South Bronx Rising Together is a cradle to career pipeline partnership to improve local schools, engage parents, bring resources to the community, and ensure children are on a pathway to college and career success. To be successful, the initiative will mobilize any and all actors in the South Bronx with a stake in student success to help achieve large-scale social change through shared goals and accountability. This will include residents, schools, community based organizations, health providers, colleges, housing developers, employers, and others.
Phipps Neighborhoods helps children, youth, and families in low-income communities rise above poverty. We work in South Bronx neighborhoods where we can address the greatest barriers to lasting success through education and career programs, and access to community resources.
We’re dedicated to our neighborhoods for the long term, supporting individuals and families as they establish self-sufficiency. Our services create opportunities for people to thrive in every aspect of their lives.
Position Description: School-Age Network Manager
South Bronx Rising Together (SBRT) is seeking a Manager for our network of stakeholders committed to improving outcomes for school-aged children in the community. This person will facilitate a collaborative of cross-sector partners focused on projects and partnerships that improve outcomes for youth and teenagers in Bronx Community District 3. The Children’s Aid Society and Phipps Neighborhoods are the conveners of this partnership and the Manager will report to the Phipps Neighborhood Chief of Staff. This will be a full-time role, based at Phipps Neighborhoods.
As a member of the SBRT Backbone Team, the Full-time School-Age Network Manager will have the following responsibilities:
· Develop and cultivate relationships with community stakeholders, including leaders in education, business, faith, nonprofit, philanthropic and civic sectors.
· Design and manage structures for the development of trust and productive working relationships within the network
· Provide facilitation, strategic thinking, and project management to the network’s activities
· Lead the convening and organizing of partners for evidence-based continuous improvement action plans
· Expand communication about the work of the School-Age Network, among SBRT partners and to other key education and youth development stakeholders in NYC
· Create systems for tracking and reporting the status of Network projects, including process measures and outcomes (in consultation with the Data Manager)
· Plan and facilitate Quarterly Roundtable meetings for the network, in addition to trainings and special events
· Regular presentations and written reports on project progress, network activities, and convening or meetings
· Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of relevant experience
· Experience with elementary, middle, and high schools (public, charter, and private), youth-based CBOs, and education-focused non-profits
· Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse staff and families
· Excellent meeting facilitation and project management skills, including clear and concise verbal and written communications
· Adept interpersonal skills, focusing on building relationships and resolving conflict
· Experience with utilizing continuous quality improvement processes and methodology
· Familiarity with Results-Based Accountability frameworks
· Technologically proficient, especially in presenting data, project management software (like Asana and Trello) and project deliverables
· Flexibility to respond to emerging needs
· Fluency in a second language commonly spoken in the community (preferred)
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
To apply for this position, please email a resume and cover letter with “SBRT School-Age Network Manager” in the subject line to: firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.
Minimum Education Required