Martha O'Bryan Center
College And Career Coordinator
Martha O'Bryan Center
The College and Career Coordinator advises coaches, and mentors high school students to succeed in school. They also help students prepare for post-secondary opportunities. The High School Transition Coach provides hands-on experiences to help students develop decision-making skills and exposes students to a variety of post-secondary educational experiences.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Serves as a mentor and motivator for students, and helps students overcome barriers to success.
- Works with students and tutors to develop individualized strategies for academic improvement.
- Meets with students individually to assess their academic progress.
- Serves as subject matter expert on college access including enrollment process, financial aid, and ACT prep.
- Maintains close contact with school officials, parents, post-secondary institutions, and partner agencies.
- Hosts seminars, assemblies, and college fairs to help students become ready for college and to assist them in building the skill sets necessary to be successful.
- Coordinates and facilitates ACT preparatory classes.
- Assists high school students with their college searches and applications.
- Organizes college visits, internships, and apprenticeships for high school students.
- Assists 12th graders with their applications for financial aid and scholarships.
- Maintains a record of all colleges and universities to which students may apply.
- Develops knowledge of appropriate grant outcomes and reporting mechanisms in order to track needed information throughout the year.
- Inputs data into the Salesforce database on a regular basis.
- Conducts scheduled and random program audits.
- Assumes responsibility for all contract compliance both internal and external.
- Oversees and participates in completing the reports required by funders.
- Participates in program development activities and grants management in coordination with the Director.
- Works closely with the Director of Post Secondary Education to ensure student success.
- Assists with the identification of program deficits and works to develop strategies to improve program outcomes.
- Bachelor’s degree
- Two years of experience in high school success or college access programming.
- Master’s degree
The above qualifications express the minimum standards of education and/or experience for this position. Other combinations of education and experience, if evaluated as equivalent, may be taken into consideration.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Understanding of college access programming.
- Strong interpersonal skills; and excellent customer service skills.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Maintains credibility through sincerity, honesty, and discretion.
- Builds and maintains positive relationships with internal and external constituents.
- Strong organizational skills.
- Strong time management skills; uses time effectively; consistently meets deadlines.
- Strong project management skills.
- Maintains a high level of confidentiality regarding sensitive information.
- Documents regularly, thoroughly, accurately, and completely.
- High level of detail and accuracy.
- Exercises good and consistently fair judgment, courtesy, and tact in dealing with the staff and public in giving and obtaining information.
- Computer literate including familiarity with word processing, spreadsheet, database, desktop publishing software, email, and the internet.
Medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance plans, our 401(k)-retirement match plan
How to Apply
- Date Posted: November 17, 2023
- Type: Full-Time
- Job Function: Educator
- Service Area: Children / Youth