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The Program Coordinator will be responsible for providing support to college success students and delivering excellent customer service via virtual methods as well as in-person, ensuring each student and partner interaction receives the highest quality of customer service. The Program Coordinator should have a knowledge of the barriers that our students may be facing and are able to advocate for vulnerable populations.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The Program Coordinator must also submit to and pass a comprehensive criminal background check before a final offer of employment can be made, and annually thereafter.
Education & Experience
This position requires at least a baccalaureate degree from an accredited, not-for-profit, academically recognized four-year college or university; and two years related experience with an education-based program.
Along with a demonstrated belief in College Forward’s mission and values, individuals must also possess exemplary written communications skills, and the ability to work well in a highly collaborative team or independently. Individuals must have experience in designing content, activities, lesson plans, resources, and/or guides for high school and/or college students.
Successful applicants will demonstrate familiarity with college and career planning at the high school and college levels.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must also be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The Program Coordinator must also submit to and pass a comprehensive criminal background check.
As a committed, diverse, values-based organization, we offer:
College Forward is a dynamic, progressive, and youth-focused working environment. Responsibilities may frequently require an adjusted work schedule, evening/weekend hours, and/or travel in order to meet deadlines or satisfy program requirements.
NOTICE: This role is 100% remote and utilizes the U.S. Central timezone.
Please submit a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: Program Coordinator. The application deadline is May 27th, 2022. In your cover letter, please address these questions/prompts below:
1. Describe how your personal college access and success experience informs your approach to student services.
2. How does this role relate to your future goals?