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Post Secondary Success Manager

Presencial
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Tipo de Emprego
Tempo Integral
Educação
Ensino Superior Requerido
Salário
USD $70.000 - $80.000 / ano

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About EAF:

The Eagle Academy Foundation (EAF) challenges systemic barriers, thereby empowering young

men of color to achieve their desired educational, career, and life outcomes. Through the Eagles

Soaring Beyond (ESB) Initiative, our unique approach is to curate an ecosystem of resources that

creates multiple pathways to postsecondary success beyond high school. We define

Postsecondary Success as the achievement of goals and plans influenced by the experiences,

information, and opportunities provided during high school to aid our young men in making well informed future decisions.

Position Overview:

As the key driver of our vision, the Postsecondary Success Manager (PSM) is

instrumental in driving this vision by ensuring our young men are well-prepared for their

postsecondary journeys. They work directly with students and their families to facilitate

postsecondary planning and placements. The PSM is responsible for aligning interests and skills

to curated opportunities and resources, stewarding key strategic partnerships, promoting

programs that provide placements, and working closely with school staff and administration to

enhance student access and experiences. The PSM will report to EAF’s Director of Programs and

designated Coach. This is a school-based position onsite at an Eagle Academy for Young Men.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

Placement Support & Management:

Placement occurs from a comprehensive suite of services and activities, 9th—12th grade,

designed to guide and assist students on their postsecondary journey through the

preparation, activation, and successful enrollment in various extracurricular

programmatic opportunities.

● Maintain relationships with strategic partners (school-based and community based partner organizations, higher ed institutions, vocational schools,

employers) and other stakeholders.

● Recruit for various programs and services that enhance options, preparedness,

and candidacy for postsecondary opportunities.

● Create access to Career Exploration and Workforce Development Activities.

● Contextualize Higher Education Exploration and Exposure in relationship to career

interests and skills.

● Match young men to Work-Based Learning (WBL) and Out-of-School Time (OST)

Enrichments (including summer opportunities)

● Engage in advising and counseling in small groups & 1-on-1

● Facilitate seminars and workshops and offer technical assistance to young men

and families

● Provide monthly updates and quarterly reports on performance, student

outcomes, and placements to ensure alignment with Key Performance Indicators

(KPI).

● Collaborative Leadership:

● Serve as a liaison between EAF and EA to foster continual and seamless

communication

● Plan and execute student recruitment drives for various programs and

opportunities

● Recruit and supervise Peer Leaders for program/campaign promotion and

implementation

● Maintain a rapport and coordinate with school staff, administration, guidance

counselors, grade teams, and family coordinators to support college and career

readiness activities

Key Characteristics:

● Passionate about helping young men achieve their educational and career goals

● Flexible and adaptable, able to respond to the changing needs of the students and

organizations

● High Emotional Intelligence

● Empathetic and approachable with strong relationship-building skills

● Ability to advocate and leverage available resources in support of young men and

intended outcomes

● Growth mindset, exhibiting commitment to ongoing professional development and

continuous improvement of practices

● Staying current with industry trends and best practices

Qualifications:

● Bachelor's degree in education, counseling, social work, or related field.

● Experience in youth development, career planning, or educational program

implementation.

● Proven experience in college and career counseling within a high school or higher

education setting

● Demonstrated success in guiding students through the college/career application and

financial aid processes

● Strong written and verbal communication, facilitation, and organizational skills.

● Ability to work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders, including students, families,

educators, and community partners.

● Experience in project and program management

● Ability to use data and assessments to inform practices and services.

● Bilingual skills preferred, enhancing communication with non-English speaking students

and families (not exclusive)

About EAF:

The Eagle Academy Foundation (EAF) challenges systemic barriers, thereby empowering young

men of color to achieve their desired educational, career, and life outcomes. Through the Eagles

Soaring Beyond (ESB) Initiative, our unique…

Localização

Presencial
Newark, NJ, USA

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Application Process:

If interested, please submit resumes and cover letters to jobs@eafny.org by Friday, July 19th.

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