|District Coordinator - College and Career Success|
|400 - District - Houston North|
|Open Until Filled|
|To provide leadership in the advancement of the district?s college and career success programs. To help establish, maintain, support and sustain college going atmosphere and identity in high school campuses by collaborating with high school students and alumni.|
o Bachelor's degree from accredited institution four-year educational instituation
o Minimum of 3 years administrative or professional experience
o Counseling certification is preferred
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
o Coordinate collaboration with Harmony Alumni College Organizations to identify and develop a talent pool of certain number of College Success Ambassadors who will develop very close relationship with other HPS alumni at their respective college to support for their college and career success initiatives by organizing and creating events, programs and resources.
o Oversee data input and tracking using the Harmony College and Career Success Database provided by Beyond 12. Capture address, cell phone, email, Facebook information; wherever possible, update database when contact is made with alums. Items to update include contact notes, academic data, college major, and other pertinent information;
o Supporting local Harmony Alumni Student Organizations in the district to support HPS graduates college enrollment, persistence and completion.
o Oversee district data collection for annual report and program evaluation, that will include : 1) how many alumni graduated campus 2)how many campus alumni are enrolled in college, 3) how many campus alumni are persisting in college and 4) how many campus alumni have graduated college;
o Ensure that campus 5th, 10th and 15th year alumni reunions and yearly (class by class) gathering activities are organized in order to maintain campus alumni network to build healthy and strong school community.
o Oversee campus alumni visit at their respective colleges/universities and recruit qualified alumni into HPS system as mentors, tutors, interns and teacher assistant to develop HPS future workforce;
o Coordinate district alumni success stories as an important motivational tool with all stakeholders
o Compile, prepare and present district college enrollment, persistence and completion data to district leaders and campus principals.
o Communicate HPS graduates success stories internally and externally to increase morale and motivation of HPS employees and to inform stakeholders
o Oversee district college and career success (CCS) programs such as curriculum, professional developments and career awareness for seniors in high schools.
o Coordinate campus career fairs in the district for all high school seniors.
o Oversee district wide senior class college and career success workshops, events, summer melt and fall check-ins programs.
o Provide citywide support for all HPS graduates coming from other cities to increase their college enrollment and completion.
o Coordinate campus college and career success advisors (CCSAs).
o Arrange professional developments for CCSAs during summer and throughout the year.
o Work with district HR director closely to recruit HPS college graduates into HPS system.
o Coordinate district wide professional developments for HPS school Interns in coordination with HR department in central office.
o Work closely with district outreach, academics, engagement directors and G/T coordinator to recruit best HPS graduates to school and district programs such as leadership programs, G/T programs, mentoring, academic, career clubs/activities and outreach efforts.
o Build and maintain college and career partnerships throughout the year.
o Prepare and disseminate materials regarding college and career success programs.
o Collect and analyze data regarding college matriculation, persistence and completion rates, perform research studies and special projects as assigned.
o Plan and oversee events and programs to provide additional support for first generation, low-income, underrepresented and diverse students to increase awareness about college access, success and transition opportunities.
o Visit different (in and out of state) university support and K-12 initiative offices to learn more about college?s resources and programs to serve HPS school students effectively.
o Promote current school college going culture and build strong foundations and stamina for success in college.
o Coordinate assisting to seniors and alumni for finding scholarships, internships and job shadowing opportunities which Harmony provides such as Harmony Honors Scholarship, Harmony Internship (HI) program, Grow Your Own Teacher (GYOT) program and partner organizations opportunities.
o Organize district gatherings, college visits and mentoring programs between HPS high school students and alumni to share their college and career success best practices and experiences for a successful freshman year in a 4-year or 2-year college.
o Meet with campus principals and superintendent in regular basis to inform about District CCS programs and services.
o Submit periodic reports (i.e. CCS reports, performance evaluation) and other service-related documentation as required.
o Perform related duties as assigned.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
o Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral forms with all levels of management, both internal and external to the district.
o Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships both internal and external to the district.
o Ability to organize special programs for assigned campuses.
o Ability to use computer including software, database used by the district, spreadsheet and word processing software, calculator, copy machine and telephone.
o Ability to analyze data
o Ability to use effective interview techniques, effective public speaking skills, and problem-solving skills
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
o Nights and weekend activities will be occasionally required.
o Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.
o Position is in office setting and may involve prolonged work at a desk in one location.
o Moderate travel is required.
Role/ Salary Band 4
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