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Alumni Outreach Coordinator

Company: KIPP Texas
Location: Houston
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionKIPP Texas Public Schools is a network of 59 public charter, open-enrollment, pre-k-12 schools educating nearly 34,000 students across Austin, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Houston, and San Antonio. Together with families and communities, our mission is to create joyful, academically excellent schools that prepare students with the skills and confidence to pursue the paths they choose -college, career, and beyond-so they can lead fulfilling lives and build a more just world.Founded in Houston in 1994, and operating as KIPP Texas since 2018, our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in our classrooms, in our offices, and in the communities we serve is unwavering. We are looking to hire a diverse team of dynamic, collaborative, and dedicated individuals with an unyielding belief that every child will succeed. Join our Team and Family and champion equity, chase excellence, persist with purpose, bring joy, and help us rise together.KIPP Texas is part of the national KIPP network of 255 college-preparatory public charter schools in 20 states and the District of Columbia. Nationwide, KIPP students complete four-year college at a rate of 36 percent, comparable to the national average for all students and approximately three times higher than the average of students from low-income communities.You can see all our job opportunities at https://kipptexas.org/join-our-team/ .Job DescriptionThe OpportunityThe Alumni Outreach Coordinator is responsible for developing and implementing an outreach strategy to promote and foster a community of engaged KIPP alumni. This position works closely with the Persistence and CARES Team to increase alumni engagement and ensure that alumni are able to stay connected to the larger KIPP Texas: Houston Team and Family. Key ResponsibilitiesThe Alumni Outreach Coordinator will:

  • Work closely with the Persistence Team to build a strategy to actively engage KIPP alumni.
  • In conjunction with the KIPP Forward Team, plan and facilitate KIPP alumni events (including a family reunion).
  • Liaison with KIPP Forward and local high schools to nominate and recognize an outstanding KIPP alumni
  • Establish a KIPP Texas: Houston Alumni Network with high school chapters
  • Work with Development and KIPP Forward Team to highlight alumni success stories
  • Research and create opportunities to help alumni stay connected to KIPP
  • Develop and curate engaging content for our KIPP Forward social media platforms (Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, etc) as well as our newsletter
  • Maintain communication with high school faculty and staff regarding opportunities for alumni to give back
  • Collaborate with the KIPP Forward team to create a social media calendar.
  • Work with our Alumni Ambassadors to build a college campus engagement strategy.Qualifications
    • Good interpersonal skills; Ability to work with a wide-range of people including teachers, parents, students, alumni, corporate partners, vendors and admissions personnel
    • Proven written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong organizational and planning skill
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
    • Excellent time-management skills
    • Professional communication with critical stakeholders
    • Ability to strategize and develop solutions to complex challenges
    • Social media savvy
    • Ability to manage multiple social media accounts
    • Independent thinker and problem-solver
    • Articulate, professional demeanor with strong self-confidence and initiativeRequired Education and/or Experience:
      • Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year institution
      • Experience working with high school and college-aged students strongly preferred
      • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred, but not required Travel Requirements:
        • Ability to travel to various locations, travel time approximately 25% - 30%Additional InformationCompensation and Benefits:In addition to a competitive salary scale, a part of KIPP Texas' competitive benefits options, KIPP offers all employees an $0 HMO plan for the employee only. In addition to our $0 plan, KIPP provides a $600 employer contribution towards a Health Savings Account and a variety of other supplemental benefits such as Dental, Vision, Short and Long-Term Disability, Pet Insurance, Life, etc.

Keywords: KIPP Texas, Houston , Alumni Outreach Coordinator, Other , Houston, Texas

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