Educational Counselor (Bridgeport and Surrounding Towns)
Full-time, 40 hours per week, requires valid driver’s license.
Help enroll adults into a postsecondary education program. Conduct workshops and counseling sessions related to higher education, financial aid and admissions processes, career decision making, and financial literacy. Prepare monthly reports of outreach activities.
ABOUT CONNTAC INC.
For over 50 years the Connecticut Talent Assistance Cooperative has worked to promote and expand educational access and opportunity for Connecticut residents. CONNTAC, Inc. is a private, non-profit, 501c3 organization that advocates issues impacting residents from low-income, first-generation college, and underrepresented populations.
Bachelor’s degree. Knowledge of the college financial aid and admissions processes. Establish and maintain referral relationships with state agencies, secondary and higher education institutions, and community based organizations. Understand the socio-economic and academic needs of the low-income first generation college ready students served through TRIO Educational Opportunity Center projects. Good oral and written communication and administrative skills. Bi-lingual and underrepresented candidates are encouraged to apply.
HOW TO APPLY:
SALARY: $36,000 to $40,000
Group health, life and dental insurance. SIMPLE IRA retirement plan.
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
The Connecticut Talent Assistance Cooperative (CONNTAC, Inc.)is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer