Coordinator, Latino Enrollment Institute
University of Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education
Duties and Responsibilities
The Coordinator of the Latino Enrollment Institute (LEI) reports to the Director, University School Partnerships and is responsible for overseeing and expanding the Latino Enrollment Institute, to date the most successful initiative of the Catholic School Advantage campaign, which seeks to increase Latino participation in K-12 Catholic schools. Specific responsibilities include:
Working closely with ACE’s Director of University/School partnerships to provide strategic leadership for the Latino Enrollment Institute to ensure excellence and growth.
Providing leadership and oversight for a design team of successful Catholic school leaders dedicated to setting and meeting ambitious enrollment targets for an expanding number of participating schools.
Driving the business strategy and client relationship management for the initiative, determining scope of services, costs, budgeting, and other contractual arrangements to enable a 3-year commitment on the part of participating schools.
Cultivating close relationships with diocesan superintendents, principals, pastors, and benefactors, in particular with the Catholic Extension Society so that schools in mission dioceses have access to LEI.
Evaluating the progress of the LEI to ensure quality control and to maximize impact through high-leverage activities.
Developing and implementing strategies to generate the resources (human and financial) necessary to support the activities of the LEI.
Overseeing marketing and communications needs for the LEI to generate effective public relations, a vital web presence of success stories, and ambitious communications efforts of national, regional, and local scope.
Serving as the primary investigator for grants that support the LEI.
Implementing special projects as assigned by the Coordinator, Pastoral Formation and Administration and/or the Director, Institute for Educational Initiatives
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to serve as an effective team leader. Ability to problem-solve and multi-task in a deadline-driven environment. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Outstanding organizational skills, with exceptional attention to detail. Passionate commitment to the mission of Catholic education. Management and marketing skills are important. Knowledge of Catholic institutions and Catholic education is preferred. Fluency in Spanish is preferred. Experience working with Hispanic populations is preferred.
Contact: Fr. Joe Corpora, C.S.C., firstname.lastname@example.org