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Manager of Data and Evaluation

The Manager of Data and Evaluation will help expand IKIC’s data and evaluation capacity. This role will support the development of a comprehensive framework for program evaluation that will influence strategic decision-making capacity within the organization.

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GEAR UP Advisor

The Advisor helps students aspire to, prepare for, enroll in, and find resources to pay for postsecondary education. Based on specific school assignments, this is mainly accomplished via individual student meetings, classroom workshops, group sessions, presentations, and parent meetings. The Advisor will work with students in grades 7 – 12.

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Administrative Assistant 

The Administrative Assistant will provide administrative support to the Director of Finance & Operations along with serving as the front office coordinator. This position is the first-line of contact with students, families and community members via phone, office visits or through email. The person will provide overall organizational support for I Know I Can and is responsible for some administrative support to Boys & Girls Clubs of Columbus.

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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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College Resource Specialist

I Know I Can College Resource Specialists are responsible for providing support and resources to I Know I Can college students to increase their academic readiness, progress and success. This position also directly provides administrative support to the College Funding department and all of its funding sources.

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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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