Program Advisor

(Two Positions)

POSITION #: 2260 and 8225

DEPARTMENT: Project PASS/ACCESS

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsible for the identification, recruitment, selection, and delivery of services to participants each year.  Responsible for collecting appropriate documentation (report cards, transcripts, standardized test scores, IEP/ITP, 504, or medical documentation) to complete application prior to acceptance.
Responsible for 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.
Conduct effective and grade-appropriate workshops/activities such as college, career and financial aid/ scholarship information; standardized test preparation; tutoring; academic advising, 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.
Responsible for 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.
Responsible for accurate and written documentation of all services and activities provided to participants via daily contact logs and data entry into the database (Blumen).
Responsible for the timely and accurate 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.
Adhere to the established Plan of Operation, Curriculum, Process Policy, Program Procedures and all other related federal Trio regulations.
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 QUALIFICATIONS:

A Bachelor's degree in Education, guidance and counseling, social work, or related field.  Experience in one or more of the following: student advising, mentoring, tutoring, career advising, testing, educational opportunities, financial aid or disability issues, developing and conducting workshops or seminars to improve the educational, vocational, and motivational well-being of youth and adults from disadvantaged backgrounds and/or disabilities.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Education, guidance and counseling, social work, or related field.

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send cover letter, resume and 3 letters of recommendation to:

Project PASS / ACCESS Search Committee

University of New Orleans

2000 Lakeshore Drive, ED 166

New Orleans, LA 70148

 

DATE POSTED: September 12, 2018

CLOSING DATE: The position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, applicantion materials should be recieved by September 18th, 2013.

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.