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1400A - College Ambassadors

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Who We Are

The San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) is the seventh largest school district in California, serving more than 54,000 students who speak more than 44 documented languages across 136 schools in the city of San Francisco every year. We aim for every student who attends SFUSD schools to discover his or her spark, along with a strong sense of self and purpose, and that all students graduate from high school ready for college and career, and equipped with the skills, capacities and dispositions outlined in SFUSD’s Graduate Profile.  Every day in our quest to achieve this mission we provide each and every student the quality instruction and equitable support required to thrive in the 21st century.

What It Means to Work Here

The SFUSD community is unified by our Core Values:

  • Student-centered: We put students’ needs first
  • Fearless: We persist through challenges
  • United: We celebrate and build on each other’s strengths
  • Social Justice: We stand with those most vulnerable in our community
  • Diversity-driven: We respect and seek to understand each person

 

We are also inspired by Vision 2025, which captures our aspirations and vision for the future of public education in San Francisco. Alongside the District’s strategic plan, Transform Learning. Transform Lives. SFUSD is reimagining how public education will change over the next decade to meet the dynamic future of San Francisco. As a CORE district, SFUSD is also a leader in critical systems change for more comprehensive school accountability and innovations that help strengthen the instructional core, which is the foundation of our strategic plan and Vision 2025.  

Who We Want

The College Ambassador will work at SFUSD focal high schools in collaboration with site staff and Community Based Organization (CBO) partners to support the college-going process and culture, meet with small groups and individual students in completing college applications. College Ambassadors must be recent high school graduates who graduated within the last 4 years who will be enrolled full-time in a local college or university in Fall 2021.

 

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Collaborate with CBO advisers to support college and financial aid application workshops
  • Set up systems to support students attendance at College Centers and/or events
  • Join meetings focused on collaboration and problem-solving and develop systems to reach all students
  • Reach out to students’ families to make sure they are included in the college process, including promotion of events like Cash for College Nights and other college-access related events
  • Support students to meet deadlines and give up-to-date and accurate information to students about the college-going process through classroom push-in support and small group meetings
  • Spread the word about college-related updates by visiting classes to make announcements and share college-tips from your own experiences
  • Use technology to support outreach, including: updating the school’s website, designing informative print materials, and make videos to better educate our families

 

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Interpersonal relationship skills
  • Technology tools and online systems, such as Canvas and Google suite
  • The college application process
  • Oral and written communication skills

 

Ability to:

  • Support student needs, which may include individual, small group work and/or whole class support
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Communicate effectively with students and adults both orally and in writing
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, families, and others connected to the college-going process
  • Manage instructions from multiple team members and meet expectations
  • Work confidentially, with discretion and with appropriate boundaries
  • Manage time effectively and be punctual for job responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

  • Adult, 18 years of age or older
  • Must be enrolled at least part-time in a local college or university (including but not limited to CCSF, SFSU, and CSU EB)
  • Applicants must pass a background check administered by SFUSD, fingerprinting, and provide negative TB test results.

 

In addition to your job application, applicants must submit a current class schedule (school-issued transcript/schedule), resume, letter of intention and 2 references. Must provide negative TB test results.

 

Applications without these materials WILL NOT be considered.

How to Apply

  • Visit www.careers.sfusd.edu and create a new account to begin your application.  
  • Our Human Resources team will then review your entire application to determine your eligibility status and contact you directly should you move forward in the process.
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    Verification

    Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/how-verify-education-requirements.

     

    Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification from this and future job opportunities with the San Francisco Unified School District.

 

Verification

Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/how-verify-education-requirements.

 

Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification from this and future job opportunities with the San Francisco Unified School District.

Non-Discrimination Policy

San Francisco Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This policy extends to San Francisco County Office of Education, including community school programs and activities.

 

For more information about the District's non-discrimination policy, please review Board Policy 4030.


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