Associate Site Manager - San Francisco State University

  • San Francisco, CA, US

Please send your resume and a thoughtful cover letter directly to sfjobs@jstart.org.

About Jumpstart

Jumpstart is a national early education organization that recruits and trains college students and community volunteers to work with preschool children in low-income neighborhoods. Through a research based curriculum, Jumpstart children develop the language and literacy skills they need to be ready for school, setting them on a path to close the achievement gap before it is too late. Join us to work toward the day every child in America enters kindergarten prepared to succeed! Learn more at www.jstart.org.

Position Overview

The Associate Site Manager (ASM) is a temporary position based on the San Francisco State University Campus. The Associate Site Manager leads recruitment, training and management for college students serving as part-time AmeriCorps members to work with low-income preschool children during the academic year. The Associate Site Manager works in conjunction with two other Site Managers to lead recruitment and training efforts to implement the Jumpstart program model. Within Jumpstart, an Associate Site Manager is provided opportunities for professional development and growth.

The Associate Site Manager directly reports to the Senior Site Manager. The ASM is a temporary position with an expected end date of August 31, 2017.

Specific Responsibilities

In full collaboration with the Senior Site Manager and Site Managers, the ASM owns and/or supports the following areas:

Early Childhood Education and Training:
  • Co-lead planning efforts for training with additional site managers
  • Facilitate Jumpstart training series for corps members
  • Observe Jumpstart sessions to monitor the quality of interactions between Corps members and children and the implementation of planned curriculum
  • Provide coaching and feedback to Corps members based on observations
  • Observe and support Curriculum Planning Meetings to monitor the quality of team collaboration, meeting facilitation and the design of curriculum to be used in Jumpstart Sessions
  • Ensure the site is meeting the requirements of the Jumpstart Quality Standards
Program Management:
  • Co-lead planning and recruitment process; interview and select all Corps members for site
  • Support Corps members in the completion of expected hours' requirements
  • Provide Corps members and Team Leaders with systematic supervision and support, consistent and responsive management, and clear ongoing communication
  • Manage Corps member files to Corporation for National and Community Service and/or Grantee specifications
Campus and Community Partnerships:
  • Build and manage high quality Preschool Program Partner relationships
  • Cultivate campus relations to ensure sustainability and success of the program on campus
  • Contribute to the development of the Jumpstart brand by engaging in local media and public relations activities
Jumpstart National and Local Network Responsibilities:
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings with Site Manager Team
  • Participate in bi-weekly one to one meetings with Senior Site Manager
  • Participate in monthly Bay Area Team Meetings with Site Managers from local campuses and the region's Program Director
  • Participate in quarterly planning and reflection retreats with the San Francisco program team
  • Participate in the Northern California Site Swap, which promotes cross-market learning with fellow Site Managers
  • Attend Leadership Institutes annually and New Staff Training during first year
  • Support the development of National and Regional stakeholders by hosting site visits and engaging Corps members in events
Family Engagement Responsibilities:
  • Partner with Jumpstart Family Involvement Coordinator to coordinate, facilitate and lead family workshops at select preschool program partner sites
  • Participate in ongoing meetings with Family Involvement Coordinator to evaluate family engagement programming

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required; degree in early childhood education or child development preferred
  • Commitment to Jumpstart's core values: learning, connection, determination, joy and kindness
  • Background or experience in an early childhood setting
  • Strong organizational, management and leadership abilities
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in order to meet key tasks as scheduled
  • Prior experience in managing others, preferably college students; ability to provide verbal and written feedback
  • Demonstrated ability to use basic and some advanced functions of Windows operating systems, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) the internet and web-based forms
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with university staff and the general community
  • Commitment to Jumpstart's mission
  • Commitment to serving the community

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Areas of focus:

  • San Francisco, CA, US
  • Start date:

    February 6, 2017

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