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Transfer Specialist/Advisor

Job Type: Non-Teaching Professional

  • Provide transfer assistance to Student Support Services participants
  • Collaborate with transfer advisors from other schools to develop students’ transfer plans
  • Plan an accompany TRIO SSS students on transfer trips to other colleges/universities within the region
  • Coordinate visits by other college transfer advisors to speak to SSS students here on campus
  • Provide academic advisement and mentoring services to Student Support Services participants including financial aid assistance
  • Plan and conduct educational workshops relating to transferring to a 4-year college or university for SSS program participants
  • Monitor student progress toward attaining educational goals
  • Ensure that project participants connect with and utilize supports from appropriate SSS staff and other resources
  • Maintain student records in compliance with grant requirements
  • Assist in data collection and program evaluation of TRIO SSS
  • Responsible for the planning and execution of events involving career and educational exploration
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Two years’ experience working with individuals in an at-risk population status

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in educational psychology, counseling, education, or related field
  • Two years of academic counseling or advising experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of, and the ability to respond to and identify with, personal and academic needs of low-income, first-generation, and disabled students
  • Ability to network with other colleges

Deadline to Apply: Open until filled 

Type of Position: Full-time; Grant; Professional Staff; Level 1 

Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday (occasional evenings and weekends) 

Salary range starts at: $40,000

Send a John A. Logan College Non-Teaching Professional application (PDF) resume and copy of all transcripts to or mail it to the address listed below.

John A. Logan College
Office of Human Resources Room C116
700 Logan College Drive
Carterville, IL 62918