Nonprofit

College Counseling & Alumni Associate (SY24-25)

On-site
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
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Published 28 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Full Time
Start Date
August 1, 2024
Application Deadline
July 31, 2024
Education
4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level
Entry level
Salary
USD $45,000 - $55,000 / year

Description

Capital City is looking for innovative, experienced, and passionate staff members for the 2024-2025 school year. 


At Capital City, we challenge the status quo every day. Our staff are skilled, compassionate, solutions-oriented, and unwavering in their commitment to give children of all ages, all backgrounds, and all abilities the education they need to thrive. If you want to help prepare the next generation of changemakers, apply today!


This role is a 12-month position, which is exempt and therefore not eligible for overtime pay under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.


Why work at Capital City?

  • Work hard and achieve results, together! At Capital City, staff members work on collaborative teams that grapple with challenges, celebrate successes, and support and learn from one another.
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion aren’t just buzzwords. We believe the diversity of our staff and the students we serve is our greatest asset. We take seriously the responsibility to achieve equity for our students and build a culture where staff engage in dialogue about race and work to build an inclusive culture.


The responsibilities of the College Counseling and Alumni Associate include:


College Counseling

  • Supporting the Director of College Counseling in the development of college planning curriculum, programs and services.
  • Assisting students and advisors in setting up and accessing Naviance accounts and ensuring effective use.
  • Assisting students and families in the college application process.
  • Assisting students in completing the FAFSA/Financial Aid part of the college application process.
  • Supporting teachers and advisors with college readiness, and college planning curriculum through workshops, classroom/advisory visits and other activities.
  • Collecting and disseminating information to parents and students and providing support in the application process for summer opportunities, internships, community service opportunities and part-time employment. 


Alumni Services-

  • Support the maintenance of alumni data and database of Capital City Public Charter School alumni providing monthly updates to the Director of College Counseling and Alumni Affairs and the Principal.
  • Support Creating an alumni communication network to support and connect with alumni through social, career/networking, educational, volunteer and events.
  • Support the Alumni Coordinator with applications for January/Spring college entrance for graduates
  • Providing academic advising to college students, as needed.
  • Providing emergency/crisis intervention support for alumni, as they transition between graduation and first year college entrance.
  • Creating and maintaining a database of resources to support college students (scholarships, internships, employment opportunities).
  • Supporting college students attempting to register for summer courses locally.
  • Support the surveying of alumni and utilizing data to support programmatic decisions.


Assessments/Admissions Testing

  • Assisting the Director of College Counseling with the school-wide PSAT and SAT test administration.
  • Assisting the Director of Curriculum and Instruction with AP test administration.   


Other Professional Responsibilities 

  • Maintaining detailed records of communications with alumni and providing regular reports to the Director of College Counseling and Alumni Affairs
  • Maintaining awareness of issues and trends in college admissions and higher education.
  • Supporting the Director of College Counseling and Partnerships with major programs and events including, College Awareness Month and Graduation.
  • Supporting school leadership in the enforcement of school rules and policies, as well as, other assigned duties. 


 

Desired Qualifications:



Bachelor's Degree required. Experience working in secondary education or college education preferred. Experience with District of Columbia financial aid preferred (i.e. DC TAG). Experience working with diverse student populations or in an urban setting is preferred.


In addition to the above requirements, staff members must meet the requirements of all hires at Capital City including a criminal background check.


About Our School

Capital City was founded in 2000 and currently serves a diverse population of nearly 1,000 students across PK-12th grade. We have been recognized as a model for social, emotional and academic development. Our program emphasizes a commitment to diversity and equity, a strong inclusion model and the integration of arts into the curriculum. We are a credentialed EL Education Mentor School (https://eleducation.org/) in the national network of over 150 schools. Through this model, teachers craft long-term learning expeditions that connect learning to the real-world and incorporate projects, research, fieldwork, and service to support students in meeting rigorous standards. Learn more at www.ccpcs.org.

 

Capital City is an equal-opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, marital status, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other protected status. All employment decisions will be made solely on the basis of the individual's qualifications as related to the requirements of the position being filled.

Capital City is looking for innovative, experienced, and passionate staff members for the 2024-2025 school year. 


At Capital City, we challenge the status quo every day. Our staff are skilled, compassionate, solutions-oriented, and…

Benefits

Compensation and Benefits: 

Capital City offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Learn more about our salary and benefits: bit.ly/Salary_Benefits

Competitive compensation. At Capital City, salaries compensate for experience and qualifications. Salaries are benchmarked regularly against area school districts and similar roles in other sectors. 

Benefits. Capital City invests in a comprehensive benefits package to support the happiness and well-being of staff at all stages of career and life. Benefits include 100% of health insurance covered for full-time employees, up to 6% in retirement contributions, preferred student admission for children of staff living in DC, and support for you and your family when needed.

Compensation and Benefits: 

Capital City offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Learn more about our salary and benefits: bit.ly/Salary_Benefits

Competitive…

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish fluency strongly preferred

Spanish fluency strongly preferred

Location

On-site
100 Peabody St NW, Washington, DC 20011, USA

How to Apply

Please apply using the link above

Please apply using the link above

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