Do you have experience with advising or mentoring college students?


Are you interested in working with a dynamic, mission-driven team?


We are currently in search of a Student Services Coordinator for a Higher Education Association. The position is based in Alexandria, VA. This is a full-time, temporary to permanent assignment.


ORGANIZATION TYPE: Higher Education Association

LOCATION: Alexandria, VA

POSITION TITLE: Student Services Coordinator

DURATION: Temporary to Permanent

SCHEDULE: 37.5 hours/week

HOURLY PAY: $15.00 – $17.00/hour


Is This Your Dream Job? The Student Services Coordinator will be the first point of contact for program participants. This person will build relationships with students, ensuring their success throughout their college education. This is an entry level role, well-suited for a recent college graduate. The anticipated salary for the permanent role would be between $50-$60k.


Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Prior experience advising college students required
  • At least 1+ year of administrative experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Resident Assistant experience a plus
  • Ability to manage data via a CRM required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Belief in the power of the American Dream and the free-enterprise system


How You Will Spend Your Day:

  • Engage with students to support their success as an undergraduate student
  • Assist students in navigating the financial aid process and college selection
  • Communicate with students, administrators, parents/relatives regularly
  • Coordinate personal, academic and career support as needed
  • Document student progress, proactively identifying issues and challenges
  • Maintain and collect data on an ongoing basis, making regular assessments of individual student progress toward degree completion
  • Provide regular updates and information about students to donors as needed
  • Provide referrals for direct support services as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned


We’d love to hear from you.

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