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Data Analyst

The Data Analyst (DA) reports to the Associate Director of Data and Evaluation and is a full-time position. The primary responsibilities of the DA are to support the development and execution of a comprehensive framework for program evaluation at IKIC. This framework directly influences and increases the strategic decision-making capacity, and therefore the effectiveness, of our organization. The DA will also support organizational goals by analyzing IKIC’s programmatic impact and compiling rigorous, relevant research into tangible and accessible mediums.

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College Success Coach

I Know I Can (IKIC) is a non-profit college access organization established in 1988 with a mission to inspire, enable and support Columbus City Schools (CCS) students as they pursue and complete a college education.  Under a new partnership with Franklin County Jobs and Family Services, we are expanding our mission to include students and families in Southwestern and Whitehall School Districts. The Success Coach will be one half of 2-person school based team focused on career and college readiness and planning with a focus on the early high school years—9th and 10th grades.

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GEAR UP College Advisor (Retention) 

The College Advisor (Retention) works with GEAR UP students to assist them in transitioning from their respective high schools to their chosen postsecondary institution. The College Advisor (Retention) helps GEAR UP students enroll in, persist, graduate, and earn a postsecondary certificate or degree. The College Advisor (Retention) will work with students primarily in grades 12 and beyond. The College Advisor (Retention) will work virtually and in-person.

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Financial Controller

The financial controller, along with the Director of Finance & Operations, will undertake all functions of the organizations financial management including financial reporting, budget and forecast preparation as well as develop internal control policies and procedures.

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College Advising Manager

I Know I Can College Advising Managers are placed in high schools and work in partnership with school counselors and principals, to provide college and career services for students and their families. IKIC College Advising Managers provide one-one-advising to students, to ensure the completion of necessary postsecondary attainment milestones, such as ACT/SAT registration, college and career exploration, college application assistance, and completion of the FAFSA.

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AmeriCorps: getting things done

The IKIC AmeriCorps Ohio College Guides program places recent college graduates in middle schools, high schools and Ohio college campuses as mentors and advisors to Columbus City Schools and South-Western City Schools students as they get ready for, get in and get through their postsecondary pursuits.

AmeriCorps members work alongside full-time IKIC advisors and school staff to ensure that students- typically first-generation college-going, low-income and minority students – get the information and resources they need to make educated decisions and plans for their future.

AmeriCorps Ohio College Guides commit to 1,700 hours of service (40 hours weekly) over 11 months from August 8th-June 30th or September 12th-July 30th.

In return for their service, Guides receive:

  • Significant training and valuable professional development, networking, guidance and support with career and graduate school goals;
  • compensation that includes a $16,502 living allowance and health insurance;
  • a $6,495 Education Award that can be used to repay qualified student loans or future education expenses. (Also, qualified federal student loans may be deferred for the duration of the 11-month term of service);
  • ample training, professional development and networking opportunities and a support and advising system for your avenues of interest – graduate school, teacher licensure program, career building – for “Life After the Corps.”
  • an overall great entry-level career experience.
  • the opportunity to make a difference and help students reach their higher education dreams.

Please note that having your own, reliable transportation is a must.

If you are interested in the Ohio College Guide position at I Know I Can, please submit an application at my.americorps.gov or contact Kim Ebbrecht at kebbrecht@iknowican.org or via phone at 614-233-9510 x113 for more information!

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