Jun 27, 2019

Manager of College Success

  • Harmony Project
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Programs Education (K-12)

Job Description

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • 3-5 years previous experience in a similar position in the fields of college access and/or youth development
  • A personal mission, vision and values that align with Harmony Project’s
  • A passion for social change, community empowerment and youth development
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work well with diverse stakeholders at every level of the organization
  • Excellent organizational skills, the ability to smoothly juggle and prioritize multiple complex tasks, and to be able to responsibly delegate as needed to support staff.
  • A strong sense of humor and ability to gracefully handle stressful and sometimes troubling situations
  • Fluency in all Microsoft Office programs, prior experience using contact databases
  • A driver’s license and proof of valid automobile insurance; flexible work schedule to include some weekends, weeknights, and holidays

 

The Manager of College Success is responsible for:

  • Management of the Banchik Family College Scholarship
  • Administer Scholarship Application and Interviews for high school seniors
  • Administer biannual Scholarship renewal for alumni recipients
  • Design and implementation of all annual College Readiness Workshops
  • Create workshop curriculum and develop calendar of events
  • Manage the organization of each workshop
  • Creating and organizing special programming for parents
  • Develop college access partnerships
  • Provide one-on-one support to students and families as needed
  • Design and implementation of Alumni Program
  • Maintain student database and provide key reports
  • Maintain communication with all program alumni, including outreach on job & internship opportunities, financial aid information, scholarship opportunities, etc.
  • Communication with community and site partners
  • Being aware of extra-musical issues in the lives of the families they serve and referring students and families as needed to partner social service providers
  • Other tasks as needed and as requested

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and two current references to: steph@harmony-project.org with Manager of College Success as the subject line.

Title / Level of Responsibility

Manager

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