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Alumni Coordinator AmeriCorps Member

by Daniel Krakani | April 28, 2022 | Daniel Krakani Blog


3 weeks ago

 

Washington MESA  

Alumni Coordinator AmeriCorps Member

 

ABOUT WA MESA

The Washington Mathematics, Engineering, and Science Achievement (MESA) Program is a statewide organization committed to building pathways to college and careers in STEM for traditionally underrepresented minority (URM) students, including women, Native American/Alaska Natives, African American, Hispanic/Latinx, and Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders.

POSITION TITLE

Alumni Coordinator AmeriCorps Member

 

LIVING ALLOWANCE AND HOURS

$22,000 ($2,200/month) ($24,000 or $2,400/month for returning members)

1700-hours/40-hours per week ~ Hybrid work schedule

 

DATES OF SERVICE AND WORK SCHEDULE

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 – Friday, June 28, 2023 (10-months)

Monday – Friday (may need to serve some evenings and weekends)

 

SITE LOCATION

University of Washington

1410 NE Campus Pkwy, Schmitz Hall, 3rd Floor

Washington MESA Program

Seattle, WA 98195

 

POSITION SUMMARY

WA MESA seeks a dynamic individual who will serve as Alumni Coordinator for building the WA MESA Alumni Network. The AmeriCorps Alumni Coordinator will increase WA MESA’s effectiveness by creating a framework for alumni to continue to have support services including access to employment connections, networking, and opportunities as they seek to secure financial independence, breaking the cycle of poverty. 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design a framework for continued engagement with WA MESA alumni including but not limited to outreach initiatives that offer continued support and community connections, career (and internship) opportunities, professional mentoring, and development.
  • Conduct research to understand what alumni engagement systems look like and key elements for sustainability.
  • Invite input from WA MESA stakeholders including students to define elements and/or components of an alumni program that will be exciting, helpful, and forward-facing.
  • Coordinate activities and events at least once per quarter for alumni with an emphasis on networking, industry connections, and alumni retention (social/cultural).
  • Develop a data collection process for tracking alumni, activities, and events.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned. Practice personal self-care and reflection.

AmeriCorps/Washington Campus Compact:

  1. Abide by all AmeriCorps program guidelines, policies, and prohibited activities. For more information, refer to the Member Service Agreement.
  2. Generate awareness and leadership around social justice and equity through the sharing of ideas, information, and experiences.
  3. Be familiar with the project logic model (if applicable) and collect and document program data using required tracking tools and progress reports.
  4. Participate in all WACC CLEC online & in-person training.
  5. Collaborate with other CLEC team members and national service members in your community on common projects.
  6. Correspond regularly with the site supervisor and WACC staff.
  7. Record and track service hours.
  8. Participate in professional development opportunities.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and direct programs and activities including promoting and marketing specific initiatives.
  • A resourceful style with the ability to work independently, take initiative, and manage multiple tasks.
  • Strong interpersonal and people skills. Some previous experience (or strong desire) to work with diverse populations
  • Ability to pass a national service criminal history check
  • 18 or older
  • AA/BA or some college
  • United States citizen, naturalized citizen, or lawful permanent resident
  • Committed to serving 100% of service hours

 

BENEFITS

  • Education Award of $6,495.00 upon successful completion of the term of service
  • Childcare, if eligible
  • Healthcare, if applicable
  • Forbearance for Federal Student Loans
  • Training and practical hands-on experience
  • Professional development and networking opportunities
  • A chance to make a difference in your community

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Email the following items to wamesa@uw.edu by 12Noon on Monday June 30th , 2022.
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter expressing your interest in the position
  • Contact information for 3 references (name, title, relationship, email address, and phone number)

DISCLAIMERS:

The Washington Campus Compact (WACC) AmeriCorps program is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action enroller of AmeriCorps service volunteers. Members of ethnic minorities, disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, and recently separated veterans, persons of disability and/or persons aged 40 and over are encouraged to apply. WACC only enrolls members who are  U.S. citizens, U.S. Naturalized citizens, or lawful permanent residents of the United States. All new members must show service eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and must satisfy the National Service Criminal History Check eligibility criteria pursuant to 45 CFR 2540.202.

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