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Metro Nashville Public Schools

Specialist Partnerships Impact and Engagement

Metro Nashville Public Schools


Job Summary

Under the Student Support Services, Office of Family & Community Partnerships, the Partnerships, Impact, and Engagement Specialist will identify and align resources and partnerships in support of the Office of Family & Community Partnership initiatives. 

This role focuses on fostering relationships with both internal and external community stakeholders, including partners and donors, to support the success of MNPS students, staff, and families. Responsibilities also include assisting MNPS departments and Support Hub teams to connect partner opportunities and resources to schools and families. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Establish, organize, and nurture relationships with community-based organizations, government entities, corporations, foundations, and higher education institutions to strategically and equitably align partners, resources, opportunities, and schools, across all Office of Family and Community Partnership initiatives.  
  • Leverages a partner management system for tracking and analyzing data, facilitating informed and equitable decision-making, assessing the impact of strategic collaborations, and identifying opportunities for new partnerships to meet the current needs of families and schools.
  • Designs professional learning to inform internal teams of MNPS policies and procedures relevant to partner work. Thus, increasing staff knowledge of both existing and new partners will help build their capacity to attract, engage, and retain partners effectively.
  • Oversees recruitment and placement initiatives for career-based learning programs, directing marketing and engagement efforts to attract high school, undergraduate, and graduate students. 
  • Engages with partners to gather insights into their resources and potential contributions, ensuring their offerings are aligned appropriately and overseeing the distribution and tracking of donations and services.
  • Support with organizing, designing, and facilitating events based on the interests, needs, and requests of MNPS internal teams.
  • Analyze survey data to enhance the quality of programs and services offered by partners. Create avenues for partners to provide feedback, contributing to student success and community well-being.
  • Monitor industry trends and best practices in community engagement and donor relations through ongoing research, attendance at events, and networking with peers.
  • Performs other duties or tasks as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the responsibilities in this job classification.


Education: A bachelor’s degree in Education, Community Development, Public Administration, Communications, or other related field is required.

Experience: Four years of related experience required

Skill required:

  • Interpersonal skills,
  • Time Management,
  • Self-motivation,
  • Responsibility,
  • Communication, and
  • Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Additional Information


Full benefits 

How to Apply



  • Date Posted: May 16, 2024
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Analytics / Evaluation
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Salary Range: Starting at $31.89 an hour
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk