College Access Adviser (Uintah HS)

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College Access Adviser (Uintah HS) 
(40 hours a week)

Program Description:
Too many Utah high school students are not going on to college. Even with many Utah options,
including eight degree-granting public colleges and eight technical colleges, high school
students still have difficulty navigating the college-going process. These problems are especially
true for those with significant barriers to college entry, such as students who are low-income,
first-generation, or historically underrepresented in higher education. This program works to
get more students to attend—and graduate from—college, especially those who likely would
not have otherwise attended. The college access adviser program will:
Increase awareness of the many options available to students
Increase college enrollment
Increase college graduation
Change the course of inter-generational poverty

Job Summary:
College advisers seek to help more Utah students attend college. Recent college graduates will
serve as college access advisers in selected public secondary institutions throughout the state.
Working alongside school staff, advisers will assist students with navigating the college
admissions process. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions applications, financial aid
forms and scholarship applications, and college entrance examination registration and
This position is on an approx. 10-month contract and begins August 2, 2021 and ends May 31,
2022 (the end date is subject to change and may be earlier depending on the last day of
This job entails working with underage youth, and as such you will be required to complete and
pass the following:
Criminal background check

1. Applications are being accepted until May 31, 2021.
2. Candidates for interview will be notified early to mid-June.
3. Decisions will be made by early to mid-July.
4. The position begins on August 2, 2021.

This position will be classified as a Category I: Mandatory and required at work site to support
on-site operations. Employees hired into this category will be required to be physically located
at their high school placement if they are healthy and without COVID-19 symptoms.

Must APPLY through this website

Posted By

Uintah School District

635 West 200 South , Vernal, UT 84078

At the following locations

Uintah High School

1880 West 500 North , Vernal, UT 84078

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $7,571

% ELL Students


State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio

State Average: 22.85

% IEP Students


State Average: 12%


State Average: 338