While young people from low-income communities – who are disproportionately young people of color – face systemic inequities in school, in the workforce, and in life, they possess unique strengths, resilience and tremendous potential. When provided with support and resources, these young people fulfill their potential and achieve success in school, work and life.
Through a combination of mentoring and transformative experiences, Summer Search supports young people to successfully transition from adolescence into adulthood. We aim to unleash the potential of our young people while also building a toolkit for navigating and challenging systemic barriers to higher education and career opportunities.
Summer Search New York is currently seeking a Program Manager to join its high school program team. This position ensures that staff are trained, coached and developed to work collaboratively with their students and our program team to achieve short, mid and long-term student outcomes. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced people manager and coach to enhance the quality of our programming for students, advance the impact of Summer Search in the local community, and join a team that is committed to learning, social and racial equity, and the students we serve.
Specifically, the Program Manager will:
Staff development and management.
Enhance high school program quality.
Student Engagement & Program Facilitation
WHO YOU ARE
All Summer Search staff bring a commitment to our mission of elevating students’ success through mentoring and transformative experiences, as well as the ability to thrive in an environment that values excellence, gratitude, well-being, diversity, authenticity, and collaboration.
Specifically, the Program Manager will bring:
WORK HOURS AND LOCATION
Work hours are Mon-Fri 10am-6pm with occasional weekend and evening special events. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this position will be remote until further notice, with potential for limited working days in the office if desired, in order to allow for the safest environment for our staff. After office reopening, this position will be based out of the Summer Search NYC offices in Manhattan and The Bronx.
OUR COMMITMENT TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION
With a staff that cares deeply about social justice and racial justice, we believe that diverse perspectives and backgrounds create a rich work environment and enhance our ability to pursue our mission. We are committed to building an organization with raised consciousness in order to impact how we work with students, as well as how we work together as a team. We hope you will join us as we continue to build a justice-centered organization that fosters a work environment where people from all backgrounds are welcomed and valued.
SUMMER SEARCH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
While young people from low-income communities – who are disproportionately young people of color – face systemic inequities in school, in the workforce, and in life, they possess unique strengths, resilience and tremendous potential. When…
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
We are committed to the well-being of our employees and demonstrate this by providing competitive compensation and benefits and an investing in ongoing learning, growth, and development. Some examples of this include:
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
We are committed to the well-being of our employees and demonstrate this by providing competitive compensation and benefits and an investing in…
Click here to submit a resume and targeted cover letter, addressed to Naima Fine Iles, Director of High School Program, that answers the question, “How have you leveraged your positional power to advocate for other people?”
Click here to submit a resume and targeted cover letter, addressed to Naima Fine Iles, Director of High School Program, that answers the question, “How have you leveraged your…