Assistant Program Manager for High School & College Transitions, Center for Multicultural Equity an
Assistant Program Manager for High School & College Transitions, Center for Multicultural Equity and Access - Division of Student Affairs
The Center for Multicultural Equity & Access (CMEA) enhances the education of students historically denied access to Georgetown University because of their race or ethnicity. To that end, we provide academic support, multicultural programming, and diversity education as we work to create a community committed to education of the whole person and care for others. We challenge the University to fulfill its commitment to justice for the common good. CMEA's Pre-College program provides comprehensive educational enrichment opportunities designed to increase the access and success of District of Columbia area middle and high school students in post-secondary education.
The Assistant Program Manager for High School and College Transitions is responsible for advising and coordinating academic support services to program participants, families, and alumni. Reporting to the Assistant Director for CMEA Pre-College Programs, the Assistant Program Manager has duties that include but are not limited to:
- Provides case management and advises for retention of student participants.
- Provides comprehensive student engagement that includes the assessment of participant needs for services.
- Facilitates post-secondary preparatory workshops and assists participants and families in developing educational/vocational plans.
- Builds relationships with appropriate parents/guardians, teachers, and resource staff in target school and neighborhoods, as well as internal/external partners.
- Supports the pre-college alumni enrolled in colleges and universities nationwide.
- Coordinates activities/programs to boost graduates' success in college.
- Assesses and implements support services focused on the college transition environments.
- Provides customized support to students in transition and builds connections at attending colleges/universities and District area wide college access/success providers.
- Assists in the selection, orientation, and support of students participating in dual enrollment programs.
- Works closely with academic partners to advise students and monitor academic progress.
- Bachelor's degree, preferably in Social Work, Counseling, Higher Education, or another related field
- 3 years of experience in direct teaching or service work with middle or high school students from diverse and underserved communities
- Attention to detail and ability to multi-task and prioritize
- Possess exceptional leadership, program management, creativity and sound judgement to effectively work with students, families, and neighborhood constituencies
- Experience working in K-12 education
- Understanding of the challenges and strengths of working with diverse socio-economic and racially/ethnic communities
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