TRIO Pre-College Advisor-Coordinator

TRIO Pre-College Advisor-Coordinator

  • 528098
  • Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • On Campus
  • Staff Full-time
  • Grade 79
  • UAA Office of the Provost

Attention education professionals and individuals with advising or direct service experience! TRIO Pre-College Programs at UAA is hiring a full-time Advisor-Coordinator with a competitive salary and UA employee benefits package. This is a full-time grant-funded position under the TRIO Pre-College Programs department (Upward Bound and Educational Talent Search/ETS) at UAA. Advisor-Coordinators will work directly in select Anchorage School District high schools to recruit and assist students with preparing and enrolling in postsecondary education. If you enjoy helping students, coordinating events, and working with a team who are passionate about serving students, then TRIO Pre-College is the place for you.

TRIO Pre-College programs serve low-income and potential first-generation college student populations, directly assisting with their preparation to enter and complete a postsecondary education. This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity to build meaningful relationships with students, create and deliver a variety of program services, and directly impact student success. Preference will be given to candidates with personal experiences in overcoming barriers similar to program participants.

The Pre-College Advisor/Coordinator will serve up to 250 students within the target high schools to provide both one-on-one and group advising, host college readiness workshops, conduct in-class recruitment presentations, and work alongside high school staff to better serve participants. Advisor/Coordinators plan out-of-school events related to career exploration, college/trade tours, and other co-curricular activities. In order to execute these primary job functions, Advisor/Coordinators must demonstrate the ability to network and build meaningful relationships with school/university counterparts and industry professionals. Advisor/Coordinators must also possess the ability to coordinate all aspects of event planning to include basic digital marketing creation, managing event logistics, and demonstrate a working knowledge of Google Office Suite.

Finally, Advisor/Coordinators must possess demonstrated ability to instruct small group lessons, and have a sincere enthusiasm to guide high school students on a clear path to reaching their postsecondary educational goals.

Minimum Qualifications:

•A bachelor’s degree in Education, Social Work, Psychology, Social Sciences, or a closely related field. An advanced degree is preferred.

A valid driver's license and clean driving record in compliance with UA Safe Driving Criteria is required.

Position Details:

This position is located on the University of Alaska campus in Anchorage as well as high schools in Anchorage. This is a full-time, term-funded, exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the UA Staff Salary Schedule, Grade 79, based on education and experience.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified. 

 

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Meagan Sullivan, TRIO Programs HR Coordinator, at mesullivan4@alaska.edu or 907-786-4829

*Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.  The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.  

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/safety. Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or police@uaa.alaska.edu / 907-786-1214 or uaa_deanofstudents@alaska.edu

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: https://www.uaf.edu/orca/files/ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or uaf-orca@alaska.edu.

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: https://uas.alaska.edu/equity-and-compliance/docs/clery/UAS_ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing uas.clery@alaska.edu.

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