Position Title: Alumni Relations Manager
Position Status: Full-Time Location: New York City
ScriptEd (scripted.org) is a non-profit organization that equips students in under-resourced schools with the fundamental coding skills and professional experiences that together create access to careers in technology.
We bring our tuition-free program directly to schools, where classes are taught by software developers on a volunteer basis. Students apply their new coding skills in paid summer internships where they work with role models in the field as well as gain the experience and confidence necessary to pursue a career in technology.
We are nimble, efficient, impactful, and growing. We currently serve 600 students in 30 high schools in NYC. We are committed to reaching as many students as possible while maintaining the highest quality of programming.
Who We Want:
We are looking for passionate, entrepreneurial leaders who are inspired by our mission, data-driven, and are ready to work hard in order to change students’ lives. This is an opportunity to join a small team that is experiencing rapid growth. We are looking for candidates who are self-motivated, resourceful, and excited to develop systems, relationships, and spreadsheets in a new position.
Develop and grow systems to track ScriptEd’s alumni. Ensure accurate and complete alumni database records; capture contact, biographical, educational, and career information. Compile and share reports about alumni.
Connect alumni with opportunities and resources. Seek out and compile resources and opportunities for alumni. Share resources and opportunities with alumni. Facilitate and expedite applications. Match students with mentors, organizations, and programs. Assist alumni with finding software development work (full-time, part-time, and internships).
Cultivate relationships with high-impact, successful higher education programs. Seek out and build relationships with the technology programs in the colleges and programs our alumni attend.
Maintain and grow the alumni community. Plan, implement, and promote alumni programs and events that support ScriptEd’s mission. Facilitate alumni returning to volunteer in classrooms and mentor current students. Develop creative ways to keep the alumni community engaged and connected. Maintain regular communication with alumni.
Program support, as needed. Attend ScriptEd classes hosted at partner schools and/or companies as needed. Support volunteers with instructional strategies, collect paperwork from students, communicate with school partners.
Provide additional project support, as needed.
Two+ years in Education or Non-Profit; experience working with alumni relations and/or colleges highly preferred. Classroom teaching highly preferred.
Excellent oral, written, presentation, and interpersonal skills; able to build and maintain relationships.
Self-motivated, flexible, and entrepreneurial.
Experience working with diverse groups, commitment to educational equality.
Ability to strategize, implement, and build programs.
Ability to work extended hours, including weekends.
Experience developing and managing Excel spreadsheets highly preferred.
Salary commensurate with experience. Includes a competitive benefits package.
How to apply
Please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line “Alumni Relations Manager.”