Advisor, Post Secondary
Palm Beach State College - Lake Worth, FL

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Position Type: Budgeted Full-Time Department: Talent Search Campus: Lake Worth Budget Position Number: 8223 Requisition Number: 2470

Position Overview:
Responsible for middle school and high school student advisement and organizing activities in the Talent Search program. Assists with the operational functions, identification and selection of program participants; provides educational, vocational and personal counseling to low income, potential first generation college students. Provides guidance, testing, referrals to help students reach their goals. Assists students completing applications for admissions and financial aid. Conducts progressive program outreach efforts and coordinates and presents academic and professional workshops. This is a grant funded position. Continued employment is contingent upon grant funding.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree required.
Minimum of one year related experience required.
Detail oriented, strong leadership skills, conflict resolution skills, effective customer service skills, good verbal and written communication skills, strong time management skills, and multitasking capabilities are all required.
Must have the ability to work with diverse populations and varying education levels, and the ability to research information for problem solving.

Valid driver's license required. Required Computer Skills:
MS Word
MS Excel
MS Outlook
Mainframe Database

Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge of student financial aid preferred.
Experience working with at-risk populations and teaching experience preferred.
Bilingual speaking ability preferred. Special Instructions to Applicants:
For positions that require a college degree, Palm Beach State only recognizes degrees confirmed from institutions that are accredited by one of the seven regional accrediting organizations. To view a listing of the regionally accredited organizations, please visit http://www.chea.org/Directories/regional.asp .

Degrees from outside the United States must be validated by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). An evaluation report from an accrediting organization must be attached prior to the application closing date of each position. To view a listing of the current members of (NACES), please visit http://www.naces.org/members.htm .

Normal work hours:
8:00am to 5:00pm

Normal work week:
Monday through Friday

Number of Hours:
40 Hours

Minimum Pay Rate/Salary:
Starting Salary Range: $34,645 to $39,841

Pay Basis:
Annually

Job Open Date:
01-11-2013

Job Close Date:
01-27-2013

Is this position grant funded?
Yes

Driver's License Required:
Yes

Job Category:
Professional

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