Business Title: Student Achievement Specialist | Walla Walla HS
Location: INNOVATION CENTER BUILDING
Employee Type: Admin. Professional (+) (Fixed Term)
Job Family: Administrative Professional - OT Eligible
Position Details: Monthly Salary: $4,050.00
Summary of Duties:
The Student Achievement Specialist (SAS) has responsibility for increasing GEAR UP students' engagement in their education, positive academic behaviors, family connection to critical school based information, post-secondary access support for students and families.
Duties include, but are not limited to: providing family outreach and education on college readiness, student and academic support services to include student advising, assessing participant's needs and creating individual action plans. The Student Achievement Specialist (SAS) will provide student mentoring and will monitor and collect student data for assessment and reporting requirements. Will work closely with school personnel and community partners and participate in after school, evening and weekend activities.
The GEAR UP Program is funded with federal funds by the Department of Education grant whose purpose is to increase the number of low-income and underrepresented students who graduate from high school and successful complete post-secondary education.
This is a temporary, full-time position assigned to Walla Walla High School in Walla Walla, WA.
Positions require a Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/experience. A Master's degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Two (2) years of experience providing instruction or direct outreach services to students and/or working with parents in individual or group settings.
Proficiency in the use of computers and MS Office software programs.
Willingness and ability to travel overnight and work a flexible schedule, including frequent nights and weekends.
Demonstrated knowledge of school programs, student success, the school community and/or parental involvement in community and/or school settings.
Familiarity with organization and operation of secondary school/district administration and university/community college systems.
Strong interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of people, including peers, university and school administrators, faculty, and staff, students and parents, and the general public.
Experience managing, tracking and reporting program data.
Experience in student academic support programs.
Department Name: Office of K-12 Outreach & Partnerships | GEAR UP
Permanent/Temporary/Project: This is a Temporary position. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment.
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Posting Close Date: This position has been re-posted as Open until Filled. The screening of applicants will begin immediately.
Application Instructions: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter, and Contact Information for at least three (3) professional references.
Time Type: Full time
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