FYI and for interested colleagues.

Sylvia Mioduski, Director
University Learning Center
University of Arizona

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Date: Mon, 23 Dec 1996 13:40:21 -0800
From: Alejandra Juarez <[log in to unmask]>
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Subject: Job Announcement

                    JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Position:      COLLEGE ADVISOR - Full-time, overtime exempt, 10-month
               position (September-June) for the Central California
               Educational Talent Search Program, funded by the
               U.S. Department of Education, under the administrative
               direction of the Office of the Dean of Student Affairs
               at California State University, Fresno.  This is a
               four-year grant with annual funding through 1998.

Program Description:
               The purpose of the Central California Educational
               Talent Search Program is to assist participants to
               continue and graduate from secondary school and to
               enroll in postsecondary educational programs.  Each
               year, 150 new participants will be selected from
               designated target areas.  High school participants from
               primarily rural areas will be selected based on income, first
               generation to attend college and having the academic
               potential to benefit from postsecondary education.
               Services will include academic planning, career
               counseling, financial aid orientation, pre-admission
               testing, and outreach assistance with postsecondary education.

Duties &
               The incumbent will provide advising and counseling
               services to students in target schools; assist in the
               preparation and implementation of efforts to inform
               Talent Search participants of student financial aid and
               postsecondary optiions available.  Provide participant
               identifications, selection, intake and counseling services
               in target high schoolds; provide workshops, seminars;
               assist in the implementation of early outreach
               acitivities; participates in inservice training needed
               to ensure successful implementation of assigned duties
               as related to the accomplishment of stated program
               objectives; assist the Project Director in the
               preparation of reports, evaluations, proposals and
               other documents necessary for the continued funding and
               successful opperation of the program.

& Experience:
               Bachelor's degree in education, counseling, psychology,
               social work education, or related field or discipline.
               Minimum of two years of professional experience in
               working with minority, low income and other
               disadvantaged students preferred.  Experience and/or
               training in student assessment, career development, academic
               advisement and guidance and educational planning.
               Preference will be given to candidates whose experience
               and/or background is similar to those of Talent Search
               eligible populations served.

Knowledge &
               Demonstrated ability to work effectively with students,
               parents, community and school personnel.  Good written and oral
               communication skills.  Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred.
               Ability to work flexible hours including some evenings
               and weekends.

Salary:        $2,500 per month (10 months).  Benefits include health,
               dental, vision and life insurance, vacation, sick leave
               and holiday pay.

               January 17, 1997.

To Apply:      Obtain and submit employment application at:

               California State University, Fresno Foundation
               4910 N. Chestnut Avenue (south of Shaw Avenue)
               Fresno, CA  93726
               Telephone: (209) 278-0848 (message line)

               NOTE: Foundation Office will be closed 12/24/96 at noon
                     through 1/1/97.

Employment for this position is by the California State University,
Fresno Foundation.  This is not a State of California position.