Leadership Programs Alumni Job Board
Looking for an opportunity to flex your leadership skills? Listed below are opportunities for local nonprofit organizations that are looking for leaders like you to join their staff.
Talent Search Coordinator - ASU
|Position||Coordinator - Talent Search|
|Organization||Arizona State University|
|Campus/Location||Campus: Downtown Phoenix|
|Department||DPC Dean of Students|
|Job Description||Under the supervision of the Project Director, the Coordinator develops, implements, and oversees the high school academic advising component, coordinates the tutorial/lab components and workshops, conducts academic testing for all project participants, provides “College Planning” course instruction, monitors academic progress, prepares for and conducts “High School/College Success” parent/participant conferences, compiles and analyzes statistical data and assists in various other related duties which generate, in participants, the skills and motivation necessary to enter and complete a program of secondary/post-secondary education.|
|Essential Duties||• Coordinates and implements annual recruitment and orientation of project participants, including providing direction and implementation of data gathering activities, maintenance of student records, compiling statistical data on participants and preparation of data analysis reports.
• Coordinates academic advising services/activities, arranges and conducts academic progress meetings with participants and their instructors/counselors, maintains academic files and advises project staff on participants’ academic status and needs
• Coordinates the tutorial/lab components
• Organizes, coordinates and conducts academic testing for all project participants as required
• Teaches the project’s “College Planning” courses, including preparation of curriculum, assignments, classroom activities and materials
• Plans, coordinates and executes enrichment activities that will foster and encourage social/personal development as well as help solidify the participants’ desire/pursuit of a postsecondary education.
• Prepare for and conduct “High School/College Success” parent/participant conferences as well as assist with the coordination of parent/participant workshops
• Assists the Project Director with the implementation of the new student recruitment cycles
• Trains, supervises and evaluates assigned staff and assists with staff trainings and meetings
• Presents workshops for community, university, state, regional and/or national organizations
• Serves on university committees, participates in local, state, regional and/or national professional organizations and serves as liaison between the program and applicable constituencies
• Assists Director in preparing proposals and reports as required by the US Department of Education, ASU and other organizations
• Performs other duties as assigned
Days and Schedule: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm; Monday – Friday, May include extended hours, some evenings and weekends. Primary work location is the ASU Downtown campus, however much of the work for this position occurs at the various target High School sites.
This position does require the use of reliable transportation such as a personal vehicle.
|Minimum Qualifications||Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND three (3) years of related experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.|
|Desired Qualifications||• Experience with TRIO, educational equity organizations and/or similar college preparatory programs
• Experience with high school students (e.g.., youth between the ages of 13 to 19 years old)
• Experience with diverse populations, particularly those from low-income family backgrounds and first-generation to attend postsecondary institutions
• Experience with “high academic risk for failure” students and knowledgeable on high school curriculums and administrative procedures
• Demonstrated knowledge about financial aid (i.e., FAFSA and scholarships)
• Experience in overcoming barriers, similar to those confronting the project's target population - 34 CFR §645.31(e)(3)
• Demonstrated knowledge of basic computer skills, including use of MS Office applications (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access, Outlook), social media (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, etc.), Google Drive and ASU computer systems (e.g., PeopleSoft, Salesforce, Blackboard, etc.)
• Evidence of effective oral and written communication skills
• Bilingual speaking skills – English/Spanish
• Experience with completing assigned projects in a timely manner and working well under tight deadlines
• Experience with grant writing, preferably federal grants
• Experience in planning, scheduling, and supervising the work of others
|Working Environment||• Professionally represent department/program
• Sit or stand for duration of shift, climb stairs or walk moderate distances to perform work
• Use computers effectively, including inputting, reviewing and retrieving information, extended periods of viewing screen, using mouse and keyboard, and sitting
• Use critical thinking to make decisions and/or analyze data
• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
• Supervise paraprofessionals including student workers
• Schedule appointments and maintain calendar for student workers
• Monitor budget expenditures for assigned projects
• Walk throughout campus for meetings or events, regardless of the weather
• Use of standard office equipment, including multi-line telephone, fax, copier, scanner, pc-based computer and accessories
• Ability to lift and carry up to 20 lbs
• Deliver presentations, including teaching project participants and coordinating group activities
• Travel on buses to supervise participants on field trips
• Use of reliable transportation is needed to travel to off site locations
|Department Statement||ASU TRIO Educational Talent Search (ETS) is a federally funded college preparatory program for low-income, first-generation college-bound high school students. Purpose of Talent Search is to generate, in participants, the skills and motivation necessary to complete a program of secondary education and enter and complete a program of postsecondary education. The project’s continuation is contingent upon ongoing grant funding from the U.S. Department of Education.
This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check.
|ASU Statement||Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 90,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.
ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit www.asu.edu/tobaccofree
AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
|Instructions to Apply||Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on March 28, 2017.
Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.
Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.
Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.
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Economic Policy Analyst - CAA
|Position||Economic Policy Analyst|
|Organization||Children's Action Alliance|
|Description||Children’s Action Alliance (CAA), a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, is looking for an Economic Policy Analyst to work with its recently launched Arizona Center for Economic Progress (AZ Center). The AZ Center advances thoughtful analysis and effective solutions to raise the economic prosperity of all Arizonans with good jobs and strong communities and offers alternatives to short-sighted policies that make it more difficult for Arizonans to achieve economic success. The Economic Policy Analyst will report to the Director of the AZ Center and will perform a wide range of responsibilities from developing key policy solutions that the AZ Center will champion to compiling statistical data and tracking legislation. This is a full-time position with a start date by May 2017.|
|Responsibilities||- Research, develop and analyze policy solutions for building shared prosperity and improving the lives of struggling Arizonans.
- Prepare fact sheets, briefing papers, and other information to
support those policies using the data and analysis from your research in a format that is easy to
- Compile statistical data and research materials on issues related to the work of the AZ Center.
- Manage CAA’s KIDS Count grant to collect and report key indicators of child well-being.
- Provide leadership to community organizations on policies related to creating jobs and building
shared economic prosperity and collaborate with those organizations toward realizing the AZ
- Represent the AZ Center in the media and community.
- Track state and federal legislation.
|Qualifications||- Bachelor’s degree (graduate degree preferred) and at least three years of relevant experience.
- Excellent mathematical and data analysis skills, including use of Excel.
- Ability to synthesize complex information into concise and compelling charts and fact sheets.
- Experience and knowledge of state and federal budget and tax issues. Experience and knowledge of the following issues will be considered a plus: P-20 public education funding; infrastructure;
rural economic development; healthcare; affordable housing; criminal justice reform; predatory lending; immigration; and income inequality.
- Knowledge of the Arizona legislative process desirable.
- Excellent written and oral communications skills essential.
- Demonstrated leadership skills.
- Fluent in Spanish is a plus.
|Compensation||- Salary range $60,000-$65,000, depending on experience and qualifications.
- Major medical and dental insurance, life insurance, matching retirement contribution
- Competitive leave policies for vacation, sick leave, personal days and earned sabbatical
|To Apply||Send cover letter and resume to:
Arizona Center for Economic Progress
3030 N. 3rd Street, Suite 650
Phoenix, Arizona 85012
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