College Advising Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time
Contract

Salary

Details: East Bay College Fund offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

Published

07/26/2018

Address

300 Frank H Ogawa Plaza
Suite 430
Oakland
California
94612
United States

Description

East Bay College Fund is looking for an organized, innovative, and energetic self-starter to be the full-time College Advising Coordinator for our growing nonprofit organization, under the direction of the College Persistence Manager.


East Bay College Fund (EBCF) provides two-year and four-year college scholarships and mentoring to Oakland public high school students. We are especially interested in skilled individuals who are committed to social change, who want to help underrepresented young people attend and graduate from college and expand their life opportunities. Learn more about our organization at www.eastbaycollegefund.org .


Responsibilities : The main responsibilities of the College Advising Coordinator will be to uphold our mission as we continue to scale our quality services to over 1,000 students.


● Implement direct college advising support and resources for East Bay College Fund scholars to maintain good academic standing and stay on track to college graduation. Utilize strategies and resources to assist students experiencing common challenges (including Academics, Financial Aid, Housing, and Social/Emotional issues).

● Provide well rounded services to scholars about career and leadership development opportunities throughout college and post-graduation.

● Utilize East Bay College Fund data tracking protocols, analyze, and create reports of the data to support the Advising Team program strategy in a consistent and timely manner.

● Support interactive training and mentoring of AmeriCorps Advising Fellows.

● Support in event planning for workshops, trainings, and scholarship program retreats.


Hours are full time, averaging 40 hours per week.


Minimum requirements:


● Bachelor’s Degree plus experience in at least a few of the following: working with young adults / youth development, volunteer support, office administration, event planning, data, group facilitation, mentoring, academic advising, life coaching, and/or recruiting

● At least 1-2+ years of professional experience

● Knowledge of challenges specific to, and support systems for, 1st generation, low-income, students of color.

● Knowledge of common financial aid resources, systems and challenges that affect college students (including FAFSA/DREAM Act, loans/grants, and financial aid advising strategies)

● Excellent public speaking and presentation skills with diverse groups of adults and youth

● Excellent verbal, written and oral communication skills

● Extremely organized, reliable, and responsible

● Able to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines

● Skilled using data management systems (Salesforce preferred), Google Suite tools, Microsoft Office, particularly MS Word and MS Excel and social networks

● Have own reliable transportation (preferred)


Statement of Non-Discrimination:

The East Bay College Fund is an affirmative/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, age, ethnic background, sex, disability, or sexual orientation. People of color, women, sexual minorities, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.


Rate of Pay: East Bay College Fund offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

Benefits

East Bay College Fund offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Send a resume and cover letter to apply@eastbaycollegefund.org

No direct calls or visits please


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