Outreach and Alumni Manager, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses (Specially Funded)

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Outreach and Alumni Manager, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses (Specially Funded)


Southridge Center/Des Moines

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Employment Date:

As soon as possible

Job Category:

Administrative/Professional Positions

Application & Position Contact Information:

Human Resources at (515) 964-6479 or [email protected] for information concerning the application process. Jackie Boldt at 515-256-4915 or [email protected] for information concerning the position or your status once the position has closed.

Salary Information:

This is a Specially Funded Position.

Starting salary: $64,919 (work experience and meeting the desired qualifications listed may be considered in setting a salary above the minimum)
Pay Grade: A5

Job Summary:

Develop, coordinate and deliver all activities related to recruitment of scholars and alumni activities for the 10,000 Small Businesses program in Iowa.

The 10,000 Small Businesses (10KSB) initiative is part of a national investment by the Goldman Sachs Foundation to unlock the growth and job creation potential of small businesses, and is based on the broadly held view of leading experts that a combination of education, business support services, and access to capital best addresses the barriers to growth for small businesses.

The 10,000 Small Businesses program is comprised of three main components: business education, business support services (technical assistance and customized, one-on-one business advice) and the opportunity to access capital. The ultimate goal of the initiative is for the participating business owners to increase their revenues and create jobs in their community and surrounding areas.

The educational component of the 10,000 Small Businesses initiative is delivered through a partnership with the Iowa Community Colleges and administered by DMACC. Two 12-week cohorts of approximately 40 small business owner participants each are run each year, resulting in approximately 80 alumni annually. The Iowa program is currently in its fifth cohort.

Essential Functions:

Design, develop and execute strategies and systems to attract, recruit and track recruitment of applicants statewide throughout the recruitment cycle. Plan, organize and execute events, workshops, networking sessions, and webinars. Achieve recruitment goals required for successful program outcomes. Build referral pipelines for applicants.

Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders and a wide range of business, industry and community partners throughout Iowa through the development and implementation of recruitment plans. Represent the Iowa 10,000 Small Businesses program in the entrepreneurial and business community in Iowa, networking and forming relationships with others who are providing support and services for small business growth. Work collaboratively with Iowa and national 10KSB partners to support initiatives and curriculum delivery as needed to small and large groups. Gather data and prepare reports and evaluation of activities.

Serve as the main liaison to program graduates throughout Iowa. Identify and respond to alumni needs. Coordinate and execute the alumni component of the Iowa 10KSB program in coordination with the national alumni program. Monitor and coordinate collection of alumni diagnostic metrics. Attend select modules, clinics and events to support the program and develop alumni relationships.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in education, business administration or related discipline.

Two years of experience with outreach and development of partnerships, recruitment, promotions or related experience.

Ability to communicate effectively and to prepare and deliver public presentations.

Ability to plan, organize and manage time.

Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain a professional working relationship with a wide variety of diverse individuals, organizations and businesses.

Knowledge of current software applications.

Ability to travel overnight and some weekends.

Possession of or ability to obtain an Iowa Driver’s License with a satisfactory driving record.

Desired Qualifications:

Master’s degree in related discipline.

Experience working with small businesses and/or an in-depth knowledge of growth strategies for small business.

Experience and commitment to working with diverse individuals.

Demonstrated experience using social media platforms and/or marketing and communication tools.

Physical Requirements:

• Sit
• Lift Floor to Waist < 10 lbs
• Carry < 10 lbs x 100 ft
• Push/pull horizontal 10 lbs x 18 in
• Lateral Pinch
• Forward reach
• Crouch
• Neck Flexion, Extension & Rotation
• Fine Motor Coordination
• Hand & Foot Coordination
• Stand
• Ability to be Mobile

A mobility accommodation is accepted where applicable, but may not be supported by all DMACC campus facilities and/or employee classifications.

Physical Demand Category:


Post offer, Pre-Employment Physical Test:


Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday, occasional evenings and weekends.

Posting Date:


Deadline for Submitting Applications:


Open Until Filled:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

DMACC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer and embraces diversity. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Individuals with disabilities desiring a reasonable accommodation in the application process should notify Human Resources at 515-964-6301 or by email [email protected]

THIS VACANCY REQUIRES: 1) A complete DMACC Employment Application (personal information, educational history, employment history, and supplemental questions). Incomplete applications and commenting “See Resume” will not be accepted. The application form will be used to screen applicants for required qualifications. 2) Attachment of transcripts to your electronic application. Transcripts must include the applicant’s name and degrees conferred. Scanned copies are acceptable.

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Job No:
Posted: 2/14/2021
Application Due: 5/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time