Director, Parent Relations

US-FL-Bradenton
2 weeks ago
ID
2017-3909
# of Openings
1
Category
Academics

Overview

Want to love what you do in an environment that values learning and growth alongside other high performing individuals? If you answered yes, IMG Academy is hiring.

 

Our unique campus is dedicated to developing the next generation of leaders, champions and influencers.  We believe that each day is an opportunity to achieve dreams and inspire greatness.  As part of the IMG Family, we prepare our student-athletes to succeed, taking on life with confidence and preparedness.  Through our integration of elite academics, athletics and character development, our student-athletes are prepared to rise up to their full potential – whether that’s on the field, in the classroom or in life.

 

We are seeking curious, caring individuals who align with our core values:

 

  • Passionate Soul:  Love what you do
  • Open Mind:  Never stop learning and growing
  • Champions Spirit:  Strive for greatness
  • Helpful Heart:  Lift up those around you
  • Absolute Integrity:  Always do the right thing

Responsibilities

Job Title:  Director, Parent Relations              

FLSA Status:  Exempt

EEO Category:  First/Mid-Level Officials and Managers

Department:  Office of Advancement

Position Summary: Strategic liaison between parents, students and IMGA staff leading, managing and engaging the parents of current and former students to create and foster a sense of community between the parents and the campus.

 

Position Responsibilities

  • Creates, supports and executes programming, volunteer and other opportunities to build ties to the community
  • Directs communications designed to build strong ties between the parents and IMGA
  • Serves as point of contact and resource for IMG Academy parents facilitating communication, meetings and events
  • Consistently keeps families informed/educated on IMG Academy programs, policies and procedures via monthly meetings and weekly communications
  • Create programs to assist with orientation to campus, oversees parent ambassador program and coordinate Parents Weekend
  • Maintains parent email database, social media, and other ongoing communication to keep parents connected to the campus
  • Assists Director of Alumni Relations in contacting and engaging with alumni
  • Adheres to all company policies, procedures and business ethic codes
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Ability 

  • Bachelor's degree, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired
  • Ability to solve or mitigate problems efficiently
  • Demonstrable planning, administrative, organizational, and budget skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with computerized data management programs and their application to the achievement of departmental and institutional goals
  • Demonstrates leadership ability to develop strategic plans, implement programs, organize, initiate and motivate staff, high-level volunteer, and interact successfully with faculty and staff
  • Flexibility to travel and attend evening and/or weekend planned events
  • Desire to work collaboratively with colleagues

 

Preferred Skills

  • Master’s degree
  • Bilingual
  • Experience with boarding school life

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Ability to lift, move, push and pull equipment or boxes in excess of 40lbs.
  • Should be able to handle outdoor temperatures for a reasonable period of time.
  • Must be able to move around campus which includes gym, turf, fields, etc.
  • Ability to work flexible hours to include nights, weekends and holidays is required

 

Background Requirements

  • Requires a background check upon offer
  • Requires a drug check upon offer

EEO Statement

EOE, Veterans & Disabled

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