Job Description:

OUTREACH RECRUITER COUNSELOR - FULLTIME (40-hour week, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm)- will travel to middle and high schools in surrounding parishes to identify and select eligible student-participants; assist director and project coordinator to administer intrusive mentoring and advising initiative; conduct monthly workshop/visits (in­ person/virtual) scheduled for target-area schools; advocate college access and success, career preparation, and academic persistence; collect and assess student application documents for eligibility and academic need; maintain electronic and folder files on assigned number of participants; assist in collaboration on presentation content for media platforms; assist in college tours/field trips in and out of state (in-person/virtual); serve as chaperon where/when needed with time adjustment applied; and assist in maintaining viable rapport with school administrators, parents, and students.

Minimum Qualifications:

APPLICANT must have a Bachelor degree, Master degree preferred; two years professional experience in secondary school or educational setting, or TRIO programs; excellent communication, motivational and team-work skills; experiences in media technology and electronic filing systems; positive and empathetic attitude; and awareness of and sensitive to the needs of first-generation and/or low-income youth as well as the ability to relate to urban and rural youth. Reliable automobile transportation is necessary for weekly travel duties.

How to Apply:

APPLICANT must submit (a) letter of application, (b) resume', (c) official transcripts, and (d) three (3) letters of reference with their Southern University application. To apply (click here).

Point of Contact:

Patricia C. Doucet, Educational Talent Search Programs

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