Announcement of Anticipated Opening

SSS Program Specialist, Mathematics Focus (Grant-Funded)

Job Posting #FT-190016
Community College Professional 15
Educational Assistant, 12-month, Non-tenure track Position

Full-time Position

Application must be postmarked by this date.

September 30, 2019 by 5 p.m.

Anticipated Starting Date

October 2019

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in education, special education, mathematics or a closely related field from an accredited college/university required. Knowledge of student development theory, college study skills, and experience working with first-generation and low-income students. Experience with a summer bridge program preferred. Understanding and sensitivity to multicultural differences and needs. Experience working in programs that serve disadvantaged and/or underrepresented populations are required. Excellent oral, written, listening and communication skills and the ability to work independently and as a member of a team. Time management and computer literacy skills are required. Four to six years of experience coordinating program services, creating and conducting presentations and facilitating workshops is required. Work experience in a higher education setting required. Additionally, two to four years of teaching experience is required.

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position.


The Student Services Support (SSS) Specialist is responsible for the provision of services, needs assessments and advising in the areas of academic studies, financial aid, career awareness, transfer options, and personal and social development. The SSS Specialist will coordinate program services, create and conduct presentations and facilitate workshops in mathematics.

This position may require some evening and weekend work.

Minimum Salary/Compensation

$51,249 approximate annual with excellent benefits.

Application Procedure

Please reference job posting number FT190016 on application materials. Email letter of intent, resume, employment application, all transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable at the application stage), and the names of three professional references to:

Employment application materials must be completed and will not be considered if not submitted in its entirety; references to resume or CV are not acceptable.

Application materials with the incorrect application will not be accepted.

Application Deadline

September 30, 2019 by 5 p.m.

Background Checks

Manchester Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. MCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination

Manchester Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of intellectual disability, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Debra Freund, Chief Diversity Officer, Manchester Community College, Great Path, P.O. Box 1046, Manchester, CT 06045-1046, SSC L277.

Manchester Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans.