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Managing Director, Impact

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City Year
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Los Angeles, CA
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Published 14 days ago

The Managing Director of Impact (MDI) reports directly to the Executive Director and is responsible for strategically planning and directing key activities of the organization including program and service execution. The MDI must be an effective manager and talent developer who can coach staff members so they in turn can enable AmeriCorps members (ACM) to have a rewarding, productive, professional and successful year of service. It is essential that the MDI is passionate about youth leadership and is a student-centered leader who can also establish a goal-focused culture, to meet or exceed key performance benchmarks. As a strong relationship manager, the MDI must inspire and grow partnerships at schools, in the community, and with many layers of leadership in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) to ensure the right conditions and resources are in place for AmeriCorps members to deliver attendance, behavior, and course performance interventions to off track students. Finally, as a member of the City Year Los Angeles Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and the leader of close to 300 AmeriCorps members, a department of 40+ staff members, the MDI is at the forefront of how national service can play a critical role in education reform and in combating the high school dropout crisis.Job Description

Site Impact & Program Implementation

  • Work with site leadership to create a two to three-year partnership-development and service-implementation plan that defines the Impact Department’s priorities.
  • Determine district alignment with program priorities and site conditions for success within schools served.
  • Define the team processes that prescribes how Learning and Development, Evaluation, and the site Impact team will work together as a collaborative team to continually use data to reach site goals.
  • Build strong, cohesive, whole-site culture that reflects the mission, vision, and values of City Year Los Angeles.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of program goals, ACM deployment, and Impact-staffing plans
  • Ensure Impact team has necessary tools and resources to build capability in the following areas:
  • Whole School Whole Child Service Fidelity
  • AmeriCorps Experience
  • Partnership Management

AmeriCorps Members and Staff

  • Directly manage 2 senior directors, 1 AmeriCorps Experience Director
  • In partnership with the People & Operations team, identify, hire, and develop high-performing staff.
  • Support AmeriCorps and staff learning and professional development through individual and group coaching and by modeling outstanding professionalism, strong application of the City Year values, and effective leadership.
  • Use performance-management process to coach team members to meet individual development and performance goals.
  • Collaborate with Learning & Development Director and Evaluation Director on determining an ACM learning strategy that the site’s capacity to maximize impact while developing ACM’s leadership skills.
  • Lead on sustaining a strong sense of CY culture and values, consistently using City Year culture tools; make meaning of City Year culture and foster strong personal connections to the deeper meaning of staff/corps work.

District Engagement & School Partnerships

  • Work with Executive Director, site leadership, and Headquarters (HQ) to determine role in supporting district-engagement relationships – including but not limited to Local District Superintendents, Superintendent and other local district and school partners.
  • Ensure Program Directors and Program Managers have the coaching and resources required to build effective school relationships.
  • Conduct school visits at least quarterly, including use of “walk-through” observation and coaching protocol with principals/liaisons.
  • Manage schoolhouse challenges that are escalated as necessary.
  • Adapt the model where necessary to meet changing conditions and needs.

Compliance with Government and Grant Obligations

  • Ensure Impact staff achieves AmeriCorps compliance goals.
  • Progress monitor towards AmeriCorps goals (if breakdown is different from site goal).
  • Complete site progress-monitoring reports.
  • Own communication and relationship-development with state commission.
  • Collaborate with AmeriCorps Compliance Manager for site yearly audit.
  • Work with HQ on background-check compliance, e-grant enrollments/exits compliance, and other state requirements.

The Managing Director of Impact (MDI) reports directly to the Executive Director and is responsible for strategically planning and directing key activities of the organization including program and service execution. The MDI must be an…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Benefits

Full time employees will be eligible for all benefits including vacation and sick days and organization holidays. You may participate in all benefit programs that City Year establishes and makes available to eligible employees, under (and subject to all provisions of) the plan documents that govern those programs. Currently, City Year offers medical, dental and vision, life, accidental death and dismemberment and disability coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), other benefits including 401(k) plan(s) pursuant to the terms and conditions of company policy and the 401(k) plan document. 

Employment is contingent upon completion of all satisfactory background checks, verification of your eligibility to work in the United States, and any other documentation that may be required. Your employment with City Year is at will and either party may terminate the employment relationship at any time and for any reason, with or without cause or notice.

City Year’s core values include advancing diversity, social justice for all, and inclusive environments where everyone can thrive. We aspire to become an antiracist organization, to support the holistic growth and development of our AmeriCorps members, and to promote educational equity for all students. We work each day, in partnership with schools and communities, to ensure that people of all identities feel welcome, valued, empowered and engaged.

 

As an equal opportunity employer, City Year is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information or characteristics, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

 

City Year encourages people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply, particularly Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC); those who are first in their family to attend college; adults without a college degree; LGBTQIA+ community; and people from low-income backgrounds.

Full time employees will be eligible for all benefits including vacation and sick days and organization holidays. You may participate in all benefit programs that City Year…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Los Angeles, CA
Associated Location
Los Angeles, CA, USA

How to Apply

Please complete the online application and attach a resume and thoughtful cover letter in the "Resume/CV" field on the "My Experience" page. Internal applicants should apply through cyresource.

Please complete the online application and attach a resume and thoughtful cover letter in the "Resume/CV" field on the "My Experience" page. Internal applicants should apply through…

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