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Outreach Advisor/Mentor, TRIO Destination College

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Full-time, grant funded position. Lake Land College. The Outreach Advisor is responsible for providing services that will ensure the project's goals and objectives are being met at assigned target schools. The Outreach Advisor will provide academic advisement, assistance with career exploration, assistance completing financial aid and scholarship applications, goal setting, planning and follow through for graduation and college entry. They will also be responsible for monitoring participants' successful progress from middle and high school to college entry, and mentoring students enrolled in the TS Mentoring Program. Demonstrated experience working with students, preferably from low income, academically disadvantaged populations. Related experience in counseling, career development, financial aid and academic advising preferred; experience in using assessment instruments and techniques preferred. Master's Degree in counseling, family and consumer sciences, education or social work or Bachelor's Degree with three years’ experience working with disadvantaged youth. $40,848/yr commensurate with experience. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Apply online www.lakelandcollege.edu. Submit LLC application, letter of application, resume, and transcripts to: Human Resources, 5001 Lake Land Blvd., Mattoon, IL 61938. For questions, contact Lori Ohnesorge, Director of TRIO Destination College, lohnesor@lakelandcollege.edu or 217-234-5048. EOE/AA