Educational Outreach Specialist

Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Mar 31, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time
Posting Date 04/12/2021 Closing Date 04/21/2021 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, unofficial transcripts for the required degree (if applicable) must be attached and submitted at the time of application.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:

• Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment background check
• Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College
• Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires

Advertising Summary

Each year, more than 35,000 students find the diverse, comprehensive high quality educational experience they are looking for at JJC . We hope that you will take a few minutes to explore the job opportunities we have available and consider becoming a part of this experience.

The recruitment of qualified and diverse faculty and staff is the cornerstone of JJC’s commitment to an innovative, collaborative and inclusive educational community. At JJC, we respect the wealth of knowledge and experience each of our employees brings to the workplace.

Job Details

POSITION : SPECIALIST, Educational Outreach SPPROJ -SPEC01
STATUS : Part time Grant-funded
DEPARTMENT : Project Achieve
DIVISION : Student Development
CLASSIFICATION : Non-exempt
UNION : Support and Technical
REPORTS TO: Director, Project Achieve
PLACEMENT : Support staff, grade 7
MINIMUM PAY RATE : $20.41 per hour

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.

POSITION SUMMARY
This is a part-time grant-funded position that works with federally-funded TRIO Educational Talent Search ( ETS ) program and is responsible for providing outreach and identification of eligible participants to include middle/high school students; guidance on secondary school re-entry; financial literacy; academic counseling; advising; assistance with college admission processes; conducting needs and outcome assessment and assisting with periodic reports. The Educational Outreach Specialist works under general direction of the Program Coordinator and Director to provide program services to participants within established guidelines; to develop and implement goals, operating procedures and programmatic efforts; and to keep abreast of TRIO rules and regulations. Occasional evening and/or weekend hours may be required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Assist with the selection process, assessment and placement of Talent Search participants.
2. Provide group, individual instruction, academic, financial literacy and educational advisement.
3. Develop and refine methods for continuous monitoring and adequate follow-up of student progress.
4. Develop methods/tools/materials to address ETS participants’ needs to ensure academic success.
5. Plan, organize, and execute logistics for college tours and cultural events for students.
6. Review participants progress periodically through interviews with participants and target school staff.
7. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, administrators, acquire a general knowledge of the overall operation, functions and programs of the campus to which assigned.
8. Advise Program Director, faculty and ETS staff of obstacles to learning experienced by ETS participants; conduct individual and group workshops in problematic areas.
9. Ability to present occasional evening and/or weekend workshops.
10. Demonstrated administrative ability and knowledge in financial aid processes, admission/recruitment procedures, and community relations.

11. Participate in TRIO training seminars and workshops such as Illinois TRiO, EOA, and COE ; serve on assigned college committees and clubs that support the identified TRIO and Student Development Division program goals and objectives.
12. Participate in achieving departmental and college goals and objectives.
13. Perform related duties as assigned.

Internal candidates must adhere to the terms of employment regarding length of time in current position as outlined in their union contract.

Application Procedures: “Apply to this Job at employment.jjc.edu”

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:
• Satisfactory results of a background check
• Post-offer, pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College
• Post-offer, pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires

Joliet Junior College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action college supporting diversity.

ANNUAL CLERY SAFETY REPORT ( ASR ) NOTICE FIRE SAFETY REPORT ( FSA ) and MISSING PERSON POLICY ( MPP ) FOR STUDENTS RESIDING IN “ON CAMPUS” STUDENT HOUSING
Joliet Junior College is committed to assisting members of the JJC community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual CLERY security compliance document along with the Fire Safety Report ( FSR ) and the Missing Person Policy ( MPP ) for students residing in “on campus” student housing is available at the JJC Police Department website :
www.jjc.edu/cleryreport

If you would like to receive the ASR, FSR or MPP in booklet form, you may stop by the Campus Police Department located on Main Campus in G 1013 or call Campus Police at 815-280-2234. The website and booklet contain information regarding campus security and personal safety such as crime prevention and reporting, police law enforcement authority, disciplinary procedures and other related security policies. They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous years for all JJC campuses, property owned and controlled by JJC District 525 and on public property immediately adjacent to JJC campuses.
This information is required by law and is made available by the Joliet Junior College Police Department.

Position Summary

POSITION SUMMARY
This is a part-time grant-funded position that works with federally-funded TRIO Educational Talent Search ( ETS ) program and is responsible for providing outreach and identification of eligible participants to include middle/high school students; guidance on secondary school re-entry; financial literacy; academic counseling; advising; assistance with college admission processes; conducting needs and outcome assessment and assisting with periodic reports. The Educational Outreach Specialist works under general direction of the Program Coordinator and Director to provide program services to participants within established guidelines; to develop and implement goals, operating procedures and programmatic efforts; and to keep abreast of TRIO rules and regulations. Occasional evening and/or weekend hours may be required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Assist with the selection process, assessment and placement of Talent Search participants.
2. Provide group, individual instruction, academic, financial literacy and educational advisement.
3. Develop and refine methods for continuous monitoring and adequate follow-up of student progress.
4. Develop methods/tools/materials to address ETS participants’ needs to ensure academic success.
5. Plan, organize, and execute logistics for college tours and cultural events for students.
6. Review participants progress periodically through interviews with participants and target school staff.
7. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, administrators, acquire a general knowledge of the overall operation, functions and programs of the campus to which assigned.
8. Advise Program Director, faculty and ETS staff of obstacles to learning experienced by ETS participants; conduct individual and group workshops in problematic areas.
9. Ability to present occasional evening and/or weekend workshops.
10. Demonstrated administrative ability and knowledge in financial aid processes, admission/recruitment procedures, and community relations.

11. Participate in TRIO training seminars and workshops such as Illinois TRiO, EOA, and COE ; serve on assigned college committees and clubs that support the identified TRIO and Student Development Division program goals and objectives.
12. Participate in achieving departmental and college goals and objectives.
13. Perform related duties as assigned.


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