Coordinator, Talent Search (2 Positions)

Location
Fort Myers, FL
Posted
Mar 24, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Information

Job Title Coordinator, Talent Search (2 Positions)

Job Description

The Coordinator, Talent Search assists middle and high school students within four Lee County public schools with career and post-secondary education exploration. This position is grant funded by the U.S. Department of Education TRiO program.



Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Education, School Personnel, Guidance and Counseling, Human Services, or related field.

Two years of experience working with programs for disadvantaged youth, TRIO programs, or those serving first generation college students.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).

Valid driver's license and the ability to travel between four assigned Lee County schools, Florida Gulf Coast University, and other locations to attend meetings or programs.

Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends.



Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree from an accredited institution in Education, School Personnel, Guidance and Counseling, Human Services, or related field.

Experience in career and college exploration with post-secondary students.

Bilingual in Spanish or Creole.



Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of FERPA regulations regarding student information in both electronic and paper format.

Knowledge of TRiO programs and United States Department of Education funding guidelines.

Professional interpersonal and public presentation skills.

Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and flexibility.

Ability to work independently and effectively with a diverse student body, faculty and staff.

Ability to commit to diversity, disability, and cross-cultural issues, and to initiate, implement, and coordinate projects.

Ability to build and foster effective working relationships and work in a team based environment.



Salary Range $16.76 - $17.72 hourly ($35,000 - $37,000 annual)

Job Duties

Essential Job Duties

•Coordinates recruitment activities for new program participants, documents eligibility, conducts intake interviews, and assesses participant needs.

•Organizes daily and weekly tutoring sessions, career and college exploration activities, ACT/SAT preparation, and other related activities within the target schools.

•Coordinates workshops for participants on skills needed for successful high school completion and enrollment in postsecondary education.

•Provides orientation sessions for new participants and their parents.

•Advises participants in college preparatory curriculum. Assists with college applications, FAFSA completion, and provides scholarship information to students and parents.

•Organizes and chaperones field trips, college visits, and FGCU summer camps.

•Conducts exit interviews with all participants and program withdrawals.

•Maintains accurate records and metrics on all program activities, including participation, costs, and evaluations. Provides data and assists in the preparation of the Annual Performance Report as requested.

•Maintains regular contact with principals, counselors and teachers within the target schools. Establishes relationships and collaborates with other organizations hosting TRIO programs or programs with first generation college students or at-risk students.

•Assists with the development and revision of policies and procedures.

•Assists with fiscal expenditures and guidelines of the Talent Search grant in accordance with the Federal Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).



Other Duties

•Other job related duties as assigned.



Posting Detail Information

Posting Number PS195P

Open Date 03/23/2016

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

This is a grant funded position with anticipated refunding. Although renewal of grant is expected, position is contingent upon renewal of grant.



Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Education, School Personnel, Guidance and Counseling, Human Services, or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have two or more years of experience working with programs for disadvantaged youth, TRIO programs, or those serving first generation college students?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a valid driver’s license and the ability to travel throughout the county and state?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have the ability to work occasional nights and weekends?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Please explain your directly related experience to the position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Please indicate the number of years of directly related work experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Please indicate how you first learned of this position.
    • Job Board
    • Print Advertisement
    • Social Media
    • Job Fair/Conference
    • FGCU Website
    • Employee Referral
    • Other
  9. * Per the question above, please specify the name of where you FIRST learned of the position?

    (Open Ended Question)

  10. This position is eligible for veteran's preference. For additional information regarding veteran's preference, please review the FGCU Human Resources website and click on the link for Veteran's Preference. You may copy and paste this URL into a separate browser window for easier access to veteran's preference information: http://www.fgcu.edu/HR/. To be eligible for veteran's preference, you must upload your DD214 to this posting. A new DD214 must be uploaded with each application submitted. Forms submitted under a previous application will not transfer to another position application.
  11. * Are you claiming veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No


Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of 5 Professional References (with relationship of each)
Optional Documents
  1. DD Form 214

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