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Date: October 28, 2021

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Position Title: Educational Advisor - EOC

FLSA: Non-exempt
Department EOC Job Type: Full time

SUMMARY
Shared responsibility to collect & disseminate information on post-secondary education with a shared goal of recruiting 850 participants in our service area/target area of 30,000 square miles.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES
• Recruit, identify & select up to 350 eligible adult participants who are low income, first generation college-bound, age 19 and over
• Provide advisement, direct referral, & follow-up to 55% of the eligible adults who have not obtained a high school diploma so they will enroll in GED (HEP)/ABE
• Provide financial aid application assistance to 95% of the eligible adult participants not already enrolled in a post-secondary school
• Assist 60% of the eligible adult participants who are not already enrolled in a post-secondary school with the admissions process
• Assist all eligible adult participants not already enrolled in a post-secondary school with follow-up services, in order for them to complete the necessary steps to enroll
• Provide post-secondary advisement, career orientation and job outlook assistance to 60% of all adult participants in order for them to choose a program of study
• Maintain outreach sites throughout the area assigned and develop formal relationships with all federal, tribal, state, county, city, town, village agencies
• Provide monthly reports on all monthly outreach & client activities
• Organize & participate in area career, financial aid, job, and college fairs
• Coordinate all EOC activities with assigned school districts in the service area of responsibility and provide EOC services to all high school seniors
• Perform other duties as assigned

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS
• Associate’s degree in Education, Counseling or related field
• Must be computer literate

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Preferred knowledge of the federal financial aid process
• Three to five years’ experience in higher education outreach, recruiting or advising in financial aid

• Bachelor’s degree preferred/
• Prior TRiO experience

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Demonstrated ability and experience working with adults, high school students and individuals from all economic, cultural, academic and social backgrounds
• Must have tolerance for ambiguity and ability to be self-driven/self-starting with minimal supervision

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
• Travel will be required

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
• Ability to lift 20 lbs

WORK ENVIROMENT
• Primarily in an office setting
• Work will be performed in various locations under different conditions

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
A complete application must include: 1) A letter of interest, 2) resume, 3) names, addresses, and phone numbers of (3) three references 4) Copies of unofficial transcripts

References will be contacted in conjunction with interviews

Required application materials should be sent to: humanresources@nnmc edu

NNMC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Northern offers over 50 bachelor's, associate and certificate programs in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math); Nursing and Health Sciences; Liberal Arts and Humanities; Arts, Film & Media; Business Administration; Teacher Education and Technical Trades.
Northern New Mexico College is the most affordable 4-year college in the Southwestern US. Choose us for our value, our quality degree and continuing education programs in diverse areas of study, and our experienced faculty. We provide students with unique opportunities for academic, personal, and professional growth, small class sizes, personalized attention, and strong hands-on experiences from day one.
The Northern Foundation remains committed to stimulate leadership, promote equity, and grow resources and philanthropy in the Española Valley and surrounding rural areas. Over the past twenty years, we have granted $1.3 million to support over 1,250 NNMC students.