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Student Engagement Associate

  • Full Time
  • Rockville, MD
  • 52,000-65,000 USD / Year
  • Salary: 52,000-65,000
  • Access to a car is required.

Website Future Link, Inc.

Are you a self-starter ready to assist motivated young adults to succeed in post-secondary education? Want to contribute to a mission-minded nonprofit team that transforms lives?

Future Link ( is looking for a passionate, positive, and motivated person to join our team as a Student Engagement Associate. The right individual will understand the rewards of working directly with our first-generation, low income, high potential college students. This person will be a member of their “success team” and support them through their incremental progress to reach their education and career goals. This team member will thrive in a fast-paced, highly collaborative and flexible environment. The Student Engagement Associate serves as a key member of the Future Link team and an integral part of supporting, retaining, and engaging our students. Future Link is expanding, and we are looking for an empathetic person who is ready to contribute to the overall growth of the organization.


1. Seminar Leader

Provide leadership and logistics management for Future Link’s 15-week Self-Advocacy and Career Development Seminar (fall and spring semesters) which teaches the behaviors and mindset needed to succeed in school and the workforce. Role includes oversight of seminar facilitators, collaboration on curriculum development, attendance monitoring/follow-up, community building, and weekly activities related to seminar.

2. Student Liaison and Support for Program Components

  • Student outreach and regular check-ins to ensure student progress.
  • Understanding student cohort to guide them towards relevant programs and services: scholarships, internships, tutoring, career coaching, transfer information, financial aid guidance, etc.
  • Planning and execution support for programs and events.
  • Liaise with assigned mentors to support mentor-mentee pairs

3. Other duties as assigned


Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: Must have the ability to multi-task, be detail-oriented, and implement programming in a fast-paced environment. Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills required. Must possess a good sense of humor, a positive attitude, and the ability to prioritize work effectively. A willingness and ability to work well in a collaborative environment with all internal team members and external stakeholders is essential.

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree required. Three-five years of experience preferred in a relevant discipline. Strong preference will be given to candidates with direct experience with college-level student engagement, student support services and program implementation. Must live in Montgomery County, MD and have a car.

Working Conditions/Benefits: The position is a full-time, in person role in Rockville and reports to the Director, Education and Mentoring. Normal business hours are 9 am-5 pm Monday through Friday. In addition, seminar attendance is required on Wednesdays from 4-7pm (also in Rockville). Generous time off: three weeks of paid vacation, nine federal holidays and the last week in December off. Flexible environment. Health, dental and vision benefits available.






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