Position title
Student Success Specialist (Academic Coordinator)


Community College of Denver is seeking individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and work environment.  CCD values the ability to work effectively with students, families, faculty, instructors and staff of diverse backgrounds.




TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) is a federally funded program that serves students overcoming obstacles to education, including limited income, first generation to college, and disability. The primary objective of this position is to increase the persistence, graduation and transfer of SSS participants. The Student Success Specialist (Academic Coordinator) provides intentional and intrusive advising to a cohort of SSS participants while coordinating academic tutoring, support, and enrichment activities.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provides intentional and intrusive advising service for TRIO SSS participants, including academic, financial aid, financial literacy, transfer, career, and personal development advising. This function requires the Student Success Specialist to develop and stay apprised of all relevant policies, procedures, and knowledge across these advising fields. Moreover, this function requires the Student Success Specialist to develop and stay apprised of best practices, strategies, and skillsets required to effectively communicate with and motivate SSS participants.


Coordinates academic support activities such as tutoring, accelerated remediation programs, multimedia learning tools, and academic “boot camps”.

Develops and implement value-added student activities. This includes academic enrichment and cultural activities such as international education experiences.

Collects, interprets, and utilizes data to: assess student needs, assess student learning, monitor student performance, provide intentional and intrusive advising, and evaluate programming.


Participates in the outreach and intake process for prospective TRIO SSS participants. Accordingly, develops referral pathways with internal and external partners. Conducts TRIO SSS orientations, interviews, and needs assessments of prospective TRIO SSS participants. Participates in the scoring and selection of prospective TRIO SSS participants.

Supervises TRIO SSS Academic tutors.

Performs other duties and special projects toward student persistence, completion, and transfer, as assigned by the Director of TRIO Student Support Services.

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Job Location
855 Lawrence Parkway, Denver, CO, 80204
Job Type
Employment Type
$44,438.11-$48,881.92 Per year
Date posted
May 15, 2023
Valid through
July 14, 2023
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Position: Student Success Specialist (Academic Coordinator)

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