The Office for University Preparatory Programs/Upward Bound Program
is seeking a candidate who will be responsible for collaborating
with program staff to manage direct services pertaining 9th and
10th grade students.
The program Counselor will be responsible for:
Outstanding Benefits Package
- The recruitment of potential participants, securing appropriate
documentation for client eligibility.
- Maintenance of accurate, confidential records for 9th &
10th grade pre-college students.
- Conducting ongoing reviews of student caseload including:
student progress as it relates to needs assessment and learning
plan, documentation of students who have left the program, program
services received, scholarships received, financial aid received,
- Representing the Upward Bound Program at community-based
functions, staff meetings and other venues as appropriate.
- The program counselor must be able to physically
accompany/chaperon students on various field trips, excursions and
out-of-town; regional and or long-distance overnight college
- The program counselor must be willing to teach and/or
facilitate one Upward Bound class per semester.
- Perform additional duties as assigned by the Program
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are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement
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Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to
an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability
- Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in: School Counseling,
Psychology, Social Work or related discipline.
- No less than three-years counseling students in an academic
- No less than two-year recruitment experience (identifying,
interviewing and selecting).
- Proficient computer skills to operate and perform tasks as
related to the Microsoft operating system.
- A solid working knowledge of: retrieving, presenting, and
traversing information resources using an internet browser.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills are
- Master’s degree preferred in School Counseling, Psychology,
Student and Personnel Administration or similar discipline.
- Experience working with students from a similar grade
population (9-12). Experience working with students or school
program with similar goals.
- Experience working with diversity.
- Be well-informed of the college admission/entry process.
- Experience working within a TRIO Program.
- An alumnus of one or more TRIO Programs.
- Must be extremely knowledgeable of the graduation requirements
for students in each graduating class.
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