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Student Recruitment Coordinator (Immediate Start)

Company: Uncommon Schools
Location: Camden
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Uncommon Schools is a non-profit network of 55 outstanding public charter schools in grades K-12 across New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts. Our mission is to start and manage outstanding urban public charter schools that close the achievement gap and prepare students from low-income backgrounds for success in college and beyond. We are accomplishing that mission every day, with a college graduation rate that is well above the national average and thousands of stories of our students and alumni achieving their dreams.

Job Description

Camden Prep is a college-preparatory public renaissance school in Camden, NJ. Camden Prep operates four school serving over 900 kindergarten - 9th grade students. Each year, Camden Prep launches a large student recruitment campaign to fill its seats for the upcoming year. Camden Prep's goal is to ensure local families and community partners are aware of Camden Prep as a high quality school option for their children.

Camden Prep is currently hiring a part-time Student Recruitment Coordinator to assist our team with student recruitment. We are looking for an individual that is eager to meet new people, establish partnerships in our community, and loves talking about our school. Specifically, the Student Recruitment Coordinator will work out of our school site, and within the larger Camden community (average of 20-25 hours/week) including evenings and Saturdays.

Conduct outreach to interested families and organizations via phone, email and in-person
Participate in a range of activities including door to door canvassing, phone call campaigns, recruitment events, and home visits to interested families
Develop relationships with key community partners including early childhood centers, pre-school programs, and community-based organizations serving students in the city of Camden with an eye to recruiting new families
Update and enter data and information from interested families
Flyer and canvass the community
Participate in evening and weekend meetings and events as needed
Assist with other recruitment duties as needed


Outgoing, personable, and friendly
Strong command of customer service skills and willing to go the extra mile
Strong written and phone/verbal communication skills along with active listening
High level of attention to detail
Must have access to a personal vehicle to travel to our schools and community events
Must be fluent in speaking and writing English and Spanish
Prior call center or sales experience a plus, but not required


Additional Information

$12/hour. This position is not eligible for benefits

Uncommon believes in the importance of being a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization that enables our students and staff to thrive. We are committed to building a talented team that reflects the diverse backgrounds and experiences of our students. At the same time, we work to ensure an inclusive community through creating a space for important dialogue about issues of race and identity for our staff and students.

As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability .

Keywords: Uncommon Schools, Camden , Student Recruitment Coordinator (Immediate Start), Human Resources , Camden, New Jersey

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