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Coordinator, Talent Search 61 North

Alcorn State University
Lorman, Mississippi, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Sep 14, 2023

Job Details

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title
Coordinator, Talent Search 61 North

FLSA Status
Salaried Non Exempt

Posted Salary Range
Commensurate with

Employment Status
Full Time

School of Education & Psychology

Job Summary

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Provide specialized training in providing wrap-around support services for
students from first generation, low-income, and disability backgrounds in
the following categories: secondary school persistence, financial education,
career and leadership development, academic success strategies,
post-secondary school preparation, connection, and community support.

Essential Job Functions

The incumbent will recruit participants, coordinate services and
activities, facilitate workshops and coach participants to persist, graduate
and enroll in post-secondary education programs.


Bachelor’s degree minimum, Master’s degree preferred in counseling,
education, higher education or a related field. Minimum of two years of
experience working with at-risk/disadvantaged students while increasing
persistence, retention and graduation rates, as well as, promoting career
exploration and financial education. Must be able to construct tutoring
schedules and establish and maintain positive and cooperative
relationships with target school staff, participants and the general public.

Licensing and Certifications

License or Professional credentials in relevant discipline (if applicable)

Physical Requirements

Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areas

Sedentary Work - Exerting 10 pounds

Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds

Medium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds
Not Required

Heavy Work - Exerting 50-100 pounds
Not Required

Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds
Not Required


Extended Work Hours

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Number of Vacancies


Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

EEO Statement

Alcorn State University

Equal Employment Opportunity and Notice of Non-Discrimination
Alcorn State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Alcorn State University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

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Excellent Benefits Package

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation (Professional)
  5. Letter of Recommendation (Personal)
  6. Letter of Recommendation (Professional or Personal)
Optional Documents


 Alcorn State University

A great educational choice, Alcorn State University in Mississippi is a place of purpose, history, and discovery, and the nation's oldest, land-grant HBCU

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