TRIO/UPWARD BOUND GUIDANCE ADVISOR – ID# 222629

Sep 08 2022
Job Description

TRIO/UPWARD BOUND GUIDANCE ADVISOR – ID# 222629.

 

CLOSING DATE:  October 8, 2022.

 

INQUIRIES:  Jana Wilkinson 984-3564 (Maui). 

 

Please apply directly on the RCUH website to be considered for the position.

 

Regular, Part-Time (50% FTE), Limited-Term (not to exceed eleven (11) months in duration), RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the University of Hawai‘i Maui College (UHMC), TRIO/Upward Bound Program, located on Molokai, Hawai‘i. Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws. 

 

MONTHLY SALARY RANGE:  $1,285.50-$2,365/Mon. (@50% FTE).

 

DUTIES:  Assists with the operation of the Upward Bound program at the University of Hawai‘i Maui College (UHMC), which serves 205 students at seven (7) Maui County high schools. Advises 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade program participants in career exploration activities, preparation for standardized tests, and research of post-secondary options, with the goal of college enrollment immediately after high school graduation. Assists with recruiting, interviewing, and orienting new program participants. Plans and implements curriculum and activities throughout the academic year, including monthly Saturday Academy workshops, for participants according to program objectives and requirements. Conducts annual needs assessment, creates individualized plan of service, monitors and documents participants’ progress in activities designed to promote successful college enrollment. During the six (6) week summer component, must be able to travel and stay with the Molokai students to lead and oversee morning and evening activities. Assists program staff in planning and implementing summer classes, and weekday field trips. Maintains participant tracking for and assists Director in preparation of federal and university reports. Must have the ability to work flexible hours to accommodate program hours (including occasional evenings, weekends, and holidays) with advance notice. 

 

PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION/TRAINING

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university. (Associate’s Degree from an accredited community college and at least two (2) years of relevant professional experience typically acquired by working with or in a TRIO program, secondary school, postsecondary institution, or community-based organization may substitute for a Bachelor’s Degree.).

EXPERIENCE

One to three (1-3) years of experience working with high school youth, preferably those similar in background to that of program participants (e.g., low-income, first generation to attend college).

KNOWLEDGE

Knowledge of college admissions, financial aid, career guidance, and other student college retention services. Familiar with socio-economic issues and economic differences, as well as individual and group dynamics that affect educational progress. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software and common social media platforms.

ABILITIES & SKILLS

Ability to communicate well both orally and in writing. Must possess a valid driver’s license (and if use of personal vehicle on the job is required, must also have valid personal driver’s insurance equivalent to Hawai‘i’s No-Fault Driver’s Insurance) and maintain throughout the duration of employment. Post Offer/Employment Conditions: Must be able to pass a post offer criminal background check.

POLICY/REGULATORY REQUIREMENT

As a condition of employment, employee will be subject to all applicable RCUH policies and procedures and, as applicable, subject to University of Hawai‘i's and/or business entity's policies and procedures.  Violation of RCUH's, UH's, or business entity's policies and/or procedures or applicable State or Federal laws and/or regulations may lead to disciplinary action (including, but not limited to possible termination of employment, personal fines, civil and/or criminal penalties, etc.).  

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to www.rcuh.com and click on “Job Postings.” You must submit the following documents online to be considered for the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Supervisory References, 4) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). All online applications must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawai‘i Standard Time/RCUH receipt time) as stated on the job posting. If you do not have access to our system and the closing date is imminent, you may send additional documents to [email protected] If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-7262 or (808)956-0872. 

 

RCUH’s mission is to support and enhance research, development and training in Hawai‘i, with a focus on the University of Hawai‘i.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.