The Greeley Dream Team Academic Advisor, Educational Talent Search (ETS) JOB DESCRIPTION General Description: Educational Talent Search (ETS) is a federally funded pre-collegiate program that creates educational opportunities for low-income, first generation students while providing access to higher education and assisting in the transition to college. ETS works with students in Greeley-Evans School District 6 who are in grades 6-12 who have the drive to pursue a college education. The Academic Advisor provides academic advising services, recruitment activities, and prepares secondary students for post-high school experience, including college, career and success skill advising. Reports to: Executive Director/Assistant Director of Educational Talent Search Responsibilities:

RECRUITMENT Identify and recruit eligible program participants in grades 6-12 Must have skills to persuade, motivate, understand, and communicate with middle and high school students Must be able to work with a diverse student population

ADVISING Advise and provide planned services that assure retention, promotion and graduation for a caseload of approximately 175 students Assist students in completing college admission and financial aid applications Advise and assist high school seniors to become "college ready" and assure that they are prepared to enroll in a program of post-secondary education Assist students in preparing for college entrance applications, examinations, and scholarships Guidance on and assistance in secondary school re-entry or entry to GED programs or other alternative education programs for secondary school dropouts Personal and career counseling

DATABASE & RECORDS Maintain student program files, keeping information current, accurate and confidential Entering student data and tracking through the Blumen Student Tracking System SPECIAL EVENTS & FIELD TRIPS Plan and/or assist with parent workshops, activities and meetings Organize, facilitate and participate in field trips to local, in-state/out-of-state college campuses COLLABORATION Work closely with counselors and administrators at the school(s) where you are assigned. Individual parent contact as needed TEAM MEMBER of The Greeley Dream Team Support annual events and activities as assigned Attend staff meetings Communicate with co-workers and supervisor Adhere to policies and procedures

OTHER DUTIES Responsible for carrying out program goals Participate in Local, State and Regional conferences as assigned This position is highly visible in outreach where adherence to protocol, policies and procedures is expected and of high priority Professional appearance in dress and manor Other activities as assigned Qualifications: Bachelors Degree required, preferred in the following areas: human services, education or other related fields. Prior experience in working with a diverse student population and/or a TRiO or pre-collegiate program. Knowledge of post-secondary education and financial aid Technical knowledge of: Windows, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and the World Wide Web Self-motivated High level customer service skills Excellent communication skills; oral and written Demonstrated organizational, multi-tasking and detail oriented skills? Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred Some weekend and evening work will be required Terms: This position offers the following: Exempt Salaried Position Salary dependent upon qualifications Medical, dental, vision, sick, discretionary leave and a 403 (b) retirement account 10.5 month calendar (August June) with District 6 Holidays observed. Scheduled day hours with some evenings and weekends required?

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Academic Advisor - Education Talent Search Located At Co, Greeley - Job Post By: Greeley Dream Team

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