College and Career Advisor

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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/24/2016

Winchester, KY Winchester, KY

Winchester, KY
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree
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per hour


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College & Career Advisor Job Description
GEAR UP KY 3.0 will place a College & Career Advisor (CCA) in each GEAR UP KY school to serve as an advisor to a cohort of GEAR UP students for the 2016-2017 school years. Advisors will work with high school students to make meaningful connections between career and college options and their school work. Advisors will work with their regional supervisor and school teams to deliver a structured curriculum. Each advisor will be expected to work approximately 20 - 40 hours a week in the school, which will be determined by each school need and estimated need set at the time of hire. Advisors will receive training and compensation. Ideal candidates will have a foundation in education, counseling or social work. Some additional travel will be expected. Candidates must undergo a background check.

Instruction & Service Delivery
. Facilitate any necessary program components to implement the program with fidelity school wide.
. Deliver instruction of the GEAR UP curriculum to students.
. Collaborate with School Team to plan activities, coordinate activities of college and university partners, and oversee day-to-day operations of the program.
. Arrange educational field trips and family events for students and their families.
. Collaborate with students to promote college awareness using visits, networks, summer experiences, and other innovative strategies designed to reach even the hard-to-reach students.
. Encourage the use of ILP.
. Coordinate and support workshops for financial aid, college survival skills, and college search workshops.
. Help students and parents develop plans to succeed in high school and college.
. Other duties as assigned.

Program Management
. Communicate the GEAR UP vision and mission effectively to all stakeholders.
. Make recommendations to the GEAR UP administrators to enhance and ensure the efficient and effective operation of the program.
. Evaluate workshop and program activities and provide analysis.
. Monitor program related professional development to ensure completion, follow up, and successful classroom implementation.
. Collaborate with partners, School Teams and school districts to ensure the program activities are maximized and that enrichments, interventions and professional development are scheduled and taking place.
. Collaborate with teachers and school leaders to integrate practices and strategies which align with program goals.
. Other duties as assigned.

Relationship Management
. Employ skills and knowledge to build effective teams to meet the GEAR UP objectives and deliverables and to monitor scope of work and milestones of the grant.
. Other duties as assigned.

Student Monitoring and Advising
. Collect, maintain, and disaggregate qualitative and quantitative data for school improvement initiatives and various program reports.
. Demonstrate analytical reasoning and techniques by interpreting student and overall school data.
. Develop and maintain accurate student records and keep them confidential.
. Comply with all program reporting requirements, including the Annual Performance reports, proposals, inputting of all outcome data, student participation data, time and effort logs, and data requests.
. In accordance with the GU-2-Success Advising Model, continuously monitor students' progress and provide resources for enrichments and interventions to students, teachers and parents.
. Collaborate with school staff and other program partners to fully implement college awareness components.
. Collaborate with district personnel, GUK central office staff, and partners in coordinating appropriate professional development for the teachers at the school based on program goals and initiatives.