The High School Campus Coordinator assists Texas high school students in under-served communities to realize their dream of attending college by advising students with college admissions, financial aid, and scholarship applications; coordinating information with high school staff at the student’s school. They will be assigned to a Tarrant To and Through (T3) partner campus, where they will work with and supervise a team of first and second-year high school college advisers.
1) Supervises college advisers at assigned Tarrant County high school.
2) Responsible for program success and goal completion at assigned high school.
3) Manages campus budget.
4) Assists with the annual hiring of new high school college advisers, including the second-round, presentation interviews.
5) Helps identify knowledge gaps among college advisers and plan training, in tandem with Director and program leadership team., to meet those needs.
6) Develops for and/or shares resources with college advisers and provides support and mentorship.
7) Participates in on campus (TCU) weekly progress/data meetings with director and program leadership.
8) Suggests ideas to advisers for more complete implementation of service deliverables and full maximization of the college adviser position.
9) Addresses issues that arise that relate to college adviser’s ability to fulfill their role and meet service deliverables
10) Ensure timely submission of paperwork by college advisers.
11) Shares with advisers their status on service deliverables, services hours, program support budgets, etc.
12) Determines campus-level program goals along with program and school leadership.
13) Serves as the primary contact at the high school site by working directly with the school’s lead counselor and senior principal to develop strategies for accomplishing program goals, scheduling large partner events, and communicating data/success.
14) Develops strategies to promote team member engagement towards performance goals.
15) Coordinates and organizes large campus events.
16) Provides weekly data reports to campus administrators and program leadership.
17) Leads and coordinated relevant social media and communication efforts for the program at the campus.
18) Coordinates official representative visits from institutions of higher education to the campus.
19) Assists with new team member training by developing new curriculum for classroom workshops and presenting on topics as directed by program leadership.
20) Works with program leadership to ensure program sustainability at assigned partner high school.
21) Leads Tarrant To and Through (T3) pledge process at assigned school and neighboring campuses as needed.
22) Provides support and mentorship to first and second-year advisers assigned to the same high school.
23) Encourages students and their families to consider, plan for, and apply to colleges and universities; encourages each student to consider a broad range of appropriate college choices; provides on-on-one admissions and financial aid to any student or family seeking assistance.
24) Develops for each student a comprehensive college timeline, including application deadlines for admission and financial aid; helps each student complete and submit admissions and financial-aid applications; assists each student in interpreting correspondence from colleges, including offers of admission and financial aid.
25) Visits classrooms, assemblies, and club meetings to offer advising services and emphasize the importance of college.
26) Visits feeder middle schools to encourage early planning for college.
27) Works with local community groups-churches, boys and girls clubs, social-services providers to offer group Events outside school settings and hours.
28) Assists in the efforts of other adviser(s) within the service area.
29) Visits other high schools in their assigned service area during school days.
30) Helps organize; provide support for, and attending evening and weekend events organized by other adviser(s).
31) Assists the program director and program leadership to identify, collect, and interpret key progress and outcome variables to evaluate the effectiveness of the Advising Corps Program.]
32) Updates requires data collection platforms daily, documenting progress, and outcome data.
33) Meets as appropriate, with the evaluators from national CAC or TCU representing the Advising Corps, as requested by the program director or program leadership, to potential supporters and to other interested parties.
34) Maintains expertise in admissions and financial-aid advising.
35) Participates fully in six weeks of residential training each summer on the TCU Camp.
36) Consults with the program director to seek out and participate in other opportunities for professional development.
37) Performs other related duties as assigned.
• Bachelor’s degree.
• Must have at minimum two years of experience working in high schools or complementary positions within higher education.
• Successfully served with the College Advising Corps, or a similar organization, as a high school college adviser for two school years.
• Master’s degree.
• Valid Texas driver’s license.
• Must be insurable under the university motor vehicle requirements.
• Knowledge of interpersonal communication techniques.
• Knowledge of computer software used to perform the job.
• Knowledge of customer service techniques.
• Knowledge of the College Advising Corps program, policies, and procedures.
• Skill in the use of the College Advising Corps GRACE student tracker system.
• Skill in the use of Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, and Outlook.
• Skill in effective written and verbal communication
• Ability to develop processes and standards for the specific needs of the assigned school with diplomacy and a strong commitment to service.
• Ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously.
• Ability to make independent decisions regarding daily activities.
• Ability to collaborate creatively and effectively with others in order to solve problems and reach goals.
• Ability to clearly present and communicate programs to high school students.
University Core Competencies definitions may be found on the Human Resources website and in the staff performance management system.
• Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms, and other printed materials and information.
• Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication.
• Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions.
• Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling, and prolonged sitting.
• Lifting and moving objects and equipment up to 10 lbs.
• Work is indoors and sedentary and is subject to schedule changes and/or variable work hours.
• This position requires the ability to commute between multiple job locations.
• There are no harmful environmental conditions present for this job.
• The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.
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