Job ID: 229108

Coordinator, Talent Search 61 South

Alcorn State University

  • Jan. 18, 2024
  • Coordinator, Talent Search 61 South
  • School of Education & Psychology
  • Alcorn State University
    Lorman, MS
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Counseling/Human Services
    Education - General
Provide specialized training in providing wrap-around services for students from first generation, low-income, and disability backgrounds in the following categories: secondary school persistence, financial education, career and leadership development, academic success strategies, post-secondary school preparation, connection, and community support.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to creatively motivate, empower and recognize students;
  • Visual, auditory, and ambulatory ability;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Conflict management skills;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Empathetic;
  • Positive relationship builder;
  • Ability to track, report and analyze data;
  • Assist with input of student and staff data for reporting requirements;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Email and other databases.

Essential Job Functions

  • Recruit participants
  • Coordinate services and activities
  • Facilitate workshops and coach participants to persist, graduate and enroll in post-secondary education programs.
  • Construct tutoring schedules
  • Establish and maintain positive and cooperative relationships with target school staff, participants and the general public.

Bachelor’s degree minimum; Master’s degree preferred in counseling, education, higher education or a related field.

Minimum of two years of experience working with at-risk/disadvantages students while increasing persistence, retention and graduation rates, as well as, promoting career exploration and financial education.

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