Triton College

Retention Specialist - River Grove

River Grove, IL
Triton College is a two-year community college located in River Grove, Illinois, a suburb 14 miles (

Job Description

Retention Specialist

Posted: Saturday, 12/23/2023

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

1. Annual base salary of $52,230 with full benefits package;

2. Official transcripts required prior to employment;

3. Candidate recommended for hire will be subject to pre-employment screenings;

4. Triton College is an EOE

Posting Details

Posting Summary

Posting Number
S00285P

Position Title
Retention Specialist

Position Type
Mid Management

Department
Business and Technology

Essential Function
Collaborate with faculty and provide an additional layer of support and guidance to assist students in the business and technology programs in the development of personal/ academic skills to successfully complete their program and be gain entry into their chosen career.

Qualifications
Education: Bachelor Degree in education, business and technology related field, liberal arts or social science minimum, preferred Master Degree

Experience: Advising or Educational support programming in higher education setting, minimum 2 years

Knowledge: Knowledge of student retention issues and awareness of FERPA and ethical principles when working with college students

Skills Self-directed, strong writing skills and oral communication, ability to analyze and solve problems, coordinate and organize meetings.

Responsibilities
1. Collaborate with faculty to support and develop academic skills and clinical professionalism with students.

2. Meet with students individually or in small groups to facilitate retention activities.

3. Respond in a timely manner to student and faculty inquiries.

4. Facilitate communication between faculty and student as necessary.

5. Research and keep current on best practices for student success.

6. Develop and facilitate workshops on strategies such as time management, note taking, studying and test taking skills.

7. Refer student to appropriate support services as needed.

8. Work with faculty to collect and analyze student enrollment data to identify attrition trends.

9. Participate in all appropriate meetings including program Advisory Board Committee meetings.

10. Assist with pre-enrollment and post enrollment activities as necessary.

11. Perform other related work duties as assigned by supervisor.

Posting Date
12/22/2023

Closing Date

Special Instructions to Applicants
1. Annual base salary of $52,230 with full benefits package;

2. Official transcripts required prior to employment;

3. Candidate recommended for hire will be subject to pre-employment screenings;

4. Triton College is an EOE

Quicklink for Posting
https://jobopenings.triton.edu/postings/1505

Supplemental Questions

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  • Resume
Optional Documents
  • Cover Letter

Triton College At A Glance

Triton College is a two-year community college located in River Grove, Illinois, a suburb 14 miles (23 km) northwest of downtown Chicago.
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