As a student-focused and driven position, the inaugural College Success Coordinator is responsible for supporting Boston and Greater Boston residents, with a special focus on underserved populations, who are attending Wentworth. This position will collaborate with staff to develop, maintain, and execute a robust and thoughtful student support system for Boston youth involved in Wentworth’s College Access and Success programming through the Center for Community and Learning Partnerships (“CLP"). The Coordinator will focus on supporting CLP’s College Access and Success Team to execute the institute’s Boston Pipeline. The position will also be responsible for working with CLP’s leadership to develop innovative ways to connect with and recruit Boston youth to Wentworth with a special focus on our surrounding communities of Mission Hill, Fenway, and Roxbury. The position will help the team document, evaluate, and assess Success programs, partnerships, and participants. Additionally, the Coordinator will collaborate with the team to maintain established partnerships and to engage and support Boston and Greater Boston residents who matriculate into Wentworth. This position will work in tandem with the existing College Access Coordinator to be the face of the institute for all Boston and Greater Boston youth.
Experience working with underserved populations, specifically high school and college-age students.
Preference is given to candidates who have a background supporting urban youth, including but not limited to extensive knowledge of and/or experience with Boston Public Schools, charter schools, METCO system, and/or first-in-family college students.
Wentworth is an AA/EEO employer. Women and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
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