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As College Track continues to grow in the Bay Area and beyond, we seek talented individuals who are committed to our mission of helping under-resourced students graduate from high school and succeed in college. 

College Track staff members are a diverse group of professionals with backgrounds in education, youth development, and other nonprofit work, as well as private sector industries.  

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Academic Affairs Director - New Orleans, LA

The Academic Affairs Director is responsible for managing and overseeing the academic achievement of College Track students, ensuring that all students are college-eligible and on-track to succeed in college. Working under the direction of the Site Director, this individual will have direct accountability for meeting the organization’s bottom line goals in the following areas: academic readiness, GPA, college eligibility, attendance, and student retention. Additionally, this position will be responsible for managing the Academic Affairs budget, establishing an efficient and empowering work environment, partnering with school staff to best serve students, and managing a part-time staff, tutors, workshop leaders, and advisors. Experience interacting effectively with all levels of an organization is important.

 

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Academic Affairs Director - Sacramento, CA
In Spring 2014, College Track will expand to Sacramento in a key collaboration with Mayor Kevin Johnson. The Academic Affairs Director is responsible for managing and overseeing the academic achievement of College Track students, ensuring that all students are college-eligible and on-track to succeed in college. Working under the direction of the Site Director, this individual will have direct accountability for meeting the organization’s bottom line goals in the following areas: academic readiness, GPA, college eligibility, attendance, and student retention. Additionally, this position will be responsible for managing the Academic Affairs budget, partnering with school staff to best serve students, and managing a part-time staff tutors, workshop leaders, and advisors. 
 
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Academic Resource Specialist - San Francisco, CA

The Academic Resource Specialist is responsible for ensuring that every student graduates from high school eligible to attend and prepared to succeed in his/her college of choice. Working in collaboration with the site team, this individual ensures that the curriculum and resources provided to students address their individual learning needs, while validating diverse cultures and contributing to positive academic behaviors.

 

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College Affairs Manager - East Palo Alto, CA
The College Affairs Manager will manage the elements of the College Affairs Program that pertain to our rising 9th through 11th grade students, which are designed to prepare College Track students for success in college admissions, financial readiness, and college completion. 
 
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College Affairs Manager - Oakland, CA

The College Affairs Manager will manage the elements of the College Affairs Program that pertain to our rising 9th through 11th grade students, which are designed to prepare College Track students for success in college admissions, financial readiness, and college completion.  

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College Completion Fellow - East Palo Alto, CA

Reporting to the College Completion Director (CCD), the College Completion Fellow (CCF) will support the elements of the College Completion Program that pertain to our 12th grade and college students, which are designed to prepare College Track (CT) students for success in college admissions, financing, and graduation. This is a two-year fellowship. 

 

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College Completion Fellow - San Francisco, CA
Reporting to the College Completion Director (CCD), the College Completion Fellow (CCF) will support the elements of the College Completion Program that pertain to our 12th grade and college students, which are designed to prepare College Track students for success in college admissions, financing, and graduation. This is a two-year fellowship.
 
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College Completion Fellow - Oakland, CA

Reporting to the College Completion Director (CCD), the College Completion Fellow (CCF) will support the elements of the College Completion Program that pertain to our 12th grade and college students, which are designed to prepare College Track (CT) students for success in college admissions, financing, and graduation. This is a two-year fellowship. 

 

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College Success Fellow (Financial Programs) - Oakland, CA
Reporting to the Financial Programs Manager  (FPM), the College Success Fellow (CCF) will support the financial programs and advising for our college students, which are designed to prepare College Track (CT) students for success in college. This is a two-year fellowship. 

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Development Officer - Los Angeles, CA

Reporting to the Vice President of Development and working in close collaboration with the Los Angeles Site Director, the Development Officer will create and manage an effective fundraising plan that supports significant growth and long-term sustainability in Los Angeles. This position will identify, cultivate and solicit local individuals, foundations and corporations as well as identify and complete government grant applications. This Los Angeles-based position will focus on major donor cultivation, stewardship, and solicitation as well as writing, researching, and building an expanding portfolio of institutional funders.

The organization has been successful to date in garnering supporters in including JPMorgan Chase, Wasserman Foundation, The California Endowment and the i.am.angel Foundation. Their budget has almost tripled in the last three years to $12M+ and includes a diversified portfolio of foundations, corporations, individuals, large events and government contracts. The ideal candidate will be an entrepreneurial professional with a strong track record of fundraising success, organizational leadership experience, a passion for the mission, and the ability to communicate College Track’s vision and impact to a diverse group of constituents.

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Grant Writer - Oakland, CA

Reporting to the Senior Manager of Development, the Grant Writer will support College Track in meeting our development goal of raising $12M+ by identifying prospective sources of support, cultivating these sources, and creating strong grant proposals and applications. The organization’s budget has almost tripled in the last three years to $12M+, is expected to increase to $27M by 2016, and includes a diversified portfolio of foundations, corporations, individuals, large events and government contracts. The ideal candidate will be an entrepreneurial professional with a strong track record of grant writing success, a passion for the mission of the organization, and the ability to communicate College Track’s vision and impact to a diverse group of constituents. 

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Interim Advisor Services Manager - New Orleans, LA
The Interim Advisor Services Manager is responsible for increasing freshmen, sophomore and junior persistence rates in college and graduation rates from four-year colleges. This entails two primary responsibilities: 1. Manage and deliver student coaching and mentoring support to high school seniors to prepare them for the transition to college and provide guidance and support for continuing college students 2. Maintain existing university partnerships to increase enrollment in and graduation from “Best Fit” colleges and leverage university supports to increase student outcomes specifically in the areas of college eligibility, readiness and enrollment. The ideal candidate is motivated, hard working, experienced in advising first generation students in college, possess a solid background in program and project management and have a can-do attitude with a sincere and deep commitment to the fundamental belief that every student deserves a college education.  
 
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Operations Manager - San Francisco, CA
Reporting to the Site Director, the Operations Manager will manage the day-to-day operations of the center and provide key support to the site’s program areas.  The Operations Manager will coordinate personnel actions for site staff, monitor data and generate necessary reports, manage the appearance and maintenance of the building, coordinate student transportation and logistics (including some driving), and engage parents and community members.  Additionally, the Operations Manager will participate in and/or support program activities and have direct accountability for meeting the organization’s bottom line goals in the areas of attendance, retention and enrollment.
 
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Site Director - East Palo Alto, CA
The Site Director is responsible for setting a powerful vision for student achievement, ensuring that students in the College Track program enroll in and graduate from a four-year college.  Working under the leadership of the Vice President of Programs, this individual is responsible for driving high academic performance and the holistic development of students. S/he will have direct accountability for meeting the organization’s bottom line goals in the following areas: enrollment and attendance, retention, academic readiness, college eligibility and matriculation, financial readiness and college graduation. Additionally, the Site Director is responsible for leading and developing a staff of 6 full-time employees and 50+ part-time employees (paid and volunteer) to achieve the organization’s goals. 
 
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Site Director - Sacramento, CA
In Spring 2014, College Track will expand to Sacramento in a key collaboration with Mayor Kevin Johnson. The Site Director will pioneer our expansion and open up our inaugural College Track Site in Sacramento, CA. The Site Director is responsible for the overall outcomes of the College Track Center. Functioning as the principal of our college-access after-school program, this non-profit education reform leader will be responsible for the high academic performance and holistic development of students, ensuring that students in the program attend and graduate from college. Working under the leadership of the Chief Executive Officer and Vice President of Programs, this individual will have direct accountability for meeting the organization’s bottom line goals in the following areas: Enrollment and Attendance, Retention, Academic Readiness, College Eligibility, Financial Readiness and College Graduation. Additionally, the Site Director will be responsible for establishing an efficient and empowered work environment, managing the site budget, and recruiting and managing a staff of 5 full-time employees and 50+ part-time employees (paid and volunteer). Experience interacting effectively with all levels of an organization is important.

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Special Assistant to the CEO - Oakland, CA

The Special Assistant position will provide critical administrative support to the CEO, enabling College Track to move more efficiently and effectively toward reaching its ambitious goals. Primary responsibilities include scheduling meetings with internal and external constituents, overseeing written communications, preparing for meetings, and participating in a wide range of special projects as necessary. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with strong analytical, critical thinking and communication skills to quickly assume a high-level of responsibility and ownership in a fast-paced and growing non-profit organization. Additionally, this is a unique opportunity to gain broad exposure to nonprofit management and strategic planning while reporting directly to the College Track CEO.

 

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