1) Establish a productive relationships with administrators, counselors/college advisors, and teachers at participating schools
2) Increase college and career options for students by implementing key strategies that align with the intervention model
3) Outreach to businesses and nonprofits to build job shadowing/internship opportunities for students
4) Implement the curriculum with students in participating schools
5) Organize and conduct business, nonprofit, and college and career speaker and learning events/tours
6) Collect and analyze data as needed to guide program direction and emphasis
7) Monitor student academic and postsecondary planning progress and on-track status, as well as
8) Write quarterly project reports that meet specifications set by the program funder
9) Possesses an unyielding commitment to continuous improvement and an unwavering belief that all students can achieve at high levels
10) Possesses the knowledge, principles and practices of academic and college/career development Maintains the ability to establish effective working relationships with students and parents; school, network and central office staff; and representatives from universities, businesses, government and community-based organizations
11) Strong self-organization and self-direction with identifying and completing tasks to meet milestones
12) Strong communicator: speaking, listening and writing
13) Demonstrates a sense of urgency in accomplishing goals and objectives to ensure success Proficient in Windows Operating System and MS Office; strong internet skills
14) Planning and budgeting capabilities
15) Ability to develop and maintain partnerships
16) Must have a car, valid driver's license, and availability to work occasional evenings and weekends
2) Master's Degree
1) 4 years of youth development and programming experience in high schools
2) 3 years of college and career planning and advancement related work experience in high schools
2) Cover Letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
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