Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has an opportunity for an Educational Adviser to provide comprehensive educational advising and arrange educational opportunities for a caseload of approximately 35 scholarship recipients who are high-achieving high school students from low- to moderate-income families throughout the U.S. The Educational Adviser will work closely with scholars on action plans to achieve academic, talent, and career goals throughout high school with the purpose of being fully prepared to thrive at our nation’s top colleges. Responsibilities include building annual and multi-year plans that include high school placement and curriculum, talent enrichment activities, summer learning experiences, leadership activities, and internships/mentorships. Additional duties include developing budget recommendations for each scholarship recipient’s Individualized Learning Plan; providing ongoing academic advising and support to scholarship recipients and their families throughout the year; and facilitating regularly scheduled scholar group hangouts using Blue Jeans videoconferencing and supporting scholar’s learning and engagement via a learning management system.
Qualified candidates will have Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree in school counseling, school psychology, gifted education, or other education-related field preferred; and a minimum of four years of experience in a counseling, educational, youth development, or other relevant setting required. Experience working with low-income, high-achieving, first-generation students and families is preferred.
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About Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is a private, independent foundation established to help young people of exceptional promise reach their full potential through education. The Foundation focuses in particular on students with financial need. The Foundation fulfills its mission through direct scholarship and advising programs for high school, community college transfer, and graduate students, as well as through grant support of education organizations that provide the highest levels of academic rigor to lower-income students.