Assistant Director of College Advising

The Assistant Director of College Advising is responsible for the training and direct supervision of an assigned number of
I Know I Can (IKIC) College Advising Managers (CAMs), as well as building and maintaining relationships among
Columbus City Schools (CCS) district counselors, administrators, and staff. This position will continuously evaluate,
expand, and develop the programming and outcomes of the College Advising Managers.

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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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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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AmeriCorps: Getting Things Done

The IKIC AmeriCorps Ohio College Guides program places recent college graduates in middle schools and high schools as career and college readiness advisors for Columbus City Schools students in 7th to 10th grades.

AmeriCorps members work alongside full-time IKIC advisors and school staff to ensure that all students are exposed to information and participate in activities that will help them to make educated decisions about their plan for life after high school.

AmeriCorps College Guides commit to 1,700 hours of service (40 hours per week) over 11 months from August 7th-June 30th.

AmeriCorps College Guides will receive:

  • Significant training and valuable professional development, networking, guidance and support with career and graduate school goals;
  • compensation that includes a $30,000 living allowance and health insurance;
  • an Education Award of $6,895 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);
  • develop skills that companies seek in recent graduates that will make you more marketable for a future job or graduate school, which include written, verbal, leadership, problem-solving, critical thinking, technical, analytical and quantitative skills, plus the ability to work in a team;
  • experience with a 35-year-old educational non-profit with proven success in the college access and attainment field;
  • the opportunity to make a difference and help students create their plans to reach their career and college 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 614-917-3043 for more information!

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