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Postsecondary Advisor

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Mile High 360
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Denver, CO
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Published 18 days ago

Organization Overview

Formed in 2008, Mile High 360 is a Denver-based wrap-around services nonprofit specifically working with first-generation college bound students. Mobilizing and organizing a set of essential out-of-school resources that have a profound impact on educational and life success, Mile High 360 works with its member students year-round for up to 13 consecutive years – age 11 through age 24. 

 

Overview:

The Postsecondary Advisor (PSA) will be responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive program of support, enrichment, and counsel for the MH360 postsecondary students and will assist with MH360 middle school and high school academic support that specifically supports a culture of postsecondary education. The Postsecondary Advisor works across a variety of contexts and collaborates with a range of stakeholders:  students, staff , university personale, and program officers from scholarship foundation. 


Responsibilities:

The Postsecondary Advisor is accountable for the following:

Refinement and implementation of MH360’s postsecondary curriculum that addresses and attends to the following four content areas:

  1. Academic Planning- course selection, tutoring/study help, goal setting that align with each student’s postsecondary goals, accessing campus resources
  2. Financial Planning- financial aid (grants vs. loans, work-study, scholarships), tuition, general financial health & awareness; 
  3. Career Planning- internships, resume writing, and networking; 
  4. Health & Wellness- events that support individual mental health

Provide multiple entry points into postsecondary for all students through the following:

  1. Collaborating with the HS Academic Coordinator to provide a clear transition plan from high school to postsecondary education; 
  2. Introducing postsecondary to middle school students in an accessible way
  3. Planning and implementing enrichment sessions specific to the transition from high school to the post-secondary environment; 
  4. Leading campus visits for all high school students; 
  5. Participating in team events, service learning projects, and overnight trips, as needed. 

Establish and maintain strong relationships with postsecondary students and other key postsecondary stakeholders by:

  1. Communicating (visits, email, texts, video chats, etc) with postsecondary students on a regular basis about their academic/career trajectory and issues related to life, general well-being, learning, future planning, and development; 

Identify, organize, and mobilize the essential resources in support of the transition from a post-secondary institution to early career endeavors. These include but are not limited to:

  1. Networking events
  2. Financial literacy classes
  3. Career fairs and preparation
  4. Speaking engagements and organization of informational interviews


This position has a schedule of Tuesday through Saturday


This position is classified as Exempt.


Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 2-4 years experience supporting first generation college bound students
  • Strong organization skills, attention to detail, accuracy and timeliness with tasks
  • Competency supporting completion of FAFSA and CASFA, college applications, and financial aid documents
  • Ability to collaborate with university administration, corporate human resources, and professionals

Organization Overview

Formed in 2008, Mile High 360 is a Denver-based wrap-around services nonprofit specifically working with first-generation college bound students. Mobilizing and organizing a set of essential out-of-school…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    January 3, 2022
  • Application Deadline
    October 31, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Compensation

USD 48,000 - USD 50,000

Benefits

Benefits included: healthcare by Kaiser Permanente, vision by United, dental by Delta.

Days off per year: Approximately 32 days off, with days off closely following the school calendar. Additionally, employees get 2 personal days to be used at the employee's discretion and 3 paid sick days per year. 

Benefits included: healthcare by Kaiser Permanente, vision by United, dental by Delta.

Days off per year: Approximately 32 days off, with days off closely following the school…

Level of Language Proficiency

Highly Desirable: 

  • Spanish fluency (oral and written)

Highly Desirable: 

  • Spanish fluency (oral and written)

Location

On-site
1265 Mariposa St, Denver, CO 80204, USA

Apply to This Job

Instructions:

Please submit a resume and cover letter by October 31, 2021. Offer will be made no later than December 15 with an expected hire date of January 4, 2022. 

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