Student Success Specialist Job at Go McPherson, Mcpherson, KS

  • Go McPherson
  • Mcpherson, KS

Job Description





Central Christian College of Kansas is a mission driven institution committed to providing a Christ-Centered Education for Character. As such, Central Christian seeks like-minded individuals, committed to Christian Service and Discipleship, in order to sustain a campus community focused on our vision to provide a transformative educational experience, rooted in Christ, to any person desiring to become a faithful steward of heart, mind, soul, and strength.

Founded in 1884, Central Christian College of Kansas maintains a residential program in McPherson, Kansas, though its mission extends much further through its online and graduate programs. CCCK is affiliated with the Free Methodist Church of North America and welcomes all students regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, disability or economic status. In the same way, Central Christian recognizes the benefits of maintaining a diverse faculty and staff, representing the creativity of a loving and innovative God, and who can provide a wide spectrum of perspectives and experiences. We specifically encourage inquiries from candidates from racial and ethnic backgrounds that are currently underrepresented on our faculty and staff.


Central Christian College is seeking an English Instructor. Reporting directly to the Chief Academic Officer, the instructor provides appropriate discipline specific academic and administrative leadership to coursework; including Residential, Dual-Credit, and Online modalities.

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This is a faculty position, serving as an exempt, 9-month employee with formal duties from approximately Mid-August through Mid-May. The salary is based on credentials and experience. A generous complement of benefits is offered, including health insurance, retirement plan contributions, and tuition remission for the employee and his or her dependents. Beyond those measurable benefits, CCCK is a great place to work, with dedicated faculty and staff serving with whole hearts, shaping the next generation of Christian leaders.

As a member of the Association of Free Methodist Educational Institutions and recognizing that College’s commitment to its vision and mission, all employees are required to affirm of the College’s evangelical statement of faith and lifestyle expectations. The applicant should consider the missional perspective of the College, before applying (

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter describing their interest in the position and qualifications for this specific position, a resume or curriculum vitae, statement of faith, and the contact information for two professional references and one character reference (include phone and email). All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential. All nominations and applications should be mailed electronically to . The position will remain open until filled.

Central Christian College of Kansas reviews all applications and hires individuals based on their qualifications for the position. Therefore, the College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, parental status, or military or veteran status. As a Christian college, affiliated with the Free Methodist Church of North America, Central Christian College of Kansas asserts its right to employ persons who subscribe to the intent, mission, Statement of Faith, and Core Values of the College, as well as the lifestyle expectations articulated in the Free Methodist Book of Discipline

(Para. 3000-3430; 2011).

Central Christian College of Kansas

Job Description: Student Success Specialist

Department: Academics
Direct Supervisor: Chief Academic Officer

Effective Date: July 1, 2024

Status: Full-time (12 months), Exempt- Administrative Academic

Location: McPherson, KS

Job Summary

The Success Specialist collaboratively administrates the activities of the Briner Academic Center focusing on success services (i.e. tutoring, coaching, vocational guidance, and portfolio development). The specialist networks with other college resources to offer proactive guidance to students, assisting them in the use of appropriate institutional resources and supporting them in creating and adhering to plans for academic and vocational success. As such, the incumbent serves as the ADA Coordinator, responsible for working with the faculty to manage appropriate accommodations for students.

Education, Experience, Skills, & Abilities

· Master's degree or higher required in Special Education, Educational Psychology, Psychology, or a related field

· Several years of study skills intervention at the high school and/or college level is desirable along with experience in online learning and engagement

· The ability to relate to and communicate with teenagers, young adults, and adults

· Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred

· Certification or experience affirming knowledge and understanding of ADA regulations, guidelines and standards as applicable to an academic setting


· Serve as a primary evaluator to determine accommodations for students. Evaluate disability documentation to determine student eligibility for services and accommodations. This may require follow-up with students, physicians, and other sources of documentation.

· Provide case management services for students assigned, explaining the institution’s services and procedures to students and parents through intake appointments, phone inquiries, email communications, and orientation programs. This may include some ongoing academic counseling for students on the needs of students with accommodations.

· Collaborate with faculty and other campus staff and offices to provide services and accommodations to students. This includes how to best include accommodations in study abroad and other campus sponsored events.

· Design and conduct programming to educate the CCCK community about the needs of students with disabilities.

· Assist with managing testing proctoring services and times, proctors students with disability accommodations.

· Conduct outreach and intervention for at-risk students; managing support for students identified through early alerts and grade reports

· Work with individual or small groups of students and reteach content , assist with homework, and offer assignment support of “at risk” students and the faculty members who teach them

· Teach seminar related courses for First-Year and Junior and Senior Portfolio

· Network with support staff and resources to coordinate and execute student retention strategies

· Assist students in resume and cover letter development

· Plan and host career related workshops and learning interactives to assist students.

· Assist in assessment of badging initiatives

· Facilitate student transitions (e.g., from high school to college, from dependent learner to independent learner, from student to employee, etc.)

· Develop and manage a web-based information resource center for residential and virtual student populations

· Hire, train, and evaluate tutors

· Liaise with the librarian to ensure that the Academic Center recognizes and supports the learning needs

· Monitor email address and respond to concerns, reports, and inquiries in a timely manner

· Provide input to the Progress Review process and assist in appeals regarding academic policies for individual students

· Assist with pre-registration of new students

· Abide by appropriate policies regulations (e.g., SAP, FERPA, etc.)

· Increase participation in career fair, networking, and job portal opportunities

· Attend professional development and serve on committees as needed

· Assist students with vocational aspirations

Notice of Non-Discrimination

The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, parental status, or military or veteran status. As a Christian college, affiliated with the Free Methodist Church of North America, the College asserts its right to employ persons who subscribe to the intent, mission, Statement of Faith, and Core Values of the College, as well as the lifestyle expectations as articulated in the Policies and Procedures Manual.

At Will: Unless exempt due to an employment contract signed by the President of the College, all employees of Central Christian College of Kansas are considered as an “at-will” employee.

Title IX, VAWA, Clery, and SAVE ACT: All employees of Central Christian College of Kansas are considered “responsible employees” pertaining to Title IX regulations concerning both the prevention and reporting of sexual assault or harassment situations. As such, all employees must communicate with the Title IX Coordinator if they witness or hear about a sexual assault or harassment situation.

Background Check: All “offers of employment” are subject to a criminal background check prior to employment


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