Job Description

Position Type: Central Management Office (CMO)
Location: Central Management Office Dallas, 75247
Date Posted: 5/22/2023

Mission Statement:
Uplift's mission is to create and sustain public schools of excellence that empower each student to reach their highest potential in college and the global marketplace and that inspire in students a life-long love of learning, achievement, and service in order to positively change their world.

Equity Vision Statement:
Uplift Education proactively engages scholars, families, and staff members to thrive as their authentic selves and partner in the journey required to identify, address, and correct existing and potential inequities.

Primary Purpose:
As an effort to increase scholar applications, the following proposal is being suggested. Hired interns would remain under the Scholar Recruitment team.

  • Maintain an aggressive posture toward identifying and capitalizing on new and innovative recruitment opportunities to drive scholar applications
  • Serve as the face of Uplift at community events
  • Closely track prospective families, applications per open seat for each grade and school; updates tracking tools/reports; Follows up with prospective families either over phone or email
  • Work with Regional Managers to develop campus-specific strategies to achieve application goals, in line with network best practices
  • Persuasively encourage families to apply to Uplift and accept lottery offers
  • Build a database of prospective families, tracking through recruiting stages of applicant lifecycle (from interested to applicant)
  • Assist with re-enrollment and pre-k duties as needed
  • Consistently/persistently follow-up with leads via phone calls
  • Call waitlists to encourage families to enroll at other Uplift schools
  • Leverage existing families for referrals table at local events
  • Visit local business to spread literature and information about Uplift
  • Monitor/answer website chat box questions

Education, Experience, and/or Certification(s)
  • Education Requirements:
    • HS diploma required
    • Associates degree or higher preferred; relevant work experience may be substituted for degree preference
  • Special Skills/Certifications
    • Effective organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Communication Skills:
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Reliable transportation is required
  • Bilingual Skills: Spanish preferred

Physical Demands: Frequent walking and standing; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting; repetitive hand motions including frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching; occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds).
Work Environment: Role requires frequent travel to businesses and communities across the DFW metroplex. May spend some time on school campuses or at the Central Management Office.

Starting pay: $20.00/hr

Application Procedure:
Apply online
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Uplift Education is an equal employment opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state or local law.  


Application Instructions

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