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Adjunct Advisor, TRIO Educational Talent Search Program

Apply now Job no: 494446
Position type: EAP - Less than 12-Month Adjunct AP (Administrative Professional)
Location: Grand Rapids
Categories: TRIO Programs

SUMMARY

This is a temporary part-time position, 10 hours a week for 31 weeks. The schedule is 9 AM – 2 PM on Tuesdays and Fridays. There are no benefits associated with this position.

PRIMARY DUTIES

  1. Recruit eligible participants in target schools, grades 6th-12th
  2. Conduct daily workshops during school lunch hours and other permitted hours in the school, coordinate details of field trips, register and supervise students on field trips, work with students on college applications, financial aid forms and other college going activities, record daily contacts and maintain records.
  3. Performs other duties as required/assigned by manager.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, social work or closely related field.
  • Pass background checks by DHS, schools, and university
  • Valid driver’s license, must own reliable transportation
  • Experience in working with 6th-12th grade youth from diverse backgrounds
  • Bi-lingual Spanish preferred

WORKING CONDITIONS

Normal office environment.  Travel to assigned target schools daily and meet with students in public school spaces.

SALARY: $15.71 per hour (Note: this will be paid as a salaried position, the total compensation is $4,869 for the 31-week assignment)

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: TRIO Talent Search, Division of Enrollment Development and Educational Outreach

CAMPUS: Grand Rapids

HOW TO APPLY: Please include a cover letter and resume. Resume should cover previous work experience with 6th-12th grade youth. The online application will allow you to attach these documents electronically. On the application, you will be required to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail address for three professional references. Current or former supervisor references preferred.  Applicants selected for interviews may be required to submit official transcripts prior to the interview. If you need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Consideration of applications will begin immediately and the posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University.

Grand Valley State University has a COVID-19 Vaccine policy that requires all faculty, staff and students to be vaccinated. New hires will be expected to adhere to the policy unless they are eligible for allowable exemptions or postponement. We will require proper documentation upon hire. Up-to-date information can be found on our Lakers Together website.

Grand Valley State University does not discriminate against students, faculty or staff in any of its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities. Grand Valley State University is guided by values for inclusiveness and community which are integral to our mission to educate students to shape their lives, their professions, and their societies, and to enrich the community through excellent teaching, active scholarship, and public service. The University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. It encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs, and the use of its facilities. Members of the University community, including candidates for employment or admissions, and visitors or guests, have the right to be free from acts of harassment and discrimination, which are prohibited if they discriminate or harass on the basis of age, color, disability, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, veteran or active duty military status or weight. In addition, Grand Valley is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to ensure that none of its education programs and activities discriminate on the basis of sex/gender. Sex includes sex stereotypes, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or parenting status. The Office for Title IX and Institutional Equity serves as a resource for the GVSU community and assists individuals who may have been impacted by discrimination or harassment in connecting with resources, imposes measures that protect or support access to programs and activities, and oversees the university’s grievance process for allegations of discrimination and harassment. Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, 4015 Zumberge Hall, titleix@gvsu.edu, (616) 331-9530.

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. See www.gvsu.edu/affirmative/. TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center at 711 (in State) or 1-800-833-7833 (out of State)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must have the physical stamina to work long hours and/or more than 5 days per week. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended by the ADA Amendment Act (2008), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other applicable federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability. GVSU will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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