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(June 26, 2015) 

Director, Talent Search and Upward Bound Projects
Lutheran Social Services of Southern California (Chula Vista, CA)

Until filled.

Keith Tilque
Phone — (562) 920-2853
Fax — (562) 683-2161
E-mail — (recruiting@exaltresources.com)

Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Implement, develop, plan, supervise and manage the Talent Search and Upward Bound Projects.
  • Ensure the submission of all Federal and agency reports.
  • Manage the funding in accordance with Federal and agency guidelines.
  • Recruit, train, and supervise project staff in both Talent Search and Upward Bound Projects.
  • Develop the student Identification and selection procedures and maintain cooperative relationships with high school personnel, parents, and community agencies and organizations.
  • Develop Talent Search and Upward Bound services that provide academic, financial, career or personal counseling assistance to students in the programs.
  • Develop tutorial and other project services.
  • Supervise the informational resources on postsecondary education, exposure to college campuses, information on student financial assistance, completing admissions and financial aid applications, preparing for college entrance exams and similar activities provided by project staff.
  • Develop workshops for families of participants.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Master's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in English, Spanish, Education, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Human/ Student Services, Public Administration or a related field of study; or meets the equivalent qualifications as established by the agency’s personnel procedures.

Work Experience

  • Four years of full-time professional work experience in similar program.