College Access Advisor

College Now Greater Cleveland

About the organization

College Now’s mission is to increase postsecondary educational attainment through college and career access advising, financial aid counseling, and scholarship and retention services.

Duties

COLLEGE NOW GREATER CLEVELAND

POSITION DESCRIPTION

POSITION TITLE: College Access Advisor

STATUS: Non-Exempt

STANDARD HOURS: 8 hours per day; hours vary depending on school schedule and school needs

REPORTS TO: Manager of Advising Services and Programs

ASSIGNED TO: Advising Services

Position Summary:

The Advisor helps students aspire to, prepare for, enroll in, and find resources to pay for postsecondary education. This is mainly accomplished via classroom workshops, group sessions, individual student meetings, and parent/guardian meetings.

See full job description by following link to application below. Full Time and Part Time positions available!

Qualifications

The Advisor must have a bachelor’s degree, experience working with adolescents, and strong communication and interpersonal skills. Teaching certificate and/or experience within schools or organizations that support schools are a plus, but not required. Fluency in Spanish is a plus for some location assignments but is not required. Must be able to work autonomously and in a team environment with a collaborative focus. Must be comfortable using a laptop computer, able to conduct searches on the internet and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), and must be able to enter data in a student database. Must be oriented to meeting goals and due dates. Must be willing to work evening and weekend hours. Must be able to provide own transportation to multiple locations throughout Greater Cleveland. Must be able to carry up to 10 pounds daily, consisting of a laptop computer, printer, and advising materials.

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