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Job No. 139734

  • Job Title:
  • Academic Advisor
  • Employer:
  • Stark State College of Technology
  • Location:
  • North Canton , OH
  • Posting Date:
  • 08-Nov-2018
  • Description:
  • Position Summary:
    This is a completely grant-funded position with a 250-day contract. This position provides one-on-one pre-college academic advising to 65 UBMS (Upward Bound Math-Science) and 45 FAME (Focus on African-American Males in Education) participants.

    Additionally, this position is responsible for the development of summer courses/student class schedules, working closely with high school personnel, college faculty, admissions and financial aid officers. This position assists students with standardized test prep, study skill development, and post-secondary enrollment through the following student engagement/outreach activities: Saturday workshops, after-school tutoring, college tours, STEM enrichment activities, career exploration, parent meetings, FAFSA completion and cultural outings.

    Education Requirements:
    Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Counseling, Student Development, Social Work, STEM discipline or related field.

    Experience/Qualifications Requirements:
    Minimum of one year of work experience related to teaching, pre-college advising/recruitment, curriculum development, student mentoring or similar outreach position.

    Requires excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Requires knowledge of outreach, mentoring and post-secondary enrollment best practices for first-generation, college-bound students and at-risk populations.

    Strong administrative skills regarding record-keeping, student tracking, documentation and confidential information.

    Must pass BCI and FBI background check. Must possess a valid Ohio Driver’s license with an insurable driving record. Must be available to work evenings and weekends as needed. Must be available some overnight travel for professional conferences, training, and chaperoning student travel.
  •  Contact information:
  • Stark State College of Technology
  • North Canton, OH 44720
  • United States
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