Coordinator of Student Recruitment, Retention, and Attendance

Job | Posted 7 days ago
Position Areas
State Education Agency


Job Description
Position:                               Coordinator of Student Recruitment, Retention, & Attendance
Reports to:                           Principal
Location:                              Covenant High School Grand Rapids
Hours:                                   7:30 am to 3:30 pm
Under the direction of the Principal, the Coordinator of Student Recruitment, Retention & Attendance (“Coordinator”) will lead efforts to drive student enrollment, engagement, attendance and retention.
Primary Responsibilities
  • Monitor student attendance & engagement daily.
  • Work with students and parents to improve student attendance, punctuality and engagement via calls, email, text messages and home visits, etc.
  • Maintain record of student & parent communications.
  • Coordinate engagement efforts with student advocates.
  • Coordinate and participate in all student recruitment efforts, events, and activities.
  • Lead new student orientation process.
  • Act as the first point of contact for enrollment inquiries from potential students, parents, counselors and community organizations.
Additional Responsibilities
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate strategies designed to further the student recruitment initiatives of the organization.
  • Draft marketing materials (postcards, mailers, yard signs, etc.)
  • Perform outreach to potential students/families, high schools and community agencies to assist students with enrollment at CHS.
  • Create content for school newsletter, website and social media to support recruitment and retention.
  • Provide attendance records for probation officers & court officials.
  • Communicate with school administration regularly regarding recruitment, retention & attendance
  • Work with PBIS team to support school-wide student retention efforts.
  • Assist with other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor degree in Education, Business, Marketing Public Relations, and/or Communications is preferred but not required.
  • 2+ years’ experience in teaching, recruiting, communication, public relations, or marketing role preferred
Essential Skills and Abilities
  • Strong communication and organization skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-starter who is also willing and able to take direction
  • Able to work independently and on a team
  • Strong time management skills: able to meet all deadlines for tasks and projects.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills preferred, specifically in Excel
  • Able to prepare professional documents using desktop publishing applications
  • Able to create and deliver quality presentations to diverse audiences
  • Able to develop, plan and implement short- and long-term goals
  • Able to gather data, compile information and prepare reports
  • Frequently sits, walks, and stands. 
  • Valid driver’s license, car and insurance required.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work in an office environment.
  • Some local travel required.
  • The noise level in the work area is usually low.
This job description is a summary of the responsibilities, duties, knowledge, skills, experience, abilities and qualifications associated with this position.  It is not an exhaustive list and may be changed at any time at the discretion of the executive management of Youth Vision Solutions.
Youth Vision Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.  YVS will not discriminate against any otherwise qualified employee or applicant for employment with respect to hire, tenure, terms, conditions or privileges of employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, height, weight, marital status, disabilities or other legally protected status.

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Covenant House Academy Grand Rapids

50 Antoine SW , Grand Rapids, MI 49507

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Covenant High School Grand Rapids

50 Antoine SW , Grand Rapids, MI 49507