Educational Advisor- S03827P

  • Freelance
  • Anywhere
  • Freelance
  • Anywhere

Job Summary:
Responsible for overall development, coordination and implementation of the TRIO Upward Bound Program and for providing outreach and case management services to students, individual advising sessions, workshops, and other project activities.

Essential Duties:

  • Responsible for the selection and delivery of services to eligible participants from the target secondary schools.
  • Working closely with parents, target school officials, and community leaders to decrease the high school dropout rate and increase the post-secondary enrollment and retention rate of students in the target area.
  • Provide outreach and case management services such as dropout prevention, and college, career, and financial aid information services to students at target schools.
  • Provide direct services such as career exploration, study skills improvement and self-esteem building, conduct grade-appropriate workshops and activities involving college, career and FA information, PSAT-SAT-TSI-ACT test preparation, scholarship information, technical assistance with college admissions and FA applications, and college field trips.
  • Responsible for the collection, establishment, maintenance, and data entry of all assigned student records and required forms.
  • Assist the Director with submission of documentation to governmental agencies as well as grant proposals.
  • May use UTA owned vehicle.
  • Other functions as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Social Work, Communications, or the equivalent experience.
  • Three (3) years of experience working for a dropout prevention and/or post-secondary opportunity program or the equivalent experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience providing direct case management services to secondary school students.
  • Experience working for a Federal TRIO program (UB, UBMS, ETS) or other dropout prevention and post-secondary opportunity program.

Special Instructions:
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

EEO Statement:

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

Open Until Filled: No

Location: Arlington

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