Must hold a certificate issued by Florida Department of Education.
The certificate must be in one of the following types: Professional Certificate, Temporary Certificate, Statement of Status of Eligibility.
JOB PURPOSE The CAP Advisor plays an essential role in ensuring all students are on track to enroll and succeed in college. The position requires an extraordinary commitment to serving the diverse student population at the School and fostering key relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders. The Cap Advisor provides leadership in the school through the implementation of a comprehensive, data-driven program aligned with the school's mission to support college/career development, while ensuring equity and access for all students. Support the mission of the school and ensures student success by working closely with students, families, staff, teachers and the leadership team.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Creates and administers orientation programs for groups of tenth and eleventh grade students to delineate the services available through the College Assistance Program.
Plans, coordinates, and implements the following programs: Parent(s)/student(s) Financial Aid workshops, College Forums and College Assemblies.
Utilizes aptitude and achievement assessments to assist students in evaluating their interests, skills, and abilities.
Obtains school information and guides students on the selection of appropriate colleges, universities, vocational and/or technical schools.
Provides support to students with college admissions applications.
Provides support to students on admissions test registration and advises students of appropriate admission entrance tests and provide registrations materials.
Assists students with scholarship information and applications.
Guides students through the process of acquiring and completing financial aid applications including: Needs Analysis Forms, Institutional Applications and Student Loan Applications.
Meets one-on-one with students throughout their high school career to help guide them on their path to post-secondary planning.
Assist 1st Generation students understand college life.
Serve as advocate for high school students seeking assistance with postsecondary institution decisions.
Directs students in need of expertise in other areas to appropriate student services staff.
Provides assistance to parents with post-secondary institution selection, admissions, scholarship and financial aid information for the students.
Presents information to parent groups and community organizations, regarding post-secondary planning and financial aid opportunities.
Work collaboratively with the Student Services team at the school during school articulation and 8th grade transition activities.
Serves as school representative at local and national college fairs and sponsor College Awareness Days at their high schools.
Offers CAP services to previous graduates and individuals in the community.
Will be tasked with establishing an annual college fair to be held annually at the school and schedule visits to the school by college representatives. As well as speak about admission and financial aid to parent groups, businesses, religious and civic organizations.
Encourage previous graduates to serve as mentors at their alma mater high schools. **MAY PERFORM OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED**
DISCLAIMER The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
WORK ENVIRONMENT While performing the responsibilities of this position, the work environment characteristics listed below are representative of the environment the employee will encounter:
Usual office working conditions.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS This work requires the following physical activities: climbing, bending, stooping, reaching, sitting, standing, walking, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, talking, hearing and visual acuity.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with CSUSA salary and benefit policy. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be those established by Charter Schools USA.
FLSA OVERTIME CATEGORY Job is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
EVALUATION Performance will be evaluated in accordance with Charter Schools USA's policy.
DECLARATION The Charter Schools USA Human Resources Department retains the sole right and discretion to make changes to this job description. Any employee making changes unauthorized by Human Resources Department will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination.