Do you have a passion for assisting first-generation college students as they navigate post-secondary educational systems? Do you have an eye for identifying community resources? Are you a connector? A mentor? An advocate? If you describe yourself as a passionate educational advocate committed to assisting post-secondary students, then this is the right position for you!
Purpose: The “I Have A Dream” Foundation of Boulder County is currently seeking a Post Secondary Case Manager to support postsecondary students in their college and career pursuits. This position works out of Boulder, Colorado. This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits, and reports to the College & Career Director.
The mission of the “I Have A Dream” program is to empower children from under-resourced communities (Dreamer Scholars) to succeed in school, college, and career by providing academic, social, and emotional support from elementary school through college, along with post-secondary tuition assistance.
Manage a caseload of postsecondary Dreamers, using holistic strength based case management approach to support persistence
Coaches students in the development of education plans that are compatible with career and life goals and curriculum standards
Co-coordinate the IHDF internship program, including student recruitment, bootcamp facilitation, interview superday, and matching students/employers
Assists students in identifying and clarifying their academic and career goals, and tracks student progress
Collaborate with program teams to establish connections with high school juniors and seniors
Input and maintain student grade level, post-secondary enrollment (and major) in IHDF CRM.
Support the coordination of community college/vocational week
Assist College & Career Director with postsecondary student scholarship disbursements.
Co-lead the Parents as Learners initiative with the Director of Parent Partnerships.
Participate in staff training, retreat, and other required activities.
Fulfill other related responsibilities as requested.
Experience working with historically under representative communities
2-3 years of experience working in a post-secondary setting or with first-generation college students
Knowledge of admissions, FAFSA, and scholarship submissions a plus
Strong organizational, oral and written communication, and record keeping
Reliable transportation, good driving record, and insurance
Occasional evenings, weekends, and conference travel
Bachelor’s degree required
Fluent in Spanish/English
Compensation and Benefits:
Salary range $40,500-45,400/annual
Competitive benefits (Health insurance, disability benefits, retirement, vacation, sick time, holidays)
1925 Pike Rd STE 202
Longmont, CO 80501
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