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Impact Manager

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City Year
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Baton Rouge, LA

City Year Baton Rouge is seeking an Impact Manager (IM) who will lead and develop a team of AmeriCorps members (ACMs) as idealistic, emerging leaders and practitioners focused on strengthening schools and supporting students to improve performance. Reporting to an Impact Director and working from a partner school, the IM plays a critical role in implementing City Year’s school-based Whole School Whole Child (WSWC) service model, mission, and practices. The IM is also an effective talent developer who will support AmeriCorps members through a challenging and rewarding year of service.Job Description

This may be the job for you if: 

  • You lead through your connections with others, create spaces where individuals can flourish and grow, and support them to find meaning in their work. 
  • You are always learning. You work on your own growth and development and authentically model that work for those you lead. 
  • You are a collaborative worker with a strong sense of ownership over your success, strategy to get there, and organization to execute on your plans.

Job Responsibilities:

Corps and Staff Development

Lead, manage, and coach a team of AmeriCorps members to achieve service performance requirements, meet standards, and reach their leadership development potential. Lead day-today mentoring and support of ACMs, coaching them on foundational competencies and strategies for success. Support a robust Learning and Development calendar for corps, including strategy, analysis and implementation of training plans. Advocate for and invest in your own professional development.

School Partnerships

Build and cultivate a strong partnership with teachers, administrators and other key decision makers. Monitor implementation of school partnership agreement and conditions for success. Coach Team Leaders (Senior AmeriCorps members) on organizing and leading culture building activities and trainings within the school building. Work with Impact Director to adapt model when necessary to meet changing conditions and needs. Coach ACMs on how to build school relationships by understanding and meeting teacher needs.

Service Delivery Implementation

Implement a multi-year WSWC support plan that is aligned with site goals and individual school improvement plans, using lead measures to monitor school progress and support school efforts. Work with Impact Director and AmeriCorps member team to customize model to best meet the needs of your service school while maximizing impact. Conduct observation and coaching sessions of AmeriCorps members, providing feedback and suggestion that are also informed by school administration and teacher feedback. Support AmeriCorps members in successfully achieving graduation requirements. Support compliance with AmeriCorps and City Year standards on a team and site level.

What does a typical day look like?

  • Start of day centering meeting with team
  • Observe and share feedback with AmeriCorps members providing interventions for students
  • Review Student Achievement data
  • Review AmeriCorps Member event plans, student engagement data and offer feedback
  • Individual Meetings with AmeriCorps Members
  • Coach AmeriCorps Members through communication challenges and conflict resolution
  • Connect with school administration to review upcoming initiatives and mutual expectations
  • Meet with Impact Director for your own support
  • Host City Year's potential and current funding partners on a school tour and roundtable
  • Attend and support After School Programs
  •  End of day centering meeting with team Basic Qualifications
  •  Experience building and growing complex professional relationships with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Experience holding people accountable to performance goals and navigating difficult conversations.
  • Experience managing diverse teams, particularly managing teams of early-workforce members.
  • Ability to apply creative problem solving when faced with perceived barriers.
  • Ability to translate mission and vision from organization level to individual level and draw connections between mission and daily work.
  • Ability to navigate complex topics and parse them for specific audiences.

Additional Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years of relevant experience, work in the education sector preferred.
  • National service experience is a plus.
  • Familiarity with Baton Rouge education ecosystem a plus.


City Year Baton Rouge is seeking an Impact Manager (IM) who will lead and develop a team of AmeriCorps members (ACMs) as idealistic, emerging leaders and practitioners focused on strengthening schools and supporting students to improve…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

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.

Full time employees are entitled to compensation commensurate with experience. Benefits for full time employees include health insurance with Flexible Spending Account, paid…

Location

Baton Rouge, LA

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