Wichita State University* College Access Advisor - Kansas City (994750) in Arkansas City, Kansas
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' College Access Advisor
Summary of Responsibilities
This position is located in Kansas City. The College Access Advisor is responsible for the enrollment of eligible middle and high school students in each region into the Kansas Kids @ GEAR UP program. They establish and maintain a positive and professional relationship with all referral agencies and school district staff. The College Access Advisor plans educational, career and life skill activities, completes the College Access Plan (CAP) on each student in the region and sets up meetings with partners to make sure services outlined on the CAP are provided. The College Access Advisor plans and evaluates activities, helps collect in-kind documentation for the region, meets with students daily and fills out a monthly report. Daily driving to schools and group homes is required.
Bachelor s Degree in education, counseling, psychology, social work or related field by hire date.
Experience working with at-risk students in individual or group settings.
Successful experience working with diverse populations.
Knowledge, skills and abilities
Demonstrated ability to coordinate activities and projects for large numbers of staff, students, and parents.
Demonstrated ability to communicate with and provide positive support to students, parents, partners, and schools. Ability to develop community partnerships.