Post Secondary Coordinator - Ombudsman- Chicago Campus

Chancelight Behavioral Health Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 months ago

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Ombudsman, a growing, dynamic organization with a social mission to offer hope, is seeking an individual to join our family.

This individual will join an award-winning team and perform meaningful work in a culture that welcomes innovation, encourages creative expression and offers limitless potential for personal and professional satisfaction.

If you thrive in a fast-paced, goal-oriented, outcome-driven environment, seek a career with a social mission, and possess a problem-solving mindset, a sense of humor - and a stellar work ethic - we should talk.

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Position Summary:

The Post-Secondary Coordinator is responsible for coordination and implementation of strategies that prepare Ombudsman Chicago students for post-secondary opportunities. Chief among the responsibilities is to ensure the team of counselors is providing direct service to targeted high school students using a set of curricular and enrichment strategies delivered through the domains of awareness, readiness, access and success to promote long-term preparation for post-secondary transition and to ensure the same is happening in each of the four Ombudsman Chicago schools.

Position Details:

  • Increase access to college and career options for students through instruction, programming and partnerships

  • Develop implementation plans with each campus aligned to the district's measures of accountability

  • Collaborate with higher education officials to build partnerships that support matriculation

  • Conduct ongoing college access workshops for all grade levels that advises students about college and career opportunities along with each school's counselors

  • Conduct monthly workshops along with each school's counselors that informs and prepares students in 9-12 for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

  • Coordinate job shadow, career speaker and career service events that promote college and career preparation.

  • Promote and support the recruitment and participation of students in Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment opportunities

  • Support the recruitment of students for Career and Technical Education (CTE) for citywide CTE academies, ChiCat, and others

  • Recruit, along with school's counselors, students for CTE internships and support employment opportunities

  • Coordinate with CTE teachers and counselors to ensure that students complete soft-skills requirements necessary to meeting work ready criteria

  • Organize and conduct college tours for 9-12 grade levels

  • Conduct workshops that focus on ACT/SAT test preparation for students

  • Conduct workshops that focus on writing, time management and study skills

  • Participate in scheduled planning sessions to develop key tools and strategies that promote the departments work with each school's counselors

  • Organize college and career fairs and parent university along with the school's counselors

  • Track all PSC initiatives and student participation for all four schools

  • Meet with students who are in programs to motivate, encourage, and identify and remove barriers

  • Be present in each building one day a week

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Post Secondary Coordinator - Ombudsman- Chicago Campus

Chancelight Behavioral Health