20-21 KTC&C Persistence Advisor

KIPP Philadelphia Public Schools, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Date Posted May 22, 2020
Industry K-12: Charter Schools
Specialty Not Specified
Certification Needed
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified

Description:

  1. Maintaining Alumni Relationships

    • Monthly outreach (phone, in-person, social media, email, etc.) with alumni to build relationship, check in on well-being and offer support in navigating the college experience;

    • Campus visits to check in with alumni at their colleges/universities in person

      1. During peak times in the Fall and Spring semesters, this role can include up to 50% travel for visits to alumni campuses up to 3 - 4 hours away from Philadelphia.

  1. Advising and Caseload Management

    • Develop and maintain comprehensive knowledge of and information on financial aid policies and procedures;

    • Identify and build relationships with a variety of campus, KIPP Philadelphia and KIPP network contacts to gain appropriate resources and information that will aid in the success of alumni enrolled in college;

    • Create and employ intervention strategies for alums to aid in the maintenance or improvement of satisfactory academic standing;

    • Connect alumni to peer resources within the program to build relationships and increase opportunities for differentiated support.

  1. Alumni Programming

    • Deliver small or large group workshops to alumni on topics such as financial aid, academic success tips or stress management strategies.

    • Collaborate with members of the KTC&C team to plan and execute meaningful growth experiences for alumni i.e., summer internships, regional KTC&C sponsored alumni programming like the Winter Alumni Social or Career Summit;

    • Adapt or lead new initiatives based on alumni feedback and/or needs.

  1. Data Management

    • Collect and record real-time alumni data (contact info, academic performance, financial aid data, Advisor/Alum contact) in the Salesforce database platform;

    • Utilize the Persistence Dashboard to examine historical alumni historical and look for early warning academic, financial and socio-emotional indicators that could interrupt an alum’s college persistence;

    • Use additional data resources such as National Student Clearinghouse to maintain an accurate record of alumni college enrollment practices.

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