Excel -College Transition Counselor
Goodwill of Central Indiana - Indianapolis, IN

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The Excel College Transition Counselor will build relationships, systems and programs to ensure the college acceptance and matriculation of graduates from the Excel Center to college and other post-secondary programs. The Excel College Transition Counselor will provide support for alumni and their families as students’ transition from each school to college and/or other post-secondary opportunities (e.g. workforce, apprenticeship program, etc.). The Excel College Transition Counselor will interact with students, their family, graduates/alum, post secondary admissions counselors and school staff. Additionally, the approach will support the school’s motto: “Relationships, Relevance, and Rigor”.
This position starts in July 2013

Required Experience:
Minimum of two years experience working in a secondary or higher education setting and/or career counseling
• Previous experience with college admissions process
• Knowledgeable of financial aid process and various scholarships/internships, etc.
• Strong written and public speaking skills
• Experience working with community colleges preferred
• Experience working with a diverse, non-traditional, inner city population in their efforts to achieve higher education and career goals highly preferred
• High creativity, organizational skills and ability to work independently
• Must be accessible and present for school events (e.g. Open Houses, Recruitment events, fairs, etc.)
• Proficiency with MS Office Products and the Internet
• Able to successfully pass background check
• Valid driver’s license, good driving record, and up-to-date automobile insurance
• Must be accessible and present for school events (e.g. Open Houses, Recruitment events, fairs, etc.)
• Proficiency with MS Office Products and the Internet
• Able to successfully pass background check
• Valid driver’s license, good driving record, and up-to-date automobile insurance
Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree (Master's preferred)

Compensation:
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS SUMMARY
Salary: $36,000 – $40,000

The following is the comprehensive benefits programs in which full-time employees may participate:
• Continuing education & leadership development
• Comprehensive health plan
• Nationally recognized preventive health & wellness program
• Life, Dental & Vision
• Short & long term disability plans
• Paid time off and school holidays identified in advance on the school calendar
• Section 125 pre-tax health spending account, dependent care spending account and premiums
• Retirement plan with generous match or contribution into Teachers’ Retirement Fund for eligible employees.
Additional Comments:
*Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer

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