Educational Coordinator (Grant Funded)
Director, Educational Opportunity Center
Education Opportunity Center
Full or Part-time:
This is a 40 hour per week, salaried position. Responsible for
providing information about financial and academic assistance
available for individuals desiring to pursue high school completion
(GED), and/or a program of postsecondary education; provides
assistance and advising services to encourage and facilitate high
school completion, postsecondary enrollment, and personal,
educational, and occupational development.
1. Recruits potential participants from target area community
organizations and adult education sites; provides information about
the college admission process, and financial aid availability.2.
Conducts interviews with participants to determine academic and
personal needs related to high school completion and postsecondary
enrollment.3. Works with the EOC Director to establish and maintain
referral relationships with community organizations serving
primarily low income/disadvantaged individuals.4. Advises
participants in cooperation with adult education center site staff
and college academic advisors/faculty on course and/or program
selection; facilitating referrals as appropriate to foster high
school completion and college enrollment.5. Assists with
presentations, radio appearances, and other public relations
activities to publicize the Educational Opportunity Center purposes
and methods of application.6. Assists participants in career
exploration, postsecondary transfer advising; assist participants
in postsecondary research, completing postsecondary admission, and
financial aid applications. Conduct workshops, administers career
assessment inventories, and monitors participant progress toward
goal achievement.7. Actively participates in staff meeting and
development sessions, and in-service meetings by providing insights
and updates essential to the success of the project. Participates
in project and staff evaluations.
1. Performs all other duties as assigned.
Under the direct supervision of the Project Director, is
accountable for providing educational and career advising services
to participants to promote school retention and postsecondary
Bachelor’s degree required. Masters degree preferred. Michigan
counseling licensure and/or teacher certification preferred. Two
years successful experience in educational and/or counseling
activities involving low income and first generation individuals
required. Experience in administering, scoring, and interpreting
academic and career assessment instruments required. Experience in
career counseling; knowledge of college admissions and financial
aid procedures preferred.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Information on our standard hiring process: Lake Michigan College
will accept applications on this position for at least 14 days.
Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications as
received. Once a sufficient number of qualified applications have
been received and sufficient diversity of applicants achieved,
those applicants will be passed along to the search committee. Once
the search committee has determined which applicants they would
like to interview, those applicants will be contacted. If this
process extends beyond 21 days, a communication of the delay will
be made to all applicants for the position. If you have questions,
please contact Human Resources at email@example.com
Official transcripts required upon hire.
Virtual Campus tour:
To apply, visit https://lmc.simplehire.com/postings/4248
About Lake Michigan College
Lake Michigan College is a community college in southwest Michigan.
We have three campuses --two of which are located ten minutes from
our namesake’s breathtaking shoreline.
Like other community colleges, we offer associate degrees,
certificates, and even a baccalaureate degree. But what sets us
apart from our peers is our seemingly limitless potential and our
people - people who care deeply about our region’s future and who
are committed to student success and exemplary educational
programs, strong alignments with both established and emerging
industries, and productive partnerships with the
communities we serve
Faculty and staff at LMC enjoy excellent benefits and a supportive
and friendly work environment. LMC recently received a Capital
Outlay grant from the State of Michigan and a new millage from the
southwest Michigan community, so the college’s facilities will be
getting innovative, sustainable upgrades in the next few years that
will contribute to the comfort, productivity and collaborative
environment for all employees.
Living in Southwest Michigan
Southwest Michigan attracts millions of tourists who come for our
and nationally acclaimed golf courses
many who visit, choose to stay for our
great schools, low cost of living, and high quality of
LMC’s main campus is nestled in a watery and wooded wildlife
sanctuary, yet it’s less than a half-day’s drive from major metro
areas including Chicago, Milwaukee, Detroit, and Indianapolis.