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College Preparedness Advisor Short-term Worker

Posted: 05/15/2022

College Preparedness Advisor – Short-term Worker

Grant Funded Student Programs

Palomar Community College (Vista and Escondido Campus)

Hourly pay rate: $18

Hours per week: Not to exceed 24

Work Schedule: Weekdays, hours between 8:00am and 5:00pm, including some evenings and weekends. *Schedule may vary based on student services and school site placement


Job Duties:


• Conduct outreach & student recruitment activities.

• Provide information regarding admissions, financial aid & registration policies/procedures & refer students to other services as appropriate.

• Additionally, the Program Advisor must be able to perform all duties under the College Coach position, including, but not limited to those listed below:

• Assist, motivate, and support students with their post-secondary options (university, community college, trade school, military, etc.).

• Provide on-site assistance with college preparedness at one of the school sites; including but not limited to:

- Providing workshops/presentations to students, parents, and school-level staff relating to the college admissions process.

- Develop opportunities & services within assigned school site that focus on increased student achievement & knowledge of higher education.

- Provide support in completing UC/CSU, private university, and community college applications.

- Provide comprehensive support/guidance in completing the FAFSA and exploring all available financial aid resources.

- Provide information regarding standardized testing – SAT/ACT prep courses, training materials available, fee waivers, etc. Provide assistance in registering for these tests as needed.

- Provide feedback on personal statement/admission essays on college applications. Follow-up with students to make sure all application deadlines are met, and all materials are submitted correctly.

• Complete other duties as assigned by Director.


Desired Skills/Qualifications:


• Ability to multi-task. Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office apps (Word Excel, Power Point, and Outlook), Google Apps, and other computer software.

• Bilingual in Spanish preferred.




• 2 years university coursework and 2 years of experience.


To Apply: Visit for more details and required application materials.


Palomar College is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).