Advisor 1, TRIO ETS College Bound

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Advisor 1, TRIO ETS College Bound
Open Internally or Externally External
If faculty, tenure track status Not Applicable
Reports to (title) OMDA, TRIO ETS Program Manager
Department Office for Diversity & Multicultural Affairs - Student Affairs
Requisition Number 17102
Position Type Replacement
Job Category Staff
FT/PT Full-time
Initial Work Location
Starting Salary $37,727
Job Open Date 11/21/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Priority Review Date 12/04/2017
Job Summary

Promote the TRIO ETS College Bound program (a federally-funded grant program) to eligible students (low-income & prospective first-generation college students) as well as students with disabilities, students in foster care; advise program participants and their families on post-secondary education and career opportunities; and conduct workshops and program activities, and serve as a chaperone on campus visits and field trips.
Advisor will serve students at some combination of the following target schools: Granite Park JHS, Valley JHS, West Lake JHS, Cottonwood HS, Granger HS, Bryant Middle, Northwest Middle, and West HS.
Some evening and weekend activities will be required. A requirement of this position is to travel to multiple sites and work with minimal supervision.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

Promote the TRIO ETS program in coordination with SLCC departments, target school personnel, and community organizations in order to identify eligible students and select program participants;.
Assess participants’ needs for services.
Develop and maintain relationships with participants, families, and target school personnel.
Provide outreach, academic, personal, and career information and advisement; assist students in developing educational plans, career goals, study skills, and life skills.
Develop and present presentations on college admission and financial aid application information, and assistance for program participants and their families.
Plan and implement campus visits and field trips.
Administer and interpret diagnostic tests and inventories, such as Career Cluster Interest Survey, StrengthsQuest, MBTI, etc..
Provide outreach and reentry services to secondary and postsecondary dropouts.
Assist with reports, data collection, program evaluation.
Develop new activities and services to recruit and meet project needs.
Maintain student files and documentation of eligibility and services, as well as document participants’ academic progress;
Other duties as assigned.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued
Preferred Qualifications

Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.
Master’s degree with emphasis in education, community engagement, or social work (completed or in progress).
Knowledge of college policies and procedures in the Granite School District and the Salt Lake School District.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Behavioral or Social Science, Education, Psychology, Communication, or other human relations discipline.
Related professional experience of zero to two years.
Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license is required to travel to multiple schools and program activity sites.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

The needs of students from economically and educationally under resourced communities;
College resources, programs, degree options, and application procedures (application, registration, catalog, schedule, etc.);
Financial Aid scholarship and scholarship application process and resources;
Utah high school graduation and Utah Scholars requirements;
Effective forms of advising for students and their families;
Needs assessment (with individuals, communities, schools, families, etc.);
Career exploration, values clarification, and goal setting;
Working collaboratively with a variety of school administrations, college and community personnel;
Excellent communication with diverse populations and across cultures;
Maintain multiple projects and timelines, as well as work a flexible schedule which may include occasional evenings and weekends;
Computer operation, data systems, social media knowledge and skills (Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, Banner, StudentAccess, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumbler, Hootsuite, and YouTube preferred), and presentation media including laptops and LCD projectors;
Work independently at different sites and manage multiple projects;
Documentation of confidential and sensitive information; and the
Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, ability, culture, ethnic background, to maintain good working relationships across the College.
Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities.

Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties

Other duties as assigned.

Special Instructions

Applicants are required to submit the SLCC application, a cover letter, and resume.

Salt Lake Community College will complete a criminal background check on the finalist.

FLSA Exempt

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you first learn about this position?
    • Newspaper
    • Ethnic Media
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Organization
    • SLCC Website
    • Referral Agency
    • Workforce Services
    • College Placement Center
    • Friend
    • Employee
    • SLCC Email
    • SLCC HR Office
    • Other (please specify below)
  2. If other referral source, please specify:

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume / Curr. Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letters of Reference
  4. Other Doc