TA Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) – Academic Support Specialist

DATE DUE: 4/16/2018


Full-time grant funded (funded by grant from EOP) 12 month para-professional position reporting to the EOP Coordinator. The EOP Academic Support Specialist is primarily responsible for determining the academic needs for academic success, managing the planning for academic success, tracking academic progress, and encouraging students in the EOP program who can benefit to take advantage of tutoring and other EOP support services. Salary is $43,811.


Bachelor degree required in Counseling, Student Personnel, Social Work, or related field. Master's degree preferred in similar fields.


The individual must have a background or skills in education, tutoring, counseling, or human services, have demonstrated interest and skills in working with socioeconomically and ethnically diverse populations, and must be able to identify academic needs and offer solutions. At least one year of experience working in higher education, academic support, counseling, or a related field required. Intermediate computer skills are required for advisement, including experience with Banner, Degree works, record keeping, and reporting.


Niagara County Community College considers only those applications that clearly demonstrate the applicant meets all required qualifications. Persons meeting the required qualifications as stated above should send cover letter that addresses each of the qualifications; resume; copies of unofficial transcripts of all degrees awarded; and the names and contact information for three (3) current, work-related references to Human Resources, Niagara County Community College, Sanborn, NY 14132. E-mail:  Incomplete packets may be rejected for lack of information. Three written letters of reference from applicant’s references must be sent to the above address or email before an on campus interview. Search will remain open until candidate is selected, however review of applications will begin on 4/16/2018. Finalist(s) is/are subject to successful results of a criminal background check.

NCCC is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, citizenship, military status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

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