Essential Functions: Office of Federal TRiO. This is a subsidy conditioned appointment. The Academic Services Officer II (ETS Academic Coordinator) is responsible for coordinating the Educational Talent Search (ETS) project. The position requires the ability to manage time, multi-task, and function successfully with little supervision. It includes providing pre-college awareness and assistance to participants and their families at target schools and their communities. This individual will also assist the director and assistant director with other duties and grant related responsibilities as necessary.Specifically, the Academic Services Officer II (ETS Academic Coordinator) has responsibility for the ETS academic program including participant recruitment, enrollment, needs assessment, and the ITSS Tutorial Program, Successful ETS participant enrollment and completion in Advanced Placement Courses. PSAT-SAT and MME test preparation services. Target school site responsibility for compliance with Federal program requirements. The Academic Coordinator sits on the ETS College Council, and is responsible for implementation of ETS collaborations with, Target School Teachers, Administrators, Parents, Counselors, Community and WSU
Qualifications: Qualifications:Master's degree in Education, Student Affairs, Human Services, Curriculum & Instruction or a related field required Certified H.S. Instructor, or Licensed Practical Counselor. (LPC). Experience Designing, Managing or Implementing Similar Programs. Five years related experience and/or training in managing tutorial, standardized test preparation, supplemental instruction or AP programs, or implementing academic college readiness initiatives. Experience with federal TRIO programs is strongly preferred. Willing to become familiar with TRIO regulations that govern program policies and procedures.Strong desire to promote educational achievement and opportunity.Training in growth mindset interventions and underrepresented students is preferred. The ability to work independently and effectively with staff, participants, parents, community partners and school personnel of diverse backgrounds and varying educational levels. Must be competent with online/alternative learning support technologies and methods. Computer skills to effectively conduct electronically based business, communication, record keeping, presentations, and utilization of campus resources.Competent in evaluating and mentoring the performance of others for success. Competence in decision making, organization, and time management skills with a high attention to details.Requires day, evening, and occasional weekend hours and travel; college committee assignments; professional development; and other duties as assigned. Possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record. Reliable transportation.Multi-year grant funded position by the U.S. Department of Education.
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is d...edicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.