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Program Manager, Community College Success Napa & Contra Costa


10,000 Degrees is a leading college success nonprofit organization in California that helps low-income and first generation students get to and through college. Founded in 1981, the organization provides a comprehensive wrap-around program that includes college prep, mentoring, college and financial counseling, scholarships and financial aid management. 10,000 Degrees has helped thousands of students get to and successfully graduate from college. Over 80% of 10,000 Degrees students starting at 4 year college graduate, far exceeding national averages, and our students starting at community college transfer and graduate with their baccalaureate at three times the national average. 10,000 Degrees is a top-rated organization that has received numerous awards and recognition for effectiveness and efficiency, including the top rating from Charity Navigator.

Responsibilities

  • Support Community College Fellows in managing their caseloads to reach their academic success goals
  • Participate in Fellow led weekly office hours
  • Facilitate weekly supervision meetings with Fellows
  • Participate in regular program collaboration meetings between regional College Success teams
  • Conduct initial onboarding and ongoing content expertise training for CC Fellows, including financial aid & transfer support
  • Build & maintain excellent relationships with community college personnel at Napa Valley College & Contra Costa College
  • Coordinate financial aid submission & completion workshops with community personnel at Napa Valley College & Contra Costa College
  • Facilitate annual training with Access staff on community college matriculation for Napa Valley College & Contra Costa College
  • Collaborate with the scholarships department on scholarship Fall & Spring acceptance and scholarship renewals
  • Maintain up-to-date, accurate files and data; generate program reports & campaigns in Salesforce
  • Collaborate w/ the College Access team in Napa & Contra Costa to ensure a successful transition for new scholarship students & to ensure effective program communication, ongoing
  • Lead the College Ambassador Program for Napa Valley College & Contra Costa College
  • Travel within assigned region
  • Support 10,000 Degrees Development team at fundraising events
  • Support 10,000 Degrees Leadership team on panels, consulting projects, and data requests
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Commitment to 10,000 Degrees’ mission, values, and goals
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Two-year experience of 10,000 Degrees Fellowship or previous management experience
  • First-generation college graduates from low-income backgrounds preferred
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English required
  • Community college alum preferred
  • High level of professionalism: promptness, preparedness, professional appearance
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills
  • Experience in financial aid and college access/success matriculation steps is strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in Google applications, Instagram, Salesforce
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm and initiative and the ability to work independently
  • Willing to learn and be self-reflective
  • History of working effectively as part of a team

Compensation Package:

10,000 Degrees offers a competitive salary and a generous benefits package, including medical and dental insurance, 401(k), 15-day vacation plan, 10 paid holidays, and sick leave.

TO APPLY

For immediate consideration please apply to jobs@10000degrees.org by sending a cover letter and resume.  Resume screening will begin in January 2022.