educational counselor 15

Educational Counselor.15
Posting Date: 09/18/2013
Closing Date: 09/30/2013
FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Status: Classified
Paygrade: 16
Salary: $30,694
FT/PT Status: Full-Time (Grant Funded)
Work Location: Upward Bound
Work Hours: 8:30 -5:00 (some evenings and weekends)

As defined in the Upward Bound (UB) grant funded by the United States Department of Education (USDoE), the UB Counselor will recruit, assess, advise, counsel and address issues of a personal and professional nature for program participants who will not have had role models who would have gone to college, who are economically disadvantaged, and are academically at-risk. The Counselor’s role is to encourage and assist these students to: participate in UB activities and events, maintain a 2.5 GPA or better in high school, achieve mastery on state assessments, graduate from high school on time, take a rigorous course of study in high school, enroll in post-secondary education, and to earn a post-secondary education degree within 6 years. The Counselor will plan, develop, implement, present, and evaluate programs and services provided for the social, cultural, and academic enrichment of the program participants in order that the program would remain in compliance with the grant as awarded by the USDoE. This position will help set and advance goals of UB and advance concepts of student development.

This position requires the following:

  • Background Check
  • Driver License

West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution

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