Position Type: Permanent Staff
Department: Carolina Higher Ed Opp Pgms - 525200
Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty
Vacancy ID: NF0003023
Position Summary: The Academic Advisor position is responsible for planning, facilitating, developing counseling and academic programming as well as tracking and coordinating the TRiO programs initiatives. These initiatives include providing basic college access preparation and financial aid information to students and families, as well as to college access counselors in the target high schools, community-based organizations, pre-college programs, and post-secondary institutions.
Application Deadline: 04/19/2018
Education Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Education, Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or other related field and three years of related experience. Master's Degree preferred.
Qualification and Experience: Experience should include a minimum of 1-3 years of high school counseling social work, pre-college college access, community organization leadership, grant management, financial aid, and or public relations. Strong communication and effective presentation skills with middle and high school students, adult learners, and college access professionals are essential. Experience with TriO or other similar equity programs and building community partnerships, promoting education and networking skills is a plus. Evidence reflecting successful work with teachers, administrators, community persons, and or counselors. A valid driver's license is also required. Capable of lifting/ moving 20 pounds.
Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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