Location: Los Angeles, CA
The Partnership Coordinator’s primary role and responsibility is to ensure the successful implementation of the CollegeSpring program across a portfolio of sites, leading to strong program quality, student outcomes, and partner delight. You love solving problems and managing the smaller details. You believe that effective program implementation is a result of high attention to detail, proactive communication and coordination, and a school service mentality. You also enjoy working in a team environment, both internally and externally.
- Foster and maintain strong partner relationships with administrators and site coordinators across a portfolio of local school sites.
- Create a year-long plan and calendar and lead conversations with each site to map out programming and support for the school year to assist programs in meeting fidelity guidelines.
- Coordinate partner site logistics, including shipping materials, updating student rosters, and managing fee-for-service contracts and invoices.
- Conduct monthly program check-in calls with site coordinators.
- Own the collection of CollegeSpring data across your portfolio of sites, including scanning, distributing, and managing the internal grading system process.
- Maintain Salesforce rosters, records, and updates for your sites, including school site and district data.Manage the process for receiving official PSAT and SAT or ACT data from your partners.
- Partner with the Instructional Success Team to plan and implement teacher and mentor training and onboarding events.
- Work closely with local Instructional Coaches to ensure partner success.
- Collaborate with Partnership Success Team and Head of Partnerships on implementation best practices and challenges.
Seasonal Staff Recruitment and Management
- Recruit, interview, and hire a portfolio of college students who serve as near-peer, small group mentors for our Core program.
- Develop and oversee local college and university campus recruitment strategy.
- Onboard mentors and facilitate mentor trainings.
- Manage your team of mentors, creating a highly engaged and effective group that wants to return year after year.
The Ideal Candidate will demonstrate the following:
- Mission and values-driven: You hold a passionate commitment to and a sense of urgency for the support of schools, along with a belief that all students can achieve at high levels. You are motivated by working in an environment where we live out our core values daily.
- Strategic thinker: You are self-organized and can strategically plan and prioritize your time aligned to highest-impact moves to achieve individual and organizational goals.
- Learner: You like learning new things on the job, and can enthusiastically contribute to a professional learning community.
- Relationships: You excel at relationship-building, and are effective at collaborating with others. You have taken on leadership and participation in a wide range of professional development activities.
- Operations: You care about the details, and are great at solving problems.
- Adaptability: You can seamlessly navigate a matrixed organization, and like a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.
EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS
- Bachelor’s degree required
- At least 2-4 years experience managing program coordination
- Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with a wide array of people, both internally and externally
- Detail-oriented with the ability to manage and execute multiple priorities with tight timelines and minimal guidance
- Strong communications skills (written/verbal) and interpersonal skills are a must
- Committed to continuous learning and development
- Experience working in under resourced schools, test prep, or college access preferred, including collaborating with multiple school-wide stakeholders (principals, teachers, counselors)
- Prior experience with Salesforce and G-Suite is a plus
OTHER THINGS TO KNOW
This position includes some travel to local program sites.
There may be occasional evening and weekend work.
Physical requirements are those of a typical office environment.