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About College Track
College Track is a college completion program that empowers students from underserved communities to graduate from college. We serve over 2,400 high school and college students in East Palo Alto, Oakland, San Francisco, New Orleans, Colorado, Los Angeles, and Sacramento. Ninety-four percent of our high school seniors have been accepted to four-year colleges and our college students are graduating at a rate that is 2.5 times the national average for low-income students.


Our Commitment
From the summer before ninth grade through college graduation, our 10-year program removes barriers that prevent students from earning their college degree by providing them with comprehensive academic support, leadership training, financial and college advising, and scholarships. We teach them the skills necessary to succeed in college and beyond.


Our Values

At College Track, our values drive the way we do our work, and we look for individuals who share our passion. We blend an entrepreneurial spirit with our nonprofit roots, cultivating a dynamic culture where everyone's contributions are valued and encouraged.


COMMITMENT: We have an unwavering belief in our students.

PASSION: We are dedicated to changing our nation’s college completion story.

JOY: We create environments rich with smiles and laughter.

AUTHENTICITY: We believe relationships matter.

EXCELLENCE: Our students deserve nothing but the best.


Position Overview 

College Track is seeking a Board and Communications Manager who will be responsible for managing College Track’s internal communications including leadership communications, newsletters, staff meetings, and supporting Board Meetings.  The Board and Communications manager will work with the CEO and other leaders and program staff to develop communication materials and provide communications support.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Board Liaison Support (50%):

  • Manage all administrative and logistical aspects of Board-level committees, coordinating agendas, distributing meeting announcements, assembling and disseminating preparatory materials, preparing meeting minutes, and reserving meeting room space (including video technology).
  • Work with committee chairs and board members as needed to track action items and accomplish committee-related tasks. 

Communications (40%):

  • Collaborate with the CEO and senior leadership to manage internal communications.
  • Manage the process for procuring content required for regular All Staff Meetings. Prepare materials for All Staff meetings and coordinate all logistical aspects.
  • Manage, create, and distribute all internal newsletters including the CEO Newsletter, All Staff Monthly Newsletter, and MMMPop Newsletter.
  • Manage special projects related to College Track operations and communications as assigned.

Annual Calendaring (10%):

  • Facilitate the process of collecting and delivering annual organization-wide calendars
  • Maintain and update calendars as needed throughout the year

Skills and Experience Required

The Communications Coordinator must embrace the College Track vision of transforming low-income communities into places where college readiness and college graduation are the norms. Additionally, candidates must possess the following qualifications:

  • Minimum 4-year college degree
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts into language easily comprehensible to a diverse audience
  • Outstanding organizational skills, keen attention to detail, time management, and follow-up skills
  • Fully proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) as well as online email and website platforms
  • Proven ability to successfully collaborate with a diverse group of professionals in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and problem solve independently


Compensation & Benefits

College Track offers a competitive salary based on the organization’s compensation philosophy, which is grounded in market data. We also offer comprehensive health & welfare benefits and top of the market paid time off.


To Apply:

Please upload a resume and thoughtful cover letter to the company website. We will only contact candidates chosen for further consideration. No phone inquiries please.


College Track is an equal opportunity employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. College Track does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.

  Metro Area Oakland CA
  Job Location City Oakland
  Job Location State California
  Job Location Zip 94607
  Job Location Country United States
  Job Category Education and Training
  Prefered Experience 2 year(s)
  Job Type Full time
  Job Posting Date Jul. 11, 2017

Organization Details

  Organization Name College Track
  Organizational Focus Education and Academia
  Contact Person Belen Orozco
  Contact Phone none posted
  Contact Fax none posted
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