Main Areas of Responsibility:
The Academic Support Advisor provides educational services and support to Upward Bound program participants. Responsible for promoting services and providing key support to students. Support to the coordinator in developing/updating program materials, managing and collecting activity evaluations, cultivating and maintaining relationships with participants, tutors, parents and school staff.
Additional Areas of Responsibility:
The selected candidate will provide program participants with academic advising and planning; career awareness and assessment; information about post-secondary options, college entrance examination, and financial aid; and assistance with the application process; Assist students with college applications; Assist students with all financial aid applications; Chaperone field trips and activities outside of normal working hours; Monitor grades; Maintain student files and accurate records.
Bachelor’s degree required in education or related field; experience in providing high school youth with academic advising services and college, career, and financial aid information preferred; experience overcoming barriers similar to those confronting the target population preferred. Bilingual (English/Spanish), Valid NM driver’s license, reliable transportation. Must pass APS background check.