CPS Common Application Roll-Out Coordinator

Erie Neighborhood House, a social service agency serving the Chicago metropolitan area and dedicated to promoting a just and inclusive society, is seeking a CPS Common Application Roll-Out Coordinator. Reporting to the Director of YOU, the Coordinator’s basic function is to provide outreach, education, guidance and follow through with 8th grade students and parent’s new entirely web-based process through CPS’s new Common Application for High School - GoCPS.edu.

Position Responsibilities

Knowledge of new website, GoCPS.edu

  • Become proficient at the use and explanation of the purpose of the GoCPS.edu website for high school applications
  • Know phase of applications in GoCPS.edu
  • Ability for basic trouble shooting for GoCPS.edu


  • Inform the West Town neighborhood of the new common application process via flyers and door knocking
  • Hold weekly office hours for students and parents to enroll, research, and rank school choices on the gocps.edu common application website.
  • Teach parents how to use the website.
  • Hold at least 2 “Kickoff” events in which large numbers of parents and student can enroll on the website
  • Lead parents through the choosing and research portions of the website
  • There are four main focuses of responsibility for this manager:
    - Inform and Advertise
    - Educate and Bring in
    - Enroll
    - Guide through Research and Rank


  • Assist Parent Coordinator with enrollment of current Erie House students
  • Assist Education Programs Coordinator
  • Attend All-staff meetings
  • Attend Department meetings
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements

  • High School Degree (College Preferred)
  • Written and oral fluency in English/Spanish required
  • Computer and Internet literate
  • Excellent organizational and oral written skills
  • Solution-oriented mindset
  • Desire and ability to work independently, but also to perform in a team environment
  • Ability to stay organized, manage a high volume workload, and work under strict deadlines
  • Ability to work Saturdays required


Erie Neighborhood House is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Accredited by NAEYC & National Afterschool Association; recognized by Board of Appeals (BIA)*
United Way Member


The Basics


Expanded Learning Programs, YOU

Reports to:

Director of Expanded Learning Programs


$12–$16/hour; 20–40 hours/week

To Apply

Please forward resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references by Wednesday, July 12, 2017, to:

Joshua Fulcher
Director of Expanded Learning Programs
Email: jfulcher@eriehouse.org


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