Uncommon Individual Foundation

Assistant Director of College Readiness, OnTrack to Post-Secondary Education

Posted on August 7, 2017

OnTrack to Post-Secondary Education (OTPSE) is an eLearning college and career readiness curriculum designed to help 9th-12th grade students successfully navigate high school, understand the process and requirements to obtain some type of post-secondary education, and figure out how to pay for their education. The program is delivered through grade specific short videos, covering topics such as: Developing strong study skills, ACT/SAT Prep, resolving conflict, FAFSA completion, and paying for college.

The assistant director of college readiness’ main role will be to lead workshops with high school students (and their parents/guardians) on topics such as goal-setting, college essay writing, and FAFSA completion. They will also be tasked with filming videos that will be part of the OnTrack curriculum. Additionally, they will help find new partners for OnTrack to foster the program’s growth.

If interested, please send resume and cover letter to Andrew Zivic, OnTrack’s Director of College Readiness, at andrew.zivic@uif.org.

Required Skills:
 Bachelor’s degree
 2+ years of experience in college access
 Experience conducting student and parent workshops like financial aid completion, college application completion, career exploration, creating a post-secondary list, and goal setting.
 Preferred – a network of school or community organization contacts in the Greater Philadelphia Area
 Proficiency with computers and basic MS Office programs
 Ability to travel
 Excellent organization skills including written and oral presentations

Responsibilities:
 Conduct student/parent workshops in support of OnTrack to PSE’s post-secondary curriculum
 Filming videos for the OnTrack 9th-12th grade curriculum
 Support the OnTrack to PSE program’s advancement into new schools and community agencies (this includes presenting and tabling at conferences)
 Help coordinate/run OnTrack’s social media accounts
 Understand UIF’s goals and purpose while enhancing the organization’s brand image

Compensation/Benefits:
 A competitive base salary
 Comprehensive healthcare coverage
 Retirement plan contribution
 Paid vacation/personal time
 Paid annual holidays

About UIF
The Uncommon Individual Foundation educates, encourages, and enables individuals to recognize the power of mentoring and its role in achieving personal success, inspiring change, and making a positive contribution to society.

Our Core Values
To create and deliver mentoring programs that:
1. Promote individual and organizational enrichment
2. Build community partnerships that lead to social and economic growth
3. Enable mentoring opportunities to flourish

To apply, contact andrew.zivic@uif.org.


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