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Director, Alumni Leadership

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Atlanta, GA, USA

As the Director of Alumni Leadership, you will be an integral part of equipping our local alumni to lead. You will do this primarily through the creation of relevant programming and events. You will create and execute on a three year strategy to put more school leaders and social entrepreneurs into our local ecosystem. You will be responsible for delivering programs that show measurable impact for our alumni leaders. To do this well, it will require you to build productive partnerships with relevant team members and community leaders, and to navigate a complex education ecosystem.

Areas of Responsibility: 

Program Design and Execution (35%)

  • Design, manage and execute on a three year plan to elevate the leadership of our alumni in Metro Atlanta, specifically for alumni on a path to school/systems leadership and for alumni interested in social innovation
  • Create an alumni onboarding experience for our second year teachers transitioning into alumni hood
  • Leverage external and internal research to design all programs and learning experiences
  • Measure the direct impact of your work through strong evaluation systems

Partnerships (35%)

  • Develop strong external partnerships with experts and organizations necessary to execute on alumni leadership development experiences
  • Collaborate with our Program and District Strategy, especially on programs related to our alumni educators
  • Collaborate with our Development team to show measurable impact of leadership programming

Event Management (15%)

  • Find or create relevant learning experiences for our alumni in our prioritized segments
  • Collaborate with partner organizations to ensure strong communication, execution, and outcomes for partner-driven events

Regional Responsibilities (15%)

  • Integrate and drive towards Regional Priorities in work alongside other regional staff members
  • Support corps member selection, confirmation and matriculation efforts of the region as assigned
  • Support successful execution of alumni survey and giving campaigns and large-scale alumni networking events
  • Support planning and execution of various regional events and projects
  • Support, attend, and/or participate in regional team activities, including regular staff meetings and retreats
  • Actively participate and seek out experiences that push your perspective along our DEI outcomes
  • Attend and actively engage in professional development conferences and learning groups
  • Responsibly steward regional resources through consistent compliance with all employee policies and expectations
Educational Background: 
Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • Design and execution of effective adult learning programs
  • Exceptional project management stills
  • Set and evolve project vision and direction
  • Gather research from various contexts to inform strategy and execution
  • Build strong relationships in order to cultivate, influence, and motivate others towards outcomes
  • Identifying opportunities in complex situations and leveraging opportunities
  • Big-picture thinking in order to generate ideas and implement solutions to complex problems
  • Connect discrete programming to larger organizational goals
  • Comprehensively measure outputs of a variety of programs using multiple measures
  • 7+ years of work experience preferred
  • Experience with program creation, execution and evaluation
  • Experience working in a Metro Atlanta school and/or district preferred

Work Demands

  • Occasional travel (2-3 times/year) required for attendance at conferences or professional development
  • Some evening and weekend work required for attendance at regional events
  • Valid driver’s license required

Organization Info

Teach For America

New York, NY, United States
Annual Budget : 
About Us
Areas of Focus: 

Teach For America is the national corps of outstanding recent college graduates, professionals, or graduate students who commit to teach for two years in urban and rural public schools and become lifelong leaders in expanding educational opportunity. Teach For America's mission is to enlist, develop, and mobilize as many as possible of our nation's most promising future leaders to grow and strengthen the movement for educational equity and excellence. In the 2016-2017 school year, 6,900 first- and second-year Teach For America corps members are teaching in 53 regions across the United States. Since 1990, Teach For America corps members have reached more than 10 million students. Teach For America's more than 40,000 alumni are providing critical leadership -- as teachers, school and district leaders; elected officials and policy advisers; and founders and leaders of education and social reform initiatives -- to ensure all children have the opportunity to attain an excellent education.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Jul 27 2019
Active Until: 
Aug 27 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Teach For America