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College Access Director

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College Track, Inc.
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Washington, DC
New
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Published 27 days ago

Position Overview

The College Access Director provides targeted support to students from 9th through 12th grade, ensuring that students are prepared to apply to and ultimately matriculate to a four-year college.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Visionary Leadership: Set the vision for the site’s College Completion high school programming and outcomes.
  • Program Design & Implementation: Design and implement learning experiences and individualized support in all grades that achieve expected outcomes for students.
  • College Application & Matriculation: Manage 11th and 12th grade Advisory and admissions processes to ensure financial aid and college application completion, scholarship attainment, and college matriculation.
  • College Exposure: Plan and lead high school student college exposure activities that are aligned to College Completion strategy, including college tours, college representative visits, and summer programs. Additionally, provide individualized college access support to students and families through one-on-one/family meetings
  • Team Leadership: Manage part-time staff to achieve high quality results aligned to the college completion site goals and collaborate with other program staff to deliver a coordinated, impactful high school programming experience.
  • Collaboration: Build and maintain relationships within College Track and externally to ensure ongoing student success. In addition, work with the team to plan and facilitate New Student Orientation.
  • Program Performance & Reporting: Assess, track and report student outcomes. Support development and monitoring of College Access budget.
  • College Affordability/Scholarship Management: Provide all College Track students and families with information on college affordability. Oversee high school senior FAFSA completion and internal merit- and need-based scholarship administration
  • New Projects: Projects as assigned by the Site Director.

Skills & Experience Required

  • Minimum 4-year college degree
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience working directly to support D.C. high school students to excel academically and matriculate to four-year colleges. 
  • Strong understanding of and experience with higher education, financial aid and college admissions
  • Holds the highest expectations for students. Demonstrated success in motivating, influencing, and managing students
  • Strong interpersonal skills and effective at relationship building with students, families, and partners (e.g. college reps, school counselors, etc.)
  • Strong classroom or group facilitation skills within the areas of higher education, financial aid, and college admissions.
  • Demonstrates success in designing curriculum and project planning through backwards mapping
  • Reliably prioritizes the highest impact work amongst competing demands, delegates effectively, holds self accountable, and produces quality work consistently
  • Focuses on delivering outcomes despite obstacles, seeks out challenges as opportunities to grow, takes unexpected setbacks in stride, and is able to galvanize self towards goals and impact
  • Ability to travel for college exposure events, including overnight college tours
  • Familiarity and experience working with student populations similar to those served by College Track.
  • A deep understanding, and commitment to low-income and first-generation students.


Position Overview

The College Access Director provides targeted support to students from 9th through 12th grade, ensuring that students are prepared to apply to and ultimately matriculate to a four-year college.

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Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Location

On-site
Washington, DC, USA

How to Apply

Please apply on our webiste!

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Please apply on our webiste!

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