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College Readiness Coordinator (Temporary)

Job Type: Non-Teaching Professional


Develop, maintain, and manage programs and activities related to the JALC College Readiness Program; work collaboratively and maintain communication with various stakeholders within the College’s district, including high school counselors and prospective students; develop and execute targeted communication plans and strategies to campaign across multiple communication modalities (call, email, text, mailing, social media, in-person appointments) to address bridging minority, first generation, and low-income students with the skills and resources needed to succeed as they transition to JALC from their high school.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Prepare quarterly reports documenting program activities, outcomes, and purchases funded by the ICCB grant in collaboration with the Assistant Provost of Academic Affairs and Director of College Readiness and Student Life to ensure compliance with grant reporting requirements.
  • Work with district high schools and school counselors to identify students for the cohort
  • Collaborate with the Director of College Readiness and Student Life and Manager of Student Life and Recruitment to plan, promote, and deliver content for the summer bridge program
  • Collaborate with the Manager of Student Life and Recruitment, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, and Director of the Student Success Center to create activities to expose cohort students to college life and college culture.
  • Create schedule and oversee the activities of Graduate Assistants and JALC Ambassadors
  • Track touchpoints and program participation for students and schools
  • Attend various community events to promote the College and recruit students
  • Build prospective student perception of JALC as a top choice in higher education by linking student’s interest, career, and educational goals to academic programs at the college
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, marketing, communication, public relations, or related field
  • Experience with the Illinois community college system
  • Familiarity with the John A. Logan College district

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in education, marketing, communication, public relations, or related field
  • One year of experience working with high school students
  • Familiarity with barriers for minority, first generation, and low-income students

Deadline to Apply: Open until filled 

Type of Position: Full-time; Temporary; Grant; Professional Staff; Level 1 

Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday (some evenings and weekends) 

Salary range starts at: $40,000

Send a John A. Logan College Non-Teaching Professional application (PDF) resume and copy of all transcripts to or mail it to the address listed below.

John A. Logan College
Office of Human Resources Room C116
700 Logan College Drive
Carterville, IL 62918