Assistant Director, Educational Talent Search
Educational Talent Search
Educational Talent Search
Impact & Responsibilities: Identifies, recruits and enrolls eligible participants for the program’s target schools; develops and implements community workshops, forums and other special events to provide outreach and awareness for the Educational Talent Search (ETS) program; provides academic, personal and career advising and tutoring to students; develops and nurtures ongoing relationships with area school districts, school personnel, colleges and community partners to ensure successful completion and coordination of program goals and objectives; assists prospective students with college, financial aid and scholarship applications; provides and ensures professional development for team members; transports students to events as necessary; and assists in the supervision, management and evaluation of staff.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in education, educational administration, counseling, social work, or related field plus at least three years of experience working with low-income, first generation, or other disadvantaged and under-represented populations.
Preferred: Master’s degree; experience in education, TRIO, higher education, business administration, or social services; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a variety of constituents through written and verbal communications; experience compiling and using data to effectively problem solve; demonstrated knowledge of financial aid, financial literacy, academic and career advising, and college admissions and selection process; strong analytical and problem-solving skills; and demonstrated ability to write and secure local, state or federal grants.
UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.
The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Benefits package details can be viewed at uni.edu/jobs/why. Application materials received by Friday, August 12th, 2022 will be given first consideration. For more information or to apply, visit http://jobs.uni.edu. Criminal and other relevant background checks required. UNI is a tobacco free campus.
Type of Employment: Full-Time
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