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Job Title: Dean of Alumni
Supervisor: Head of School 
Start Date: July 
Hours: Part-time [40 hours per month]

Description: The Dean of Alumni manages Codman Academy’s comprehensive alumni support program.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Collaborate with colleagues (including the Dean of College and Career Advising, the Board's Alumni Success Committee, the Principal and the Head of School) to manage and oversee Codman’s comprehensive alumni support program to promote college and career persistence with the ultimate goal of post-secondary degree completion
  • Lead College & Career Persistence / Success
  • Build relationships with alums
  • Provide individual advising related to academic, financial, professional, and personal challenges
  • Utilize campus/program-specific knowledge
  • Explicitly guide FAFSA renewal process
  • Facilitate peer,professor, and professional connections
  • Lead Post-Graduate Supports
  • Provide explicit connections and training re: networking in relevant field
  • Provide resources for financial literacy re: home ownership, changing careers, giving back to younger alumni/Codman, general networking, salary negotiations, saving for retirement, etc.
  • Use data to inform practice and measure progress toward strategic plan goals
  • Maintain Salesforce database of alumni data
  • Manage transcript collection program to increase quantitative data
  • Administer regular alumni surveys to gather qualitative and quantitative data
  • Share alumni data with staff, Boards and subcommittees 
  • Maintain partnerships to support alumni (e.g. Bottom Line, uAspire)
  • Collaborate with other charter schools working on college persistence
  • Hold summer meeting with rising first-year students before they enter college and career programs
  • Ensure all students entering college and career programs have strong financial plans (e.g. waive student health insurance, sign transcript reimbursement form)
  • Support dissemination of funds to alumni, particularly scholarships and grant-funded unpaid internships