LA2050
Partnership for Los Angeles Schools

Manager of Outreach and Enrollment

Employment type
Full Time
Posted
9 days ago
Location
Los Angeles
Description

POSITION: Manager of Outreach & Enrollment
LOCATION: 1055 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1850, Los Angeles, CA 90017
REPORTS TO: Director of Policy & Planning
ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW

The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools is one of the largest, in-district public school transformation organizations in the United States. Our mission is to transform schools and revolutionize school systems to empower all students with a high quality education. We are a non-profit managing 18 LA Unified Schools serving approximately 14,500 students in Boyle Heights, South LA, and Watts. The Partnership promotes change through an innovative transformation model that relies on sustainable and scalable solutions that can be applied at schools beyond our 18 campuses to dramatically improve outcomes for all students. Since the network was founded, Partnership schools have more than doubled their four- year graduation rate from 36% to 81% and have made gains every year on math and literacy assessments.

To learn more about the Partnership, please visit our website at www.PartnershipLA.org.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
The Partnership is looking for a Manager of Outreach & Enrollment responsible for developing, managing and executing initiatives to bolster student recruitment at our network of schools. In an overall context of declining enrollment at traditional public schools in Los Angeles, stabilizing and growing student enrollment is a critical element of school transformation. The Manager of Outreach & Enrollment role is a new position aimed at generating capacity, resources and momentum so that our schools can improve outcomes for all students.

This role includes being the coach/liaison to traditional public schools on implementing effective school-based strategies to help boost student enrollment. It also includes spearheading network-wide initiatives, including marketing Partnership schools and coordinating joint initiatives between schools. The Manager of Outreach & Enrollment will work closely with the Partnership schools’ administrators, coordinators, and Family Action Teams. The manager will report to the Director of Policy & Planning.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. The Manager of Outreach & Enrollment’s key responsibilities include the following areas and may be
  2. changed based on the needs of the organization and schools we serve.
  3. Develop tools, templates and systems to support schools in setting thoughtful enrollment goals and strategies and monitoring progress so that necessary adjustments can be made
  4. Determine competencies for effective school recruitment leads and support schools to identify them and build systems to support their success
  5. Plan and execute monthly workshops for recruitment leads aimed at sharing best practices and build a community of practice
  6. Support a subset of targeted schools more intensively through coaching, side by side planning, and mobilizing resources needed for execution of plans
  7. Conduct data analysis to support all schools
  8. Research and codify best practices from outside and inside our network
  9. Champion and support development of improved marketing materials for Partnership and Partnership schools
  10. Champion and work with senior directors to create and plan for time for school leaders to collaborate in feeder patterns
  11. Establish and work with senior directors to reinforce minimum expectations for all schools around recruitment
  12. Manage, grow and develop partnerships with key stakeholders
  13. Manage AmeriCorps VISTA volunteers working on school readiness and transitions project


QUALIFICATIONS
The ideal candidate will have:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
3-4 years of marketing, education, community organizing, and/or social service experience particularly in one of the three communities we serve (Boyle Heights, South LA and Watts)
1-2 years of experience directly leading student recruitment initiatives
Experience working in a school environment
Knowledge of enrollment policies and procedures
Knowledge of marketing tools and strategies
Experience working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment; adaptable when managing multiple shifting priorities; ease at managing competing demands and determining priorities independently
Comfort and experience with developing and leading trainings and professional development for adult learners
Outstanding organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to work under pressure with a high degree of accuracy and limited direction
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to communicate complex ideas simply and succinctly
Strong computer and technology skills; proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, familiarity with Google docs, and interest in and ability to learn new platforms
Data analysis skills; ability to summarize student enrollment data in tables and identify trends
Bilingual in Spanish preferred
Ability to work collaboratively with other experienced professionals including school principals, assistant principals, teachers, Partnership colleagues, and candidates for any of these roles
Strong belief in the Partnership’s mission, approach, and core values
Hold a valid California driver’s license
Ability to travel locally in Los Angeles

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
This is a full-time position. Compensation will be commensurate with experience. The Partnership offers a competitive benefits package, including health, vision and dental insurance and a 403(b) retirement program.

To apply

Please visit https://theapplicantmanager.com/careers?co=p6 and click on the position you’d like to apply for (“Manager of Outreach and Enrollment”).
The online application will invite you to attach a resume and cover letter for the position. Please ensure your cover letter answers the following prompts:

  • Why are you interested in working as a Manager of Outreach & Enrollment?
  • What experience do you have in student recruitment and community outreach?
  • What skills or experiences could you bring to the role?

For technical assistance or questions, please email [email protected].