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Posted: Wednesday, August 30, 2017 5:50 PM

Student Sponsor Partners (SSP) enrolls approximately 300+ students in 25 non-public high schools each year throughout New York City. SSP pays tuition support and implements college and career readiness and access workshops for each grade. SSP students come from low-income households, live in underserved NYC communities, and are at risk of falling through the cracks when they start high school. The Position The College Success Relationship Manager will create and further grow the College and Career program elements implemented during our studentsA cents € (TM) senior year of high school. The College Success Relationship Manager will play an integral role in developing and executing program strategies and interfacing with students. The priority of the College Success Relationship Manager is to increase SSPA cents € (TM) s graduating high school senior success rates in applying to college, being accepted to and successfully matriculating into college, resulting in earning their college degree. The Team Reporting to the Senior Program Manager of the College and Career Department, the College Success Relationship Manager will work alongside two Graduate Fellows in the College and Career Program Department. Role Responsibilities The responsibilities of the College Success Relationship Manager include but are not limited to: Program Implementation 12th grade Provide one-on-one advisement and mentorship services to a caseload of 50 students to support them in choosing the A cents € oebest fitA cents € college based on academic, career, financial, and personal goals. Develop, facilitate and manage group programming for a class of 300 students to expose, educate, and prepare participants for the college application process (application, scholarship, interview, financial aid). Develop workshops, events, presentations, and trips that will support and inform participants about the skills needed to pursue higher education, the value of earning a degree, affordability, and other opportunities. Coordinate financial aid and FAFSA/ TAP workshops. Create and update database of financial aid resources and outside sources of funding. A' | Generate resources and materials in the areas of college/university academic support, special diversity college admissions programs such as HEOP and EOP. Promote internships and career opportunities. 1st year of college Build relationships with recent college graduates in order to help them persist through college. Provide individual and group counseling including: academic advising, transfer planning, financial literacy education, financial aid assistance, academic skills and study strategies, career exploration, and personal support. Assist with creating mentoring between SSP graduates- college freshman and upperclassmen. Program Impact Measurement and Reporting Assume responsibility for ensuring seniors regularly connect with SSP and achieve college application milestones. Track youth progress and provide consistent documentation/ progress notes about observed needs in the SSP database. Collect, analyze, interpret, and report program data for evaluation and impact. Evaluate performance of program elements through regular visits to SSP partner high schools in the Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens. Identify and troubleshoot challenges as they arise. Coordinating Partnerships Meet student recruitment and enrollment goals for our college access and success partnerships. Site visits to SSP partner high schools in the Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens. Schedule and attend partnership meetings. Coordinate with SSP School Coordinators and School Guidance Counselors when necessary to ensure students are getting the support they need and are completing milestones in the college application process. Answer any questions mentors may have about the college application process. Program Technical Support Recruit seniors to join the Alumni platform and support its maintenance. What weA cents € (TM) re looking for BachelorA cents € (TM) s degree required. At least 5 years of experience working in the college access and success field. Ability to cultivate and build strong interpersonal relationships with SSP students and staff. Willingness to work independently and as a member of a team. Willingness to approach all tasks with a positive attitude, sense of humor, and high energy. Commitment to promoting educational equity for students from underrepresented backgrounds. Strong understanding of the challenges low-income students face as they transition to college life. Possess enthusiasm, empathy, and patience. Evidence of entrepreneurial spirit and experience delivering innovative program solutions. High level of emotional and cognitive maturity and cultural competence. Excellent interpersonal, communication and writing skills. Exceptional organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to multi-task and manage deadlines. Previous experience working with young adults providing educational instruction/ group workshop facilitation. A person who remains current on educational trends and matters impacting college access and success. Skills Proficient in Microsoft Office; intermediate to advance excel skills. Bilingual (English/ Spanish language) is a plus. If you are interested in the position, then please email your cover letter and your resume to Jasmine Alfonseca at .


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