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Coordinator, Talent Search 61 South

Alcorn State University
Lorman, Mississippi, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 5, 2024

Job Details

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Position Information

Job Title
Coordinator, Talent Search 61 South

FLSA Status
Salaried Non Exempt

Posted Salary Range
Commensurate with experience.

Employment Status
Full Time

School of Education & Psychology

Job Summary

Provide specialized training in providing wrap-around 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.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to creatively motivate, empower and recognize students;
  • Visual, auditory, and ambulatory ability;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Conflict management skills;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Empathetic;
  • Positive relationship builder;
  • Ability to track, report and analyze data;
  • Assist with input of student and staff data for reporting requirements;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Email and other databases.
Essential Job Functions
  • Recruit participants
  • Coordinate services and activities
  • Facilitate workshops and coach participants to persist, graduate and enroll in post-secondary education programs.
  • Construct tutoring schedules
  • Establish and maintain positive and cooperative relationships with target school staff, participants and the general public.

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/disadvantages
students while increasing persistence, retention and graduation rates, as
well as, promoting career exploration and financial education.

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

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)
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 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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