Position Description: The ELPA21 program, housed at CRESST in the Graduate School of Education and Information Sciences, creates and maintains a comprehensive English language proficiency assessment system, delivered to English learners in multiple states. ELPA21 staff and UCLA researchers cooperate to maintain the assessments, stay apprised of federal education policy as well as developments in client states, districts, and schools, monitor emerging markets and technologies to identify solutions appropriate for ELPA21 clients, and constantly communicate about our work and strategic initiatives to multiple stakeholder audiences at various levels and in numerous platforms. ELPA21 operates as a project management organization, with managers and directors developing strategic plans, prioritizing key initiatives, and managing work, while project managers and coordinators execute those plans under supervision, manage schedules, deliverables, requirements, and timelines .
At the core of the ELPA21 system is collaboration with our clients ?- U.S. States ? to constantly improve and enhance the tests and professional learning to best support English learners and the educators who work with them. Collaboration with states happens at numerous levels: in every ELPA21 department, via topic-specific committees and task forces comprised of SEA and LEA staff, co-presenting at conferences and stakeholder events, and setting the strategic direction for the program via a Governing Board of states.
The ELPA21 Outreach Coordinator will work under the supervision of the CRESST Client Relations and Development Manager to support communication, outreach, marketing, branding, and visibility of the ELPA21 system to our clients and potential clients. This position a) will support CRESST communications by writing copy for ELPA21 routine communications and maintaining ELPA21's website and social media presence, b) will support ELPA21's Member Support and Outreach (MSOM) by developing materials for communication with current clients and outreach to prospective clients, and c) will assist the ELPA21 Executive Director (ED) by conducting market research and maintaining business intelligence databases.
The ELPA21 Outreach Coordinator will make meaningful contributions to communications, outreach, marketing, prospecting and recruitment, product development, and strategic plan implementation by supporting strategies that promote the visibility of ELPA21's products, achievements, and capabilities, writing thoughtful copy about the benefits of membership in ELPA21, and promoting the ELPA21 brand and reputation through consistent and timely outreach.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to developing and maintaining up-to-date outreach on various social media platforms, newsletters, and websites; implementing short- and long-term outreach plans for publications and products; writing copy that effectively communications the results of ELPA21 research and development efforts; and maintaining wide-reaching press, promotional, and informational collateral for a range of audiences, including state and local education agencies, institutions of higher learning, funding organizations, parents of English learners, and the general public. The applicant should be a highly skilled writer and editor, capable of producing thoughtful, targeted copy for placement in newsletters, websites, social media posts, and client communications. The applicant should also have experience in campaign or project management, sufficient to follow a project plan and schedule, document requirements, complete deliverables on time, meet performance metrics, and report results to project stakeholders.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.