About the Assistant Director, Educational Programs Opening:
Reporting to the Sr. Director, Educational Programs, the Assistant Director of Educational Programs will learn every aspect of our student’s educational journey. As a small office, we each engage in activities from data-entry to strategic planning, all with an eye toward supporting our mission to empower young people to live their American Dream. The key to this position is having the ability to think critically about how and what we do and the expertise to use data and research tools to inform and accomplish that work. The person who will succeed in this role will enjoy using all their skills daily as they transition from one project to the next.
About the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans:
The Horatio Alger Association is a nonprofit organization that exists to dispel the belief that the American Dream is not attainable for everyone. We are dedicated to the simple but powerful belief that hard work, honesty, and determination can conquer all obstacles. The Association honors the achievements of outstanding leaders who have accomplished remarkable success through the free-enterprise system despite adversity by bestowing upon them the Horatio Alger Award and inducting them as lifetime Members. In turn, Members support promising young people with the resources and confidence needed to overcome adversity and pursue their dreams through higher education.
- Support the Sr. Director of Educational and Alumni Services with grant reporting
- Coordinate production of Scholarship Funder’s Reports (US, Canada, CTE, Graduate)
- Generate monthly reports regarding Scholar Services Coordinators activities
Data Collection, Maintenance & Presentation
- Stay current on best practices regarding data collection and maintenance
- Design, build, test and create surveys to collect data & information for Association use
- Engage with the Association’s historical and current data to determine trends and support future directions.
- Visualize data, write descriptions and summaries of programs, and create presentations as requested for Association publications
- Assist with ensuring Scholar data integrity and data clean-up in the Association’s CRM
- Utilize National Student Clearinghouse database to collect enrollment and graduation records by submitting student tracker request files, uploading and cleaning data to HAA database
- Coordinate with Salesforce consultants and Sr. Director regarding Salesforce platform enhancements for educational and membership initiatives
- Schedule and monitor integration, production, and installation of additional Salesforce applications and platforms
- Support onboarding processes through the technology integration of new employees, enable syncing between Salesforce applications, emails, calendars, Zoom, etc.
- Serve on the Association’s Research Committee and provide actionable recommendations based on Committee input
Scholar Support Services
- Lead communication strategy for College Success Program, program texting curriculum to supplement, minimize delays, and ensure timely release of communications
- Build out Learning Management System within Salesforce using SCORM-compliant platform based on content provided by Scholar Services Coordinators
- Provide training to staff to effectively utilize and monitor Learning Management System
- Support programmatic priorities of Sr. Director of Educational and Alumni Programs
- Assist Senior Director with strategic planning and program development
- Oversee the development and maintenance of SOPs and manuals for educational programs and services
- Support Manager of Scholar and Alumni Services with escalated cases
- Direct marketing activities for scholarship programs
- Direct the Strategic Partners program (SP recruitment and engagement)
- Bachelor’s degree
- 10+ years data analysis and evaluation experience
- Experience using Salesforce
- Proven experience using multiple technology platforms (CRM, LMS, online forms, excel etc.)
- Interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively with staff, the public, and partners
- Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills
- Demonstrated analytical abilities to handle complex administrative details with experience working in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment.
- Ability to work well under pressure and with frequent interruptions of work.
- Demonstrated ability to contribute to and promote a team environment.
- Capable of operating with minimal guidance, self-starter, strong degree of initiative
Qualified candidates should submit the following application materials in one PDF document:
- Cover letter explaining how you define the American Dream and what significance this concept has had in your family’s life, if any; why you are interested in the position and what qualifies you; why the Horatio Alger Association and its mission are an excellent fit for you, and your salary requirements
Applications should be submitted to Talent Market via this link:
There is no application deadline for this position. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. This job will remain posted on our site until it is filled.
Questions can be directed to Katelynn Barbosa, Director of Talent Engagement, at Talent Market, who is assisting with the search: [email protected]
While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, we are only able to contact those to whom we can offer an interview. Only direct applications will be considered. No phone calls, please.
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