Site Coordinator - 22378BR

Site Coordinator

Achievement & Assessment Inst
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
Work Location Assignment: 
Employee Class: 
U-Unclassified Professional Staff

Position Overview

Heartland CAMP is a federally-funded project that supports college access and transitional success for students from seasonal, temporary, or migratory agricultural labor backgrounds. The KU/KCKCC Site Coordinator will provide intensive college recruitment and retention supports for Heartland CAMP First-Year Scholars who are attending the University of Kansas and Kansas City Kansas Community College. In addition to providing intensive, holistic student supports, the Site Coordinator will continuously engage with Heartland CAMP administration and partners (i.e., school districts, KU/KCKCC, and community/agricultural partners) to leverage resources to successfully meet project objectives.

Job Description

  • 40% - Provide intensive, holistic supports to First-Year Scholars, to include the following: summer bridge advising and programming, biweekly academic-year mentoring/monitoring in areas of academics, learning strategies, career exploration, financial aid/literacy, and social-emotional learning; study groups and cultural/leadership programming; ensure Scholars are connected to and utilize other on-campus and community resources.
  • 30% - Collaborate with school districts, agricultural employers, community organizations, and college admissions offices to identify and recruit eligible student applicants for Heartland CAMP admission. Provide regular group presentations and individualized application, admissions and financial aid/literacy supports to all CAMP applicants. Serve on Scholar selection committee.
  • 15% - Maintain appropriate documentation and reports related to recruitment activities, direct services provided, and each Scholar’s academic progress. Adhere to deadlines and regulations regarding required program documentation, data collection, and reports.
  • 10% - Participate in regular professional development activities, to include weekly staff meetings with Project Director and other partner IHE Site Coordinators, quarterly KU Center for Educational Opportunity Program meetings, and annual HEP/CAMP conferences.
  • 5% - Perform other duties and special projects that support meeting project objectives, as assigned by the Heartland CAMP Project Director.

Position Requirements

The Site Coordinator responsibilities will include a combination of in-person tasks and remote work and will require regular travel between Lawrence and Kansas City for district/community level collaboration and one-on-one applicant and accepted Scholar supports.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, counseling psychology, social welfare, or related field.
  • 3 years of experience working with students from first-generation, low-income, or other historically underrepresented groups.
  • Experience with current educational resources, organizations, and agencies relevant to the student population, as evidenced by application materials.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of post-secondary processes, including admissions & financial aid, as evidenced by application materials.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills, as evidenced by interview and application materials.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in education, counseling psychology, social welfare, or related field.
  • Secondary or post-secondary counseling/advising experience
  • Bilingual
  • ELL experience
  • Experience working with students from temporary, seasonal, or migratory agricultural labor backgrounds.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application consists of:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Names and Contact Information for 3 Professional References
Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Application review begins 07/01/2022 and will continue until a pool of qualified applicants has been obtained.

Contact Information to Applicants

Stacy Mendez, Ed.D,

Advertised Salary Range

Minimum $45,000, commensurate with experience

Work Schedule

Mon-Fri, 8a-5p. Some evening and weekend hours may be required.

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Achievement & Assessment Inst
Primary Campus:
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
Work Location Assignment:
Employee Class:
U-Unclassified Professional Staff
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