Thursday, May 29, 2014

MOUSE Squad of California (MSCA) Student Tech Leadership Program/Communications Manager – Full-time Employee


Job Opportunity

The MSCA Program & Communications Manager manages corporate and community volunteer
engagement and communications/outreach to all of the nonprofit’s key stakeholders. This position also
entails managing 8 part-time contractors (7 Program Specialists and 1 School Relations Coordinator).


1. Manage Program Specialists & School Relations Coordinator, i.e. review reports, invoices, site
observations, participate in team meetings, troubleshoot challenges;
2. Develop corporate relationships, oversee program participation, i.e., volunteers, field trips, internships;
3. Facilitate ongoing communication between companies, volunteers, and school sites;
4. Provide ongoing communication of program results to all agency stakeholders i.e. schools, donors,
volunteers, prospective funders, Leadership Council;
5. Create customized corporate and volunteer opportunities flyers, newsletter and website content;
6. Review and revise letters, promotional flyers, and brochures, website content and other collateral;
7. Participate in engaging and managing Leadership Council i.e. recruitment, committees, meetings;
8. Manage program evaluation and assessment: participate in metrics and survey creation, schedule
and facilitate follow up meeting re survey revisions, baseline assessments, pilot study implementation;
9. Participate in implementation for MSCA;
10. Attend networking events, as they relate to corporate and community engagement;
11. Assist with special projects as requested or assigned.


• Background in education and technology; non-profit management
• Experience working with youth, educators, and corporate personnel
• Corporate and community relations and volunteer coordination
• Management of diverse group of employees
• Strong background in marketing and/or publicity
• Excellent interpersonal and professional communication and time management skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills; detail oriented and strong organizational skills
• Willingness to travel moderately and attend occasional night and weekend events
• Clear and effective communication, verbally and in writing, with co-workers, supervisors, youth
• Ability to comprehend, follow, and clearly convey instructions to others
• Able to handle multiple tasks at once and respond in timely manner
• Able to take initiative and work with minimal supervision
• Computer proficient
• Good sense of direction and comfortable driving to meetings in Greater Bay Area; updated CA
Driver’s License, auto insurance, clean driving record, TB test, and fingerprinting, as required.

MOUSE Squad, the award-winning STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Innovation in
Technology program, empowers students in Grades 4-12 to learn 21st century technology, leadership, and
workplace skills while participating in tech projects that serve the school community.

MSCA,, is a program of Aspiranet, a non-profit organization that provides
after-school, youth development, community technology programs, and children and family services in
California. MSCA is in partnership with MOUSE Inc.,, a New York City-based not-for-profit.

The core elements of the program include:

- Online 100-hour curriculum, supporting Common Core and Career Tech Ed (CTE) standards;
- Hands-on STEM activities and service learning projects;
- Technology focus areas which may include student-run help desk, Robotics, Gaming, Green Tech;
- Volunteers to assist with curriculum, help desk, mentoring; field trips; internships for high school youth.

Email cover letter and resume to: Jan Half, MSCA Program Director,,
408-712-5912 by June 4, 2014; Interview – week of June 2 or 9; Position begins July 1, 2014

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