The College Transition Coordinator collaborates with school
districts and community partners to promote a college-going culture
and facilitates the transition of high school graduates. Provides
cross-functional services in the areas of admissions, registration
and financial aid to prospective students and families. Provide
pro-active and on-the-spot, independent diagnostic support and
problem resolution in a broad range of areas and issues.
Florida Gulf Coast University is committed to establishing and
maintaining an inclusive working and learning environment in which
students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social
activities, governance, and all other aspects of the campus life
reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international
At FGCU, we collectively stand against any individual or group that
practices any form of racism, discrimination, intolerance, hate
expressions, or disrespect. We are committed to preparing students
to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently
diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic
and racial backgrounds, religious beliefs, abilities, ages, gender
identities, sexual orientations, socio-economic status, cultural
traditions, family statuses, and military backgrounds. FGCU strives
to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just
because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our
University stronger. The University community recognizes the
importance of a diverse and inclusive institution and holds these
ideals as paramount for the current and future success of the
We seek colleagues who promote and embrace diversity, equity, and
inclusion. We encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to
apply for this position as we believe that our University will grow
and move forward through a commitment of equality for all.
Typical duties may include but are not limited to:
- Provides assistance to high school students and their families
in completing admission and financial aid applications.
- Builds and maintains a collaborative relationship with primary
and secondary school administrators, counselors, teachers, student
participants, and prospective students.
- Organizes, coordinates, and participates in CROP and Scholars
Program events and activities including college visits for high
- Implements daily and weekly sessions for career and college
exploration to meet high school senior student participant
- Facilitates application and registration processes and adheres
to registration, admission and program policies and procedures as
they relate to the College programs and populations.
- Maintains awareness of best practices, emerging trends and new
legislation relating to College Transition functional area.
- Plans, coordinates, or assists with workshops and/or
presentations for CROP and Scholars Program.
- Participates in developing and implementing new initiatives and
Additional Job Description
- Keeps set office hours on Florida Southwestern College (FSW)
Campus and Florida Gulf Coast University College (FGCU)
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate
area of specialization.
Two years of professional full-time experience working with at-risk
populations similar to the CROP or Scholars’ participants.
Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience,
and/or certifications may be considered.
Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Guidance,
Education, Student Personnel, Human Services, or closely related
Background similar to that of the population being served (first
generation, low income).
Commitment to the goals of College Reach Out and Scholars programs
to serve under-represented students such as first generation and
low-income students and their families.
Bilingual skills (Spanish or Creole).
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of policies, procedures, and regulations pertaining to
Strong organizational skills and an ability to prioritize and
complete simultaneous projects within deadlines.
Skill in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and
weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication
Skill in public speaking and delivering presentations to
individuals and groups.
Ability to work successfully as both a member of a team and
independently with minimal supervision.
Ability to interpret and apply laws, regulations, policies and
Ability to provide professional customer service.
Ability to present to large groups.
Ability to interact in a professional manner with a diverse group
of staff, faculty, students, and the community in a
Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion at all
Ability to thrive in an organization that values the diversity of
its student body and workforce and actively promotes equity and
$38,000 - $41,000
FGCU is an EOE AA /F/Vet/Disability Employer.