REGIONAL ACADEMIC COUNSELOR- SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS

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Responsive Education Solutions

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3257520
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : April 8, 2020
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Position Summary:

Each Regional Academic Counselor is responsible for the implementation and execution of programs that contribute to high school completion and assure the effective transition of ResponsiveEd graduates (alumni) to their post-secondary plans. The position involves working directly with students or in support of already existing campus counseling systems. The Regional Academic Counselor also provides continuing support to alumni during college to encourage completion. Program oversight includes: supervision of student activities within the college and career readiness platform (planning, tracking, assessing), coordinating student/parent engagement events related to college readiness and college choice, significant involvement in the continuous improvement of the ResponsiveEd college and career knowledge base.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist students with skills for career and college development.
Collaborates with Campus Directors to positively impact student achievement and postsecondary planning.
Interprets and provides student data to district and campus personnel with regard to post-secondary outcome results.
Develops partnerships with non-district personnel and institutions of higher learning to augment the resources available to students through the school transition program including, but not limited to, dual credit opportunities, institutions of higher education, college/career fairs, and financial aid events.
Develops College and Career Pathways unique to the needs of students in collaboration with the campus staff, community input and labor market demands to develop coherent sequences of courses in multiple areas.
Builds common visions for program improvement with Alumni Coordinator and College, Career and Military Readiness District Manager.
Oversees administration of testing associated with the college admissions process (TSIA, SAT, ACT, PSAT and AP exams).
Provides district leadership in current college admissions practices by staying up-to-date on all standardized testing used in the admissions process, as well as, collaborating with standardized testing agencies.
Establish and maintain relationships with college admissions offices, recruiters from two and four year colleges, trade schools, military, and alternative programs.
Maintains and contributes to College & Career Readiness website/social media channels.
Collaborates with Campus Directors to plan and coordinate parent and community informational meetings regarding dual credit opportunities, advanced academics, etc.
Connects all assigned students to school and community resources that help overcome barriers and provides successful transitions from high school to college with an emphasis on the best college match.
Assure preparation, participation and performance in the Naviance suite of college and career assessments by all students.
Assist with the engagement of alumni for the benefit of schools within their designated region
Oversee and support the CCMR requirements with regard to accountability.

Equipment Used:

All equipment required to perform jobs duties and task previously described.

Physical / Environmental Factors:

Mental and Physical Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress; work with frequent interruptions/deadlines and prolonged or irregular hours; Frequent walking, standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing; Occasional: Lifting and carrying 10-25 pounds frequently, 25-40 pounds occasionally, more than 45 pounds infrequently with assistance; Pushing/pulling 10-35 pounds sporadically; May be required under specific circumstances to provide physical restraint of students in danger of causing harm to themselves or others; Frequent region-wide and occasional statewide travel. Responsive Education Solutions considers applicants for all positions without regards to race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, marital status, veteran or military status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Being authorized to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment. ResponsiveEd is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $ 50,000 to $ 50,000 Per Year
  • Job Category : Administrator > Vocational/Career Education
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    ResponsiveEd is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Additionally, ResponsiveEd prohibits retaliation against any employee who makes a claim alleging to have experienced discrimination, or any employee who, in good faith, makes a report, serves as a witness, or otherwise participates in an investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Qualifications: Education/Certification, and Experience: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized four-year college or university. 3+ years’ experience working in an educational setting School leadership experience preferred Certification in school counseling preferred Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs): Awareness of House Bill 5 which focuses on building college and career pathways that ensures all professional decisions and actions are directly linked to helping all students succeed in high school, college and their chosen career Knowledge of the American School Counseling Association Model. Knowledge of the CCMR requirements for state accountability. Ability to engage with parents, students, district staff, and community stakeholders to create excitement and engagement in college and career planning. Proficient in computer applications and supporting software (Naviance, Microsoft and Google applications), to include social media outlets. Knowledge of the college application and admissions process and requirements. Knowledge of financial aid process and requirements (FAFSA and TASFA). Familiarity with collegiate resources geared toward first generation students and families. Skills in communicating effectively with others including making oral and written presentations. Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills(flexibility and problem solving).
    • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Amie Sevier , Recruiter
    • 1301 Waters Ridge
    • Lewisville, Texas 75057

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