Thirty percent of our student population at Pikes Peak Community College identify themselves as persons of color. Pikes Peak Community
College is looking for applicants who are culturally competent and can demonstrate evidence, understanding, and a commitment to the concepts
of diversity, multiculturalism, and their application in the workplace.
Pikes Peak Community College (PPCC) is committed to serving
the good of the community. We do this by educating people. We provide open access to higher education and a high quality learning
environment in which students can realize new opportunities and gain critical, 21st century skills they need to succeed in the workforce or
in further education. Teaching people how to work effectively with others, across boundaries, is central to our mission.
with welcoming and valuing people for who they are and for the unique contributions each person adds to our campus. It also requires our
faculty, staff and students to encounter, explore and understand a broad range of ideas and cultures. Our community college mission is
inseparable from the ever-increasing diversity in our society.
Diverse and inclusive learning and working environments promote a
free and open exchange of ideas, improve critical thinking, civic engagement and leadership skills, and deepen empathy and respect for those
unlike ourselves. Our campus is enriched by a variety of voices and experiences.
Attracting, hiring and retaining a highly engaged
workforce that reflects and supports the diversity of our student body are of central importance to our work. Other essential factors are
expanding and strengthening opportunities for students to learn and succeed through culturally responsive instruction and
diversity-infused course offerings. We ensure that diversity represents a process of continual learning and improvement by developing,
cultivating and sustaining an organizational culture based on mutual respect, inquiry and civility.
Please visit the College’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion site
for additional information.
Recognizing that many active duty soldiers are first-generation college students and have different
challenges than civilian students due to their military commitments, this position functions as a case-manager and provides academic
advising and support from the second semester of enrollment through graduation. The Military Academic Advisor will provide degree completion
guidance through appropriate course registration, advisement on student success support options such as TRIO programs, tutoring and other
available college resources. This position maintains contact throughout the academic semester, ensuring service members are aware of
important deadlines such as registration periods, Tuition Assistance request windows, and scholarship opportunities. Additionally, this
position coordinates the evaluation of Joint Service Transcripts for Active Duty toward the development of required evaluated degree plans
to be uploaded in the student’s military academic record in their respective branch of service web-portal.
- Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
- One year of experience providing
student support in a higher education setting.
- Master’s degree in
Education, Counseling, or closely related field.
- One year of professional level experience working with active duty military
students in an academic advisory capacity.
- Demonstrated experience with case management
Salary range is
$41,000.00 to $41,960.00 annual gross. For full consideration, all application materials must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March
31, 2021. Applications accepted until position is filled.
Must be a State of Colorado resident or able to relocate
to Colorado prior to first date of employment.
Application Instructions: Application must be submitted
online. Incomplete applications may not receive full consideration. A complete application will include:
- Cover letter – Address
the minimum and preferred qualifications in the order listed on the job announcement.
- Resume – Reflect experience, education,
knowledge, skills, and abilities.
- Unofficial Transcripts – Unofficial transcripts for all degrees conferred. Official transcripts
are required if hired for the position.
- Professional References – Provide names and contact information for three recent
professional references who can address your expertise and background for this position.
This position may be eligible for a
variety of employee benefits. Pikes
Peak Community College participates in the Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association (PERA) contribution rates.
submission of application materials will not be considered.
Case Management of
- Manager student caseload as students enter their second semester of coursework, providing advising
and student success support in person or via various technology formats.
- Identify and develop support cohorts for high risk
students, coordinating with instructors and other support services.
- Accesses GoArmyEd (GAE) student records and reports to update
and maintain caseload
- Maintains a working knowledge of transfer agreements, particularly with on-post four-year schools and
provides advising appropriate for transfer into Bachelor level programs, ensuring students take the appropriate degree requirement area
options to maximize the transferability of credit as outlined in articulated transfer agreements.
- Assists students in the
development of GAE Course Planners, verifying they select the appropriate coursework to satisfy degree area requirements per Tuition
Assistance Policies, and approve Course Planners when submitted or edited to ensure TA is available for the service member.
- Provides digital academic support for deployed service members through various technology formats.
- Recommends course load that
is congruent with active duty military commitments, assisting the service member in developing an academic plan that accommodates
deployments and change of duty station where an online option may be available to maintain continuous enrollment resulting in
- Coordinate with other positions that evaluate Joint Service Transcripts (JSTs) to ensure TA holds are not in place due
to missing documentation from school such as Student Agreements [evaluated degree audits], or prior college transcripts to ensure service
members are able to continue their enrollment, to include recommending process changes as appropriate. May include student outreach if
documentation is student’s responsibility.
- Identifies Military Occupation Specialties that are due to be re-evaluated for PLA
credit based on updated ACE recommendations or an increased frequency of enrollment by MOS previously not evaluated, and coordinates with
departmental PLA contacts, records office to initiate evaluation by instructional divisions with the goal of awarding additional credits to
the service member that aid in degree completion.
case-management, update, process student files and other document received in support of helping students complete their educational goals,
adhering to standard operating procedures.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
- Establish, measure,
and provide regular reports related to supporting retention and completion goals.
- Participate in local, state, and national
organizations that support military and veteran students in higher education through the establishment of best practices and advocacy.
- Develop and provide input toward the modification of standard operating procedures.
- Provide departmental training on the use of
military PLA databases.
- Other duties as required by supervisor.
General Duties, Skills, Knowledge, and
- Cultural competence and demonstrated evidence, understanding, and commitment to the concepts of diversity,
multiculturalism, and their application in the workplace.
- Ability to learn and use multiple software systems to support
- Ability to network and build professional relationships with students, staff, faculty, and community members.
- Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends to accommodate programming and outreach needs.
experience with Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
- Demonstrated oral and written communication skills,
interpersonal and organizational skills, and public speaking and presentation skills.
- Experience developing traditional or
web-based programming materials for presentations, events, workshops, etc.
- Knowledge of active duty military commitments and
priorities as they affect service member’s pursuit of educational goals.
- Knowledge of both college and community resources to
support military transition challenges and other obstacles to student success.
- Knowledge of college processes, academic programs,
and relevant state and federal policies and regulations.
- Knowledge of Joint Service Transcript Evaluation and Prior Learning
- Knowledge of Transfer Articulation Agreements between two-year and four-year institutions.
- Knowledge of
web-based military Tuition Assistance Policies and Procedures.
- Works well independently and with a team.
description reflects Pikes Peak Community College’s best effort to describe the essential duties and qualifications of the job. It is not an
exhaustive statement of all the duties, responsibilities or qualifications of the job. This document is not intended to exclude an
opportunity for modifications consistent with providing reasonable accommodation.
EEO Statement: Pikes Peak
Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act institution. We value diversity, strive for a more
unified campus where all people are valued, treated fairly, and possess a sense of belonging. Pikes Peak Community College encourages
minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.
The College has designated Mr. Carlton Brooks, Executive Director of Human Resource Services as its Affirmative Action Officer/Equal Opportunity Coordinator/Title IX Coordinator with the responsibility to coordinate its civil rights compliance activities and grievance procedures. For information, contact Mr. Carlton Brooks, Executive Director of Human Resource Services at 5675 South Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 or at (719) 502.2600.
You may also contact the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Region VIII, Federal Office Building, 1244 North Speer Boulevard, Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204, telephone (303) 844-3417.
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