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TRIO Talent Search Coordinator

Company: Iowa Lakes Community College
Location: Estherville
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

Position: TRIO Talent Search CoordinatorClassification: Professional Support BDepartment: TRIO ProgramsReport to: TRIO Director General Job Summary:This is a full-time 205-day position on the Estherville campus. Responsibilities are to provide academic, career and postsecondary education advising to 6-12 grade Talent Search participants. Evening and weekend work required. Position is contingent upon continued grant funding. % of TIME Essential Duties/ResponsibilitiesConstant67-100%) Recruit eligible 6-12 grade students for program participation.Schedule and meet with Talent Search participants during monthly in-school visits.Conduct and assist with academic advising, assessment, and support services for students.Assist with curriculum development of monthly in school visits.Complete and maintain grant records as required.Reach out to Talent Search participants for tracking, mentoring, monitoring and academic advising.Serve as a student advocate to ensure entrance and acceptance into higher education programs. Frequent(34-66%) Advise student population to ensure persistence in the Talent Search program and completion of rigorous curriculum.Supervise and monitor tutoring sites at target schools.Assist in planning and help lead all student trips and activities. Examples of former trips and activities include: 3 Day Summer STEM Camp, 3 Day Summer College Visit Tour, cultural enrichment activities, Student Leadership Conference, Saturday activities, and overnight college campus visits.Occasional(10-33%) Conduct overall annual program file review.Participate in voluntary and assigned committees.Attend regional and/or state conferences for professional development.Evaluate Talent Search events.Maintain student files.Assist with and plan information sessions.Utilize and input data in the online student database.Drive and transport students.Other duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Strong organizational skills and attention to details.Knowledge of TRIO eligibility criteria and program regulations and/or experience working with TRIO-eligible students preferred.Knowledge of the college application process, ACT testing, and Financial Aid.Ability to communicate with TRIO and Iowa Lakes staff.Ability to communicate and work with local target schools.Ability to utilize a personal computer for Microsoft Office, social media, and accessing student database.Represent Iowa Lakes Community College in a positive manner to area K-12 schools, employees, students, visitors, and the general public.Must be enthusiastic and energetic in performance of assigned duties.Ability to utilize correct English, grammar, punctuation, and arithmetic.Ability to read and understand written/oral instructions or communication.Ability to efficiently perform tasks in an environment with frequent interruptions.Ability to assume responsibility, deal effectively with problems, and exercise good judgment when making decisions.Ability to effectively relate to participants of diverse social and economic backgrounds.Ability to meet with administrators, faculty, students, and parents to promote a positive image of TRIO Talent Search.Ability to organize and plan with the capability to work independently. Special Demands:Sedentary to light work. Position involves sitting most of the time; exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally (10-33%). Stooping, kneeling, crouching, pushing, pulling, carrying, and repetitive motion occasionally (10-33%). Walking, lifting and grasping frequently (34-66%). Talking, hearing, and viewing various types of close visual work constantly (67-100%). Must have valid driver's license, good driving record and provide proof of insurance. Required to travel utilizing personal vehicle. Some evening and weekend work required. Employment with Iowa Lakes Community College is dependent upon successful passage of a criminal background check. Must be legally eligible to work in the United States without employer sponsorship. The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential functions, job duties/responsibilities, and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in education, counseling, student services, or a related area is required. Teaching licensure and prior teaching and/or TRIO experience strongly preferred. Salary: $40,518 Fringe Benefits: Paid sick leave. Employee health, dental, and vision insurance. Partially funded family insurance available. Employee life and disability insurance. Employee retirement plan. Application Process:The following items must be included in your application packet before it will be considered a complete application: Employment Application form Applicant Confidential Information form (This data is used to comply with government required affirmative action record keeping only and is not used for applicant screening purposes.) A letter addressing your qualifications for the position A resume A copy of transcripts, with originals due upon hiring Only complete application packets will be considered for the position vacancy. Position open until filled. Review of applications will begin June 12, 2023. View complete job description and application process at Contact Lynn Miller at or 712-362-0409. Email questions to Trudy Ahrens at Iowa Lakes Community College, Human Resources, 19 South 7th Street, Estherville, IA 51334. Non-Discrimination/Equal Opportunity Statement It is the policy of Iowa Lakes Community College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age (employment), sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion and actual or potential parental, family or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code **216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. ** 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. * 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C ** 1681 - 1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. * 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. * 12101, et seq.). If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Kathy Muller, Equity & Title IX Coordinator, 19 South 7th Street, Estherville, IA 51334, 712-362-0433,, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576, TDD 800-877-8339, email A formal discrimination complaint process is published in the Student Handbook, Employee Handbook, and the Affirmative Action Plan of the College. PDN-993d60fe-adc7-4f2e-bf57-af0ec070d0fe

Keywords: Iowa Lakes Community College, Sioux Falls , TRIO Talent Search Coordinator, Other , Estherville, South Dakota

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