Program Coordinator, Community and Literacy Partnerships


Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $45,000.00
Maximum: $47,000.00

Published:

05/17/2018

Address

San Francisco
California
United States

Description

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Employer: San Francisco Education Fund

Job Title: Program Coordinator, Community and Literacy Partnerships

Type: Full-time, exempt

Location: San Francisco, CA


ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW

The San Francisco Education Fund believes all public school students, no matter their background or income level, should receive the support they need to succeed. The Ed Fund’s mission is to harness the power of the community to equip every public school student with the skills to succeed in college, career and civic responsibility. We analyze data to target resources where they are needed most, engage volunteers in classrooms, provide grants to educators and award scholarships to students, to build a bright future for our city and its young people.



We focus community resources – money and volunteer time – most intensively around two critical academic milestones on the path to college:

·        Students reading proficiently by the third grade

·        Students successfully completing algebra by the eighth grade


Additional information about the Ed Fund’s programs can be found at www.sfedfund.org.


POSITION OVERVIEW

The Program Coordinator, Community and Literacy Partnerships works closely with the Program Director and will serve as primary elementary school program lead for a portfolio of school sites. The Program Coordinator, Community and Literacy Partnerships will oversee all aspects of the Literacy Program including the training, support and coordination of Literacy Volunteers. At assigned schools s/he will also be responsible for placing general volunteers, overseeing the Circle the Schools partnership and event execution, and will support all aspects of the Bright Ideas grants. S/he serves as the “on the ground” point person for the Education Fund at assigned schools. The Coordinator, Literacy Program will be a key player in ensuring our volunteers, principals, and teachers are connected to our work and have a great experience interacting with each other. 


RESPONSIBILITIES

1.      Implement the Volunteer Literacy Program in Focus Schools

·        Develop and implement a comprehensive action plan for each assigned school to include all aspects of support

·        Recruit, train, manage and support all signature volunteer tutors who work one-on-one with target students to improve literacy skills and serve as group literacy volunteers; track and support volunteers through the onboarding process

·        Work closely with teachers to identify students in need of volunteer literacy intervention and to support those teachers working with volunteers

·        Facilitate and oversee placements of volunteers working as Group Literacy volunteers in K-3 classrooms

·        Act as a liaison between the teacher and the volunteer, optimally place volunteers in schools and help teachers select target students

·        Provide excellent customer service to volunteers and teachers; work with your manager to address volunteer and teacher concerns promptly and provide guidance and interventions as needed

·        Meet all benchmarks for volunteer and school engagement and support

·        Implement Bright Ideas Grants at qualifying elementary schools including providing relevant data to help shape the proposals, coordinating outreach to teachers and partners, manage the grant selection process, and monitor progress of grantees at each school

·        Keep detailed paper work and collect all data necessary for program implementation and evaluation; create and run reports, document impact, and assist with collection of program evaluations

·        Collaborate with the Program Director to refine the program with an eye on continuous improvement

·        Create strong relationships with school leadership and key staff at focus elementary schools


2.      Support the Circle the Schools corporate partnership program at Assigned Schools.

·        Serve as the liaison between corporate partners and the school team (principal, Education Fund staff, and teachers) to develop a school specific engagement plan that meets the needs of both the corporate partner and the school

·        Lead the implementation of the action plan at each school site; coordinate and oversee events for partnerships

·        Maintain and develop current relationships and activity information about corporate contacts in the Salesforce database. Create and run reports, document impact, and assist with collection of program evaluations

3.      General Volunteer Support at Assigned Schools.

·        Support refinement, planning, and execution of volunteer trainings and episodic events in focus schools

·        Partner with school staff at assigned schools to identify volunteer placement opportunities

·        Implement, and execute a support system for volunteers to increase capacity and retention

·        Support city-wide programming efforts

·        Meet all benchmarks for volunteer support and engagement

4.      Participate as a member of the Program team.

·        Support broader Ed Fund work around school engagement

·        Contribute to broader program strategic planning

·        Support on department-wide events and special projects

·        Collaborate with other departments

·        Additional tasks and projects assigned


QUALIFICATIONS

·        Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

·        Commitment to improving public education through community involvement

·        Demonstrate a sensitivity to, and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of K-12th grade students

·        Service-oriented mentality with client first approach; comfort interfacing with a wide variety of personalities; excellent interpersonal, communication, writing, and problem-solving skills

·        impeccable attention to detail

·        Strong document management, quality control, and organizational skills

·        Adaptable and comfortable working in fast-paced, ambiguous environments

·        Ability to manage multiple deadlines and competing priorities with demonstrated results

·        Ability to work well within a team and individually

·        Action-oriented problem-solving abilities

·        Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and experience with Salesforce or general experience with databases (Filmmaker Pro, MS Access, etc.)

·        Must pass criminal background check.


COMPENSATION

Program Coordinator, Community and Literacy Partnerships position is a full time, exempt position with a salary range of $45,000-$47,000 dependent on experience. The Education Fund provides a competitive benefits package, including generous vacation, medical, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, a 401(k) retirement plan and other fringe benefits.


To Apply

AA/EOE. The San Francisco Education Fund is committed to building a culturally diverse staff and strongly encourages women, people of color, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.

No phone calls, please. Email cover letter and resume as one Word document or PDF file, to Camille Stone cstone@sfedfund.org with “Program Coordinator” in the subject line. Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be reviewed. This position will remain open until filled; complete applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Benefits

Program Coordinator, Community and Literacy Partnerships position is a full time, exempt position with a salary range of $45,000-$47,000 dependent on experience. The Education Fund provides a competitive benefits package, including generous vacation, medical, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, a 401(k) retirement plan and other fringe benefits.

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish Preferred but not required

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

cstone@sfedfund.org

http://sfedfund.org/

AA/EOE. The San Francisco Education Fund is committed to building a culturally diverse staff and strongly encourages women, people of color, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.


No phone calls, please. Email cover letter and resume as one Word document or PDF file, to Camille Stone cstone@sfedfund.org with “Program Coordinator” in the subject line. Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be reviewed. This position will remain open until filled; complete applications will be reviewed as they are received.


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