100 College Drive
Closes: Thursday, January 31, 2019
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
Master's degree in Education, Counseling, Social Work, or related field preferred, bachelor's degree required. At least two years of experience working with low-income/first-generation adults; two years of experience in providing assistance or counseling to participants entering an institution of postsecondary education or re-entering an educational program; experience working with participants form diverse backgrounds; and knowledge of collegiate, academic, and financial aid procedures is required.
Responsible for initiating and completing project activities which take place both on and off campus, Primary purpose is to recruit and assist 1,000 EOC participants annually in enrolling in postsecondary education or obtaining a credential.
Examples of Duties
Recruit and assist participants annually in enrolling in college or obtaining a credential. Provides individual and group counseling, career development, and information on postsecondary education opportunities. Conduct academic enrichment workshops both on and off campus. Assist participants in completing college admissions applications and financial aid forms, and provide coaching for entrance exams. Travel within assigned counties to identify and assist participants with college enrollment or gaining a credential. Maintain and update a participant recruitment base of applicants and provide monthly follow up. Compile data for performance reporting. Assist in the supervision of outreach specialists and activities in assigned locations. Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of TRIO programs within the parameters of the U.S. Department of Education guidelines.
This is a 100% grant-funded position.