Aug 15, 2019

KIPP Through College Operations Associate

  • KIPP SoCal Public Schools
  • 3601 East 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Full-time Operations and Facilities Product and Program Management Strategy and Planning

Job Description


About Us

KIPP SoCal Public Schools (KIPP SoCal) is a nonprofit organization that operates tuition-free, open-enrollment, public charter schools focused on preparing students in systemically under-resourced communities in Southern California for choice filled lives. In July 2019, KIPP LA Public Schools and KIPP San Diego Public Schools united to become KIPP SoCal Public Schools to better meet the needs of our students. We currently operate 19 schools, educate approximately 8,200 students and support an additional 4,300 alumni who are attending high school and college.

The Opportunity

  • The KIPP Through College (KTC) Operations Associate supports the overall operations of the KIPP Through College team including external communication, data and logistics. This role includes significant project management, event planning and data entry/oversight. This position reports to the Managing Director of KIPP Through College and will work out of KIPP SoCal’s Los Angeles School Success Team Office.


  • Plan and execute events to support students on their path to and through college. These may include: college tours, admissions presentations, school fairs, and networking events
  • Coordinate all event logistics inclusive of administrative duties such as identifying venues, ordering food, and staying within the allotted budget
  • Coordinate with relevant team members to secure student attendance and content development
  • Create outreach materials for events
  • Attend events, as needed
  • Coordinate nomination process for special programs for students
  • Work with KTC counselors to identify students for opportunities and ensure completion of applications on time
  • Execute the KTC scholarship program including collecting applications and running the selection process
  • Coordinate logistics for team meetings and outings
  • Oversight of ordering and distribution of promotional items


  • Serve as data liaison for the region
  • Oversee transcript collection for high school alumni
  • Supervise part-time data intern as part of the transcript collection strategy
  • Work with KTC Managing Director and Associate Director to ensure database is updated regularly

External Communication

  • Update monthly KTC bulletin for distribution across the organization
  • Edit and approve newsletters sent to alumni and families
  • Create materials for external partnerships

The Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work autonomously
  • Ability to build strong interpersonal relationships and work effectively in a collaborative environment
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Keen attention to detailFlexibility to adjust priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Previous experience with college access or persistence is a plus

The Perks

  • Very competitive compensation package inclusive of a generous benefits package
  • 100% of healthcare premium costs covered by employer, dependents added at 50% of the cost
  • Employer-paid KIPP SoCal life insurance
  • 401(k) plan with up to 6% match by KIPP SoCal
  • Voluntary Benefits (Pet Insurance, Supplemental Life, Accident, Short Term Disability, etc.)
  • Generous time off program includes 22 holidays, sick leave and vacation
  • Other great benefits (Flexible spending account, EAP, tuition reimbursement for dependents, etc.)

KIPP SoCal Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation/gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

KIPP SoCal strives to ensure that our careers website is accessible to all, including individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please contact us. You can find our contact information on our website, Information will be sent to a talent acquisition representative who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the hiring process.

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