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Jobs at New Haven Promise - A component fund of the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven


New Haven Promise is being administered as a component fund of The Community
Foundation for Greater New Haven. As such, Promise is staffed by Community
Foundation staff. New Haven Promise is a visionary scholarship and support
program for the purposes of promoting college education as an aspiration for
all New Haven public school students; building community and parental
engagement; and enhancing the growth, stability, and economic development of
the City of New Haven.
 

 
The mission of New Haven Promise is to improve the school district-by
complementing and promoting School Change, the NHPS education reform
initiative-and support economic development in New Haven by growing a
competitive workforce and increasing homeownership. By providing economic
access to two- and four-year colleges and universities to young people who
want to learn, New Haven Promise helps reinforce a set of core values that
make cities great.
 

 
CollegeCorps Coordinator
 
This position will have overall responsibility for effectively engaging
educators, students, parents, organizations, nonprofits and others in
participating in the program. Volunteer engagement is the principal purpose
for this position. Through the mobilization of volunteers, New Haven Promise
will have supports in place that will improve outcomes and success. This
position reports to the Executive Director.
 

 
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
 
* Volunteer recruitment, training, and placement.
* Coordination of volunteer events.
* Manages the strategic and effective placement of the right volunteer
in the appropriate setting.
* Full accountability for volunteer engagement from screening, through
time management of hours given to New Haven Promise.
* Responsible for developing and managing a volunteer recognition
program.
* Works closely with Student & Parent Organizer to ensure smooth and
efficient operations.
* Generate reports to identified constituencies on a regular basis.
 
Qualifications and Skills:
 
* Bachelor's degree required, advanced degree preferred.
* Minimum of 2 years experience of community / volunteer engagement
* Interpersonal skills with an ability to interact with a diverse
constituency.
* Strong team building skills
* Strong attention to details and systems of record-keeping
* Writing
* Grammar
* MS Office - Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint
* Ability to write, edit and produce printed materials for a wide
range of audiences.
* Strong presentation skills
 
This position will be open until January 28, 2011.
 

 

 
Scholarship Manager / Data Analyst
 
This position will have overall responsibility for creating a uniform
structure for collecting and reporting data from a variety of sources.
Working with the Executive Director the goal is to insure that systems
established meet analytic and programmatic requirements and goals.
 

 
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
 
* Design and manage a research oriented data warehouse.
* Conduct rigorous program analysis that supports and validates
scholarship disbursements.
* Effectively translate and report the data to various audiences to
further the mission of New Haven Promise.
* Continuously engage educators, students, parents, organizations,
institutions, government agencies, nonprofits, businesses and other
interested parties through delivering the message contained in the data
collected.
* Generate reports to identified constituencies on a regular basis.
* Effectively translate the data so that indicators for the purposes
of anticipating pending demands can take place.
 
Qualifications and Skills:
 
* Bachelor's degree required, advanced degree preferred.
* Experience with survey design, qualitative and quantitative
analyses.
* Statistical analyses essential.
* Minimum of 2 years experience leading large scale data projects that
involved multiple service/subject areas (financial, student information,
human services, etc.) 
* Excellent communication skills in:
* Interpersonal skills with an ability to interact with a diverse
constituency.
* Strong team building skills
* Strong attention to details and systems of record-keeping
* Writing
* Grammar
* MS Office - Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint
* Ability to write, edit and produce printed materials for a wide
range of audiences.
* Strong presentation skills
 
This position will be open until January 28, 2011.
 

 

 
Office Assistant
 
This position will have overall responsibility for office support and office
management. This position is the first line of public contact and as such
should be an effective communicator and excel at public relations. Working
with the Executive Director the goal is to insure that office systems once
established flow smoothly and all activities support programmatic goals. 
 

 
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
 
* Effectively manage office processes to support the program and
staff.
* Coordinate communications / meetings.
* Assist in research processes and projects.
* Respond to requests for information / data from the public and
staff.
* Coordinate media and public relations for New Haven Promise with
partner affiliates.
* Under the direction of the Executive Director, work on special
projects, research and develop analyses for internal and external use.
* Perform data entry and process data as directed.
* Submit reports as will be prescribed by the Board and Executive
Director.
* Demonstrate commitment to the continuous improvement of this program
and advancing the achievement of higher education for New Haven youth.
 
Qualifications and Skills:
 
* Bachelor's degree required.
* Competent office assistant or manager / project manager with strong
communication skills.
* Strong organization skill with the ability to provide excellent
staff support.
* Minimum of 2 years experience managing projects, organizing with
effective results - including projects that involved diverse groups.
* Excellent communication.
* Interpersonal skills with an ability to interact with a diverse
constituency.
* Strong team building skills and organizing.
* Strong attention to details and systems of record-keeping
* Competency in writing and grammar
* MS Office - Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint
* Ability to write, edit and produce printed materials for a wide
range of audiences.
* Strong presentation skills
 
This position will be open until January 14, 2011.
 

 

 
Benchmark Manager / Student and Parent Organizer
 
This position will have overall leadership responsibility for delivering the
program to students, parents, educators and others with the focus/target
being elementary and secondary education populations. Working with the
Executive Director the goal is to insure that systems established are
effectively and proficiently executed while meeting programmatic
requirements and goals. 
 
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
 
* Effectively engage educators, students, parents, organizations as
partners/participants in the program
* Manage the New Haven Promise enrollment process (coordinate, collect
and complete all forms, etc.)
* Participate in and represent program's vision and mission in related
meetings in schools, with community groups and in all related venues.
* Assure the execution of the strategies for ongoing school and
community engagement.
* Identify and resolve impediments or potential problems related to
implementation and execution.
* Submit reports as prescribed.
* Demonstrate commitment to the continuous improvement of this program
and advancing the achievement of higher education for New Haven youth.
 
Qualifications and Skills:
 
* Bachelor's degree required, advanced degree preferred.
* Competent project manager / performance manager & community
engagement.
* Strong ability to convening, organizing and mobilizing diverse
communities.
* Minimum of 2 years experience leading projects, organizing with
effective results - especially projects that involved diverse groups
* Excellent communication skills in:
* Interpersonal skills with an ability to interact with a diverse
constituency.
* Strong team building skills and organizing.
* Strong attention to details and systems of record-keeping
* Writing
* Grammar
* MS Office - Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint
* Ability to write, edit and produce printed materials for a wide
range of audiences.
* Strong presentation skills
 
This position will be open until January 14, 2011.
 
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven is an Equal Opportunity
Employer and encourages all qualified individuals to apply.
 
TO APPLY FOR ANY OF THE LISTED POSITIONS, please send a cover letter and
resume to: Emily Byrne, Executive Director, New Haven Promise, 70 Audubon
Street, New Haven, CT 06510.
 
Email: info@newhavenpromise.org
 
No phone calls please.

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