We’re all about mission at Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC). Help us fulfill our mission of providing all Vermont students with information and financial resources to reach their educational goals. You’ll work in a relaxed yet challenging environment. We offer many topnotch benefits, plus a fabulous onsite fitness room & café.
This position works with the Vermont State GEAR UP (VSGU) Grant Manager to manage the VSGU grant. GEAR UP is a grant provided to VSAC through the U.S. Department of Education, designed to increase the high school graduation and college enrollment rates for low-income, first-generation students.
You will supervise, support, and manage GEAR UP counselors, located across the state, who deliver services to students in 38 Vermont middle and high schools. You will observe counselors’ work with students; provide feedback, coaching, support and resources; coordinate student and school services; manage counselor workload and professional development; assist with school-based initiatives; oversee curriculum development and management; and monitor VSGU budget areas related to counselor work. You will work directly with VSGU students, closely with VSGU team to meet grant objectives, with VSGU partners, and attend meetings and facilitate communication between VSGU outreach counselors and managers.
Our ideal candidate will have a Master’s in counseling, 5+ years of experience in counseling and education, supervisory skills, understanding of the socioeconomic and academic needs of the clients served, ability to work with groups, and develop and deliver presentations.
Candidate must also successfully complete a criminal background check. This is a grant funded position that is contingent upon continued grant funds.
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