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ARISE Coordinator/Mentor

Per the NFA Contract, Article 10, TMCC is announcing to all eligible academic and administrative faculty that a need exists for a/an ARISE Coordinator/Mentor.

Posting Date

May 12, 2021

Description

This position will provide mentoring to students facing barriers to college who are: low income, and one or more of the following: pregnant/parenting, former foster youth, homeless, involved with the justice system. The position will coordinate the intake, tracking and program assessment components of this grant-funded program.

Scope of Work

July 1, 2021 to June 1, 2022 with an estimated 3 to 5 hours per week during the semester with monthly check-ins for active students during July and August. 

Responsibilities and Deliverables

Work with the Educational Partnership Programs team, Foster Youth Mentor, Financial Aid and AOR to refer students for this program. Complete intake interviews/assessments with interested participants. Co-Facilitate Getting Ahead workshops for participants, track program participation and outcomes and prepare the annual report. Collaborate with Foster Youth Mentor to implement Fall and Spring Summits. Meet individually with assigned cohort of students at regular intervals throughout the academic year to review students’ academic progress, provide counseling support services.

Qualifications

Master’s degree in Counseling or a related field, experience with program development and assessment, Getting Ahead Facilitator certification.

Compensation

$6,000 contingent upon renewal of funding. This is an additional assignment for a grant -supported program. Providing release time would be essentially re-directing state-funded resources (teaching load) to support a grant program. Paying a stipend from the grant account is the only reasonable compensation.

Reports To

Joan Steinman, Executive Director for Retention and Support Services

Application Process

Interested faculty will submit a letter of interest describing special qualifications and background information no later than 5:00pm on June 10, 2021

The letter should be addressed to Joan Steinman, Executive Director for Retention and Support Services NOTE: Administrative faculty must include a documented plan for separation of the additional assignment work from regular work time.

Selection Process

The Executive Director will notify applicants of the hiring decision on or before June 30, 2021.