ETS PreCollege Advisor

Posted: 06/12/2022


The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County is currently accepting resumes for PreCollege Advisor. Responsibilities include: participation, academic success programming, precollege programming, case management and administrative compliance.


Duties include but not limited to: accountable for recruiting and enrolling eligible youth; meet participation goals and objectives; act as a liaison between target schools, parents, organization staff, and program staff; accountable for assigned programming and quality programming; provide holistic and comprehensive case management services to members; facility and child safety and administrative compliance.


The goal of Talent Search is to increase the number of youth from disadvantaged backgrounds who complete high school and enroll in and complete their postsecondary education


Work sites are located in low income areas, challenging neighborhoods, and growth neighborhoods. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and at times moderate or very loud. Position requires working with large groups of youth.



Education and Work Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree required in education, counseling, social work, higher administration, or an appropriate field related to project objectives
  • Minimum of one (1) year of appropriate and relevant professional experience working for a TRIO federal program or similar related program/project


Qualifications include

  • Work regular program hours which are normally 9:00am – 6:00pm but could change based on school needs and/or organization needs. Periodic night and weekends.
  • Ability to build relationships and work effectively with youth and internal/external stakeholders to include school personnel and administrators
  • Ability to be patient with youth and adults
  • Ability to identify needs and find solutions
  • Ability to motivate others into action
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Proficient documentation skills
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to follow directions both verbally and written
  • Strong working knowledge of secondary core course curriculum
  • Knowledge of technology and software such as tablets, social media, cloud based tools, virtual meeting tools
  • Effective organizational and planning skills
  • Ability to provide and knowledge of college preparatory activities
  • Must be able to obtain CPR and First Aid certification
  • Must be able to pass background screen and drug screen at any time.
  • Position requires driving personal vehicle and company vehicle. Candidates must have reliable transportation, liability insurance, satisfactory driving record and a valid driver’s license for operation of a motor vehicle relevant to carrying out duties and to be covered under the company insurance the requirement is for employee to be a minimum of age 21.


Pay & Benefits

Minimum Pay: $18.51 per hour (nonexempt full time)

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Flex Spending Account, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Retirement with 5% match, Holiday, PTO


The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County is an equal opportunity employer. It maintains policies and practices that are designed to prevent discrimination against any qualified employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability and medical condition to the extent protected by law. This policy of nondiscrimination applies to all employment practices, including hiring, compensation, benefits, promotion, training, and termination.


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