COLLEGE ACCESS MANAGER

Job Type

Full Time

Published

08/24/2018

Start Date

10/17/2018

Application Deadline

09/17/2018

Address

3480 Woodley Road, NW
National Cathedral School Carriage House, 1st Floor
Washington
DC
20016
United States

Description

The Latino Student Fund (LSF) is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as a full-time College Access Manager. This position involves managing the Listo College Preparation (“Listo”) and Te Guio Mentoring Program, as as well as spearheading community outreach efforts and overseeing the summer college prep boot camp. 


The LSF’s high school programming includes Listo for grades 11 and 12 and Te Guio for grades 9 and 10. The goals of the programs are to empower at-risk youth to successfully graduate high school and enroll in higher education. The Te Guio Program helps students establish a strong academic start in high school, while the Listo Program assists the students with all aspects of the college preparation, search, application, and enrollment process, including applying for scholarships and financial aid.


The Manager is expected to attend all program sessions as well as any special events, such as college fairs and workshops. The Manager will report to the President & CEO and oversee two Program Coordinators and a Program Assistant.


Primary Roles and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Lead the planning and execution of the program curriculum, annual events, and workshops for around 120 students at two high school sites
  • Collaborate with program staff to effectively lead after school program sessions
  • Recruit, train, and manage a diverse pool of volunteer mentors
  • Cultivate relationships with college representatives around the country
  • Develop program curricula and other educational resources (this is already mentioned)
  • Support the development and implementation of evaluations to measure the impact of the program, including admissions and financial data as well as retention and attrition rates, tracking mentor-mentee relationships, and administering relevant assessments
  • Act as a representative of the LSF to maintain and develop community partnerships and referral services for students
  • Oversee all logistics for annual events, such as Career Days and the Annual College Fair


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited 4-year college or university.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in Spanish/English
  • Previous experience in a non-profit or school environment
  • Experience in the college admissions and financial aid process, including knowledge of college access best practices and resources for undocumented students
  • Patience, flexibility, and the ability to work under pressure
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite


Applicants must be able to pass a FBI criminal background check, TB test, and have a current CPR/First Aid certification or be willing to get one.

Benefits

Available benefits include medical/dental insurance, and generous vacation days.

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish (native or near native proficiency)

English (native or near native proficiency)

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

mfborja@latinostudentfund.org

After careful review of the above job duties and qualifications, interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and two references to mfborja@latinostudentfund.org attn: Maria-Fernanda Borja with the subject line "Post-Secondary Success Program Manager". Only qualified applicants who have submitted complete applications will be contacted and we ask that applicants please refrain from calling the LSF.


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