Coordinator, CROP & Scholars

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Coordinator, CROP & Scholars
Job Description

The Coordinator, CROP & Scholars serves as a liaison for the CROP and FGCU Scholars Program on-site chapters in schools and community centers within the five-county area. Responsible for maintaining outreach contact and development with on-site coordinators and advisors; assists with aspects of leadership development, maintains a working relationship with the students in the program and provides advisement to program participants.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization.

Two years of experience in advising, academic support services, program planning or counseling.

Valid driver’s license and ability to travel within the five-county area.

Experience with personal computers using Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, Word).

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Student Affairs, Higher Education, Counseling, or related field.

Experience working with diverse student populations, students with disabilities, TRIO programs, academic support services, or similar program area.

One year of supervisory experience.

Bilingual Skills (Spanish preferred).

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Demonstrated knowledge of college admissions and financial aid processes and ability to communicate process and procedures to students and their families.

Knowledge and ability to write proposals and letters, make presentations and speak to audiences.

Ability to follow the guidelines and regulations of the College Reach Out and Scholars programs.

Ability to learn the requirements of the CROP grant and other grants that support the programs.

Ability to communicate with a variety of individuals including school administrators, teachers, on-site coordinators and advisors, counselors, parents, students, and community leaders.

Ability to work with student services in postsecondary education, including vocational and technical schools and two- and four-year colleges and universities.

Ability to initiate and coordinate programs and services, and work in a team-based environment.

Ability to develop and maintain a professional working relationship with students in the programs, ensuring confidentiality.

Ability to put the needs of the students foremost to retain and graduate underrepresented populations.

Ability to travel to required meetings or programs.

Salary Range $35,000 - $38,000

Job Duties

Essential Job Duties

•Ensures all on-site coordinators and advisors are meeting the requirements of the CROP and Scholars’ programs, including time commitments, deadlines for applications and other paperwork, and student-centered activities.

•Develops and implements programs and activities geared toward assisting at-risk students with completion of high school and preparation for postsecondary work.

•Collects student data for files including applications, current transcripts, permissions, and other pertinent information.

•Assists in the data collection and reporting of progress toward meeting established goals as requested.

•Visits established program participating schools and community centers to offer workshops and activities.

•Maintains the software programs that meet state and grant reporting requirements.

•Arranges events such as: College for a Day programs, Financial Aid Nights, Senior Recognition Ceremony, leadership activities, evening programs for parents, and tours.

•Provides monthly updates to the Director for Outreach Programs regarding program activities and progress toward program goals.

•Develops and oversees the summer residential programs, ensuring that the programs meet the needs of the students.

•Provides coordinators and advisors with annual in-service and on-site training.

•Conducts meetings with on-site coordinators and advisors designed to keep the coordinators and advisors informed and solicit ideas to improve program services. Ensures that on-site coordinators and advisors are meeting all reporting requirements.

•Continuously assesses, with the assistance of the on-site coordinators and advisors, the needs of students and on-site programs, reports results to the Director of Outreach Programs, and assists in the revision of program activities to meet the demonstrated program outcomes.

•Works with students with their college enrollment process. Creates and disseminates evaluations for the major components of the programs.

•Develops and maintains a working relationship with the students in the programs, ensuring that confidence is maintained. Engages student participation within the programs to promote retention through graduation and entrance into postsecondary programs.

•Provides day-to-day guidance to interns, volunteers and temporary workers associated with the programs.

•Maintains and updates CROP and Scholars’ manuals and other publications.

•Makes contact with non-participating schools and community centers in an effort to recruit additional programs.

•Solicits bids for transportation, food and other services needed for the programs.

•Processes and submits all purchase requisitions, travel logs, and other required information in a timely manner.

Other Job Duties

Other Duties

•Maintains an online calendar which is available to the Director of Outreach Programs indicating daily program travel and activities.

•Assists Assistant Dean for TRiO and Outreach Programs with gathering information for grant writing.

•Assists the Director of Outreach Programs with budgeting as requested.

•Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number PS345P
Open Date 11/02/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have two or more years of experience in advising, academic support services, program planning or counseling?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please explain your directly related experience to the position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please indicate the number of years of directly related work experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Do you have experience with personal computers using Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, Word)?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of 5 Professional References (with relationship of each)
Optional Documents