College Hub Program Specialist

Job Type

Full Time
Temporary

Published

08/31/2018

Address

5900 Airport Boulevard
Austin
Texas
78752
United States

Description

We are looking for a Seasonal College Hub Program Specialist who is passionate about higher education and helping people reach their goals. The mission of the College Hub – Austin’s first college support center for low-income, nontraditional students – is to empower those who face barriers to higher education so that all students in Central Texas have the tools to realize their goals, from application to graduation. At the College Hub, students can access a range of wraparound services, including one-on-one college coaching and planning, financial aid application assistance, access to scholarships, and a two-semester Humanities course called Free Minds.


Job Responsibilities

·        Develop knowledge of FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and TASFA (Texas Application for State Financial Aid) forms and financial aid resources for higher education (paid training is provided)

·        Complete FAFSAs and TASFAs and all required financial aid forms for students and parents

·        Follow established best practices to ensure a maximum number of clients served annually

·        Ensure student data is accurate, updated, and protected

·        Coordinate appointments and on-going support to students and families

·        Conduct follow-up activities to prior year and current year students

·        Assist with internal and external outreach activities to inform community about services

·        Participate in staff meetings

·        Provide insights, suggestions, and feedback to College Hub Coordinator

·        Perform data entry and other administrative duties as needed

·        Other duties as assigned


Qualifications

·        GED or High School Diploma

·        Experience providing customer service

·        Experience completing the FAFSA or TASFA

·        Knowledge of the college financial aid process

·        Strong attention to detail

·        Ability to read, write, and speak Spanish


Requirements

·        Travel between sites may be necessary

·        Certified through the advanced level of tax preparation (paid training provided)

·        Ability to work in high traffic, noisy community center


To Apply: Submit a resume and thoughtful cover letter to resumes@foundcom.org. Be sure to type “Seasonal College Hub Program Specialist” in the email subject line. The position pays $15-16 per hour based on experience.

 

Foundation Communities is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation & gender identity. 

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

resumes@foundcom.org
https://foundcom.org/

To Apply: Submit a resume and thoughtful cover letter to resumes@foundcom.org. Be sure to type “Seasonal College Hub Program Specialist” in the email subject line. The position pays $15-16 per hour based on experience.


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