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Grant Coordinator - TS Austin

Posting Information

Posting Information

Posting Number


Posting/Functional Title

Grant Coordinator - TS Austin

University Pay Plan Title

Grant Coordinator


Austin, San Marcos


Talent Search- Austin (TS-A)

Recruitment Type

Open to All

Job Type


Funding Source


Monthly Salary

$3,333.33 - $3,833.33

Job Category


Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Psychology, Social Work or a related field.
  • Experience with academic support programs that include academic advising, and the college exploration/application process.
  • Experience developing programs, events, trips, and workshops for students.
  • Effective writing and speaking skills.
  • Experience with computer software (Microsoft suite) and database management platforms.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Psychology, Social Work or a related field.
  • Experience in planning educational and/or cultural trips.
  • 2 years experience with academic advising, college, and career preparation, and the college exploration/application process.
  • Experience facilitating students/parents through the college admission and financial aid process.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) speaking/writing.
Job Description

This is a grant funded position. Continuation of this position is contingent upon grant funding.
Reports to the Director of Talent Search Austin at Texas State University. The Talent Search Austin Coordinator promotes educational achievement and the pursuit of post- secondary education enrollment for program participants.
The Coordinator is responsible for developing and overseeing the implementation of comprehensive services for program participants in the 6th to 12th grades at the program’s target schools.
Services include but are not limited to college and career readiness, academic support, and financial aid advising.
The Coordinator is also responsible for recruitment and monitoring progress toward the accomplishment of program objectives.
Position located at target schools in Austin, Texas with occasional travel to the Texas State University campus in San Marcos, Texas.
Evening and weekend work may be required.

Job Duties
  • Assist with program recruitment.
  • Complete Individual Service Plans ( ISP ) and Needs Assessments annually for new and continuing participants.
  • Develop and implement innovative co-curricular programming for students and parents/guardians including workshops, trips, and events.
  • Develop and oversee academic tutoring schedules for students to adhere to on a weekly basis. Ensure students effectively utilize tutoring services provided and communicate needs from tutors as appropriate.
  • Oversee the assessment and reporting of participant progress, personal growth, and academic performance.
  • Provide college admission and financial aid process information. Ensure that senior participants take appropriate steps toward high school graduation and college enrollment.
  • Assist program director in maintenance of participant files and program-specific documentation to ensure all appropriate services and contacts are entered into the student database; verify promotion, retention, and graduation of all current participants.
  • Assist with pre and post evaluations for participants and parents/guardians.
  • Monitor outcome objectives, collect data, and assist in preparing annual performance reports/other reports as assigned.
  • Develop and maintain professional outreach networks within target area communities and schools, serving as a liaison and point of contact as needed.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities to promote personal and professional growth.
  • Conduct other duties as assigned.
Additional Information to Applicants
  • Please include a cover letter that addresses how you meet the required and preferred qualifications in the order in which they are listed in this job posting.
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Job Close Date (posting closes at midnight)

Open Until Filled


Normal Work Days

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

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Posting Notices

Applicant must have a valid Texas Driver's License and be a driver in good standing with less than ten (10) points deducted for driving infractions as determined by the employer driving standards system., You will be required to electronically attach a resume and cover letter to your application.

Legal and Required Notices

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including, but not limited to, criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Why work @ Texas State?

• Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!
• Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!
• Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program
• Great training and development opportunities: choose from a variety of classroom and online course offerings, learning resources, certifications, and employee educational support programs.
• An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus
• Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions

By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you’ll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.

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Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. DD 214/DD1300
  2. Veteran's Preference
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