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Student Support Services Advisor - TRIO SSS

North Central Texas College is accepting applications for Student Support Services Advisor - TRIO SSS: Full-Time: Full Benefits: Corinth Campus: $48,752



This position is to advise and motivate students by providing personalized career, education, and financial assistance to low-income, first-generation students, and students with disabilities. Assist program participants with transfer information and completion requirements.


TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) Advisor is a grant funded position.

Travel between campuses and off-site locations may be required.


Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Conduct classroom, formal, and informal presentations through First Year Experience seminars, college prep courses, and student organization meetings to recruit program eligible students.
  • Update and maintain program website and social media platforms through content creators and learning management systems to inform program participants of activities and events.
  • Develop and distribute program informational materials to eligible students and external departments through print and digital media to inform the college community about program benefits and services.
  • Reviews and evaluates program eligible student applications through individual interviews to determine student eligibility and identify personal needs.
  • Monitor student academic progress through Annual Needs Assessments, Mid Term Grade Reports, Annual Individual Academic Service Plans, and individual contact logs to maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress.
  • Serve as the “Advisor of Record” for program participants by providing academic, financial, and personal guidance through individual appointment and group workshops to guide major selection and degree planning.
  • Refer students to academic support and tutoring services through establish channels of communication to enhance academic performance.
  • Prepares second-year students for graduation and/or transfer through individualized advising, group campus tours, and transfer workshops to facilitate transition from one level of education to another.
  • Personalize career exploration and planning tools through career interest assessments, counseling, panels, and workshops to educate, inform, and identify career pathways.
  • Coordinate cultural and college trips for students in order to expose students to 4-year institutions and activities that they wouldn’t otherwise have access to
  • Other duties as assigned. Responsibilities and duties may change based on the need of the department and the institution.


Required Education:

Bachelor’s degree.


Required Experience:

1-2 years of experience of appropriate and relevant professional experience working in a TRIO federal program or similar related program for disadvantaged and at-risk college students.

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Proficient in verbal and oral communication, Microsoft Office, virtual learning systems, and database management.
  • Knowledge of assessment and data collection, learning styles and learning assistance strategies; experience in a coaching approach to student assistance; experience providing accommodation services to students with disabilities
  • Knowledge of academic advising and college, career, financial aid, and economic literacy activities and related services for SSS Eligible Students.
  • Experience advising and assisting SSS Eligible Students with the transfer to four-year university/college admissions and financial aid process.
  • Ability to effectively maintain a caseload of Participants and provide them with documented services and activities.
  • Knowledge of barriers to postsecondary education faced by low income and potential first-generation college students.
  • Professional or personal experiences in overcoming barriers similar to those confronting Participants.


Subject to a criminal background check. Resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcript are required in addition to the application. Salary: $48,752 Located on the Corinth Campus. Continued employment contingent upon continued grant funding. Travel between campuses and off-site locations may be required.




North Central Texas College (“NCTC”) is an equal opportunity employer. NCTC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or gender, national origin, disability, age, genetics, equal pay, or any other legally protected characteristic. NCTC prohibits harassment on the basis of a legally protected characteristic and/or retaliation for reporting a complaint.