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Battle Creek CAN - Program Officer

The Battle Creek College Access Network (BCCAN) is searching for a Program Officer to provide both operational and programmatic leadership by collaborating with local school districts, post-secondary educational institutions, community leaders and the greater statewide and national college access networks. This position creates a resource of the college access activities already occurring and those yet-to-be-implemented around the Battle Creek area, highlighting academic preparation/high school graduation, college readiness and awareness, creating a pathway to post-secondary education, affordability and success and retention.

The Battle Creek College Access Network (BCCAN) is a collaborative of educational institutions, community agencies, organizations, and the philanthropic community working toward increasing the post-secondary attainment rates in the greater Battle Creek area. Bachelors Degree strongly encouraged, or equivalent combination of education/training/experience required; 5-10 years experience in education and/or post secondary education preferred. 

Please send application packet which includes: your resume, cover letter, and a 500 word or less essay stating why you want to work for the Community Foundation, along with salary requirements to Monica Lonk, Director of Corporate Affairs This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by fax to (269) 962-2182. Items must be received no later than July 30th, late applicants will not be considered, and those not sending a complete application packet will not be considered.

WE CAN! Newaygo County - Assistant

The Newaygo County Career and College Access Network (WE CAN! Newaygo County) is responsible for organizing college access resources in a strategic, efficient and accountable manner. WE CAN! Newaygo County works to increase the percentage of Newaygo County residents with a high-quality degree or credential to 60% by 2025. WE CAN!’s definition of "College" includes any form of post-secondary education including academic degrees, certificates, and other high-quality credentials.

WE CAN! Newaygo County is a collaborative group of community agencies, businesses, educational institutions, nonprofit organizations and foundations working toward increasing the post-secondary educational attainment rates in Newaygo County. As a network, WE CAN! Newaygo County 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 goals.

The Network seeks a dynamic professional to support the career and college access efforts of WE CAN! Newaygo County. The ideal candidate should be passionate about post-secondary education and the opportunities it can afford.

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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. 

Position Overview

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.

Contract Summary:
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

Position Overview
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.

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