Jackson County College and Career Access Center - Executive Director
The College and Career Access Center (CCAC) Executive Director provides leadership in determining the needs of the community related to postsecondary access. The Executive Director will report to the Board of Trustees. The Executive Director is responsible for the financial operations, the day to day operations of the staff, community outreach, the Center, and implementation of operations that support the relevant goals and objectives of the Cradle to Career (C2C) HS and postsecondary action teams.
This is a full-time position. It is combined with another part-time position as an advisor to make a full-time assignment unless the individual is only interested in part-time.
To view the full position description and how to apply, click here. Deadline is open unti filled.
Interim Executive Director - Detroit College Access Network
The Detroit College Access Network (DCAN) is a collaborative group of community agencies, businesses, educational institutions, organizations, and the philanthropic community working toward increasing the post-secondary attainment rates in the city of Detroit. As a network, DCAN does not itself provide all of the necessary programming for the community; rather, it is a coordinating body of resources that works to ensure an aggressive strategy is in place to reach its goals.
The Executive Director of the Detroit College Access Network is responsible for creating conditions with the city’s school systems and communities that support and enhance the work of the college access network, as well as assist in coordinating college access resources in a strategic, efficient and accountable manner. As the primary spokesperson for DCAN, the Executive Director executes the vision of the DCAN Advisory Committee while providing leadership, and innovation to Detroit’s evolving college access movement.
To view the full position description and how to apply, click here. Deadline to apply is August 8, 2014.
Washtenaw Futures Coordinator
Washtenaw Futures College Access Network is seeking a part-time independent contractor to serve as the network Coordinator.
The Washtenaw Futures is a collaborative group of community agencies, businesses, educational institutions, nonprofit organizations, and foundations working toward increasing the postsecondary educational attainment rates in Washtenaw County. As a network, the Washtenaw Futures does not itself provide all of the necessary programming for the community rather, it is a coordinating body of organizations that work collaboratively to ensure an aggressive and aligned strategy is in place to reach its shared goals. Washtenaw Alliance for Children & Youth (WACY), an existing network that is working to improve outcomes for school age youth, will be a key-convening partner to help connect the out-of-school time youth serving organizations.
The Washtenaw Futures works to:
- Build a college-going culture for all students throughout Washtenaw County
- Lower systematic barriers preventing students from pursuing college prepared to succeed
- Deliver a comprehensive and coordinated set of college access services to students, particularly those who come from low-income families or who are first in their families to pursue postsecondary education
The Washtenaw Futures Coordinator is responsible for coordinating college access resources in a strategic, efficient and accountable manner. The College Access Coordinator is the primary connection between the Executive Leadership Team, the Action Network and the network’s working teams.
To view the full position description and how to apply, click here. Deadline is Friday, July 18, 2014.
Capital Area College Access Network - Executive Director
The CapCAN Executive Director is responsible for fundraising, coordinating college access resources and convening the network to address gaps in services. The Executive Director should have the proven ability to work in a strategic, efficient and accountable manner. The CapCAN Executive Director is the primary connection between the Executive Committee and the network’s Action Teams. Additionally, the CapCAN Executive Director will work closely with key representatives of Ingham Intermediate School District (ISD), the Lansing Promise Zone Authority, Hope Scholars and local school districts to ensure coordinated focus as we embrace a collective impact framework. This position requires the Executive Director to be proactive in establishing long- and short-term plans to reach established goals. He/she must also be knowledgeable about partners’ needs and timelines, with consideration of the complexity of moving issues through a wide variety of organizations and their hierarchical structures.
Coordinator of Pre-College Programs
The Coordinator of Pre-College Programs reports directly to the Director of Multicultural Student Services and will have the duties and responsibilities of organizing activities associated with the MI GEAR UP/KCPCollege Day Program. This is a grant funded position with up to a three-year temporary assignment with the possibility of renewal contingent upon continued grant funding and successful performance. The position will include considerable travel to designated schools within Michigan to implement programs and activities designed to increase awareness to students and their parents about the importance of going to college as outlined in the MI GEAR UP contract including awareness of financial assistance, and improving academic support including mentoring, counseling, outreach, support services, and scholarships for underserved K-12 and college age students.
To view the full position description and how to apply, click here.