Program Advisor


POSITION #: 2283

DEPARTMENT: Project ACCESS: Educational Talent Search   


Responsible for the identification, recruitment, selection, and delivery of services to participants each year; collecting appropriate disability documentation (IEP/ITP, 504, or medical documentation) to complete application prior to acceptance; reviewing participants' needs assessments and develop an Individualized Education Action Plan (IEAP) for all (100%) assigned participants to ensure that students receive appropriate supportive services that address identified needs each year; Adhere to the established Plan of Operation, Curriculum, Process Policy, Program Procedures and all other related Talent Search procedures; Conduct effective and grade-appropriate workshops/activities such as college, career and financial aid/scholarship information; standardized test preparation; and technical assistance with college admissions and financial aid applications via group and/or individual meetings, campus enrichment activities, field trips, career and college day programs each year; post-secondary placement of all assigned "college-ready" participants by providing individualized technical assistance with the college and financial process to ensure that the program meets its goal of post-secondary enrollment each year; accurate and written documentation of all services and activities provided to participants via daily contact logs and data entry into the database (Blumen); preparation and submission of weekly and monthly reports on all major areas of responsibility including the progress of assigned participants and verification of post-secondary enrollment of graduating seniors. Abide by administrative policies/procedures addressed in the Staff Reference Manual, Standards of Professional Conduct, Program, and UNO rules, regulations, and policies. Responsible for achieving goals specified in Annual Employee Contract. Perform other job-related tasks as assigned.      


Required: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in Education, Psychology, Public Administration or other related field with at least 3 years experience working with students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Desired: Master's Degree from an accredited institution in Education, Psychology, Public Administration or other related field. Experience with student tracking system is a plus.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send resume, cover letter, and three letters of recommendation to: Search Committee, Project ACCESS, University of New Orleans, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, ED 164, New Orleans, LA 70148

DATE POSTED: January 10, 2013

CLOSING DATE: To assure full consideration, applications should be received by January 30, 2013, noon.

The University of New Orleans is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, ethnic minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.