Associate, Corps and Alumni Leadership - Apply by 12/16/2016 (Tulsa, OK)
The Associate, Corps & Alumni Leadership will provide best in class operations and administrative support for the region, with a focus on supporting the Corps & Alumni Leadership Team. The Associate, Corps & Alumni Leadership will have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative, customer service, and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities. The associate will have the ability to work independently on projects, from conception to completion, and must be able to work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion. The Associate, Corps & Alumni Leadership will report directly to the Director, Talent and Operations.
Oklahomans pride themselves on banding together, rising to meet challenges, and coming out stronger and smarter than they began. It is in that same spirit that leaders in Greater Tulsa are approaching education — with determination to get it right for students in their communities. These leaders and their communities have welcomed our 180 corps members and over 200 alumni with open arms. Our staff here forms a tight-knit family working as part of the collective effort to give all kids in Greater Tulsa the opportunities they deserve.
- Provide logistical and operational support for the Corps & Alumni Leadership team, including assisting in meeting logistics, data reporting and analysis, and special events
- Manage AmeriCorps partnership and ensure corps members meet all certification requirements throughout the year
- Support the Director, Corps Readiness to successfully complete corps member hiring and licensing
- Track and support in the management of corps member certification
- Drive discrete projects to support the Greater Tulsa Corps & Alumni Leadership team in reaching ambitious goals
- Create various project plans related to regional operations and ensuring tasks are complete timely to drive achievement of milestones and goals
- Participate as a member of the regional Talent & Operations Team
- Two years of work experience required
- Teach For America corps member and/or staff member experience is preferred
- Ability to travel to in-person meetings in various U.S. cities [1-2 times/year].
- Ability to travel independently, by car, to multiple locations for work each day that may be significant distances from one another.
- Occasional weekend or evening work is required.
- Ability to lift and transport up to 20 pounds for work purposes.
- Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
- Ability to manage systems and processes to ensure efficient operations
- Commitment to proactively grow and improve
- Strong customer service orientation with excitement to support others in their work
- Highly resourceful team-player with the ability to also be extremely effective independently
- Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability
- Strong communication skills (particularly written)
- Strength in collecting and communicating data
- Bachelor’s Degree required
To be considered for this role, you must submit an online application. Please scroll down to the bottom of the page to find the link to the online application. For more information, please contact [email protected] or visit www.teachforamerica.org/about-us/careers.
Benefits and Salary
Salary for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience. In addition, a comprehensive benefits package is included. Learn more at www.teachforamerica.org/about-us/careers/employee-benefits.
Commitment to Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment Policy
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. Learn more about our diversity on staff: www.teachforamerica.org/about-us/careers/life-at-tfa/workforce-diversity-and-inclusiveness.
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.
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