Managing Director, Impact

Job Type

Full Time




1 Main Street
United States


Teams of City Year Dallas’s AmeriCorps members (ACMs) partner with schools to deliver targeted interventions for off-track students exhibiting one or more of the early warning indicators under attendance, behavior, and course performance (English Language Arts and Math scores/grades) through the implementation of the Whole School Whole Child service model which supports the school administration in transforming the climate and culture of schools, helping students reach their academic potential through math and literacy intervention curricula and innovative in-school, after-school, and out-of-school programs. City Year Dallas’s work is anchored in Dallas’s Oak Cliff, Pleasant Grove, and Bachman Lake communities and is based on our strategy of deploying diverse teams in each neighborhood to have a concentrated impact in each community. We currently have 80 AmeriCorps members that serve in 8 Dallas ISD schools. Our ACMs are diverse 18-25 years old’s (with 80% being post-college graduates) that serve full time fora period of 10 ½ months. 

The Managing Director of Impact (MDI) will focus on overseeing the site’s Whole School Whole Child (WSWC) service model; develop, implement, and monitor the Impact Leadership team to ensure quality delivery of the WSWC service model to partnering DISD schools and drive student achievement and ensure a quality experience for our AmeriCorps members; Design a Long Term Impact (LTI) plan that identifies a roadmap for City Year Dallas to reach its Impact goals which takes into consideration the local nuances of our district and trends in the Early Warning Indicators(EWI)/On Track policy spaces. The MDI will cultivate and manage the necessary District, School, AmeriCorps and programmatic partnerships and be responsible for inspiring and leading more than 10 Impact staff members, through the direct report managementand support of 3 staff members who comprise the Impact Senior Leadership Team (ISLT).

Alongside the Executive Director, the MDI will serve as a key external “face and voice” for the organization’s impact and expertise in the EWI program outcomes and implications which will provide thought leadership to key stakeholders in the K12 education policy space on the various trends and outcomes for our students in Dallas ISD Schools.

Work with site leadership and district leadership to create a multiyear partnership development, service implementation, and financial plan that defines impact priorities, sets performance goals and provides a roadmap for achieving goals by building Impact team capacity and capabilities in the areas of both district and school partnerships, WSWC knowledge, ACM Experience, and Staff and ACM development as well as learning and development (L&D).

Develop, establish, and implement the processes that manage how L&D, Evaluation and the site Impact teams will work together to use data to reach site goals.

Work with the Executive Director (ED), district leadership and our headquarters leadership in Boston (HQ) to develop District Engagement goals and create a district engagement strategic plan both at the district and school levels, for example:

District Level

  • Power map district and identify strategic opportunities to strengthen CY work in schools (e.g. District strategy alignment, use of intervention programs, systemic data review options, site visits, district engagement across other departments that don’t manage CY partnership);
  • Assign CY relationship managers to key district/city/state points;
  • Oversee CY district data sharing agreement in partnership with the Managing Director of Service & Evaluation; and
  • Manage superintendent cabinet relationships with ED.

School house Level

  • Ensure IDs and IMs have the coaching and resources required to build effective school relationships;
  • Engage schools quarterly in partnership with IDs and IMs;
  • Manage schoolhouse challenges that might escalate; and
  • Adapt the model where necessary to meet changing conditions and needs.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred, but at least four years of experience in management, non-profits, youth work, or education is acceptable. 
  • Minimum of four years of experience in leading, supervising, coaching, teaching, or managing young adults.
  • City Year/AmeriCorps/Peace Corps experience is a plus.
  • Experience and ability to effectively collaborate with principals, assistant principals, and teachers towards student level results.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse teams of people.
  • Proven organizational, project, and financial management abilities.
  • Ability to execute a strategic plan and motivate staff. 
  • Ability to work as both an independent leader and a team member.
  • Highly ethical standards of professionalism and integrity.
  • Excellent communication skills and strong writing skills. Proficiency in computer skills (i.e. MS Office).
  • Deep understanding of and commitment to City Year’s values, for more information visit:

Compensation and Benefits

Full time employees are entitled to compensation commensurate with experience. Benefits for full time employees include health insurance with Flexible Spending Account, paid vacation, holidays, parental leave, 401K, and more.

City Year is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workforce. Individuals from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply, including persons with disabilities and veterans.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

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.