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Open positions currently include:

Project Coordinator, Curriculum

Research Support Specialist

Senior Project Manager, Information Technology

Digital Designer, Interaction Design

Administrative Assistant – EVP, Technology Services

Administrative Assistant III, California Division

Administrative Assistant II, Professional Learning

Editorial Assistant

Technical Support Specialist II

Database Developer

Digital Marketing Specialist

Technology Project Manager, Interaction Design

Program Manager

Project Coordinator, Curriculum

San Diego
Full-Time


Position Description: Under the direction of the Curriculum Director, this position will perform a full range of project planning, coordination, and management as well as complex administrative support services for the Curriculum department to include AVID Excel.

Essential Duties:
  • Inform and ensure efficient departmental and cross-departmental processes
  • Manage department budget as needed
  • Conduct research and assemble information from a variety of sources
  • Provide support for external and internal clients
  • Coordinate data, contracts (client and/or On Call/Part-time employees), On Call/Part-time time sheets, and invoices as needed
  • Coordinate and support registration for AVID events
  • Distribute, collect, and analyze, reports, materials, and presentations, including project data, surveys, and event evaluations as needed
  • Create, communicate, and maintain data bases, websites, correspondence, marketing and informational materials
  • Schedule, arrange and coordinate travel
  • Reconcile expenditures
  • Work collaboratively with team members and other AVID Center departments
  • Coordinate logistics for internal and external professional learning and other events
  • Delegate tasks to administrative assistants (as appropriate)
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Excellent presentation, leadership and team building skills
  • Proven success in overseeing and supporting staff in completing assignments and tasks in a timely manner
  • Outstanding interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communications skills
  • Strong business analytical and project management skills
  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Able to resolve issues effectively and efficiently with internal and external clients
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to use analytical and problem-solving skills in order to meet deadlines
  • Ability to use technical writing to communicate clear and concise information
  • Must be proficient in the use of standard office equipment including computers and software used in the course of business, including Microsoft Office Suites; WebEx experience preferred
  • Work well in a team environment and independently
  • Work under pressure of deadlines and to complete tasks on time
  • Ability to speak effectively with all audiences including AVID students, teachers, administrators, researchers, AVID staff and non-AVID audiences
  • High School or equivalent education; Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of project coordinator experience
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or ability required and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the position. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

AVID Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, colors, sex, gender expression, national origin, marital status or physical disability or mental disability.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

To apply: Please upload your resume and cover letter to the ADP Career Center.

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Research Support Specialist

San Diego
Full-Time


Position Description: Under the direction of the Senior Director, Chief Research Officer, this position will provide outstanding research support for all internal and external partners.

Essential Duties:
  • Collaborate with Research Analysts, Statistical Analysts and other internal partners on the development, coordination, and distribution of surveys
  • Provide support in conducting and transcribing interviews and conducting qualitative data analysis
  • Provide support in the development and piloting of new data collection and certification documents and processes
  • Provide support and serve as co-liaison with Development team regarding research in grants and funding projects
  • Develop and implement new protocols for handling ad-hoc reporting, surveys, and research requests, including but not limited to organizational documentation
  • Work with team and internal clients on research needs assessments
  • Collaborate with Research Analysts and Statistical Analysts, and Marketing team to identify research materials needed to create a collection of research assets that ground, support, and further the foundational tenets of AVID College Readiness System
  • Further develop and maintain the AVID online research library
  • Help to identify possible comparative resources for department reports
  • Develop and maintain protocol for writing research reviews for publications and conference presentations
  • Write summaries of research for internal and external clients using templates and priorities developed using Design and Development process
  • Provide email and phone support for websites, online tools, processes and content related to Research team work
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communications skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Strong knowledge of grammar, proofreading and editing skills
  • Basic-to-moderate qualitative and quantitative research skills with understanding of survey development, deployment, and analysis strategies
  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to stay focused while reviewing large volumes of research reports, articles, and studies
  • Ability to create summaries of complex subject matter for a general audience
  • Ability to provide a high level of internal and external customer satisfaction while managing multiple priorities
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Strong computer software skills and experience relevant to position, including Microsoft Office Suites (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) and web-conferencing software (Webex, Skype for Business) required. Skills and experience working with SPSS software preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Education or the social sciences required
  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in Education or the social sciences preferred
  • 2-years of office administrative, customer service or relevant experience
  • Minimum 2-years’ experience working with statistics, measures of central tendency, and the levels of measurement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or ability required and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the position. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

AVID Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, colors, sex, gender expression, national origin, marital status or physical disability or mental disability.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

To apply: Please upload your resume and cover letter to the ADP Career Center.

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Senior Project Manager, Information Technology

San Diego
Full-Time


Position Description: Under the direction of the Director of Interaction Design, Technology Services, the candidate selected for this position will manage medium-to-large scale technology projects and possesses a thorough understanding of project management processes, excellent communication skills, and an ability to work with a variety of skill sets.

Essential Duties:
  • Manages the day-to-day operational and tactical aspects of projects which includes: scope management, issue/risk management, schedule and cross-functional team engagement
  • Works with sponsor and stakeholder teams to gather business requirements, scope, requirements and operational needs for new projects
  • Identify key internal or external resources needed for project delivery or issue management
  • Prioritize deliverables in a way that delivers the highest impact and value to project and stakeholders
  • Document and communicate project status to teams on a regular basis to ensure all teams are aware of next steps and milestones
  • Understand how to use the appropriate project management strategies and tools for each project
  • Develop understanding for implementing technology projects within an educational environment
  • Be adept at change management; design and development
  • Effectively communicate complex solutions to both technical and non-technical individuals and all levels of management
  • Help develop and socialize project management best practices within the organization
  • Build and maintain working relationships with team members, vendors, and other departments to ensure strategy is aligned and delivery dates met
  • Provide coaching and mentorship to team members to help increase project management maturity within the organization
  • Participate in the Quality Assurance process for Technology Services team projects by identifying, tracking, assigning, and resolving issues
  • Implement strategies for organizing and leading teams with resources located in multiple business and geographic areas
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Strong business analyst skills for requirements gathering and scope definition
  • Experience managing cross-functional teams (designers, developers, subject matter experts, QA resources, etc.)
  • Direct experience creating scopes of work, budgets, timelines, and project plans
  • Understanding of design thinking and agile development
  • Ability to develop and manage complex, cross-functional timelines
  • Comfort working under pressure and with deadlines, taking ownership of issues and seeing them through to meet business outcomes
  • Expert level skill with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Expert level knowledge with Program management software
  • Four-year college degree
  • 2+ years direct experience managing Information Technology projects such as
    • Website redesigns
    • Web and/or mobile app development
    • Software implementation or integrations
  • Project management knowledge areas: PMI, Agile, Scrum, Lean
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to quickly grasp project issues and work well under pressure
  • High proficiency with project management software, MS Office, bug tracking software and other related project management tools
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or ability required and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the position. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

AVID Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, colors, sex, gender expression, national origin, marital status or physical disability or mental disability.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

To apply: Please upload your resume and cover letter to the ADP Career Center.

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Digital Designer, Interaction Design

San Diego
Full-Time


Position Description: Under the direction of the Director of Interaction Design, Technology Services, the candidate selected for this position will plan, implement, and refine digital content – in particular, online curriculum and professional learning resources – to effectively deliver products to internal and external audiences, elevating the value and reputation of our online resources. They will serve as the expert in producing interactive content for various creative solutions, researches online publishing options, and will make recommendations based on business drivers and technology requirements. May function as a team member in the development of more complex multimedia programs.

Essential Duties:
  • Illustrates concepts by designing layout of art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type size and style, and related interactive elements for digital delivery
  • Researches and recommends online digital publishing options that best meet business drivers and end-users’ needs
  • Determines the message the design should portray in online/digital environment
  • Develops graphics that identify a product or convey a message, keeping in mind branding and intended audience
  • Develops graphics for product illustrations, print and web uploads, and websites
  • Works with content owner(s) to develop online interactive publication guidelines
  • Incorporates changes recommended by the content owner(s) into the final design
  • Reviews designs for errors prior to online publishing
  • Packages files to publish for online/digital delivery
  • Understands high-level instructions and delivers high-quality, interactive digital products developed through InDesign, including Online Publishing
  • Collaborates across the organization to showcase standards of digital creativity
Minimum Qualifications:
  • In-depth digital design capabilities with demonstrable industry experience
  • Expertise in InDesign, including Online Publishing
  • Expertise with other apps in the Adobe Creative Suite – in particular, Illustrator and Photoshop; experience with InCopy a plus
  • Proficiency with HTML and CSS
  • Willingness to learn and innovate to stay on cutting edge of design knowledge and skills by reviewing competitive products across industry sectors
  • Must be a team player, comfortable working under pressure and to deadlines, taking ownership of issues and seeing them through to meet business outcomes
  • Expert level skill with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite and After Effects
  • Four-year college degree
  • 5+ years direct experience in digital publishing – building interactive digital books and resources
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to quickly grasp project issues and work well under pressure
  • Ability to convey complex topics in easy-to-understand ways and strong writing skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or ability required and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the position. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

AVID Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, colors, sex, gender expression, national origin, marital status or physical disability or mental disability.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

To apply: Please upload your resume and cover letter to the ADP Career Center.

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Administrative Assistant – EVP, Technology Services

San Diego
Full-Time


Position Description: Under the direction of the Executive Vice President, Technology Services, the candidate selected for this position will perform a variety of complex, sensitive, time-framed and highly confidential administrative support functions.

Essential Duties:
  • Scheduling and logistics for virtual and in person meetings including but not limited to, booking conference rooms, calendar tasks, Skype for Business/WebEx meetings, catering, preparing handouts and PowerPoint presentations, taking meeting minutes and follow up communications and related tasks
  • Arrange and confirm travel activities for Executive Vice President; prepare and submit travel forms and other related documents; compile and prepare reimbursement requests
  • Maintain and organize Outlook calendar; screen requests and schedule appointments, teleconferences and internal and external meetings; determine priority and route correspondence, emails, reports and other documents
  • Plan and make arrangements for meetings and other events including but not limited to venue sourcing, budget estimates, food and beverage selection, attendee registration, logistics support and shipment of materials
  • Conduct research and assemble information from a variety of sources for preparation of reports and presentations; Prepare PowerPoint, Prezi and other professional software presentations
  • Prepare and draft reports, correspondence, presentations, and other documents often of highly sensitive and confidential nature
  • Provide information and handle issues that are often sensitive and requires use of sound independent judgment; respond to requests for information, refer matters/issues to appropriate staff members
  • Provide support to the Executive Vice President on a variety of tasks and projects by collaborating effectively and efficiently with the divisional offices and AVID Center departments
  • General clerical duties such as photocopying, faxing, scanning, mailing and filing
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – written and verbal; ability to communicate and collaborate with all levels of the organization
  • Knowledge of advanced office administrative and management practices and procedures
  • Advanced use of Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other standard software to create complex documents and materials
  • Advanced knowledge of Skype for Business and WebEx meeting software
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of sound business judgment
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to manage large amounts of diverse information
  • Excellent ability at record-keeping, tracking and creating/maintaining timelines
  • Ability to work under pressure and maintain a high level of internal and external customer satisfaction while managing multiple priorities
  • Ability to establish and maintain highly effective working relationships with Executive Team, staff members, external clients and others encountered in the course of work
  • Ability to establish and maintain a high level of confidentiality encountered in the course of work
  • Ability to manage multiple and rapidly changing priorities calmly and efficiently
  • High school or equivalent education
  • Minimum of 3 years’ office administrative or relevant experience required. College degree in business or related field is desirable and may be substituted for a portion of the required experience
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or ability required and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the position. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

AVID Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, colors, sex, gender expression, national origin, marital status or physical disability or mental disability.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

To apply: Please upload your resume and cover letter to the ADP Career Center.

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Administrative Assistant III, California Division

San Diego
Full-Time


Position Description: Under the direction of the Chief Division Support Officer/Senior Division Officer, the candidate selected for this position will perform a variety of complex, sensitive, and confidential administrative support functions. Responsible for administration and supervision of the day-to-day office tasks, including promoting excellent customer service.

Essential Duties:
  • Provide direct administrative support to the Chief Division Support Officer/Senior Division Director and Assistant Division Director
  • Prepare, collect, analyze, and distribute reports, correspondence, presentations, data, meeting agendas, and other documents often of a highly sensitive and confidential nature
  • Supervise, direct and evaluate the work of others, as assigned
  • Supervise office activities to achieve maximum expense control and productivity
  • Facilitate clear and succinct divisional communications
  • Provide administrative support to State Directors, Program Managers and on-call, part-time employees (OCPT), as needed
  • Assist with booking travel, preparing presentations and distribution of marketing materials
  • Assist Senior Division Director with tracking and reconciling division budgets, as needed
  • Ensure adequate division office supplies, education/training materials, and other supply levels are maintained
  • Coordinate the schedule and logistics for meetings, trainings, and other events, including, but not limited to, booking conference rooms, WebEx facilitation, catering, preparing materials and presentations, taking meeting minutes, and keeping department on task
  • Provide support for external and internal clients
  • Maintain and organize projects, set timelines and meet deadlines, generate reports/files
  • Maintain necessary contacts and relationship with clients and external service providers
  • Ensure all divisional inquiries/correspondences are returned promptly
  • Establish and maintain systems to ensure work flow is efficient and all functions of the division are carried out in a timely manner
  • Work collaboratively with team members and other AVID Center departments
  • Delegate tasks to administrative assistants (as appropriate)
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Strong business analytical skills
  • Proven success in directing and supporting the work of staff in completing assignments and tasks in a timely manner
  • Knowledge of standard concepts, practices, and procedures of office operations
  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Able to resolve issues effectively and efficiently with internal and external clients
  • Ability to effectively prioritize, execute and complete tasks on time in a high-pressure environment
  • Must be detail oriented with the ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Must be proficient in the use of standard office equipment including computers and software used in the course of business, including Microsoft Office Suites (Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint). WebEx, Concur, and project management software experience is preferred
  • Must have a positive and professional attitude and provide excellent customer service
  • Superior interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to read and interpret data, contracts, documents, budgets, policies and procedures
  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum three (3) years of progressive office experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience in the related field
  • Previous experience managing and directing the work of others
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or ability required and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the position. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

AVID Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, colors, sex, gender expression, national origin, marital status or physical disability or mental disability.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

To apply: Please upload your resume and cover letter to the ADP Career Center.

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Administrative Assistant II, Professional Learning

San Diego
Full-Time


Position Description: Support the Director of Professional Learning Leadership in a variety of administrative and project tasks which include Path to Schoolwide, Summer Institute and AVID District Leadership.

Essential Duties:
  • Track and assemble department budget(s) reports
  • Conduct research and assemble information from a variety of sources
  • Respond to client inquiries
  • Enter data, and prepare and maintain records, including contracts, trainings, and surveys
  • Prepare and analyze, as necessary, reports, materials, and presentations, including project data, surveys, and event evaluations
  • Schedule, arrange and coordinate travel
  • Reconcile expenditures
  • Work collaboratively with team members and other AVID Center departments
  • Assist in planning trainings and over events; secures locations, food, equipment, materials, and other resources
  • Perform general clerical duties, including photocopying, faxing, scanning, mailing and filing
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Strong knowledge of grammar, proofreading and editing skills
  • Advanced office administrative and management practice and procedures
  • Advanced use of word processing, spreadsheet, power point and other standard software to create complex documents and materials; ability to operate standard office equipment
  • Techniques of record-keeping, tracking and creating/maintaining timelines
  • Research techniques, methods and practices
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to manage large amounts of diverse information
  • Ability to work under pressure and maintain a high level of internal and external customer satisfaction while managing multiple priorities
  • Effective skills to work and collaborate with others as projects require
  • Ability to organize, set priorities, and exercise sound judgment with limited supervision
  • Ability to manage multiple and rapidly changing priorities calmly and efficiently
  • Ability to conduct research to compile relevant information and present materials in a cogent, concise fashion
  • Ability to prepare clear, accurate and concise reports
  • Ability to establish and maintain highly effective working relationships with Executive Team, staff members and others encountered in the course of work
  • Strong ability to communicate clearly and effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to assist multiple managers by prioritizing work flow
  • High School or equivalent education required
  • Minimum of 3 years of office administrative or relevant experience required; college degree in business or related field is desirable and may be substituted for a portion of the required experience
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or ability required and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the position. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

AVID Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, colors, sex, gender expression, national origin, marital status or physical disability or mental disability.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

To apply: Please upload your resume and cover letter to the ADP Career Center.

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Editorial Assistant

San Diego
Full-Time


Position Description: Perform a variety of copy editing and proofreading duties on publications including curriculum, training materials, marketing materials, digital materials, and other copy.

Essential Duties:
  • Copy edit materials to ensure accuracy, clarity and consistency of content and format in curriculum, training, marketing and other materials
  • Proofread for correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors
  • Fact-check and cross-reference materials
  • Proofread curriculum manuscripts
  • Proof digital materials including, but not limited to webpages, videos, and other digital resources
  • Edit and format training materials, including syllabi, PowerPoints, handouts, and samplers
  • Utilize AVID style guide to ensure materials are branded and consistent across the organization
  • Utilize the APA style guide to ensure that materials are cited correctly and accurately
  • Note and question artwork, layout, and production errors when proofreading and/or reviewing printer proofs
  • Compile documents in PDF and Word for Samplers, AVID Handbook, and other resources
  • Must meet strict deadlines while working on multiple projects at the same time
  • Collaborate with members of the Publications team on assigned projects
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Superior writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage a large amount of diverse information
  • Ability to work under pressure and maintain a high level of internal and external customer satisfaction
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Outstanding interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communications skills
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite and other standard software to create complex documents and materials
  • Strong knowledge of office administrative and management practices and procedures
  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Able to resolve issues effectively and efficiently with internal and external clients
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to use analytical and problem-solving skills in order to meet deadlines
  • Ability to use technical writing to communicate clear and concise information
  • Understand and follow written and oral instructions
  • Knowledge of Adobe InCopy preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Minimum 2 years related experience
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or ability required and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the position. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

AVID Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, colors, sex, gender expression, national origin, marital status or physical disability or mental disability.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

To apply: Please upload your resume and cover letter to the ADP Career Center.

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Technical Support Specialist II

San Diego
Full-Time


Position Description: This position's responsibilities are to provide a full range of support to users on Mac/PC computer software and hardware in a networked environment and to manage subsets of major projects or small projects.

Essential Duties:
  • Configure, install, troubleshoot, and maintain Mac/PC desktop computer software and hardware in a networked environment
  • Work with Technology Infrastructure Architect to provide a short and long term plans for the development, deployment and management of the workstation environment
  • Provide technical support, training and consultation via phone, email and face-to-face to AVID Center staff on computers, phones, and controlled access
  • Facilitate work and communication between the units within IT
  • Understand various customer needs, as well as technology performance and support issues
  • Check out equipment as needed
  • Research prices and orders supplies
  • Clean and/or organize and maintain the IT storage room
  • Plan, coordinate, assure progress of, and provide documentation for subsets of major projects or small projects
  • Assist with preparation for various meetings, trainings and presentations (handouts, PowerPoint slides, etc.)
  • Decommission old hardware/software
  • Perform general duties including photocopying, scanning faxing, mailing, filing and troubleshooting
  • Facilitate the shipment of IT equipment via UPS and FedEx to other offices
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal oversight and maintain a high level of internal and external customer satisfaction while managing multiple priorities
  • Knowledge of Windows and Mac operating systems
  • Knowledge of customer service practices, including telephone techniques and etiquette
  • Knowledge of office administration practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of current best practices in IT and knowledge management
  • CompTIA A+, MCSA, and/or Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification desirable
  • Ability to interpret technical jargon for a non-technical audience
  • Ability to operate a computer using word processing, email, spreadsheet and business software
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office 2016, Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Intune, Skype for Business, WebEx, Microsoft Surface (Pro4/Book), and Cisco VoIP desirable
  • Ability to operate other standard office equipment
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, orally and in writing
  • Associate’s degree in computer science or related engineering fields, BS degree preferred, and three years of experience providing support to computer users in a network environment; or any combination of experience and training which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or ability required and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the position. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

AVID Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, colors, sex, gender expression, national origin, marital status or physical disability or mental disability.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

To apply: Please upload your resume and cover letter to the ADP Career Center.

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Database Developer

San Diego
Full-Time


Position Description: The Database Developer will help design, document and integrate various enterprise databases and data sources. This position will provide backup for other members of the Data and Evaluation database team. This is a temporary, full-time professional level position with minimal oversight from the Director for prioritization and coordination of duties.

Essential Technical Duties:
  • Create, modify, troubleshoot and document database objects (tables, views, stored procedures, functions) in SQL Server 2008 R2 in line with use cases and requirements. Work with multiple data sources/streams (third party flat files, web usage data, cloud (OneDrive, SharePoint), etc.)
Other Duties:
  • Perform other similar duties assigned by the Company
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Ability to effectively communicate requirements & design specifications within & across teams
  • Ability to work effectively with other database developers & management
  • Ability to work effectively in busy high-stress environment
  • Ability to manage multiple and rapidly changes priorities calmly and efficiently
  • Must have strong problem-solving skills with the ability to resolve issues effectively and efficiently
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, orally and in writing
  • Must be analytical and data-driven
  • Ability to work effectively across departments
Education and Experience:
  • 3 or more years’ SQL Server database development
  • 3 or more years’ working with ETL and multiple data streams
  • 3 or more years’ experience with documentation of system assets, resources, and procedures
  • BA/BS degree preferred; equivalent work experience may substitute for degree
Preferred Experience:
  • 3 or more years’ experience with .NET and Javascript
  • 3 or more years’ experience with Reporting Services, Analysis Services, Integration Services
  • 3 or more years’ experience with Azure, Master Data Services, Microsoft Cloud
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or ability required and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the position. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

AVID Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, colors, sex, gender expression, national origin, marital status or physical disability or mental disability.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

To apply: Please upload your resume and cover letter to the ADP Career Center.

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Digital Marketing Specialist

San Diego
Full-Time


Position Description: This is a one of a kind, “ground floor” opportunity to use your skills and experience to learn and practice digital marketing in-house for a fast-paced, diverse organization that is impacting MILLIONS of students, nationwide! AVID is looking for a hands-on, innovative B2B Digital Marketing Specialist to build a digital marketing strategy from the ground up—attracting prospects, converting those prospects into qualified leads, and working with customer facing staff to nurture those leads in gaining new business.

Essential Duties:

TACTICAL DEPLOYMENT OF PROGRAMS
  • Develop, implement, track and optimize our digital marketing campaigns across all digital channels including email, web, SEO, SEM, social media and display advertising campaigns
  • Develop and implement a rich content/editorial calendar that engages prospects and attracts a qualified audience
  • Link efforts with established and uniquely planned webinars, whitepapers, e-books, blog posts, special promotional offers, and more
  • Identify and manage appropriate third party vendors to assist in plan execution (as needed)
EVALUATION AND REPORTING
  • Prepare and analyze sales pipeline reports and dashboard including assessment of increased awareness, engagement and conversion of contacts to sales of AVID services; this includes measuring and reporting performance of digital marketing campaigns as assessed against goals, KPIs, and ROI
  • Identify trends to optimize spend, alter deployment and based on insights garnered from performance metrics
  • Establish closed-loop analytics with the sales team to understand how our all marketing activity works to convert leads into customers, and continually refine the process to increase the likelihood that such tools continually convert customers
  • Using the company sanctioned CRM system, build a robust pipeline and program to nurture prospects by leveraging content and offers digitally, integrating these lead generation tools with the marketing mix and deploying through the customer facing field team
MARKETING PLANNING AND EXECUTION
  • Under the supervision of the Marketing Manager, build a digital marketing plan to engage and nurture prospects with the goal of generating qualified leads to expand membership for AVID
  • Assure this matches organizational and overall marketing strategic goals
  • With the divisions, build and cultivate prospect relationships by initiating communications and conducting follow-up communications to move opportunities through the sales funnel
Other Duties:
  • Perform other similar duties assigned by the Company
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Proven experience and demonstrated ability in planning and executing successful business to business (B2B) digital campaigns designed to support lead generation. (e.g. that meet or exceed established goals)
  • A track record of excellent client service skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly creative with experience in identifying target audiences and devising digital campaigns that engage, inform and motivate target audiences
  • Solid experience in CRM mining and deployment of a digital marketing plan as described herein
  • Experience in building high performing Marketing Automation and processes
  • Solid knowledge of relevant tools, (e.g. Google Analytics, blogging/content tools, CRM, others)
  • Experience in all social media platforms, content development, PPC, SEO, etc.
  • Analytical and data-driven
  • Ability to work effectively across departments
  • BA/BS or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years of results-driven marketing experience
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or ability required and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the position. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

AVID Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, colors, sex, gender expression, national origin, marital status or physical disability or mental disability.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

To apply: Please upload your resume and cover letter to the ADP Career Center.

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Technology Project Manager, Interaction Design

San Diego
Full-Time


Position Description: This position will manage medium-to-large scale digital projects, a thorough understanding of project management processes, excellent communication skills, and a positive attitude.

Essential Duties:
  • Create a management strategy for each project and work with the cross-functional team leads to map out a project plan; oversee all aspects of projects
  • Prioritize deliverables in a way that makes sense for the internal team; sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project
  • Coordinate the team's day-to-day tasks to ensure deadlines are met, and teams are working towards a successful execution
  • Manage cross-functional resources utilizing project plans and a task-based ticket system
  • Work with Learning Designers, Media Artists, Developers, and Database Administrators to ensure well-designed, on-time, on-budget product delivery
  • Participate in the Quality Assurance process for Technology Services team projects by identifying, tracking, assigning and resolving issues
  • Build and maintain working relationships with team members, vendors, and other departments to ensure strategy is aligned and delivery dates met
  • Document and communicate project status to teams on a regular basis to ensure all teams are aware of next steps and project milestones
  • Be adept at change management; design and development moves quickly and all teams need to know impacts and options as plans are modified
Other Duties:
  • Travel to Summer Institute may be required
  • Perform other similar duties assigned
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Experience coordinating cross-functional teams (designers, developers, subject matter experts, QA resources, etc.)
  • Direct experience creating scopes of work, budgets, timelines, and project plans
  • Have understanding of design thinking and agile development
  • Ability to develop and manage complex, cross-functional timelines
  • High proficiency with project management software, MS Office, bug tracking software and other related project management tools; experience with JIRA and Adobe Creative Suite is a plus
  • Comfortable working under pressure and to deadlines, taking ownership of issues and seeing them through to meet business outcomes
  • Strong problem solving skills with the ability to quickly grasp project issues and work well under pressure
  • Ability to convey complex topics in easy-to-understand ways, verbally and in writing
  • Team player with sense of humor, coupled with a knack to persevere
Experience and Education:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Four-year college degree preferred
  • 2+ years direct experience managing interactive multimedia projects such as: Website redesigns, Web and/or mobile app development, technical, creative and strategic discoveries
  • Education may be substituted for a portion of the required experience
  • Project management certification(s); if not in hand at time of employment, undertake process to complete certification within first year of employment
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or ability required and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the position. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

AVID Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, colors, sex, gender expression, national origin, marital status or physical disability or mental disability.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

To apply: Please upload a letter of interest and resume (saved in one document) by clicking here.

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Program Manager

Various Locations (please see Position Update below for information about current openings)
Full-Time


Position Description: AVID Center is currently accepting applications for Program Managers. AVID is seeking dynamic educators who are passionate about student engagement and closing the achievement gap. We are a fast-growing national nonprofit organization working with more than 5,000 schools, 50,000 educators and more than a million students. We need Program Managers to work with school districts regionally in coaching educators on best instructional practices to engage students, increase rigor, and prepare first-generation students for college. If you thrive on professional learning for educators, understand that good teaching matters, believe that all students can succeed, and enjoy driving change, then AVID may be the place for you. The ideal candidate will collaborate and communicate well, earn the respect of our partner schools and districts, work with them to ensure that professional learning sticks and ensure that schools implement AVID with fidelity. AVID is a college-readiness system for school transformation that focuses on instruction, leadership, culture and systems from elementary through higher education. Our team and our partners are passionate about AVID and, working together, we are having great success closing the achievement gap.

Essential Duties:
  • Serve as a liaison and provide overall support to districts and sites through district directors, for the AVID organization
  • Coordinate and facilitate training and events, maintaining a calendar based on needs and services for continual partner support
  • Monitor progress in terms of available quantitative and qualitative effectiveness in implementation and institutionalization (both internally and externally); provide information to district or site directors
  • Train TEAs (temp staff development personnel)
  • Perform quality control reviews and monitor the effectiveness of the program through information sessions, data collection/analysis and program certification
  • Use data collection to determine resources needed to increase program quality and effectiveness
  • Work closely with the division and state office to monitor TEAs relative to team progress and completion of training goals for assigned districts and sites
  • Identify problems and facilitate collaborative team conversations about possible solutions to problems involving quality implementation and evaluation of AVID program work
  • As appropriate, assist with preparation of strand, syllabi, site team or other educational materials
  • Provide information sessions upon request to increase public awareness of the benefits and unique attributes of AVID
  • Support professional learning at AVID Summer Institutes and through ADL training and other events as assigned such as: AVID elective workshop, division showcases, DD meetings and workshops, PATH and LCR
  • Communicate and collaborate with AVID Center headquarters and cross-divisionally as needed to achieve organizational goals
  • Maintain communication pipelines through the AVID newsletter and other forms of social media
  • Provide outreach and support beyond AVID events in order to build relationships and credibility with districts
  • Participate in personal professional learning to keep skills and knowledge current
  • Serve as a strand observer and coach upon request
  • Willingness to travel as required by the position (estimated 50% or more)
Other Duties:
  • Perform other similar duties assigned by the Company
Minimum Qualifications: The Program Manager must provide evidence or demonstrate the following:
  • Success in developing and supervising programs and curriculum
  • Ability to motivate individuals as they work collaboratively in teams
  • Success in the delivery and planning of professional learning for adult learners
  • Ability to work remotely, independently, and with minimal oversight while maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction
  • Flexibility, adaptability and creative problem solving when faced with complex adaptive challenges
  • Knowledge and experiences implementing powerful programs into schools and school systems, like AVID or other similar equity driven achievement gap closing programs for all students
  • Strong character traits expected of a leader that include, but are not limited to: respectful treatment of colleagues and others, integrity, honesty and a positive work ethic
  • Ability to identify problems and facilitate collaborative team conversations about possible solutions to problems involving quality implementation and evaluation of AVID program work
  • Strong verbal communication skills; ability to speak effectively when interacting with others or presenting information
  • Strong written communication skills with the ability to compose correspondence and reports
  • Effective use of technology tools for communication, planning, management and presentations
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse, complex system and in a multicultural environment
  • Ability to achieve high levels of customer satisfaction (both internal and external) through attention to responsive and quality service
  • Possess valid state driver's license
Experience and Education:
Required
  • Bachelor's degree in education or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years successful teaching experience
  • Experience in working with diverse student and school community populations
Preferred
  • Master's Degree or higher
  • Elementary and Secondary experience and training
  • A valid State approved credential, endorsement or certificate in a supervisory, managerial, coaching, Administrative and/or other similar equivalent area(s)
  • Successful Administrative or management experience at a school and/or district level
Position Update: We currently have an opening for Program Manager in our Central Division. We are specifically sourcing for the following areas: Northeastern Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin. If you are interested and open to residing in one of the regions listed above click here to apply.

Applicants have the ability to apply for openings in our other divisions by clicking here to access the Open Applicant Pool.

Open Applicant Pool: The intent of this announcement is to collect a pool of potential candidates for full-time positions that may be filled throughout the year. If you are interested in applying for this position, your application can be drawn any time throughout the year when there is an opening. Applications will expire after one year. To remain considered, applicants will need to reapply on an annual basis.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or ability required and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the position. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

AVID Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, colors, sex, gender expression, national origin, marital status or physical disability or mental disability.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

To apply: Please upload a letter of interest and resume (saved in one document) by clicking here.

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