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FP-Project Associate I-Upward Bound Counselor

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Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title FP-Project Associate I-Upward Bound Counselor
Posting Number 1871
Position Number D99751
Minimum Salary Commensurate with experience
Employee Group Professional
Full/Part Time Full Time
Temporary/Continuing Temporary
52 or 36 weeks 52
FLSA Status Exempt
Suggested Starting Date 10/02/2017
Usual Hours of Work 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., and some Saturdays
Department Student Affairs - FP - DEP

Position Details

Position Duties and Responsibilities

Under limited direction, performs moderately complex professional student service work.
Conducts individual and group counseling sessions with participants during summer and academic year and provides academic advisement to Upward Bound participants, remains abreast of local and national financial aid and postsecondary entry requirements.
Administers tests, inventories, and surveys and assists in conducting follow-up student on graduates.
Assists students in completing financial aid and college admissions’ applications within posted deadline dates and must keep Upward Bound files current, recruit students for the program and meet with Upward Bound parents.
Maintains contact with target school counselors and teachers to monitor progress of participants in college prep-courses.
Assists with developing and maintaining individualized education plans for participants and maintains cooperative working relationships with high school instructors, counselors, administrators, student organizations, and student advising and community contacts.
Teaches a personal and career development class designed for student success, sponsors the Student Government, Students Helping Students Association.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and over one (1) year of relevant full-time experience.
(Equivalent=Minimum of 90 credit hours and three (3) years of experience)

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in education, counseling or student personnel.
Experience working with disadvantaged students in the 9th-12th grades.
Knowledge and abilities typically demonstrated through the equivalent of one year of working experience in student services or a related field. Some grant writing experience is a plus but not required.
Strong communication, organizational, public speaking, and interpersonal skills.
Knowledgeable about financial aid processes, admission procedures, recruitment, and community relations.
Willingness to work 16 Saturdays per year, some evenings, summer duties, chaperone field trips, and be willing to travel to TRIO training.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please be prepared to write what method you would use to encourage students to participate in the Upward Bound program.

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Affirmative Action Statement

St. Louis Community College is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.

Special Instructions Summary

If the position requires transcripts, licenses, certificates, etc., please upload this information in order for your application to be considered further.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please share with us how you learned of this position
    • NC - 072330
    • Networking (friend/relative/colleague)
    • STLCC Website
    • LinkedIn
    • STL Today/Monster website
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • Suburban Journals
    • Missouri Career Centers
    • Other (please specify)
  2. If Other please specify here

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * How many years of relevant work experience do you have?
    • Less than one year.
    • One to three years.
    • Three to six years.
    • Six years or more.
  4. * Do you have work experience in an educational setting?
    • yes
    • no
  5. * Describe your experience with Program planning, administration or evaluation and implementation of education - related services, in a pre-collegiate or collegiate program.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Identify your experience serving targeted diverse populations:
    • Low Income
    • First Generation
    • Students with disabilities
    • More than one of the above
  7. * Do you have teaching experience?
    • yes
    • no
  8. * Please identify your education
    • Less than 90 credit hours
    • 90 credit hours but no degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Bachelor's degree with additional credit hours
    • Master's degree
  9. * Do you have a bachelor's degree in Education, Counseling, Student Personnel Administration, or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * Do you have grant writing experience?
    • yes
    • no
  11. * Rate your experience using computer aided instruction.
    • Novice
    • Experienced
    • Expert
  12. * Do you have any experience in curriculum development?
    • yes
    • no

Candidate Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation
  2. Additional Attachment 1