We are looking for a team member to lead our student and alumni engagement for one of our flagship programs - Technovation. We are looking for a self-motivated individual with experience in virtual community engagement and creating programming for young professionals.
Do you have skills that can help Technovation deepen its outreach and engagement among young girls through our online program and community?
Are you interested in leading efforts to launch training programs and support networks for young girls as they prepare to join the workforce?
Are you passionate about creating opportunities for youth in science, engineering, technology and entrepreneurship?
Then, we want to hear from you!
Technovation alumni are participants who have completed the program during the past 9 years and are pursuing youth leadership opportunities or an education/career in STEM. This global community is a living proof to the success of our program! Select alumni join us each year as Student Ambassadors to support the expansion of the program in their communities. We hope to support these alumni beyond the Technovation program as they make important career choices.
As the Student and Alumni Program Coordinator, you will:
Further develop programs to engage students and alumni of Technovation
Help increase our year-to-year retention of students (currently at 11%), by at least 5%
Manage grant deliverables related to alumni for our corporate funders
Lead student communication during the program
Track student recruitment data and report out to internal and external audiences
Manage the Technovation Student Ambassador program including email communication, webinars, collecting and reviewing monthly reports and stories. Track performance of Student Ambassadors and share updates for grant reports
Manage the Technovation Alumni site including sending student invites, researching professional opportunities, internships and scholarships sharing it with our alumni community
Design, launch and lead the Technovation Alumni job shadow program that allows select alumni to access professional training and job shadow opportunities in partnership with one of our corporate funders.
Skills and Qualifications:
Must be based in the San Francisco Bay Area
Bachelor’s degree or combination of education and relevant experience
2-3 years experience in project (or program) management
Building and maintaining relationships with community partners
Experience with facilitating workshops and/or trainings is preferred
Experience working in education or directly with youth is a bonus
Organized, detail oriented, and dependable, with a customer service orientation
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Ability to spearhead and lead initiatives from ideation to execution
Ability to work with diverse people, organizations, communities, and cultures
Strong communication and writing skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with a small and virtual team
Willingness to learn and adapt
Innovative thinker and self-motivated team player
Passion for improving educational experiences and outcomes for youth around the world
A cover letter expressing your interest, your relevant qualifications and experience
A link to your LinkedIn profile (if you have one)
Create a list of STEM related education or workforce opportunities that can be shared with Technovation alumni (minimum of 10 opportunities)
Iridescent is a global engineering and technology education nonprofit that supports low-income communities across the United States and worldwide (especially girls and mothers) to solve problems in their community using engineering and technology tools. It has been running for the past 13 years and has engaged more than 100,000 underserved children and parents across 115+ countries.