Welcome Texas TRIO to our Job Announcement Page! 

This page is to serve as information page about TRIO Job Postings throughout the state of Texas. You will not be able to apply directly to TASSSP or TASSSP Board for job postings.


To post job posting on txtrio.org, contact Shymika Stephenson at sstephenson@fortworthkids.org


 

Follow the link for an opening at Weatherford College Upward Bound. The position is located at Weatherford College in Weatherford, TX. Weatherford, TX is located approximately 30 miles west of Fort Worth, TX and 65 miles west of Dallas, TX. The program serves 55 students from 5 target schools. If you have any questions regarding the position, please email jkahlden@wc.edu.

https://jobs.wc.edu/postings/2210


 

  ADVISING SPECIALIST, Student Support Services


 

College of the Mainland TRiO Department is hiring for a 75% SSS Program Coordinator (w/benefits). Could you please forward this to the Texas and Houston TRiO Alliance or any place that you think would produce good applicants. Thank you for your assistance with this.


  

JOB TITLE Talent Search Advisor

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW
The UNT TRIO Programs encourage and assist students from disadvantaged backgrounds in meeting their educational goals of completing a college degree. The UNT Talent Search Program (TS) is one of 5 currently funded TRIO programs at the University of North Texas. TS serves the students in Denton and Gainesville ISDs.

JOB DESCRIPTION
The UNT Trio Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Program/Project Coordinator I-Talent Search Advisor I to join our team.
The Program/Project Coordinator I will provide workshops and proactive and intense advising and teaching presentations to middle and high school students in the areas of academics, career exploration, financial aid and college enrollment. This person will be responsible for assisting in the coordination of field trips and other events, and maintaining accurate student records/files. This person will serve the students at Denton High School and Calhoun Middle School and will have office space on these campuses.
Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Meeting the goals and objectives of the Talent Search program.
  • Recruiting, selecting and serving students within the TRIO target population.
  • Conducting workshops to meet students' academic and college prep needs.
  • Coordinating field trips, financial aid parent night and other events for students and parents.
  • Providing one-on-one and group advising to students and their parents.
  • Maintaining accurate records within the US Dept of Education guidelines.
  • Assisting with special projects as directed.
  • Working some weekend and evening hours.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in related field and two years of professional related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

  • Strong teaching and presentation skills.
  • Strong computer/Microsoft Office program skills.
  • Strong critical thinking, communication and problem solving skills.
  • Strong bilingual speaking and writing skills (Spanish).
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Have reliable transportation and a valid Texas driver's license.
  • Experience in working with TRIO or TRIO-like programs.
  • Experience in working with low-income and first-generation students.
  • Success in overcoming the barriers similar to those faced by TRIO target population. 
Special Instructions to Applicants 
  • This position may require the ability to climb stairs, carry boxes of materials, and perform errands on campus.
  • Applicants must submit a resume, a cover letter explaining in detail your qualifications, and a list of three professional references with their online application.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.


 

Job Title: Academic Coach

 

Department/College: Success and Completion, District Director of Student Success

Reports To: Director of Student Success

FLSA Status: Part Time

Part Time Grade: PT 07

Job Code: T9858

 

SUMMARY

Promotes the learning community in the Learning Center at a given campus by providing assistance and instructional support to students and faculty.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Provides proactive outreach and academic coaching for students; assists with student support activities.

Presents information to students in one-on-one and group meetings on various aspects of college programs such as course selection, majors, transferability, admissions, financial aid, assessments, career choices etc.

Facilitates student learning strategies in traditional and online courses.

Refers students to appropriate resources (i.e. advising, counseling, tutoring, Student Life, Library Services, etc.)

Documents student interactions in appropriate college systems in a timely manner.

May provide reports and other analytics regarding student interactions in the Learning Center including attendance, academic progress, interventions, etc.

May monitor student progress and assist in the development of ways to engage students fully in the learning progression.

Assists with faculty workshops, activities, and the creation of learning communities in the Learning Center.

Serves as a liaison with various academic departments to ensure support aligns with course/program outcomes.

Serves as an outreach liaison marketing the services provided by the Learning Centers.

Responsible for establishing mentorships with new Academic Coaches and/or Tutors as part of the onboarding process.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree preferred.


EXPERIENCE

One year of related experience in teaching, tutoring, advising, or other student success support areas.

Knowledge of online course practices and procedures.

Knowledge of Developmental Mathematics, Developmental Writing, and/or Developmental Reading.

Knowledge of HCC student services and instructional support services available to students.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Must have knowledge of coaching, instructional, and mentoring techniques.

Knowledge of processes and resources for organizing and leading group and collaborative activities.

Must have effective planning, organization, communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to interact with students of diverse backgrounds.

Must be able to maintain an established schedule, which may include evenings and weekends.

Ability to maintain confidentiality of student information.

Demonstrated proficiency using computer applications, classroom or other current learning technologies for effective teaching at the community college level.

Experience using standard office software programs and the technology needed to support students at the college level.

Knowledge of online course practices and procedures preferred.

Knowledge of Developmental Mathematics, Developmental Writing, and/or Developmental Reading preferred.

Knowledge of HCC student services and instructional support services available to students preferred.

 

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job- related duties requested by their supervisor.


This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.