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TRiO Advisor - North 

Category Technician  

Position Title:

TRiO Advisor - North

Reports To:

Director of TRiO Talent Search Programs

Position Status:

Part-Time, 9.5 months, 100% Grant Funded, Distribution of hours, days , months will be based on institutional need, 1530 Annual Hours, Primarily August 1 - June 30


H, 935

Bargaining Unit/Division:

Michigan Education Association, Educational Support Personnel I & II, Division II Technician


100% North TRiO Talent Search Grant. The North TS grant is currently funded through August 2022.

Position Description:

Provides professional advising and academic support services to students served by Alpena Community College’s Educational Talent Search Program at the following local schools; Cheboygan, Inland Lakes, Onaway and Thunder Bay Junior High in Alpena. Also provides program support to the Director.

Position Qualifications:

  1. Education Required – Bachelor degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or Education (with a teaching certificate).
  2. Experience – At least two years of related work experience required; experience working with economically disadvantaged youth preferred.
  3. Preference will be given to applicants with a low-income, first-generation background.
  4. High proficiency in verbal and written communication skills required.
  5. Must have a valid drivers’ license with the ability to transport students on campus visits and outings.
  6. Ability to work as a team member, but also work independently and without supervision.
  7. Proficiency with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Access, Outlook.
  8. Must be able to work with confidential information.
  9. Must be able to work in a multi-tasking environment.
Position Requirements

Position Responsibilities:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Assist in recruiting and serving Educational Talent Search grant students.
  2. Assist the director with grant programming and writing.
  3. Prepare Access Publication articles and assist the Director with marketing initiatives.
  4. Maintain and monitor records and contacts for students participating in grant-related services.
  5. Refer students to appropriate support services when necessary.
  6. Assist students with scholarship search, financial aid questions, career and post-secondary information.
  7. Chaperone students on field trips, may be required to drive a rental to transport students.
  8. Evaluate, recommend and request appropriate technologies, software, supplies, equipment and support materials.
  9. Develop and implement recruiting and teaching presentations for use in the classroom, community and other appropriate venues as requested.
  10. Assist Director in program assessment, service planning and implementation.
  11. Participate in staff development and college meetings as assigned.
  12. Handle correspondence and communication without assistance.
  13. Assist the Director in planning and implementing Summer Camps and Field Trips.
  14. Develop staff training, generate and modify student workshops.
  15. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Shift Days  
Close Date 10/30/2020  
Open Date 10/16/2020  
Location Alpena Community College - Alpena Campus  
About the Organization Alpena Community College is located in Northeast Michigan on the beautiful shoreline of Lake Huron. ACC offers two-year degrees, one-year certificates, customized corporate training, and community education to all of Northeast Michigan. Each semester, ACC attracts more than 2,000 students of diverse ages, backgrounds, and academic goals. Smaller class sizes, affordable tuition, and the convenience of two campus locations and online courses, make Alpena Community College a great choice whether you are starting college for the first time, or coming back to school for a new career or additional training. At ACC, you can work on a college degree or acquire specific skills in a number of fields to move you forward in your occupation, plus the courses you complete can be transferred to a four-year college or university.

Vocational/technical programs, distance learning programs, dual-enrollment, cooperative on-campus four-year degree programs and continuing education courses are all available right here, in Northeast Michigan.
EOE Statement Alpena Community College policies and practices for admission, employment and activities comply with requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972 as amended, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA), the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) of 1990, the ADA Amendments Act of 2010, Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sex, age, or disability. The College practices and policies also comply with the Michigan Persons with Disabilities Civil Rights Act (PDCRA) and the Michigan Elliott-Larson Civil Rights Act (ELCRA) which prohibits discrimination in hiring based on age, height, weight and marital status and familial status in addition to race, color, religion, sex (which includes pregnancy) and national origin. For more information contact the Title IX, Section 504, the Age Discrimination Act and the Title II coordinator: Carolyn Daoust, Title IX Coordinator/Director of Human Resources  

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