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Community Outreach Coordinator at University of Idaho

Posted in Public Relations 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Moscow, Idaho

Job Description:

University of Idaho

Community Outreach Coordinator

Location: Moscow, Off Campus Location - Potlatch/Plummer

Division/College: College of Education, Health & Human Sciences

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: $40,289.60 annually

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
The Community Outreach Coordinator coordinates service delivery, manages recruitment, organizes community outreach efforts, and implements evaluation strategies for a University of Idaho sponsored educational opportunity project which provides services to assist underserved populations in completing purposeful secondary schooling, enrolling in, and succeeding in programs of post-secondary education. Major responsibilities include: Promotion of services to target community; providing information on post-secondary and career choice options; providing academic and financial aid assistance to eligible participants wishing to pursue a program of postsecondary education; and documenting and evaluating project services.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field;

Knowledge of: concepts and factors related to educational opportunity for underserved populations including low-income, first-generation individuals; issues/factors relating to the mission of the organization including the socio-economic complexity and educational and cultural characteristics of the population served;

Knowledge of: local, state, and federal laws relating to the program purpose and goals; computer operation and software programs; program planning and implementation; conducting independent research;

Experience in: student service delivery; TRIO programs and/or similar programs; in planning and coordinating educational activities; teaching, supervising, or counseling non-traditional, under-represented students;

Requires: Comprehensive analytical skills; comprehensive project management skills; intermediate technology skills; and, comprehensive communication skills; and

Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to meet the university’s driving requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in relevant field;

Knowledge of: risk management as it relates to college going processes and procedures;

Experience with: major program planning, coordination and implementation; developing professional, productive relationships across a community in order to provide services; program evaluation; staff supervision; writing reports; and developing policies and procedures;

Willingness and ability to visit with potential students where they are located, e.g. various local educational institutions, public agencies and community organizations; and

Ability to work well within a team.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Requires working evenings and weekends when necessary, and occasional overnight travel.

Posting Number: SP001676P

Posting Date: 01/26/2018

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Letter of qualification must address all minimum and preferred qualifications. Please also answer the required supplemental questions in order to be considered for this position. First review date will be February 26, 2018.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates may be required to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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