POSITION: Part-time Student Recruiter, Alpha Public Schools

  • Vietnamese/English bilingual fluency required

REPORTS TO: Community Outreach Manager

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

  • Alpha Community Outreach Manager, School Office Managers, School Administrators

LOCATION: San Jose, CA

 ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW

Alpha Public Schools is a network of public charter schools serving the students of East San Jose. Alpha students, families and teachers collaborate to develop the 21st century academic skills and character strengths students need for success in school, college and career. Together we create self-reliant leaders committed to making positive change in the world.

ROLE SUMMARY

Alpha Public Schools is hiring a Part-time Student Recruiter to help engage new families and register their students at one of Alpha’s three schools. This is a part-time position that is expected to work hours in the afternoon, evenings, and often on the weekend. The ideal candidate displays characteristics of a strong sales person, knows how to effectively communicate with others, has the entrepreneurial spirit required for a startup, and deeply believes in the no excuses/high expectations world of charter success. A growth mindset, customer service driven mindset and strong mission alignment will be the defining characteristics of successful applicants.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • DRIVEN: Have a sustained commitment to the school and workplace that demonstrates persistence and drive to complete a job.
  • ENTREPRENEURIAL: Demonstrate ability to manage a flexible schedule in a fast-paced environment, self-discipline and ability to work independently and with a team
  • RELATIONSHIP BUILDER: Alpha staff members demonstrate how they have leveraged relationships to improve outcomes for students and will develop strong relationships with Alpha students, families, and staff
  • FLEXIBLE: Alpha staff members adapt to meet the needs of the organization and a startup work environment
  • ORGANIZED: Has the exceptional organizational skills required to manage various priorities and projects, meet aggressive deadlines and maintain accurate data
  • Outstanding skills in: relationship building, oral and written communication, interpersonal relations and problem solving
  • Knowledge and cultural competence of the local student and parent community
  • Basic computer skills
  • Vietnamese/English bilingual fluency required
  • Canvassing and phone-banking experience a plus
  • Weekend availability is required 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Recruitment

  • Generate high-quality family leads by conducting door-to-door canvassing and community outreach to meet new families and encourage them to get to know Alpha
  • Distribute marketing materials
  • Input and organize data gathered from canvassing, outreach, and phone-banking activities
  • Report progress on a weekly basis

Relationship Building

  • Build relationships with parents, neighbors, community agencies, and various community groups to inspire and motivate families to join the Alpha community
  • Support planning and execution of regular family events, such as open houses, small gatherings at homes of neighborhood families, ands speaking engagements with community groups
  • Conduct home visits and information sessions, including presentations to families and answering questions about Alpha

 Student Enrollment

  • Place calls to families to set up home visits, 1-on-1 meetings, and information session attendance
  • Follow-up with families to remind them about events and outstanding enrollment documents

TO APPLY: please submit your resume to Adriana Garcia at jobs@alphapublicschools.org. OR submit resume online: https://boards.greenhouse.io/alphapublicschools/jobs/182500

As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability. We are strongly committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural staff and encourage applications from traditionally under-represented backgrounds. 

 

 

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