About the Organization
Founded in 2006 at Garfield High School, College Access Now (CAN) is celebrating our 11th year of empowering students from low-income families to access, enroll and graduate from college at rates equal to their more advantaged peers. This academic year, we served more than 2,200 students annually, including 1,050 students at 5 Seattle and 7 South King County high schools and over 1,150 students at colleges across Washington State and throughout the country. Visit www.collegeaccessnow.org/our-impact to learn more.
About the Position
The Manager works collaboratively to implement, evaluate, and continuously improve our in-depth curriculum and student-centered programming at two of our partner high school sites in Seattle or South King County, including the supervision and leadership of up to eight AmeriCorps College Coaches and a team of community volunteers who provide direct service to students. Our high school services are designed to prepare students for, and assist students through, the college search, testing, admissions, financial aid, scholarship, and enrollment processes beginning junior year of high school through initial enrollment in college. The Manager also serves as an advocate for the organization and is responsible for actively building relationships with various stakeholders to increase the visibility and reputation of the program. Each position serves with 5 other managers of CAN’s 11 high schools. This is a full time, exempt position reporting to the Associate Director, High School Services.
Number of Openings: 2
Franklin & Garfield High School:This role manages two school sites in Seattle’s Central District area and supervises eight AmeriCorps Members (2 at Garfield, 6 at Franklin). Garfield is CAN’s founding site and CAN is one of a few different college/career success programs at the school. CAN has been at Franklin High School since 2006, and CAN. is an integral part of the Franklin community.
Highline & Mount Rainier High School: This role manages 2 school sites in the Burien/Des Moines area and supervises 6 AmeriCorps members (2 at Highline, 4 at Mount Rainier). CAN expanded into Highline and Mount Rainier High School in 2015. CAN’s focus for 2017-18 will be to increase school-wide collaboration, and stakeholder relationships within these schools.
Job Location & Schedule
Typical hours are 9am to 5pm Monday through Friday, reporting to one high school (Monday & Wednesday), a second high school (Tuesday & Thursday) and the CAN Main Office on Fridays during the school year or when school is not in session. Some evening and weekend hours may be required, as well as travel to/from school sites and various meetings and events.
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Required Qualifications & Skills
Compensation and Benefits
CAN is proud to offer a competitive salary, dependent upon qualifications and experience. CAN also offers an excellent benefits package including 24 Paid Time Off (PTO) days each year, as well as 100% employer paid medical, dental and life insurance, an employee iPhone and laptop, discounted ORCA transit pass, individual professional development funds, and more.
College Access Now is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse and talented team. Candidates of color, first generation college graduates, alumni of our partner schools and colleges, and candidates with National Service experience are strongly encouraged to apply. In furtherance of our commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, and in compliance with applicable laws, CAN does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or marital status.
Learn more & apply today at www.collegeaccessnow.org/careers-at-can