Per Scholas Inc. Associate, Alumni Services & Retention in Columbus, Ohio
POSITION TITLE: Associate, Alumni Services & Retention
LOCATION: Columbus, Ohio
REPORTS TO: Director, Business Solutions
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
As the Associate, Alumni Services & Retention you will be primarily responsible for employment verification and reporting. You will also assist with the coordination of alumni services, and reporting on employment and service outcomes.
WHAT YOU?LL DO:
Manage the employment retention verification process, including various forms of outreach to alumni; use data to drive tactical decisions on improvements
Enter data in real-time on all placed students
Assist in reporting on employment and service outcomes
Assist in coordination of special projects and events for alumni
Make appropriate referrals for students that require assistance with job placement
Manage special projects for program department as needed
Respond to inquiries from alumni within 24 hours
Assist in maintaining student records
Provide telephone and office administrative support
Perform other responsibilities as assigned by manager
WHAT YOU?LL BRING TO US:
Bachelor's degree (or equivalent practical experience)
Strong technical aptitude (Google Sheets/Excel, Slides/PowerPoint,, Salesforce etc), project management, and organizational skills with detailed follow-through abilities.
Excellent written communication, presentation, and customer service skills.
Solid understanding of business needs and how to source talent to meet those needs.
Strong data management skills.
Experience with social media marketing a plus.
Prior knowledge or background in IT (if minimal, a desire and willingness to learn what?s needed) and a passion for technology is a plus.
WHY WORK HERE?
We believe our staff is the heart and soul of the organization. Our workplace culture is challenging, supportive, collaborative and mission-driven. We take a genuine interest in career paths and work-life balance, and welcome contributing ideas from staff at all levels. Working at Per Scholas means working somewhere full of engaging, savvy, diverse people who care deeply about pushing our work forward.
You?ll enjoy a welcoming and casual professional environment, self-development opportunities, innovative technology, and benefits like health care and a 401K match. If you want to work in a progressive organization, where you can build something meaningful and have fun while doing it, we would love to hear from you.
ABOUT PER SCHOLAS:
Per Scholas is a national nonprofit that drives positive and proven social change in communities across the country. Through rigorous and tuition-free technology training and professional development, we prepare motivated and curious adults who are unemployed or underemployed for successful careers as IT professionals, and we create on-ramps to businesses in need of their talents. Today we provide our solutions in eight cities across the country: Atlanta, GA; Boston, MA; Greater Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Dallas, TX; the National Capital Region; Newark, NJ; and New York. To date, Per Scholas has trained over 8,000 individuals, helping them build lasting, life-changing skills and careers in technology.
Equal Employment Opportunity
We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. See our full EEO statement here.