Lead to Succeed is a cutting edge community engagement program working with urban youth to develop career and college readiness skills through service learning. We seek a hard-working, innovative educator with a passion for connecting the world of business to the world of education. Whip smart, forward thinking, and militantly organized? We want to hear from you!
Site Managers are responsible for managing a cohort of 3-4 Lead to Succeed program sites. Among other duties, Site Managers facilitate weekly meetings, collaborate with program partners, supervise College Mentors, and handle case management for the students at each site. Each Site Manager is also responsible for leading at least one student team in activities outside the program sites, including Virtual Internships, Newsletter, and Youth Advisory Board. The Site Managers will be supervised by the Program Director, and will work closely with Program Coordinator and Site Liaisons. Further detail listed below.
Site Manager Duties
- Facilitate weekly site meetings - implement Lead to Succeed curriculum and ensure the success of each service learning project at the sites you manage
- Manage student data and reporting for all students at your site, including WIA case management for students who qualify and are enrolled in WIA services
- Establish and maintain key stakeholder partnerships, including college/university, school district, businesses and community based organizations
- Assess, articulate, and work to fulfill needs of each stakeholder
- Facilitate communication between all Program Partners
- Provide ongoing training and support to Program Liaisons/Co-Facilitators and College Mentors
- Assist in scheduling, planning and executing major program events
- Work with Program Director to identify potential guest speakers and resources
- Evaluate program effectiveness and provide weekly, semester, and annual reports
- Contribute to community awareness, public relations and program marketing activities
- Conduct outcome assessment and reporting
- Other duties as needed to ensure success of assigned program sites
- Extensive experience working with multicultural youth, ages 12-20 years.
- Demonstrated project management acumen.
- Bachelor’s degree required. Education, social work, or career development degrees preferred.
- Experience in data management and case management
- Able to develop a strong rapport with students, parents, teacher, and community/industry leaders.
- Skilled in time management, organization, and written and verbal communication.
- Knowledge of career, workforce and economic development theories and strategies.
- Desire to encourage post-secondary education access and success.
- Strong background in community building and public engagement.
- Committed to helping youth develop civic engagement skills.
- Able to demonstrate and teach leadership skills and qualities.
- Dedicated to the program.
Hours: Full Time. Approximately 40 hours/week. Some night and weekend hours required.
Compensation: $20,160.00 for 7 months
Contract Length: November 1, 2013 – May 31, 2014. Paid training will begin 10/28/13. Contract will be renewed each program year pending performance and availability of funding.
Interested? Send your resume or CV along with a cover letter that tells us why you want to work with us and why you’re the best person for the job.
Application materials should be sent to:
Petra Duecker, Program Director
Application Deadline: 10/16/13