Are you passionate about education and college access for high school students? Do you love helping students plan out their future, whether it be in college, trade school, or the military? Good news for you! Fulfillment Fund Las Vegas is hiring two College Counselors for immediate openings!
The starting salary range for the position of College Counselor is $53,000 - $55,000 per year, DOE. All serious College Counselor applicants are encouraged to read through this entire posting before applying.
Fulfillment Fund Las Vegas Introduction
Fulfillment Fund Las Vegas 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 higher education.
Fulfillment Fund Las Vegas' vision is that all students, regardless of their circumstances will one day have the opportunity to attend a post-secondary program, graduate, and actively participate in transforming their communities.
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.
The College Counselor will ensure that all Fulfillment Fund Las Vegas high school students are aware of high school graduation requirements, college eligibility, admissions requirements, and financial aid/scholarships. Provide students with a graduation plan and educate them on their post-secondary options. Prepare students for making a successful transition to college and assist Fulfillment Fund students in pursuing their academic goals.
College Counselor's Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Qualifications for College Counselor Applicants:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities for College Counselor Applicants:
Education and/or Experience:
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree or greater in education, sociology, counseling, or a related field; a Master’s Degree is desired, but not required.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: A current Nevada State-issued Driver’s License and current automobile insurance coverage.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; on occasion, climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to lift, up to 25 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to excessive heat, wet and/or humid outside conditions. The noise level in the environment is moderate and at times, high.
Note: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee in this position. Scheduled hours may change based on business needs. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” relationship.
The company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug-free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.
We are an EOE and a Drug-Free Workplace. The Company offers a robust health and wellness benefit program along with a variety of other benefits, including PTO, Paid Holidays, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Referral Bonuses, and Professional Development Allowances.
Cover letters that address all qualification questions and a brief professional summary are greatly appreciated.