3480 Woodley Road, NW
National Cathedral School Carriage House, 1st Floor
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
- 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.
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)
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
After careful review of the above job duties and qualifications, interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and two references to email@example.com attn: Maria-Fernanda Borja with the subject line "College Access Manager". Only qualified applicants who have submitted complete applications will be contacted and we ask that applicants please refrain from calling the LSF.