[Bkn-school-of-education-csp-mhc] New Position Announcement for LIU Gear Up Coordinator

Zalika Taylor Zalika.Taylor at liu.edu
Wed Apr 8 17:15:28 EDT 2015

New Position Announcement

LIU GEAR UP Full time Site Coordinator:

Qualifications, training and experience:  LIU Gear Up will assist a group of 270 students so they will be motivated to graduate from high school and attend college by helping them improve their academic and study skills and engaging their parents or guardians in a meaningful way into their child’s educational process. The Site Coordinator(s) will work directly with the students at the schools and assist the Project Director in all programmatic aspects of the project regarding student, parent and teacher development, coordinate all aspects of and supervise the GEAR UP after-school program, assist in strengthening linkages between schools, parents and students, provide parents with advice and information on college planning and financial aid resources, assist students and parents with FAFSA, college and scholarship applications, facilitation of PSAT, SAT and ACT registration and preparation, assist in the collection of baseline and ongoing evaluation data, monitor GEAR UP student grades/credits to promote on-time graduation and completion of college pre-requisite curriculum; and recognize and celebrate student success.
Qualifications for the positions include a BA in education, counseling, social work, child development or related field, at least 2 years of experience working with middle school or high school students, knowledge of secondary education requirements and postsecondary education options, application procedures and admission requirements; knowledge of financial aid scholarship opportunities and applications; ability to communicate with students, parents and school staff/faculty; and excellent program skills, including demonstrated record of completing tasks on time and within budget.

Salary: $38,000-$40,000

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