Talent Search Program Advisor (2 positions)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Dallas, TEXAS
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UNT System Overview
Welcome to the University of North Texas System . UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton , the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.
Posting Title Talent Search Program Advisor (2 positions)
Department DAL-Pre-Collegiate Programs-500300
Job Location
Full Time/Part Time
Retirement Eligibility TRS Eligible
Additional Retirement Information
For more information on retirement plan options, please visit https://hr.untsystem.edu/benefits/retirement-plans/index.php .
Salary Information Commensurate with experience
Department Summary
The TRIO Programs at the University of North Texas at Dallas were designed to support the academic development of students within our partner schools of Dallas ISD and surrounding school districts.
Position Overview
The Talent Search Advisor is responsible for supporting the Talent Search Program requiring a general working knowledge of TRIO programs specifically Talent Search. The Talent Search Advisor will be responsible for a variety of tasks which may include assisting with data collection, data input, program assessment, student support, community outreach, assisting in developing and conducting programs, reporting, and program marketing.

Additional Posting Details

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to mentor and coach others. 
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, and virtual conferencing platforms such as MS Teams and Zoom. 
  • Ability to coordinate and attend events and meetings at times beyond traditional office working hours is required. 
  • Excellent communication, verbal, presentation and leadership skills. 
  • Ability to make decisions independently and, at times, with little to no direction.  
  • Strong and creative problem solving and critical thinking skills  
  • Ability to collect, analyze and report various types of data sets. 
  • Ability to work urgently on multiple tasks at once in a fast paced and results oriented environment. 
  • Work collaboratively and effectively with a number of teams and individuals to accomplish the goals of the program. 
  • Commitment to the success of high school students through the college application process.

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s Degree
Experience in working with the Middle and/or High School students at in DFW Area.
Alumni/friend of a TRIO or Talent Search Program
Required License / Registration / Certification
Work Schedule
Some Saturdays (will be notified ahead of time)
Summer program (June & July)
Driving University Vehicle No
Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position.
EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification Title Talent Search Program Advisor
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Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S5728P
Position End Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Quicklink for Posting https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/68517

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