Mesa Counts on College Education Coordinator

City of Mesa
February 7, 2019
Job Type


Salary:  $41,525.73 - $59,945.60

Application Period:  2/08/2019 - 2/14/2019

A Mesa Counts on College Education Coordinator is a paraprofessional class that performs a variety of assignments involving public contact work in the area of education.  Employees in this class are responsible for administering, monitoring, and/or implementing education related strategies as they relate to Mesa Counts on College, which occurs within the City or at an outside community group, school, or the Mesa Counts on College Access Center.  In addition, incumbents must possess tech­nical knowledge in the area of education; have the ability to explain and interpret information, including how to complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) applications, financial aid, college applications, American College Testing (ACT) and Scholastic Assessment Testing (SAT), interpreting Grade Point Average (GPA); give basic college advisement to students and parents; must work independently and without specific instruction; and regularly exercise independent judgment when making decisions dealing with matters related to education.  Duties also include working closely with a diverse group of Junior High and High School students, parents, teachers and counselors and performing social media duties, including webpage updates and posting on social media.  Performs related duties as required.

This class is supervised by Mesa Counts on College Director, who reviews work through conferences and overall results achieved.  Employees in this class may be required to work evenings and weekends for special events.  This class is FLSA nonexempt.

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Qualifications & Requirements:

  Employee Values:  All employees of the City of Mesa are expected to uphold and exhibit the City's shared employee values of Knowledge, Respect, and Integrity.

Minimum Qualifications Required.  Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or GED.  Extensive (5+ years) experience in an education related field, including teaching, mentoring or advising students.  Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate's Degree in Education, Psychology, Counseling or related field may substitute for two years of required experience.

Special Requirement.  Must possess a valid Arizona Driver's License by hire date.

Preferred/Desirable Qualifications.  College advising experience in a post-secondary or high school setting is highly desirable.  Career counseling, school counseling, or workforce development experience preferred.  Public speaking, presentation skills, Bilingual (English/Spanish) speaking skills is desirable as well as knowledge of statewide education strategies and college and career readiness.  Basic social media skills, posting ads, events, and updating websites is also preferred.  

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