University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley
August 31, 2027
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Position Information

Posting Number SRGV6570

Working Title COLLEGE READINESS COORDINATOR Number of Vacancies 1 Location Edinburg, Texas Department College Access & K-12 Partners FTE 1.0 FLSA Exempt Scope of Job

Provide guidance to program participants on academic or other areas relating to the program to ensure academic preparedness and college success. Plan, implement, and evaluate intentional services to meet program goals and objectives intended to promote academic achievement and post-secondary success.

Description of Duties

• Provides information and support to assist students and families/guardians in completing essential post-secondary transition processes such as: guidance on college planning, college entrance and placement exams, submitting college applications, applying for financial aid, and college selection. • Coordinates the student recruitment process by interviewing, evaluating, and selecting eligible program participants. • Monitors and assesses student academic progress in collaboration with school personnel to provide services aligned with student needs. • Plans, implements, and evaluates enrichment opportunities such as summer programming, conferences, workshops, college visits, educational field trips, service learning, and other appropriate activities. Proposes new programs to leadership as identified beneficial. • Coordinates tutoring/mentoring services designed to increase academic achievement and promote transition to post-secondary education. • Collects and maintains participant and program level data for use in reporting. • Provides information and support services to students in collaboration with school administration, counselors and instructional staff. • Provides opportunities for students to enhance social and emotional learning competencies such as positive decision making, self-concept development, resiliency, and conflict resolution. • Acts as the liaison between the program and parents, school personnel, and post-secondary institutions for implementation of program services. • Conducts student and parent workshops on a variety of topics to ensure college readiness of students and families/guardians. • Based on area of assignment hires, trains, and supervises tutors/mentors in coordination with the supervisor. • Participates in other program related assigned duties.

Supervision Received

General supervision from assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given

Direct supervision of assigned staff.

Required Education

Bachelor's degree from an accredited university.

Preferred Education




Required Experience

Two (2) years of experience working in K-12 or Higher Education performing duties related to the job duties listed above, including experience in college readiness programs, post-secondary awareness and outreach, student recruitment/retention, or other student program or academic support services in K-12 or university setting.

Preferred Experience

Experience with program evaluation, partnership development, and objectives- based programming.


Use of standard office equipment.

Working Conditions

Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Office Environment; some travel and some periods of frequent evening and weekend programming. In addition, summer work and programming may be extensive.


Exceptional planning and organizational skills. Ability to interact in a professional manner with university and school district personnel, students and the public. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated interpersonal skills working with students and families. Independent decision making and problem-solving ability. Must demonstrate effective project promotion skills, and, the ability to develop and maintain strong working relations with internal and external agencies and entities.

Physical Capabilities


Employment Category Full-Time Minimum Salary Commensurate with Experience Posted Salary Commensurate with Experience Position Available Date 03/01/2023 Grant Funded Position Yes If Yes, Provide Grant Expiration Date 08/31/2027

Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dear Applicant, Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following: Date of Birth Social Security Number Gender Ethnicity/Race Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (956)665-8880 and/or [email protected].

Additional Information

UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

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  • Are you now, or previously, employed by The University of Texas System or any of its institutions?
  • Yes - I currently am employed by the UT System or its institutions
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  • Please select your highest level of completed education.
  • 6th grade education
  • 10th grade education
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  • Associates Degree, Technical, or Trade School Degree/Certification or 60 Hours of College Hours
  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited university
  • Masters Degree from an accredited university
  • Ph. D. or other terminal degree from an accredited university
  • None of the above
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  • Please indicate the number of years of work experience you have directly related to the position in which you are applying for:
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  • What is your preferred location?
  • Edinburg
  • Brownsville
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