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Department: 240405 - TRIO Programs
Location: Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties:
The focus of the Program Coordinator is to facilitate educational, cultural, and social development enrichment activities for middle and high school program participants. The position also entails providing participants with an educational environment conducive to obtaining a high school diploma and assisting with preparation to gain entry into a post-secondary institution.
The primary responsibilities of the Program Coordinator include:
Provide program services insuring the personal, vocational and educational guidance for each program participant
Provide academic assistance to specified students designated as a part of the rigorous curriculum
Assist participants with the college application and financial aid process
Plan cultural and educational activities for participants
Visit all assigned schools
Maintain accurate files on participants entering contact information, and
Assess needs for each participant
Require post-baccalaureate credentials or a bachelor's degree plus alternative or equivalent professional training and experience may be substituted for the advanced degree on an exceptional basis.
The Program Coordinator must have the ability to work independently, handle ambiguity, manage multiple projects, schedules and deadlines, as well as possess good interpersonal skills.
In addition, the candidate must be able to network with on campus constituents, targeted community members, and public school personnel.
Master’s Degree in Education, Counseling, Social Science or equivalent field.
Two years of experience in academic skill development, counseling and working with non-traditional students and culturally diverse groups.
Required license or certification:
Travel is required for this position. Valid Driver's License required at time of hire and must be maintained as a condition of employment.
Position Number: 00007146
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