Talent Search – West TRIO Programs Advisor
Tusculum University is seeking qualified applicants for TRIO Programs Talent Search Advisor serving 6th-8th grade students in Cocke County, TN. This 12-month, full-time position reports to the Associate Director of Talent Search-West and requires some evening and weekend work. The Talent Search Advisor provides educational and career guidance to students as part of a program designed to encourage high school and college completion. Duties include identifying, recruiting, and selecting participants; collecting and maintaining data; conducting small group sessions; designing and participating in program activities (some of which entails physical exertion); collaboration with school personnel and parents. The Talent Search Advisor must have excellent communication skills and proficiency conducting virtual meetings through online meeting platforms.
Only complete online applications will be reviewed and must be received by 5:00 p.m. May 3, 2021. Materials received after this date and time will not be accepted.
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) and 2 years work experience in education, social or behavioral sciences, counseling, student personnel, or related field; candidates must have knowledge and experience working with disadvantaged students and a commitment to the philosophy and goals of the program.
Tusculum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, participates in E-Verify, and observes the guidelines as a Tennessee Drug Free Workplace employer. Applicants will be required to submit to substance abuse testing at a laboratory chosen by Tusculum University.
This position is subject to the results of pre-employment testing and a background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. All applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
HOW TO APPLY:
Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, resume, copies of transcripts, the names & contact information of 3-5 references, and Tusculum University application (This form can be located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) electronically to [email protected] Attn: Talent Search – West TRIO Programs Advisor