Job Description

Position Type: Administration - Deans, Directors, etc
Location: Uplift Elevate High School, 76108
Date Posted: 5/9/2023
Date Available: 06/01/2023

Mission Statement:
Uplift's mission is to create and sustain public schools of excellence that empower each student to reach their highest potential in college and the global marketplace and that inspire in students a life-long love of learning, achievement, and service in order to positively change their world.

Equity Vision Statement:
Uplift Education proactively engages scholars, families, and staff members to thrive as their authentic selves and partner in the journey required to identify, address, and correct existing and potential inequities.
Primary Purpose: 
The Dean of College Prep will be part of the campus leadership team and is responsible for overseeing the Road to College (RTC) and academic advisory program at the campus level. The Dean of College Prep will work with the campus leadership team and the CMO RTC team in planning and implementing the Uplift Education RTC Program. The Dean of College Prep must be willing to do “whatever it takes” to support our students in their preparation for college, their college matriculation process and their journey through college which will culminate with their college graduation.

  • Manage, coach and develop the Road to College Counselor, Academic Counselor and Alumni Counselor on the campus
  • Plan, implement and evaluate campus level college matriculation and alumni support programs that will fulfill Uplift’s mission to increase college exposure, create and maintain comprehensive college matriculation, and support alumni through college;
  • Directly manage campus level RTC team and campus registrar;
  • Coordinate the advising and counseling of the current high school students and alumni; review high school transcripts and ensure students meet credit requirements for graduation
  • Collaborate with campus faculty and staff, CMO RTC team, and other campus’s RTC teams throughout the year;
  • Help Uplift students gain admission to his/her best fit college;
  • Ensure the affordability of Uplift's students' college options;
  • Increase college persistence and graduation rates for Uplift students;
  • Research, establish and maintain long-term relationships within the college admissions area, including, but not limited to, college admissions counselors, directors, and diversity outreach centers;
  • Works closely with the RTC team on the campus and at CMO to coordinate and facilitate various informational college-centered workshops for parents, students, and staff;
  • Support the testing plan and implementation of standardized tests and test prep for the PSAT, SAT, ACT, AP, and IB on the campus level;
  • Responsible for data management, such as, but not limited to, maintaining college admissions, financial aid, academic, standardized test data on the campus level using powerschool, Naviance and excel and reporting it to campus leaders and CMO when requested
  • Identify, research, and acquire programs, products, and resources necessary to improve efficiency and productivity of the RTC program on the campus level;
  •  Maintain and encourage a positive attitude towards the RTC program;
  • Additional projects and areas as determined by the High School Director and/or the Senior Director of Road to College (based on expertise knowledge base of specific subject areas)
Education, Experience, and/or Certification(s)
  • Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree (B. A./ B.S.) from four-year college or university required. Master’s Degree is preferred.
  • Experience Requirements:
Must have previous 9th - 12th grade educational experience. Previous experience leading adults is preferred. 
  • Special Skills/Certifications:
People skills, adaptability, critical thinking, growth mindset, collaboration, creativity, timeliness, resourcefulness
Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Communication Skills: Strong analytical, communication and writing skills
  • Bilingual Skills: Not required.
  • Technology: Proficient in Microsoft Office applications; Familiarity with Microsoft Teams, G-Suite, Canva, Asana, Qualtrics
Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to sit and use the wrists, hands and/or fingers. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Work at a desk and computer screen for extended periods of time.
Work Environment: Some district-wide travel required.  Occasional prolonged and irregular hours required.

Application Procedure:
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