Advisor I, TRIO ETS College Bound (Part Time)

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Advisor I, TRIO ETS College Bound (Part Time)
Open Internally or Externally External
If faculty, tenure track status Not Applicable
Reports to (title) Program Manager II
Department Office for Diversity & Multicultural Affairs - Student Affairs
Requisition Number P17217
Position Type One Year Temporary
Job Category Part-Time Staff - Variable
FT/PT Part-time
Initial Work Location Multiple Locations
Starting Salary $13.13 - $14.44
Job Open Date 02/27/2018
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Priority Review Date
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; and will be required to drive a High Occupancy Vehicle.
Other duties as assigned.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued
Preferred Qualifications

Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.

Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Behavioral or Social Science, Education, Psychology, Communication, Public Relations, Marketing, Business or other human relations discipline.
Two (2) years of direct, paid, full-time experience.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors degree, or equivalent (Associates Degree plus 3 years experience) required. Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license is required to travel to multiple schools and program activity sites.
Must pass a criminal background check as required by the Granite School District, Salt Lake City Schools District, and Salt Lake Community College.

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 and work effectively within diverse teams, including people of all abilities, races and ethnicities, religions, countries of origin, gender and gender identities, sexual orientations, and socioeconomic backgrounds, in order to maintain positive working relationships across the College and with community partners.

Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties

Other duties as assigned.

Special Instructions

Salt Lake Community College may complete a criminal background check on the finalist.
Finalist will also be expected to pass background checks from the Granite School District and Salt Lake City Schools District.
This position will require a flexible schedule.
This position is funded until August 31, 2018 with no guarantee of renewal.


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