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Staff Specialist - Post Secondary Advising SY 24-25

Baltimore City Public Schools
retirement plan
United States, Maryland, Baltimore
200 East North Avenue (Show on map)
June 20, 2024

The Staff Specialist for Post-Secondary Advisory will lead, oversee, and support the coordination of post-secondary planning for high school students. This will include both college and career planning, ensuring that regardless of our students' aspirations, they have a coordinated plan that will support them in achieving their goals.

Essential Functions

  • Participates in professional learning with the Office of College and Career Readiness to develop capacity regarding post-secondary planning and advising.
  • Leads and coordinates college and career planning for individual students through collaboration with school counselors and career advisors to ensure appropriate plans are developed for students.
  • Provides support to the principal, school counselor, and other staff in developing and evaluating the implementation of the school-based post-secondary programs and services.
  • Provides support for the principal in creating and implementing college and career pathways based on local work force needs and current practices in college application processes.
  • Works collaboratively with schools, community partners, and colleges to establish a college-going culture and to ensure that college-bound students have the opportunities and preparation necessary to attend college.
  • Works with the Communications and Family and Community Engagement Office to communicate accessibility to college, career, military, and financial aid information through reference materials and computer-based information systems.
  • Serves as the school's dual enrollment administrator, working with university partners and the Office of Teaching and Learning to support students' accelerated opportunities.
  • Works closely with the Office of Teaching and Learning and the Office of Career Readiness to understand and support the standards for college and career readiness.
  • Serves as the school's Naviance administrator, including keeping up to date information.
  • Performs and promotes all activities in compliance with equal employment and non-discrimination policies; follows federal laws, state laws, school board policies and the professional standards.

Maximum Salary


Minimum Salary


Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or institution of higher education.
  • Three years of experience in working with college and/or career readiness and access programs.
  • Knowledge and understanding of effective college and career readiness standards, strategies, policies, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of current practices of college and career counseling.
  • Effective leadership and management skills that demonstrate the ability to accomplish and increase outcomes for students.
  • Experience in working with diverse populations.
  • Proficient in the knowledge and use of technical computer applications, inclusive of Microsoft and Google Suites.
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities and meet established schedules, timelines, and deadlines.

Full time or Part time

Full time

Additional Details

Qualified candidates for the above position must submit the following:

  • Completed online application
  • Resume that clearly demonstrates the above minimum qualifications. It is important that you include all experiences and education related to the position to which you are applying.
  • Upload copies of all transcripts -undergraduate, graduate and all MSDE Certifications
  • Must provide three (3) professional references to include: name, title, business address, e-mail address and phone number
  • All documentation/certification necessary (scanned copies accepted) to substantiate minimum qualifications; must be uploaded into application
  • All documentation must be scanned and uploaded to application

Benefits -- This position is eligible for benefits. To review the available options please see the information relevant to the union for this position by viewing the following link: http://www.baltimorecityschools.org

  • Baltimore City Public Schools ("City Schools") does not discriminate in its employment, programs, and activities based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy or parenting status, family structure, ability (cognitive, social/emotional, and physical), veteran status, genetic information, age, immigration or citizenship status, socioeconomic status, language, or any other legally or constitutionally protected attributes or affiliations. Discrimination undermines our community's long-standing efforts to create, foster, and promote equity and inclusion for all. Some examples of discrimination include acts of hate, violence, harassment, bullying, or retaliation. For more information, see City Schools' non-discrimination statemen City Schools also provides equal access to the Boy and Girl Scouts and other designated youth groups.

For inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies, please contact the Equal Employment Opportunity Manager, 200 E. North Avenue, Room 208, Baltimore, MD 21202; 410-396-8542 (phone); 410-396-2955 (fax).

This position is affiliated with the Paraprofessionals and School Related Personnel (PSRP) bargaining unit.

This position is affiliated with the City Retirement Plan.

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