Job Description

Position Type: Central Management Office (CMO)
Location: Central Management Office Dallas, 75247
Date Posted: 11/15/2022

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:
The Regional Family and Scholar Engagement Manager implements and oversees Uplift’s engagement and retention program on both a regional and campus-specific level for a cluster of Uplift schools. Under the guidance of the Director of Family and Scholar Engagement, the Regional Manager helps design and implement a program that positively engages scholars and their families throughout their Uplift journey, grows school culture and experience, and ultimately drives scholar re-enrollment and retention across the Network.

  • Develops region and campus-specific strategies to achieve First Day of School enrollment and retention goals, in line with network best practices as outlined by Director
  • Develops transition strategy to drive scholar persistence between campuses at critical PS/MS and MS/HS matriculation points
  • Oversees family and scholar onboarding, social and culture activities/events, parent volunteer organization and referral program, and administers family surveys for assigned campuses
  • Manages team of 5-10 campus-level Family Engagement Coordinators, responsible for managing day-to-day priorities and professional development of Engagement and Enrollment Coordinators
  • Builds and manages campus timeline, budget, and activity playbook and parent calendars implemented by Family Engagement Coordinators
  • Implements processes and monitors progress on family communication standards, family training, scholar withdrawals and family complaints to resolution
  • Tracks and closely monitors expected scholar re-enrollment at each campus within region, driving intervention process for families who are at risk of leaving network
  • Regularly attends PK-12 meetings with schools leading the agenda and providing enrollment and retention updates, progress tracking and follow-up actions
    • Works closely with campus teams, attending events and interactive with scholars and families as needed
  • Works in close partnership with Regional Recruiting Managers to ensure a seamless experience for our families and to ensure a strong presence at prospective family events
  • Oversee training Family Engagement Coordinators and teachers (when needed) in strategies for engaging families
  • Ensure compliance with the School/Parent Compact and Parent Involvement Policy and requirements for Title I parent engagement
  • Collaborate with community organizations to increase Family Engagement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education, Experience, and/or Certification(s):
Bachelor's degree (B. A./ B.S.) from four-year college or university required. 3 years of experience in education field required. Demonstrated management experience highly desired.
Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills and an ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel and individuals. Ability to conduct training and informational sessions for internal and public audience. Spanish language skills are preferred but not required.
  • Bi-lingual Skills: Spanish and English preferred
  • Technology: To perform this job successfully, an individual should be competent in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel) and ability to learn and use computer software as necessary. Ability to use basic office equipment and manage social media platforms
  • Event Planning: To create project and work plans for events
  • Customer Service: Ability to provide appropriate verbal and nonverbal responses to families in all situations and always make families feel a sense of belonging
  • Travel: This job requires may require some driving to various campuses/events located across DFW; candidates must have access to reliable, personal transportation and a valid Texas driver’s license.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to sit and use the wrists, hands and/or fingers. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Work at a desk and computer screen for extended periods of time.
Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level is moderate and may have frequent interruptions. There may be activity from other employees and students of a distracting nature.

Starting Salary: $65,000

Application Procedure:
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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. 


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