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Student Success Coordinator, Minneapolis/St. Paul

#YesWeCode · Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota
Department #YesWeCode
Employment Type Contractor

Reports to:     Deputy Director of Programs (50%) and Deputy Director of Retention & Recruitment (50%) 

Status:            Full-time, 3-month contract (not an employee of Dream Corps Tech) 

Start Date:     March 16, 2020

Location:        Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN

ORGANIZATIONAL DESCRIPTION

Dream Corps closes prison doors and opens doors of opportunity. We bring people together across racial, social, and partisan lines to create a future with freedom and dignity for all. We are working to build a future wherein "we the people" means all of us.

Dream Corps Tech, a program of Dream Corps, cultivates future leaders and entrepreneurs from underrepresented backgrounds across the country. We are creating a pipeline of diverse talent that will shift the culture of the tech sector.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Dream Corps Tech (formally #YesWeCode) is launching its coveted Tech Training Cohort in Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN! By partnering with corporate and community organizations in the Twin Cities area, Dream Corps Tech will provide approximately 15-20 participants a unique opportunity to train and learn skills directly related to roles they will fill for partnering organizations. That’s right … guaranteed job placements!  

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

The Student Success Coordinator will be responsible for executing Dream Corps Tech’s cohort program strategy, supporting the participants throughout their training and job placement processes. Key responsibilities include:  Corporate Partner/Volunteer Engagement 

• Working with cohort corporate partners to secure ongoing partnerships with their internal teams and departments who will host and place program participants (i.e. HR-Talent Acquisition)

• Working with cohort corporate partner hiring managers to design/coordinate engagement events/activities for the participants (i.e. learning events, career and hiring events)

• Sourcing and coordinating the cohort corporate partner’s internal business network for volunteers and professional mentors (i.e. ERGs or Infinity Groups, D&I Department)

• Coordinating volunteers to engage with program participants 

Facilitator Support

• Creates, maintains, and keeps detailed records and notes of all cohort proceedings

• Supports cohort coordinators and instructors in successfully cultivating a deep sense of community with a focus on mentorship, accountability, and continuous feedback
• Sets up, validates and monitors data analysis requirements, monitors progress towards placement targets & supports cohort coordinators with identifying data trends and opportunities

Participant Support 

• Supporting and guiding candidates through the training and placement process 

• Implementing feedback systems that aid in the soft-skills development of participants

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  • Location
    Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Department
    #YesWeCode
  • Employment Type
    Contractor