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24 Jan 2022

School Network Staff Deputy Director of Alumni Success

The Urban Assembly, Inc
 New York, New York County, New York, United States

Job Description

Role Description:

UA is seeking a Deputy Director of Alumni Success to co-lead the pursuit of innovative, creative tools for monitoring and measuring impact regarding postsecondary success and student engagement.  The Deputy Director should be a forward-looking, data-driven innovator whose eye for cutting edge technology and user-friendly dashboards helps the Alumni Success team solve problems of practice and scalability.  This individual should be an early adopter whose curiosity propels them to redefine efforts to engage young people, to spur them to advocate for themselves and others in alignment with the UA mission, and ultimately, to determine how that engagement and advocacy can be measured.


The Deputy will be responsible for creating, maintaining and assessing equitable and culturally sensitive feedback loop models that align with the goals of the team’s Bridge, Bridge+, and Engagement programming, the latter of which primarily focuses on text messaging.  In order to promote the UA’s strategic priority of “scaling what works,” this individual will work with the director to communicate said models and overall strategy / vision to stakeholders, including those in the larger field of higher education with the goal of creating a more equitable playing field.  This individual will develop a clear plan of action in this pursuit.  The Deputy Director is a team player who seeks out opportunities to collaborate so that the UA identity can continue to form and be forged not only inside UA schools but also all public school and higher education spaces. 



  • Create and maintain Tableau dashboards
  • Create, monitor, and measure efficacy of bi-annual alumni surveys
  • Assist the Director of Alumni Success with the development, implementation, and success measurement of postsecondary success trainings and webinars
  • Generate reports on postsecondary outcomes
  • Research new and innovative tools for supporting alumni and for measuring success, in particular, with regards to career pathways and social economic mobility


Desired Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience working in data-informed environments to produce postsecondary outcomes with advanced proficiency in data maintenance, management, and visualization
  • 3+ years experience creating and delivering trainings and workshops, in-person and virtually
  • Experience with text message engagement success metrics 
  • Experience creating innovative, scalable student engagement practices and tools, targeting ages 17-24
  • Deep commitment to public education

Salary is commensurate with experience and includes an excellent benefits package, including: employer-funded healthcare, a monthly metrocard, phone stipend, financial support for professional development, and generous vacation time.

Unfortunately, due to a non-compete clause, we are unable to hire staff directly out of DOE schools or central offices, but former DOE staff (out of the system for more than 1 year) are encouraged to apply.

Our target start date for the Deputy Director of Alumni Success is March 1, 2022. This position will remain open until filled.

How to Apply

To Apply: Interested and qualified applicants, please email a resume and cover letter to Stephanie Fiorelli at  Please include your name and the words “Deputy Director of Alumni Success” in the subject line.  Please note that as contractors of the New York City Department of Education, all employees of the Urban Assembly are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or request a Religious or Medical Accommodation. What to Expect After Applying: The UA team will review applications on a rolling basis. Candidates moving forward in the interview process will be contacted by email regarding a phone screening, followed by a virtual interview.  If you will be requesting accommodation for the application process, please reach out to our Chief of Staff, Gillian Finley ( 

Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: School Network Staff.