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College Partnerships Coordinator/ Director

California, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Jul 1, 2023

UStrive is a nonprofit that democratizes access to social capital so that students with financial needcan achieve their college and career dreams. We do this by connectingstudentsto mentors through our virtual mentoring platformand through our I’m First! initiative, which includes partnerships with colleges and a guidebook to college for first-generation students that we distribute across the US.

The College Partnerships Coordinator/Director is a role within the I’m First! initiativeand would help us closepaid partnerships with colleges; expand paid distribution of the I’m First! Guide to College; and win grants from funding institutions.The ideal candidate will have experience both working for a college or university, preferably in admissions; student services; career services; or alumni affairs; andin developmentor sales. We recognize that there may be excellent candidates who do not have experience in both but have an interest in and aptitude for the activities required for this role. If you have experience in either institutions of higher education or in development/sales, meet the required qualifications listed below, and think you could be an asset to our team, please apply!


  • Work with other team members to create innovative strategies for communicating with colleges in ways that lead to paid partnerships
  • Implement outreach strategies, with an eye on quickly adapting based on college responses
  • Maintain detailed records of outreach and conversations with potential partners
  • Work with team to identify opportunities for grant funding and create grant proposals (depending on experience, may help write grants)
  • Contributing to the coordination of the I’m First! Guide to College, webinars, and other benefits provided to college partners
  • Other tasks as assigned

Minimum Experience


  • Experience both working for a college or university, preferably in admissions; student services; career services; or alumni affairs; and in development or sales.
  • Experience with CRM, such as Salesforce


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Coordinatorlevel: 3-5 yearsofworkexperience; Directorlevel: 5-7 yearsofwork experience
  • Strong writtenand verbalcommunication skills
  • Meticulous record-keeping of interactions with potential and current partners


This position is full-time and includes health insurance benefitsand a flexible, remote work schedule. Salary will start at $50,000for Coordinator level and $80,000 for Director level.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to or through the Apply Now feature by June 30

UStrive is an equal opportunity employer! We know that our team is stronger when there are diverse experiences and identities represented, and we encourage all qualified individuals to apply.


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