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Community Outreach Manager (Bilingual)

WHO WE ARE:

At ACE, we build optimism as a first step to lifelong success.

Since 2008, ACE has launched and operated excellent charter schools in urban San Jose with one goal: our students, by the end of their time in ACE’s middle and high schools, will confidently choose to be the first in their family to attend and graduate from a four-year college or university.

YOUR IMPACT:

ACE is looking to bring on leaders who are committed to providing great schools to the students who need them the most. The successful applicant will be aligned with ACE’s model, be highly motivated, thoughtful in their approach and maintain high expectations for underserved students in high-need communities. ACE teachers and school leaders must capitalize on the hope sparked by our Culture of Optimism with an academic program that helps students move from hoping they will get to college to expecting that they will succeed there. ACE’s first graduating class sent 77% of scholars to local CSU and UC’s.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

Student Recruitment Plan

  • Lead the development of the Student Recruitment Plan, to recruit the ACE target student
  • Source opportunities to promote our schools and raise awareness about our program
  • Develop and maintain relationships with community partners and organizations
  • Make presentations at neighboring schools or large gatherings (e.g., Elementary School Expos, Catechism Classes)
  • Train and manage tour guides; Schedule, set up and lead campus visits
  • Maintain and oversee family data in the School Mint database; Send out weekly reports regarding recruitment and enrollment numbers
  • Manage calendar to meet with interested families, either at the school, or at parents’ homes
  • Organize parent involvement in the Student Recruitment Plan, whether through referrals, through their presence tabling or door-to-door, or with their testimonies at events
  • Hire, train and manage student recruiters

Family Engagement

  • Plan and coordinate Parent Leadership meetings (e.g., LCAP, Parent process for Staff Interviews, Growth Cycle)
  • Strategize and facilitate the implementation of ACE’s new Family Link app with families
  • Construct partnerships in the community, to identify and provide resources for our families
  • Build strategic relationships with key parents, to increase parent participation as a whole  
  • Attend all general parent meetings and workshops, and guide events as necessary
  • Run House Meetings to bridge the communication between parents and school site
  • Manage and enter all data in the Parent Participation Tracker
  • In collaboration with the School Leadership team, carry out the Parent Engagement Plan, to ensure authentic opportunities for parents to participate in their children’s education

Other Responsibilities:

  • The Community Outreach Manager is part of the School Leadership team and is expected to attend weekly school leader meetings

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • Commitment and passion for the mission of ACE Charter Schools
  • Bilingual in Spanish
  • 60 college credits or units; 6-months experience in a fast paced environment
  • Genuine passion for providing outstanding service to external and internal stakeholders
  • Dynamic, engaging, professional with a positive attitude with the ability to work with a sense of urgency in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills with a strong attention to detail and exceptional follow-up and organization abilities
  • An ability to exercise critical thinking through ambiguous problems; Strong decision making ability, attention to detail, and ability to prioritize appropriately
  • Must have a car and the ability to drive to school sites.           
  • Computer proficiency with Google Mail, Google Calendar, Word and Excel.   

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:

  • Salary: $50,000 annually
  • Full-time; Non-Exempt
  • At-will employment
  • Benefits: Medical, dental vision and 401K

TO APPLY:

  • Please submit your resume through the ACE website www.acecharter.org and write a thoughtful cover letter

 

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