Business and Community Outreach Specialist

Business Name: 
San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD)
Type of Position: 
Full-Time Job
Grade Level: 
555 Franklin St, San Francisco, CA 94102
Days/Hours per Week: 
Pay Range: 
$59,324-$71,867 annually

San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) offers a competitive salary of $59,324-$71,867 annually commensurate with experience in a similar position. We offer a comprehensive benefits plan including dental and vision plans, a defined benefit pension plan, disability, life insurance, flexible spending account options and vacation time. We also offer an inclusive and equity-centered environment where we encourage staff to bring their whole selves to work.

Duration of Position: 

Ongoing Career

Position Description: 

As the Business and Community Outreach Specialist, you will report to the Supervisor of Career Technical Education and be part of the College & Career Pathways/Career Technical Education Department. We will be looking for someone who will work to ensure that students in College & Career Pathways as well as those outside of the Pathways have access to work-based learning (WBL) and other career exploration activities during the school day, after school, and during the summer. In particular, we are looking for someone who will have a relentless focus on addressing access and equity issues, ensuring transformative work-based learning opportunities for particular sub-populations including African American, Latino, Pacific Islander, foster youth, transitionally-housed/homeless youth, students with IEPs, and English Learners

Position Responsibilities: 

Primary roles and responsibilities for the Business and Community Outreach Specialist include: ● Continuous recruitment and onboarding of business, industry, and community partners to support WBL ● On-going support of business, industry, and community partners to ensure quantity and quality of WBL experiences. ● Support data capture (both quantitative and qualitative) from participating business, industry, and community partners to inform program development and to help share WBL celebrations with broader community. ● Assisting in major events related to work-based learning recruitment and on-boarding (e.g. Youth Resource Fair, HR Day) ● Regularly communicating WBL highlights via social media and other appropriate communication mechanisms ● Performs other related duties and responsibilities as assigned The strongest candidates will have: Knowledge of: ● San Francisco’s public schools/urban public schools and a passionate belief in and commitment to work-based learning as a lever toward delivering on the SFUSD Graduate Profile and as a vehicle for workforce development in San Francisco. ● Current assets and gaps in work-based learning resources in San Francisco with clear familiarity with work of local community-based organizations (CBOs) ● Characteristics of high quality work-based learning Skills In: ● Strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability work effectively with a wide range of partners, including personnel from business and industry partners, City agencies, community-based organizations (CBOs), and the school district ● Building/maintaining collaborative relationships with diverse individuals and groups ● Marketing and networking ● Essential software platforms including: Microsoft Office, Google (Drive, Spreadsheet, Docs, Forms, Presentation), Salesforce. ● Conducting meetings and presentations Ability to: ● Plan, organize and use resources to take action and achieve long and short term goals ● Prioritize time sensitive assignments based on complexity and deadlines ● Communicate effectively orally and in written form ● Model norms of behavior that reflect high expectations for colleagues, students, and community members ● Work flexible hours ● Travel efficiently to locations across San Francisco

Required Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s degree (B.A. / B.S) from an accredited college or university AND ● Three (3) years of verifiable experience in community relations, workforce development, business/industry outreach, or similar closely related experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Preferred Qualifications: 

● Experience working with youth ● Experience networking with a variety of business/industry sectors ● Recent experience working in San Francisco ● Social media, website development, or other current communications tools

How to Apply: 

Apply with this link.

You will be prompted to electronically attach a letter of interest, resume, list of professional references and any applicable credentials or licenses. ● Our Human Resources team will then review your entire application to determine your eligibility status and contact you directly should you move forward in the process.

Application Deadline: 
August 10, 2018