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Education Program Coordinator

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Masa
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Bronx, NY

Masa


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Published 13 days ago

December 14, 2020

Masa partners with Mexican and Latino children, youth, and families in the South Bronx to develop strong learners and leaders who fully contribute to the larger community. We envision a community that is civically engaged, empowered, and educated.

Masa’s community-led, integrated model engages the entire family, grounded in a deep commitment to strengthening literacy, leadership, and power for Mexican, Central American, and Indigenous People. Masa fosters a culturally responsive learning community in which families engage with direct service and advocacy programs to dismantle barriers to success.

The Education Program Coordinator will manage volunteer recruitment for Masa’s programs, as well as coordinate Masa’s education programs for grades K-12 which include an after-school program, robotics program, and summer intensive academic programs. This position is ideal for a Spanish/English bilingual person who is passionate about supporting children and youth academically, as well as in building a positive cultural identity and a commitment to social justice, who is committed to engaging and fostering trusting partnerships with families, and who has a strong background in education, social work, or non-profit management.

Position: Education Program Coordinator

Program Responsibilities: K-12 Education programs

Reports to: Executive Director

Supervises: Program Associates, interns, volunteers

Hours: Full-time

Job Responsibilities:

Student/family recruitment and enrollment

  • Oversee student recruitment and enrollment process, including family intake and student pre-and post assessments, running relevant salesforce reports, and managing waitlist process
  • Revise and refine recruitment and enrollment materials on an ongoing basis
  • Ensure student enrollment data is effectively stored (both electronically and on paper)

Volunteer and staff supervision and management

  • Oversee the recruitment, tracking, and management of large volunteer base for Masa programs
  • Communicate with volunteers on a regular basis regarding student progress, program implementation and management, and volunteer support
  • Plan and conduct regular and on-going training for after-school program volunteers
  • Provide guidance to staff and model desired behaviors

Program supervision and coordination

  • Develop and maintain a high-quality, safe and nurturing environment in which children develop trusting and accepting relationships with adults and peers that foster growth and development.
  • Create and/or review and approve culturally and developmentally appropriate curriculum aligned to program goals
  • Prepare curriculum scopes/sequences and master calendars for both school year and summer programming; oversee planning and implementation of programs
  • Lead weekly planning and supervision meetings with staff
  • Supervise day-to-day operations of all programs including effectively executing community events
  • Develop and maintain program operations manual
  • Communicate with parents regularly regarding student needs and other issues; make referrals on an as-needed basis
  • Communicate with supervisor about individual issues and challenges as they arise; create student support plans and communicate them to volunteers
  • Ensure all materials are purchased and available for use in a timely manner
  • Follow all Masa policies and procedures

Program evaluation and data management

  • Fulfill all record-keeping responsibilities with the support of program staff
  • Support implementation of program evaluation systems, including surveys and other data collection tools; run reports in SalesForce as needed
  • Run reports in SalesForce to support recruitment, enrollment, and waitlist processes

Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal, listening, and written communication skills in English AND in Spanish are required; comfortable communicating with children, parents, teachers, volunteers, and staff
  • B.A. in education, social work, non-profit management, or other related field
  • 2+ years of management or supervisory experience; in an after-school setting a plus
  • 2+ years of teaching or case management experience with children and youth
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills
  • Able to perform work efficiently and accurately with minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication skills via e-mail and phone required to keep supervisors apprised of work progress
  • Experience working with immigrant and indigenous speaking families a major plus
  • Familiarity with SalesForce a plus

Physical demands:

  • This position may require at times walking/working outside the office and in school settings, including for Masa community and family events
  • Light to moderate carrying of program materials is required 
  • Regular, predictable attendance is required
  • Work schedule will include evenings and occasional weekends. Academic year program includes programming which ends at 8pm.

To apply:

Submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample to jobs@masany.org. Place “Education Program Coordinator Position” in the subject line of your e-mail.

Masa partners with Mexican and Latino children, youth, and families in the South Bronx to develop strong learners and leaders who fully contribute to the larger community. We envision a community that is civically engaged, empowered, and…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

Masa offers health, dental & vision insurance and paid time off.

Masa offers health, dental & vision insurance and paid time off.

Level of Language Proficiency

Excellent verbal, listening, and written communication skills in English AND in Spanish are required; comfortable communicating with children, parents, teachers, volunteers, and staff

Excellent verbal, listening, and written communication skills in English AND in Spanish are required; comfortable communicating with children, parents, teachers, volunteers, and…

Location

2770 Third Avenue, 1st Floor, Bronx, NY 10455

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