Job Posting Description, 21st Century Scholar Recruiter
Contact Information
Human Resources Department
215 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (4th Floor)
South Bend, IN 46601
Job Locations
Brown Community Learning Center
Application Open: 04/27/2021, Filing Deadline: (none)
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313 21st Century Scholar Recruiter

Position Title:    21st Century Scholar Recruiter
                          Federally Funded Programs

Salary Range:     $35,000-$40,000

Immediate Supervisor: Asst. Superintendent, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Basic Function:
The 21st Century Scholar Recruiter/Facilitator introduces and registers students toward 21st Century Scholarship pathways, encourages college and career interest, supports student success (learning, persistence, and completion) through a proactive, supportive, and ongoing interactions with guidance of eligible and registered 21st century scholars. Major responsibilities will include intrusive advising and assessing the student services, academic support, and community services necessary to increase registered student success, persistence, and completion. Minimal supervision is provided; the Academic Success Coach must be able to work independently and accurately prioritize tasks, while collaborating closely with other staff, organize, supervise, and attend evening events and activities.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
1. Establish a proactive and supportive relationship for assigned students which includes monitoring academic progress, communicating frequently and regularly, and serving as an advocate for the students' success.
2. Help students identify personal goals and motivating factors, and coach students how to successfully interact with appropriate faculty or staff (including career advising) to match educational and career goals.
3. Assist students in identifying academic and non-academic challenges and connect them to appropriate support resources (on-campus as well as community resources).
4. Provide intrusive or proactive advising for at-risk students; provide walk-in advising for new and continuing students.
5. Maintain up-to-date knowledge of programs and services offered by the College to provide assistance to students in course and program selection, as well as changes in program of study.
Coach students in study strategies to improve learning.
6. Ensure students prepare an individualized learning/academic plan that identifies academic goals and a plan to reach those goals in a timely fashions, including resources for managing areas of challenge or concern.
7. Assist students on academic warning, probation and suspension in the development of a plan.
8. Collaborate with faculty, staff, and administrators to support First Year Experience initiatives.
9. Contact and encourage students to meet registration, financial aid, tuition payment, and other deadlines important for successful persistence and completion.
10. Any other duties as assigned.

Bachelor's Degree
Ability to serve a diverse student population.
Strong oral and written communication skills,
Functional ability in current Google Suites, word processing, database, and spreadsheet packages, with the ability to learn Scholar Track information system and new programs as technology changes.

Ideal Qualifications:
Experience working with students in urban environments.
Experience working with and understanding developmental stages of children.
Background (training and/or experience) working with students and/or student engagement initiatives.

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and hear. The employee is required to have dexterity of hands and fingers. The employee is required to sit or stand for extended periods of time. They may be occasionally required to bend at the waist, kneel, or crouch. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is seated or walking at will and must be able to push, pull, lift, and carry up to 25 pounds. Must be able to work regularly scheduled hours. Must be able to handle stress.


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