Job ID: 2019-10029 Type: Full-Time # of Openings: 1 Category: Administrative Support Princeton University
Since 2001, the Princeton University Preparatory Program (PUPP) has worked directly with outstanding, low-income high school students from high schools in Mercer County, NJ. During this time, PUPP developed a broad, successful program that engages students, families, teachers, alumni and others in order to meet the myriad of needs these young people have as they venture through the trials of their lives and attempt to succeed as candidates for admissions to this country’s selective colleges and universities. We are deeply involved in our students’ lives – from our core mission of college preparation and access to working with them to select high school courses and provide tutoring support or more personal assistance as they negotiate a range of family and community challenges and make their way toward a post-secondary degree.
PUPP seeks a talented program graduate who has earned their Bachelor’s degree to apply for a two-and-a-half year (30 months) entry-level position as a PUPP Alumni Associate (Fellow) to fulfill a range of responsibilities including managing alumni support services and relations, providing program evaluation support, managing PUPP social media marketing/communications, and general program support. We seek a PUPP college graduate with interests in the non-profit sector and/or education, and who, ideally, has fluency in a second language. The position will begin in June 2019.
Develop and implement programming for PUPP alumni including supporting PUPP Alumni in the transition to college and success through college; managing the PUPP Alumni Council, tracking PUPP Alumni college and professional data, and maintaining PUPP Alumni communication networks;
Assist with implementation of the annual summer “Transition to College” experience for PUPP alumni as well as managing the FSI2PUPP blended (online/in person) summer course;
Manage PUPP’s social media prescence;
Manage regular updates of the PUPP website in collaboration with the PUPP Program Coordinator;
Assist the PUPP Leadership Team with regular program operations, including leading cohort meetings, chaperoning events, recruitment of new scholars; supporting the PUPP Summer Institute programming; and attending and participating fully in all PUPP teem meetings;
Collaborate with PUPP Assistant Director on college counseling and alumni transition and support services;
Provide direct supports to scholars with DACA or similar special populations
Assist with annual PUPP Summer Institute yearbook, and manage PUPP photo files;
Assist with research and special projects for evaluating PUPP and working toward continued program development;
Represent PUPP within the wider Mercer County community, Princeton University, and at regional and national conferences; and
Other tasks to be assigned.
PUPP Alumnus/a with a Bachelor’s degree (conferred by June 2019)
Experience with educational outreach activities during college or interest in working in education-related field
Advanced written and spoken (English) communication and administrative skills; excellent telephone manner
Experience with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Adobe Photoshop and other databases; as well as familiarity with Google Docs and various Google applications, including Google Classroom
Must have a valid Driver’s License and own vehicle (preferred)
High degree of energy, self-motivation and flexibility
Fluency in a second language is preferred.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Employer Affirmative Action and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
Internal Number: 108376229
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