Jan 06, 2020
At Rocketship Public Schools, we believe in the infinite possibility of human potential. We believe that every student deserves the right to dream, to discover, and to develop their unique potential. And it is our responsibility and our privilege to unleash the potential inside every Rocketeer we serve. Our non-profit network of public elementary charter schools propels student achievement, develops exceptional educators, and partners with parents who enable high-quality public schools to thrive in their community. We are a collective of parents, teachers, leaders, and students working together to transform the future for underserved communities across our country. At Rocketship Public Schools, we are unleashing potential. The Family Recruitment/Engagement Specialist will be an instrumental member of our growing Family Recruitment Team. Reporting to the Manager, Growth & Community Engagement, the Family Recruitment/Engagement Specialist will work closely with Family Recruiters and other members of the Growth & Community Engagement Team to build awareness around school choice in Wards 5, 7 and 8 and increase the number of applications submitted to Rocketship elementary schools. Responsibilities Canvas in high-impact areas alongside members of the Family Recruitment team Knock on doors or attend community events as an extension of Rocketship Meet families and provide them with clear information about Rocketship and its application process Work alongside fellow staff members to hit weekly and monthly targets for families met Serve as a liaison between Rocketship Education and the greater DC community: Support families in their decision to apply to a high-impact charter school through ongoing communication and follow-up calls, texts, or emails Coordinate family engagement at our schools and in the community through tours, information sessions, and home visits Plan events for new families to welcome them to Rocketship and its schools Plan and coordinate ongoing community engagement for Rocketship's Family Recruitment team Research and register for local community events Build a calendar of weekly and monthly recruitment locations Develop and maintain relationships with community organizations and their directors to ensure ongoing communication and partnership Qualifications A passion for people; you have a genuine curiosity about others and are comfortable meeting new people Detail oriented; you love when everything is in its place and can stay organized Clear communication skills; you can easily speak about different topics and engage with people from a wide variety of backgrounds Ability to adapt quickly and represent an organization or brand across multiple markets Family Recruiters must be comfortable remaining on their feet for 2-4 hours at a time as needed by a shift Ability to work afternoons, evenings, and weekends as determined by your schedule required Prior work in a role that engaged with education, was client/customer-facing or required community engagement strongly preferred A high school diploma or comparable education equivalent is a minimum; Recruiters in pursuit of or holding an associates or bachelor's degree are preferred Knowledge of and comfort with basic computer and cloud-based programs including Google Docs, Drive, and Microsoft Word and PowerPoint Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and communicate with both adults and children. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally climb ladders. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to high. Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus excellent health and welfare benefits, 403b retirement plan, flexible spending account (FSA), and generous paid time off. Rocketship Public Schools provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Rocketship Public Schools complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Rocketship Public Schools expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Rocketship Public Schools' employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated. Click here for our Sexual Harassment Policy and here for our Title IX Policy . For questions, concerns, or complaints, please contact Equity/Discrimination Title IX Compliance Officer, Email: [email protected] Address: 350 Twin Dolphin Drive, Suite 109, Redwood City, CA 94065. Phone: 877-806-0920 ext. 115.
Rocketship Public Schools Washington, USA Full-time