Dec 04, 2019
Description Position at IDEA Public Schools About IDEA-U IDEA-U is a two to four-year support program that helps students graduate from college on time. IDEA-U partners with College for America (CFA) at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), an online, competency-based, non-profit university. IDEA-U's mission is to provide students a flexible, affordable, and supportive college option to ensure graduates complete relevant degrees that lead to professional careers. About our region: IDEA-U's vision is to transform the higher education experience for students in the Rio Grande Valley. Our interns play an important role in ensuring our students excel academically by maintaining and managing safe and comfortable working environments. Accountabilities Build relationships of trust and collaboration with internal and external business partners, including IDEA-U Directors, College Completion Advisors, fellow Interns, students, etc. Maintain a welcoming, safe, orderly, and secure working environment Greet, welcome, and direct IDEA-U students and guests appropriately Plan and execute IDEA-U center events and convenings Lead the planning and execution of logistics for events including trainings, staff and student celebrations, recruitment, etc. Support logistics for meetings by scheduling, providing notice of meetings, preparing materials, setting up technology, etc. Support logistics for IDEA-U student recruitment events by securing locations, preparing materials, leading communication and advertisement, completing setup, etc. Deliver high-quality student success workshops during Academic Onboarding and beyond Develop and improve workshop content and delivery with support from direct supervisor and fellow interns Attend practice-perfect sessions pre-workshop and debrief meetings after workshop Follow all procurement and regulatory procedures in compliance with business office policy Reconcile assigned credit cards weekly (to include descriptions, account codes, and receipts) so that 100% of monthly p-card reconciliation is complete by the second business day of every month Manage travel arrangements (reserve flights and hotels, submit per diem requests and mileage reimbursements) for center staff members according to business office procedures and timelines Lives the values of IDEA-U Believes that any student with the will, drive, and appropriate supports can graduate from college. Understands that systemic barriers in higher education exist and interrupt access and success for many students and that new approaches are needed to provide alternatives to the traditional higher education system. Has a propensity for action; is willing to make mistakes by doing in order to learn and improve quickly. Thrives in an entrepreneurial, fast-growth environment, and is comfortable with ambiguity and change We look for Team and Family who embody the following values and characteristics: Believes and is committed to our mission and being an agent of change: that all students are capable of getting to and through college Has demonstrated effective outcomes and results, and wants to be held accountable for them Has a propensity for action, willing to make mistakes by doing in order to learn and improve quickly Works with urgency and purpose to drive student outcomes Thrives in an entrepreneurial, high-growth environment; is comfortable with ambiguity and change Seeks and responds well to feedback, which is shared often and freely across all levels of the organization Works through silos and forges strong cross-departmental relationships in order to achieve outcomes We believe in education as a profession and hold ourselves to high level of conduct, professionalism and behaviors as models for our colleagues and students. Qualifications: IDEA-U Student Must be available to work nights and weekends Knowledge and Skills: Excellent oral, written, and overall communication skills Highly self-motivated and proactive Quick to problem-solve logistical challenges Ability to work with a diverse group of people Strong customer service skills Compensation: Hours: 21 Hours/ week Pay Rate: $10/hour IDEA Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability, in admission or access to, or treatment of employment in its programs and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning the organization's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI of Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), or Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), may contact IDEA Human Resources at (956) 377-8000.
IDEA Public Schools San Antonio, TX, USA