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Program Coordinator/Student Advisor

Lewis-Clark State College
Lewiston, ID
Closing date
Jul 16, 2024

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Program Development
Position Type
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
LC State invites applications for the position of Program Coordinator/Student Advisor.

Salary and rank based on experience and qualifications: $48,000 - $50,000

Degree Required: Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university

Required Qualifications:
  • Two years of experience working in a TRIO federal program or similar program serving first-generation and/or low-income students
  • Knowledge of postsecondary entrance processes (e.g., college applications, financial aid scholarships)
  • Supervisory experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Willing to travel regionally

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in Counseling, Social Work, Education, Psychology, or a related field from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Personal experience overcoming barriers as a first-generation or low-income student


This position is tasked with travel to targeted high schools and middle schools to identify qualified students for Educational Talent Search services and/or to support students once they are participants in the Educational Talent Search program. The recruitment and student support include:
  • Providing yearly academic workshops.
  • Promoting academic tutoring.
  • Assisting with secondary school course selection.
  • Providing financial literacy resources.
  • Assisting in preparing students for college entrance exams.
  • Assisting students in completing college admissions and financial aid applications.
  • Organizing or creating opportunities for college exposure.
  • Organizing or creating opportunities for exposure to cultural activities.
  • Collaborating with counselors and community organizations to provide referrals to meet students' needs.
  • Collaborating with personnel of targeted schools to implement TRIO programming.
  • Advising and mentoring students, engaging in scholarship/professional development, providing service to the division and the college, as well as engaging in direct and indirect activities to support the recruitment and retention of students.
  • Supervise coordination of activities/events/services with co-advisors to ensure all students within the target area have commensurate and comparable access and exposure to college, educational, and cultural opportunities.
  • Regular communication with LC State TRIO ETS office staff.
  • Data collection and entry.
  • Provide program engagement data to the LC State TRIO Director.
  • Travel to regional locations to meet with and advise the eligible participant
  • Working with LC State TRIO Director for planning and tracking academic year activities, travel, and progress.
  • Collaborating with other federally funded programs, like Upward Bound, to ensure services are not duplicated.
  • Additional duties include planning and executing direct and indirect activities to support recruitment and retention of students.

Application Procedure: Please upload all of the following documents or your application may not be considered for review.
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact Information or Letters for three (3) Professional References
  • Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts requested upon hire)

This position is open until filled; however, applications received on or before July 9, 2024, will receive first consideration. Posting will remain open until a suitable pool of candidates is identified.

This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check and may also be subject to an education verification. LC State is an EEO/AA/VETS employer.

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