Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 01-Mar-2018 to 30-Mar-2018
  • - Indiana Latino Institute, Inc. (ILI)
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • competitive
  • Full Time
  • competitive

The Education Specialist works directly with participants using an individual action plan to increase access to higher education for Latino high school, college, and non-traditional students while simultaneously increasing college enrollment and graduation rates. The Education Specialist assists in other areas of the overall components of the Education Program.

ILI's mission is to improve health and advance education for the Indiana Latino community through statewide advocacy, research, and culturally responsive programs.

Our vision is to be the source of authority and catalyst for change on all aspects of Health and Education that affect the Indiana Latino Community.


The ideal candidate for the Education Program Specialist will possess the following qualifications:
• Bachelor degree, preferably in education, social work, or related field
• Experience with case management, higher education with student support services, working collaboratively with community-based organizations and diverse communities, and managing and conducting community education and outreach
• Non-profit work experience preferred
• Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred

Requisite Candidate Traits
• Superior interpersonal skills and ability to work with a disparate set of individuals, both internally and externally while representing the organization
• Strong public speaking and written communication skills
• Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
• Works well independently and/or in a group
• Positive attitude and strong work ethic
• Ability to multi-task; prioritize competing projects and assignments
• Interested in eliminating education disparities in the Indiana Latino Community
• High-energy individual who takes initiative with a positive outlook and can manage change
• Demonstrates the ability to take the initiative on developing creative and innovative methods for outreach

Specific duties and essential skills for this positon include:
• Implement all aspects of the College Coaching Program
• Recruit participants for College Coaching, scholarship, internship, and fellowship programs
• Meet with students and their families to conduct initial assessments and create action plans; conduct ongoing follow up meetings and home visits as needed
• Provide students and their families with information to assist with access to educational and community resources
• Partner with high school administrators, counselors, and teachers to promote the ILI Education Programs
• Organize and execute workshops for students and parents
• Represent ILI at community and education events
• Complete educational presentations to schools, organizations, and other Latino serving institutions
• Assist with planning of annual Indiana Latino Education Summit
• Maintain adequate safeguards for privacy and confidentiality of participants' information.
• Assist the Program Director with the completion of grant reports
• Assist Program Director by providing creative approaches to promoting and facilitation of program initiatives and events
• Available to work evenings and weekends as needed
• Perform other duties as assigned

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