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The Person:

The ideal candidate will personally connect to the important work OppNet does and value diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) across the organization. The candidate will demonstrate DE&I values by actively participating in all organizational-wide learning sessions and self-reflection as well as working with others to enact changes that contribute to meeting the organizationˇ¦s DE&I goals. The candidate should possess outstanding professionalism and discretion, organization and attention to detail, energy and initiative, the ability to prioritize and complete a variety of tasks on time, and a willingness to work on a wide range of assignments.


o Advise and support a caseload of seniors (30-40) ˇV and their families ˇV throughout the college application process through one-on-one meetings and group sessions in which students will: create college lists, complete applications, and identify and apply for scholarships;
o Work with students and volunteers to develop and edit personal statements and supplemental essays;
o Assist in the completion of financial aid forms (FAFSA, TAP, CSS, etc.) and conduct financial aid counseling for students and families;
o In collaboration with the College Guidance Team, liaise with college admissions officers to advocate for students and ensure that all college contacts are up to date.
„h Data & Record-Keeping
Maintain detailed records on students and their admissions decisions, financial aid packages, GPA's, test scores, and more;
Track data and statistics for reporting and evaluation purposes.
Event Planning
Chaperone and help plan college visits for 11th and 12th grade students;
Help students identify and apply for fall fly-in programs;
Assist with coordination of SAT/ACT prep classes;
Collaborate with the team on all aspects of programming and special events.
Student Services
Provide administrative assistance and facilitate sessions on college access, transition, and success for all OppNet students;
Provide individualized support to in-college students through one-on-one check-in meetings and evaluate studentsˇ¦ progress based on a predetermined rubric.

How to Apply:
Send resume and cover letter, including salary requirements and available start date, to jobs@opportunitynetwork.org. Please put ˇ§College Guidance Assistant 2017ˇ¨ in the subject line.

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Posted By: Elynor Moss
Friday, June 9th 2017 at 11:32AM
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