This position oversees student recruitment; is responsible for the academic advising of underclassmen (high school); updates the program database; assists with the overall planning and implementation of all program services; monitors all participants' academic progress; and is a liaison to the target school. Some weekend and evening work required.
A Bachelor's degree is required, a Master's degree in an education/administration/social science related field desired. The incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes.
Minimum of two years of successful work experience in delivering educational support services to disadvantaged students, preferably with an educational equity or TRIO program is required.
Strong organizational, analytical, interpersonal, oral, & written communication skills required.
Experience in overcoming barriers similar to those of TRIO students desired.
Knowledge of Upward Bound and other education equity programs.
Ability to organize and plan complex projects and activities.
Ability to meet deadlines and handle multiple projects.
Ability to establish rapport with high school personnel, students, families, community members, University departments and faculty members.
Ability to interpret and apply program rules, gather and organize data.
Ability to reason logically, draw conclusions, and make recommendations.
Founded in 1911, LMU is a premier Catholic university rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. Our enrollment includes 5,962 undergraduate, 2,129 graduate and 1,278 law school students. Our 142-acre bluff-top campus is located in West Los Angeles and is among the nation's most beautiful and green campuses.