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Associate, Program Communications & Operations
Teach For America in Las Vegas, Nevada
 
 
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Date Posted 04/21/2021
Category
Admin-Public Relations, Marketing and Communications
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Teach For America – Las Vegas Valley seeks an Associate, Program Communications and Operations to provide project management and logistical support for the Program Continuum team. This role will also involve managing our social media, ongoing constituent communication, and AMEX budget reports. This role will report directly to the Senior Managing Director, Program Continuum. This position offers a unique opportunity for an individual who enjoys cultivating relationships and influencing others by sharing information. An individual would be especially motivated in this role if they are energized by communicating large amounts of information, creating organizational and tracking systems, project management, and building and leveraging relationships to drive actions of others.

THE ORGANIZATION

There are more than 16 million children growing up in poverty in the U.S., and less than 10 percent of them will graduate from college. These statistics are not a reflection of our children’s potential; we know that children growing up in poverty can and do achieve at the highest levels. Rather, these statistics reflect the systemic lack of access and opportunity for children in low-income communities.

Teach For America’s (TFA) mission is to find, develop, and support a diverse network of leaders committed to expanding opportunity for children from classrooms, schools, and every sector and field that shapes the broader systems in which schools operate. We are seeking individuals who align with our mission and core values and are ready to join us in this global movement.

THE PERSON

  • Create high level operations and logistics planning for CM and alumni-facing events and PDs that lead to exceptional CM, alumni, and staff culture as defined by our FY22 goals and Program Arc .

  • Create and send consistent alumni, corps member, and external communications related to regional programming, events, and expectations.

  • Track corps member attendance and professional development hours for all programming and send reports to the necessary teammates.

  • Manage our Americorps process and serve as the point of contact for our Americorps partnership.

  • Manage the CM and Alumni Facebook page. Monitor postings and update members monthly.

  • Create and send consistent staff communications related to Program Continuum programming, Alumni Programming, and community engagement to ensure successful and clear communication.

  • Amex Management and communication for Program Continuum Staff with AMEX expense accounts to ensure compliance with national accountability measures.

  • Manage Program purchasing and procurement as a designated Team Buyer

  • Manage MTLD Cohort Budgets to ensure compliance with regional accountability measures.

  • Attend and participate in all-staff team meetings and retreats, in addition to joining a sub-committee on the broader team.

  • Support the Senior Managing Director with any other executive assistant tasks (ie: scheduling, communications, expenses reports, etc.)

  • Hold a clear, personal vision for impact and how it relates to your goals.

Prior Experience:

  • Teach For America alum strongly preferred

  • 1-3 years professional work experience managing projects to reach and exceed ambitious goals

Work Demands : Some evening and weekend work and facilitation required

Skills/Dispositions:

  • Ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial, goal-oriented and fast-paced environment

  • Superb organization, detail-orientation, and project management and execution skills

  • Ability to prioritize and juggle multiple projects in a deadline-driven environment

  • Ability to create strong and compelling visuals and clear, concise written copy for communications

  • Proven ability to build and leverage relationships

  • Exceptional customer service ethic

  • Motivated by details and management of information systems

  • Strong tech and social media skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Microsoft Excel

  • Comfort and strength in verbal communication skills, especially over 1:1 or group phone calls

THE TEAM

This role sits on ther Program Continuum Team, and drives our regional programming work. At Teach For America Las Vegas , we build off the great impact our corps members, alumni, and broader community is making to work towards a collective vision that is innovative and community-driven if we want to work collaboratively with our constituents to reach ONE DAY. To this end, we embark on the first year of our 2025 Plan, where we root ourselves in the Las Vegas, center on student equity and excellence, and seek change at the systems-level. We deeply care about the students and families we work with, partner with others to iterate and improve our education ecosystem, and lead through our TFA’s core values and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.

THE PERKS

By joining staff , you join a network of individuals committed to pursuing equity for all students and developing themselves as professionals in the process. We as an organization value the longevity of our employees and offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits plan. The salary for this position is also competitive and depends on your prior work experience. Please be advised, you will have an opportunity to discuss salary in more detail after you begin the application process.

WE ARE DEEPLY COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSIVENESS

In all we do, we act on the following beliefs:

  • Diversity is crucial for successful change efforts and is one of Teach For America’s greatest strengths.

  • The full potential of our diverse network will be reached only when we are an inclusive community.

  • The predictability of success or failure for our students or individuals in our organization should not correlate with any social, cultural or other identity-based factors.

Teach For America encourages individuals of all ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds to apply for this position. We are committed to maximizing the diversity of our organization, as we want to engage all those who can contribute to this effort.

Teach For America is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information or characteristics (or those of a family member) or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

*This job description reflects Teach For America's assignment of essential functions and qualifications of the role. Nothing in this herein restricts management's right to assign, reassign or eliminate duties and responsibilities to this role at any time.

NEXT STEPS

Interested in this position? Apply now! Scroll down to the bottom of the page to find the link to the online application. If you still have questions regarding the role, feel free to contact our recruitment team at StaffHiring@teachforamerica.org or visit www.teachforamerica.org/about-us/careers .

THE PERKS

By joining staff , you join a network of individuals committed to pursuing equity for all students and developing themselves as professionals in the process. We as an organization value the longevity of our employees and offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits plan. The salary for this position is also competitive and depends on your prior work experience. Please be advised, you will have an opportunity to discuss salary in more detail after you begin the application process.

NEXT STEPS

Interested in this position? Apply now! Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click Apply. If you still have questions regarding the role, feel free to contact our recruitment team at StaffHiring@teachforamerica.org or visit www.teachforamerica.org/about-us/careers

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