Half-time Talent Search Outreach Coordinator - Pecos at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas

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Job Description:

Instructions to applicants:

Submit letter of interest, resume, contact information for three references

Job Title:

Half-time Talent Search Outreach Coordinator - Pecos




Trio Talent Search

Posting Date:


Until Filled:





This is a half-time position working 20 hours per week.

Bachelor's degree in counseling, education or related field with two years experience working with low income and/or academically disadvantaged, minority individuals; strong communication and organizational skills; bilingual in English and Spanish; freedom from racial/ethnic biases; ability to maintain flexible schedule, including evening and weekend work; knowledge of personal and instructional computing application.


Master's degree in counseling/related field; assessment experience; background in counseling, career development, financial aid, and academic advising; teaching experience; background similar to that of the participants.

Primary Responsibilities:

Coordinate the SRSU Talent Search Program activities in a secondary school; work with middle and high school students and their families, and district faculty and staff on Talent Search activities and events; meet with participants/students on regular basis to provide academic advisement, information, and assistance related to successful school completion and entry into postsecondary education; monitor academic progress of all participants; maintain, compile, and analyze up-to-date data on participants; prepare and maintain accurate project administration records; supervise and coordinate student tutors and mentors for specific ISD; plan and coordinate college visitations, cultural activities, and Talent Search workshops and events; assist Project Director with project evaluation and other Talent Search activities and duties; provide participants' families with training and support; track family involvement for Outstanding Involved Talent Search Parents program; and prepare and submit reports as requested.

Position is Security Sensitive. Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times.

Other Information:

Texas Law requires a 60 day waiting period before new state employees are eligible to enroll in health insurance.

It is the policy of Sul Ross State University to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons in accordance with their individual, job related qualifications and without consideration of race, creed, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status and ancestry. Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded in all personnel actions or decisions including, but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination and salary. Retaliation is prohibited against a person who opposes a discriminatory practice, files a charge, testifies, assists or participates in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

About SRSU:

Sul Ross State University, located in Alpine, Texas, is a member of the Texas State University System. It is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor's and master's degrees, and has an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students on campus in Alpine.

At an elevation of 4,480 feet in the scenic Davis Mountains of West Texas, and on the periphery of the Chihuahuan Desert, Alpine enjoys mild winters and cool summers. Davis Mountain State Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Big Bend National Park and Guadalupe National Park are all within one to three hours' driving distance from Alpine.

See http://www.sulross.edu

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