College/Career Coordinator, Upward Bound
Job Summary: The Upward Bound College & Career Coordinator provides career and college entrance information and assistance to project participants; helps to coordinate day-to-day operations and carries out activities. He/she meets with program participants to develop Student Success Plans, create individualized goals and action steps, and provides ongoing support towards the successful attainment of programmatic targets for high school graduation and college going rates. This position is grant-funded. Regular travel off-campus to school sites and occasional evening, weekend, or overnight hours are required.
Minimum Qualifications: Please refer to knowledge, skills, and abilities required.
Job Type: Full-Time
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology, human development, or a related field.
A minimum of 1 year of experience working in education or in a human services setting with youth from diverse backgrounds.
Work experience in teaching and curriculum development; knowledge or experience in college admissions and financial aid processes.
Familiarity with high school graduation requirements and advising.
Ability to work independently and to multi-task.
Excellent organizational, communication (written and verbal), interpersonal skills and attention to detail.
Ability to exercise considerable judgment and discretion in establishing and maintaining good working relationships.
Ability to demonstrate a commitment to service excellence by embodying Roosevelt’s core values, mission, and vision in every aspect of the role working with students, faculty, staff, and visitors.
A positive and professional demeanor is a must.
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and Outlook.