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College and Career Pathways Coordinator

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Position Summary 

The College and Career Pathways Coordinator will be hired by LAEP and supervised by the Director of Community Schools. In partnership with LAEP’s school-based staff, the coordinator will support the development of sustainable systems of student, school and family supports that ensure students graduate from high school ready for college, career and life.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Collaborates with community school coordinators, teachers, counselors, partners, parents and students to develop and implement college & career related curricula, programs and events across 15 LAUSD schools, 11,500 students and their families
  • Supports each school’s development of an individualized program and curriculum that incorporates LAEP’s model of ensuring students are college, career and life ready
  • Leverages feeder pattern schools, school staff, partners to support sustainable college and career readiness programming
  • Collaborates with community school coordinators, teachers, counselors, partners, parents and students to develop and implement targeted college and career-related curricula, programs and events across LAEP partner schools.
  • Creates student-centered transition programs that increase matriculation across partner schools. 
  • Implements holistic programming that addresses the socio-emotional, mental, and physical wellbeing of students and their families.
  • Leverages community organizations and volunteers to increase opportunities for learning and support sustainable college and career readiness programming
  • Recruits and outreaches to the community at-large to diversify and increase resources, volunteers, and internship/leadership opportunities for students.
  • Creates partnerships with local organizations and companies to create workforce readiness opportunities, including internships, apprenticeships, job shadowing, and summer internships. 
  • Oversees and supervises the collection and input of evaluation data used to measure on-going program effectiveness of service providers and progress towards collaborative goals
  • Represents LAEP and participates in college- and career-related networks and initiatives, including LAEP professional development
  • Process documentation as required for administrative procedures, including invoices, timesheets and evaluation materials and tracking logs
  • Maintains unique partnerships and programs for LAEP partner schools including internship programs, college classes and scholarships
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

  • 3 years experience working with first generation students
  • 3 years minimum direct experience coordinating and/or managing college and career access and success programming, including academic advising/counseling, curriculum development, workforce readiness, and building a strategic college-going culture
  • Proven track record in driving graduation and persistence outcomes
  • Commitment to racial and educational equity and continuous improvement
  • Strong ability to navigate diverse groups and demonstrates dynamic relationship-building skills
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills; strong written and interpersonal skills 
  • Experience working with individuals with diverse ethnic backgrounds
  • Experience presenting and facilitating, with strong oral, written, and presentation skills
  • Hardworking, innovative, collaborative, adaptive, solution-oriented, with a demonstrated ability to lead self-directed work in a fast-paced environment
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and Google Apps (Drive, Sheets, Docs)
  • BA required, preferably with field experience in education, counseling or social work 

Licensing and Certifications (If Applicable)

  • Daily driving could be required, must provide own vehicle, valid Driver's License and proof of full vehicle insurance.
  • BA required, preferably with field experience in education, counseling or social work 
  • Negative tuberculosis screen (required);
  • Must pass criminal background check. 

Physical Demands and Work Environment 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, you are frequently required to sit; stand; stoop; bend; walk; talk; hear; use hands to grip, type; reach with hands and arms, occasionally required to stand or walk on uneven surfaces; and climb stairs. 
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 20 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. 
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

FLSA & Employment Status

·      Non-Exempt/Full-Time, 40 hours/week


The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.

Position Summary 

The College and Career Pathways Coordinator will be hired by LAEP and supervised by the Director of Community Schools. In partnership with LAEP’s school-based staff, the coordinator will support the development of…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    August 9, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    July 28, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Salary

Competitive based on experience

Benefits

·      Medical, dental and vision

·      Retirement plan (employer contribution after a year working for LAEP)

·      Paid Time Off (PTO) and 7 holidays plus the week of Christmas and New Year’s (generally Christmas Day and New Year Day plus approximately eight workdays)

·      Medical, dental and vision

·      Retirement plan (employer contribution after a year working for LAEP)

·      Paid Time Off (PTO) and 7 holidays plus the week of Christmas and New Year’s (generally…

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Los Angeles, CA
Associated Location
1541 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017, USA
Suite 200

How to Apply

Submit resume and cover letter

Submit resume and cover letter

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