Mar 14, 2019

Student Recruitment Associate

  • Ednovate Charter Schools
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Full-time Community Engagement and Outreach Marketing and Communications Education

Job Description

Ednovate Background

Ednovate launched its first school, USC Hybrid High, a personalized learning high school, in 2012.  Since then, Ednovate has grown to five schools and is on a trajectory to continue to grow over the next several years. Ednovate is committed to serving in areas where students traditionally lack access to a quality college prep education by building tuition-free, safe, and high-performing public schools to serve neighborhoods that need it the most. Ednovate is currently planning for our next growth phase as we continue to fulfill our mission to make a positive multigenerational change within the communities we serve and in our profession.  

Position Description

We are seeking a bilingual Student Recruitment Associate to support the student recruitment and community partnership work across our organization. This individual will report to the Director of Family Engagement and Strategy and work closely with our school site leaders to collaborate and execute on a robust student recruitment strategy and process including canvassing, event management, and communication creation and distribution.

The Student Recruitment Associate must be willing to spend 50% of their time in Santa Ana supporting our Legacy College Prep campus.

Potential Key Responsibilities include but not limited to:

Community Engagement

  • Build relationships with parents, neighbors, community agencies, and various community groups to inspire and motivate families to join the Ednovate community
  • Support planning and execution of regular family events, such as the Ednovate Basketball Tournament, small gatherings, ands speaking engagements with community groups
  • Attend community events and informational fairs to inform eligible families and promote Ednovate schools
  • Communicate with families to answer any questions throughout the lottery and enrollment process
  • Support both English and Spanish-speaking families and community members

Student Recruitment

  • Coordinate and execute events that drive student recruitment
  • Implement student recruitment strategies that target families around our schools
  • Create and distribute communication and marketing materials including flyers and presentations to relevant stakeholders
  • Support the management of SchoolMint, our online enrollment and lottery system
  • Input and organize data gathered from canvassing, outreach, and phone-banking activities
  • Assist parents in completing a paper or online enrollment application

Physical Requirements

As a student recruiter this individual will be required to work outdoors and walk large areas for long periods of time. This person must be able to perform these physical tasks and maintain a positive composure when engaging potential families.

Candidate Qualifications

  • Outstanding skills in: relationship building, oral and written communication, interpersonal relations, and problem solving
  • Spanish/English bilingual fluency required
  • A proactive self-starter with the ability to multitask, establish and rearrange priorities, and maintain focus in a fast-paced environment
  • Recruitment and/or community building experience
  • Canvassing and phone-banking experience a plus
  • Event management experience
  • Knowledge and cultural competence of the local student and parent community
  • Knowledge of public education and charter schools preferred, but not required
  • Belief that all Ednovate students will succeed in college and make a Positive Multigenerational Change

Ednovate Non-Negotiables:

  • A history of high achievement and results
  • Impressive work ethic ("good isn't good enough")
  • Clear passion for Ednovate's Mission
  • Obsessive attention to detail
  • Serviced-focused mentality

Application Process

Interested candidates should begin the process by submitting an application through Ednovate's website at http://www.ednovate.org/open-positions.

Compensation

Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. A comprehensive compensation plan will include a competitive benefits package.

Statement of Non-Discrimination

Ednovate does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.


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