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Assistant Director - Educational Talent Search, Waterloo

University of Northern Iowa
Job Location:
Cedar Falls, Iowa
Student Affairs and Services
Job Category: P&S

Type of Position: Term

Full Consideration Date: Friday, August 12, 2022

Advertising Started on: Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Hiring Department:
Educational Talent Search, Waterloo

Department: Educational Talent Search, Waterloo

Salary: $46,000.00 to Commensurate

Pay Grade: PS.118

Percent of Time/Week: 100%

Service Schedule: Calendar Year

Position Description:
Identifies, recruits and enrolls eligible participants for the program's target schools; develops and implements community workshops, forums and other special events to provide outreach and awareness for the Educational Talent Search (ETS) program; provides academic, personal and career advising and tutoring to students; develops and nurtures ongoing relationships with area school districts, school personnel, colleges and community partners to ensure successful completion and coordination of program goals and objectives; assists prospective students with college, financial aid and scholarship applications; provides and ensures professional development for team members; transports students to events as necessary; and assists in the supervision, management and evaluation of staff.

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in education, educational administration, counseling, social work, or related field required.

Required Qualifications:
At least three years of experience working with low-income, first generation, or other disadvantaged and under-represented populations required.

Desirable Qualifications:
Master's degree; experience in education, TRIO, higher education, business administration, or social services; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a variety of constituents through written and verbal communications; experience compiling and using data to effectively problem solve; demonstrated knowledge of financial aid, financial literacy, academic and career advising, and college admissions and selection process; strong analytical and problem-solving skills; and demonstrated ability to write and secure local, state or federal grants preferred.

Application Type:
This job requires basic applicant information, plus a resume. Your resume should not be sent to the contact below. The resume will be attached during the Online Application Process.

Professional References:
Applicants must enter reference information online as part of the application process.

Number of References:

Cover Letter:
A plain text cover letter is required.

De'Carlos Anderson -
UNI Ctr For Urban Educ

Phone: 319-273-4249
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