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GHPCIS, Inc. is looking for motivated and passionate team members to contribute to our mission of providing educational and leadership opportunities to students in the Greater Houston area. Please feel free to review this page to learn more about career, internship, and volunteer positions.

 

Employment Opportunities

PROGRAM ADVISOR

TRIO Upward Bound 

Open until filled

 

JOB LOCATION

Missouri City, Texas (Houston area)

 

WEEKLY HOURS

40 hours per week, occasional nights and weekends (as required)

 

TRAVEL REQUIRED

Up to 30%, in-district travel

 

POSITION DETAILS

 

JOB PURPOSE

Provides guidance and counseling (social, academic, college and financial aid).

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Assumes the responsibility for individual and group counseling activities and for the maintenance of program files.

Assumes the responsibility for maintaining accurate and confidential records of all participants’ contacts and records progress toward matriculation.

Interviews and selects students for participation in the program and the development of cultural activities.

Completes evaluation of academic, personal, and career needs of participants in the program.

Completes Individual Educational Plans (IEP) for assigned students.

Participates in in-serving training, staff development workshops, and departmental meetings.

Prepares monthly reports detailing accomplishments, problems encountered, projections, etc.

Other duties assigned by the Project Director.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is performed in classrooms, offices, workstations, and meeting rooms.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Work performed under general supervision.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

A minimum of one year working in an educational setting teaching, advising, and/or tutoring students from diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds is required.

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Preference will be given to individuals that have succeeded in overcoming barriers similar to those confronting the project’s targeted population.

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s degree in education, counseling, psychology, social sciences, or a related discipline from an accredited college or university is required.

 

PREFERRED EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Master’s degree is preferred.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS

Knowledgeable of high school graduation requirements and college admission and financial aid requirements and processes. Ability to supervise work-study students and coordinate schedules, as needed. Computer skills include word processing and database applications. Ability to work independently to organize, set priorities, and meet deadlines with minimal supervision. Effective presentation skills. Ability to establish and maintain relationships and partnerships with school staff, agency representatives, community members, and participants. Bilingual (English/Spanish) is strongly preferred. Case management or student services experience is strongly preferred.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The position requires occasional walking, standing, sitting, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and lifting/carrying work-related items weighing less than 40 pounds, such as books, papers, and presentation materials. The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Attendance at conferences and professional development are required. Work involves everyday risks and discomforts which require normal safety precautions when operating equipment or performing job duties. May work prolonged or irregular hours and must be able to maintain emotional control under stress.

 

Schedule:

  • 8-hour shift

  • Day shift

  • Monday to Friday

  • Nights as needed

  • Weekends as needed

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