Fulfillment Fund Las Vegas Introduction
Fulfillment Fund Las Vegas (FFLV) is dedicated to inspiring first-generation students and removing barriers to post-secondary graduation. Las Vegas is not known for being a college-driven city, but at Fulfillment Fund Las Vegas we believe this community is ready for change. Together, we’re creating hope for the future by helping hundreds of young people achieve their post-secondary dreams. Fulfillment Fund Las Vegas is committed to helping students finish high school, and guide them to and through their post-secondary dreams.
We are Deeply Committed to Equity & Diversity
Fulfillment Fund Las Vegas strives to recruit a diverse team of leaders. We believe there is a transformative academic and social benefit for students when their Advisors, Counselors, and Leaders reflect a diversity of backgrounds. Our staff members agree that the organization provides a welcoming environment, given their background and identity.
College Access Program Advisor – This position is critical in leading student engagement at FFLV. The College Access Program Advisor is responsible for implementing our curriculum in a manner that inspires and removes barriers for the participant’s future. This position will work out of our partner high schools and coordinate curriculum delivery, content updates, workshops, student counseling sessions, and recruitment/outreach for various Fulfillment Fund Las Vegas Programs.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- Have strong knowledge of CCSD structure, policies, procedures, and student graduation requirements.
- Distribute and collect Fulfillment Fund Las Vegas parent consent forms from students and partner teachers.
- Deliver quarterly in-class lessons of the College Access Program curriculum for grades 9 - 12.
- Plan and prepare FFLV branded presentations for materials required for in-classroom lessons ( lesson plans, classroom activities, supplies, etc.)
- Update existing curriculum/program materials and create instructional activities in collaboration with the College Counseling team annually.
College Preparation Knowledge
- Be familiar with and informed about all admissions and other policies and concerns related to the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE), Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU), Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI), and private college systems.
- Be familiar with and informed about all policies and concerns related to federal and state financial aid.
- Perform ongoing research on pressing educational issues and best practices as it relates to the established curriculum and college access. Meet with students individually to review academic records and help with academic planning and decision-making.
- Participate in ongoing college access and persistent professional development training.
- Help students identify and apply for scholarships, summer enrichment opportunities, and volunteer work.
- Work with students one-on-one, or in workshops to support the completion of college applications, personal statements, and registering for college entrance exams (SAT/ACT).
- Assist with programming/workshops to support students’ interests.
- Create, strengthen, and maintain working relationships with colleagues, partner teachers, and community organizations.
- Communicate regularly with partner teachers, and FFLV college counselors regarding program needs.
- As needed, conduct individualized meetings to ensure student needs are met, and to encourage regular participation in program activities and opportunities.
- Work inter-departmentally with Program Engagement Associate to support and chaperone local experiential learning college day trips.
- Help recruit for and implement enrichment program opportunities.
- Help recruit for and, on occasion chaperone overnight trips.
- Participate in inter-departmental committees.
- Collect and validate student-related data and submit regular reports.
- On occasion, serve as a liaison between CEO and Executive Director, College Counselors, Post-Secondary, and students and families.
- Help coordinate special projects and student services as identified by the Executive Director.
- On occasion, attend, assist, and support annual fundraising events and presentations.
Qualities and Qualifications:
- Student-centered learning approach to facilitation and activities.
- Dynamic and effective teaching ability in the classroom.
- Highly motivated, enthusiastic, assertive, and able to exercise good judgment.
- Conscientious about priorities, display good time management and positive attitude.
- Maintain personal appearance and professional demeanor.
- Professional presentation and oral communication skills.
- Ability to work independently and in teams.
- Self-starter anticipates needs and is able to take the initiative when necessary.
- Able to demonstrate accountability to students, organization, supervisors, team, and school-site staff.
- Open to sharing ideas and expertise in efforts to improve and develop existing programs.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, adapt to change, and respond favorably to feedback.
Education and/or Experience:
- A bachelor’s degree is required.
- Extensive work experience with high school students/first-generation students.
- Work experience in college access and outreach.
- At least one year of classroom teaching experience or two years group instruction/facilitation experience.
- Bilingual Spanish is a plus.
- Teaching credential is a plus.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
- Valid Nevada State Drivers’ License
- Proof of current automobile insurance
- Proof of current automobile registration
- Must be able to obtain CCSD Badge by undergoing fingerprinting process through CCSD