Location: Bowling Green, KY Category: Staff Posted On: Mon Apr 15 2019 Job Description:
A Coordinator III is responsible for recruitment of eligible participants within the 10 county target area, increasing educational attainment, coordinating activities, monitoring program effectiveness, recording participant information utilizing a project database, conducting workshops and submitting monthly reports to the project director.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Implements outreach activities and events
Recruits participants, used a database for completion of accurate records, and appropriate data entry.
Utilizes the computer and various software programs and databases.
Maintain tracking and follow-up of current and former participants.
Documents participants' eligibility as well as paper files.
Assists Participants with completion of forms such as college applications and financial aid applications.
Provides continual program evaluation, conducts on-going assessment of proga4ram needs, and shares with the project director.
Assists with preparation of the annual report for the U.S. Department of Education as well as periodically requested reports.
Travel and collaborate with other colleges, community agencies or businesses in surrounding target counties.
Manage time, multi-task, and function successfully under Federal Regulations for the Educational Opportunity Centers (EOC) project.
Design and implements educational workshops, recruitment events and seminars on topics related to higher education.
Work with culturally and racially diverse populations.
Strategic planning skills and ability to collaborate with and motivate others.
Occasional night or weekend work is necessary.
Assist the project director with duties and grant related responsibilities as necessary.
Bachelor's degree in Education, Counseling or related field.
Minimum one year of experience in an education or community agency setting.
Minimum one year of experience working with disadvantaged adults.
Possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record.
Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment.
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