; set and revised beyond one’s control; interruptions influence priorities; difficult to anticipate nature or volume of work with certainty beyond a few days; meeting of deadlines and coordination of unrelated activities are key to position; involves conflict-resolution or similar interactions involving emotional issues or stress on a regular basis.
• Job frequently requires walking, sitting, reaching, talking, hearing, handling objects with hands.
• Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.
• Involves frequent night and weekend work.
Instructions for Applying:
Apply online at with cover letter and resume to Mrs. Julie Capella, Director, Student Support Services
Restricted Clause: Position contingent upon funding availability
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.