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The American Indian College Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Database Associate

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Job Title: Database Associate

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Position Type: Full-time

Reports To: Database Administrator and Analyst

Location: Denver, CO/Hybrid

Wage Rate Range: $25.00 – $27.40/hour ($52,000 – $57,000 annually before overtime)           

 

Description

The American Indian College Fund (College Fund) strives to positively impact the lives of American Indians by supporting their higher education and career objectives.  College Fund team members believe education is the answer and collectively we raise funds, provide scholarships, and holistically support students in achieving their goals.  Programming, research, and enhancing the capacities of tribal colleges and universities are also integral elements of our mission.

 

The Database Administrative Assistant will provide support to all necessary database integration, manipulation, and operations related to documenting and measuring scholarship program outcomes, student success outcomes and program effectiveness for the American Indian College Fund. 

 

This position must share the College Fund’s Guiding Principles of which respect is paramount.  This position requires a team player who can collaborate with staff and departments across the organization to coordinate research efforts.  Dedication and responsibility are essential to the role. In addition, strong project management skills are needed to manage multiple tasks and projects in a fast-paced environment while ensuring all assigned tasks are completed and deadlines are met. 

 

Essential Job Functions

  1. Supports the day-to-day operations of and the evolving functionality of the College Fund database to serve the needs of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP), Student Success Services (SSS), and Programs Initiatives teams
    • Conducts database management and helps facilitate data entry process for College Fund Staff
    • Contributes to the development of scholarship and programs data.
    • Serves as back up to support communications with College Fund staff database users, tribal college staff and others.  Refers complex questions as needed.
  1. Data management:
      • Supports the integrity, accuracy, and validity operations of all data entered in the database.
      • Supports the development of data collection templates and processes to ensure efficient and accurate data imports
      • Responds to requests for data from program managers and College Fund staff
      • Produces data in support of program, student success, and organizational goals
      • Assist in the development, daily operation, and customization of a relational database that serves the needs of the College Fund’s Student Success Services, Resource Development, Research, Evaluation, and Programs staff.
      • Provide day-to-day end-user support (including system configuration and system maintenance) and assist users to enhance and increase their understanding of the database.Maintains database performance by troubleshooting problems.
  1. Contributes to College Fund efforts to demonstrate student, program and organizational success and outcomes
  1. Other duties as assigned

 

 

Job Requirements

  • Ability to prepare, format, clean, analyze, and present research data in support of specific projects
  • Understanding of how to collect and analyze data consistent with project reporting requirements, College Fund goals, and stakeholder needs
  • Communicates effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Knowledge of relational databases, transaction processing procedures, and design tools.

Competencies

  • Excellent writing and data management skills
  • Excellent communicator who is detail oriented
  • Flexibility to adapt to a fast-paced and dynamic work environment
  • Ability to stay organized and meet deadlines for a wide variety of tasks and projects simultaneously
  • Basic understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices
  • Attention to and tolerance for detail.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within and across departments as well as with external partners.

Experience & Education

  • Associate degree in Computer Science, Office Administration, Management Information Systems
  • Up to two years of experience in database administration, office administration, data management or a related field
  • Experience in analytic development, research, and program design
  • Demonstrated experience with database tools and software (e.g. Zengine, MySQL, MS SQL, PostgreSQL Oracle, MongoDB platforms)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated knowledge of WizeHive’s Zengine Platform
  • Ability to multitask and balance a variety of projects

 

Work Environment and Physical Activities

  • Professional work environment
  • Frequent sitting, keyboarding, computer and monitor usage
  • Lifting from 10-15 pounds
  • Travel as assigned

 

Note: The intent is not to provide an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with this position.  Incumbent may perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

To Apply:Submit a letter of interest, current résumé, three references, and salary requirements (with Word or PDF document combined in one attachment and in the subject line, list your name and Database Associate) to Human Resources at [email protected]. Excellent benefit package and competitive salary.

American Indian College Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Public Relations Coordinator

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Title: Public Relations Coordinator

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Position Type : Full-time

Reports to : Director of Public Education

Pay Range: $24.00 – 27.50/hour

 

Description

The American Indian College Fund (College Fund) strives to positively impact the lives of Native Americans by supporting their higher education and career objectives.  College Fund team members believe education is the answer and collectively we raise funds, provide scholarships, and holistically support students in achieving their goals.  Programming, research, and enhancing the capacities of tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) are also integral elements of our mission.

Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the College Fund currently employs over 75 team members.  Our operations include student success services, TCU capacity building, research and evaluation, and public awareness.  We annually serve over 4,000 students and 35 TCUs across the United States.

Essential Functions:

Writing & Editing

  • Copy editor for all things web in AP style/create process
  • Write press releases
  • Administer Media Center on College Fund website, including
    • Write and edit blogs
    • Write headlines and summary texts with links for media mentions about
      • TCUs
      • Trending Indian Country issues that impact our students and their communities
      • The American Indian College Fund
      • Native higher education

News Analysis

  • Keep a spreadsheet of CF trending hashtags
    • Identify trends, priorities,
  • Keep current media lists updated
    • Track journalists based on coverage of Indigenous issues to identify new journalists covering Indian Country.
    • Create new journalist outreach lists and set up virtual editorial board meetings with new journalists.
    • Monitor social media echo create influencer list for targeted media amplification.

Media Administration

  • Write and edit YouTube video descriptions and headers
  • Organize and keep library updated of:
    • CF logos
    • TCU logos
    • Style book editions
    • PE photos
  • Photo tagging
  • Organize Youtube library

 

Experience

A minimum of 3-5 years in public relations or communications department

Experience writing and pitching press releases.

AP Style.

Experience working in media databases, pitching, placement track record, metrics, and creating dash boards.

Comfortable working in hybrid work environment with a variety of software tools.

Educational Requirements: A bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Public Relations or other communications related field.

Supervisory Responsibilities: There are no supervisory responsibilities with this position.

Physical Environment:

      • Lifting 25 pounds
      • Able to sit for long periods of time
      • Extensive keyboarding and viewing of computer screen
      • Must have visual acuity to read and correct proofs from printer
      • Some air and car travel required

Manager of Marketing and Data Analytics

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Position Description

Job Details

Job Title: Manager of Marketing and Data Analytics

FLSA: Exempt

Position Type: Full-time

Compensation: $76-80k

Interview Group: Resource Development (RD)

Reports To: Director of Marketing

Location: Denver, CO

Date Modified: April 4, 2022

 

 

Description

The American Indian College Fund (College Fund) strives to positively impact the lives of American Indians by supporting their higher education and career objectives. College Fund team members believe education is the answer and collectively we raise funds, provide scholarships, and holistically support students in achieving their goals.

We are seeking an experienced marketing analytics professional that will combine their innate curiosity with a passion for using data to drive resource development, inform business needs, and results.

The ideal candidate for this position will be experienced at marketing analytics and developing data visualizations to create clear, compelling, and insightful data stories to drive development and business decisions across multiple teams and channels. This person will be skilled in blending data from traditional and non-traditional marketing channels. By synthesizing data from multiple sources (ETL/ELT) and creating data stories, this candidate will be able to provide insights into current marketing efforts and create actionable recommendations through a clear and concise dashboard or visualization. The data manager will also be the primary contact for our CRM and e-CRM technical partners and oversee management of data exchanges between external partners and data structure and usage with internal partners.

This position requires someone with the ability to self-start and lead projects based on business needs and opportunities. You should be proactive, articulate, strategic, organized and technically-minded, with good business acumen, excellent interpersonal skills and well-developed quantitative skills and analytical thinking. Your experience in non-profit fund raising, omnichannel marketing, consumer journeys, audience segmentation, and campaign tracking and response analysis will help us uncover insights to explain business performance and drive our mission forward. You thrive in large complex data sets, a fast-paced environment, and multiple projects.

 

 

Essential Job Functions

1. Data Management

a. Responsible for data integration (ETL/ELT) from multiple sources (CRM, e-CRM, Google analytics, social media platforms, and earned/in-kind/paid Media placements) to create a consumer journey and analyze responsiveness at all stages of lifecycle

b. Visualize data to report across functions, and strategies to identify trends and opportunities be able to answer questions such as, “How are our acquisition and retention strategies being received?”, “Are we successful in moves management?”, “How are our messages being received and are they impactful?”

c. Create data stories to provide insight on success and provide data-driven recommendations on how to leverage opportunities

d. Manages/updates all marketing analytics and modeling tools, including development of reports to gauge tool(s) usage and efficacy

e. Uncover marketing problems and identify data we need to solve for them

 

2. CRM

a. Primary contact for CRM and e-CRM technical partners

b. Prioritize work based on business goals and financial needs

c. Works with Director of Marketing and Chief Marketing and Development Officer to determine resource and development priorities

 

3. Completes other duties as assigned

 

 

Job Requirements

Competencies

· Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret and translate data analysis (preferably donor data) into communication and marketing optimization recommendations.

· Advanced ability to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to identify needs and opportunities and meaningful analysis

· Proficiency in data visualization tools (Tableau, Google Data Studio) and databases (AWS, BigQuery) for marketing purposes to succinctly convey results/trends and insights.

· Proven experience analyzing marketing data performance, with knowledge of both traditional and digital marketing channels and measurement capabilities.

· Experience in web analytics/data layer or tag management systems, including Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager. Knowledge of Javascript a plus.

· Skilled in interpreting business measurement/reporting needs.

· Strong ability to communicate (oral and written) and collaborate on cross-functional teams (internal and external) and work with all levels of management.

· Solid understanding of data management (1st party and 3rd party data), identity graphs and resolution, and privacy &compliance regulations (e.g. CCPA, GDRP, etc.) leveraged by advertisers and brands

· Modeling tools knowledge preferred.

· Strong project management and organizational skills with attention to details.

· Must be professional with strong ethical standards and ability to adapt to change.

· Must be able to work independently as well as on a team.

· Candidate must have strong competency with Microsoft Office Suite.

 

 

Education/ Experience

· BA degree, preferably in data marketing and/or marketing analysis

· Demonstrated experience as a data manager and/or marketing analyst, preferably in non-profit environment. Regional/national experience a plus

· 3+ years’ experience using CRM and e-marketing software for resource development, marketing and financial tracking including reporting analysis, and implementation of segmentation strategies

· 5+ years’ experience analyzing donor/campaign trends

· Experience with general data management best practices

· Technical experience in consolidating data from multiple sources

· Familiarity with non-profit fundraising practices and campaign management including direct marketing principles, statistics, and data mining

 

Work Environment and Physical Activities

· Professional office environment

· Travel as required

· Ability to lift 20 – 30

 

Note: The intent is not to provide an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with this position. Incumbent may perform other duties as assigned.

 

To Apply: Send your cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Please put your name and the job title in the subject line

 

The American Indian College Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Human Resources Associate

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Job Details

Job Title: Human Resources Associate

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Position Type: Full-time

Reports To: Director of Human Resources

Location: Denver, CO

Salary Range: $54-$58k/year

Date Modified: February 14, 2022

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The American Indian College Fund (College Fund) strives to positively impact the lives of American Indians by supporting their higher education and career objectives. College Fund team members believe education is the answer and collectively we raise funds, provide scholarships, and holistically support students in achieving their goals. Programming, research, and enhancing the capacities of tribal colleges and universities are also integral elements of our mission.

The Human Resources Associate will be responsible for supporting the day-to-day operations of the Human Resources Department. The Associate acts as a first point of contact with applicants and plays a strong role in the recruiting process. Additionally, the HR Associate will provide excellent internal client care for the employees of the College Fund, including conducting new hire on-boarding and taking responsibility for organizational orientation execution, as an integral part in championing and elevating company culture.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Recruiting and Hiring Process –Build online, social and general presence of College Fund as a Top Employer through job postings, Linked In, Facebook and other social media activity with a focus to reach top talent

  • Proactively connect with candidates to develop a robust pipeline of candidates
  • Find pathways for connection with Native communities for talent partnerships, including connections with our student populations, relationships with Tribal Colleges and Universities, and relationships with the Denver area Native American community
  • Explore creative recruiting options for hard to fill positions
  • Identify and participate in career fairs
  • Provide hiring managers with recommendations on candidate progression
  • Conduct prescreens and coordinates later round interviews
  • Implement background check process
  • Meticulously complete internal process documentation and forms to support sourcing, screening and selection processes and ensure hiring process progression

Support Employee Onboarding:

  • Use virtual tools and direct outreach to collect basic new employee information.
  • Collaborate with other teams including hiring department, IT, finance and office management to ensure on-boarding plan is in place and executed
  • Review HR policies and practices, including employee handbook with new hires
  • Conduct new employee orientations on benefits resources and tools including web demos, available benefits, eligibility, etc.
  • Schedule organizational orientation meetings
  • Conduct 30-day check-in with new employees 2 Support HR Department Objectives:
  • With HR Director, support creating annual department goals and budgets
  • Support budget management and payment processing
  • Actively participate with employee engagement activities implementation

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Competencies:

  • Demonstrated experience and success within human resources and specifically talent acquisition
  • Passion to promote and drive positive employee engagement from first point of contact
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships with interdepartmental teams
  • Ability to problem solve in a fast-paced environment and work autonomously • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Detail-oriented and a strong work ethic
  • Time management and prioritization skills
  • Working knowledge of computer systems, particularly Microsoft Office
  • Proven ability to operate with integrity and maintain high levels of confidentiality

Education/ Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or a related field
  • At least 2 years of human resources experience, specifically within recruiting and talent acquisition space Preferred Qualifications:
  • SHRM Specialty Credential – Talent Acquisition
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse cultures and/or specific experience with American Indian communities and culture
  • Familiarity with tribal colleges and universities and American Indian education

Work Environment and Physical Activities

  • Ability to lift twenty pounds
  • Ability to keyboard and view computer screens for long periods time
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time

Note: The intent is not to provide an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with this position. Incumbent may perform other duties as assigned.

The American Indian College Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer

To Apply

Send your cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Resumes without a cover letter will not be reviewed. Please put your name and the job title in the subject line.

Volunteer or Contact HR

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Are you looking to find a place where your contributions make a difference? Do you have some free time to lend a hand? Looking to find a place where you can develop your job skills in a fun and learning environment? If you answered yes, then we would like to meet you. The American Indian College Fund is seeking a civic-minded individual/s who can volunteer their skills in the following area: Office or clerical support – answer phone, file, data entry.

Send Resumes To:

[email protected]

or

American Indian College Fund
Human Resources
8333 Greenwood Blvd. Denver, CO 80221

Call us at:

303-426-8900

Why Work Here?

The American Indian College Fund is a top-ranked national charity making a difference in Native peoples’ lives and communities, while working to effect policy change in higher education.

We asked our staff, “What are your top reasons for working here?” They said:

  • Working in a great team with the same focus to support Native Scholars
  • Motivated and united by our mission
  • Support of cultural values
  • Great salary and benefits
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Consistent and supportive learning environment
  • Great office culture
  • Promotion of healthy work/life balance
  • The staff are hardworking and fun!
  • Ethical and transparent practices

In our employee engagement survey, we asked our employees to tell us about some things we are doing great here. Some replies included:

  • The College Fund is an organization with its mission at the core of what we do and how we do it. Our team is focused on creating and improving opportunity for individuals and communities who need it most. We thrive in our dedication to accomplishing our work together as a whole team.
  • I feel like leadership and my boss go out of their way to make us feel appreciated. I am happy and proud to work here.
  • Our mission is incredible and it is clear that individual staff members are deeply passionate about service to that mission.
  • We are always trying to figure out how to do things better, we are clear about the importance and focus on our mission and work, overall we are generous and treat employees/staff well.
  • There is an extremely warm and welcoming culture at this organization.

Diversity and Inclusion comments

  • This is the most inspiring work to me because Native people at the College Fund are spearheading these programs and are giving Native communities the chance to form their own pathway through these programs.
  • I like that we incorporate Indigenous perspectives in how we treat each other and go about our work.
  • We thrive in cultural literacy, which helps us understand the distant places from where our students come.
  • I get a strong sense of mutual respect and inclusion from all staff members at the College Fund.

The American Indian College Fund is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

  • The American Indian College Fund is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in any term, condition, or privilege of employment. We do not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
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