Senior Site Manager - Los Angeles Community Corps

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $51,000
Maximum: $51,000
Details: Commensurate with experience

Published

10/01/2018

Address

Los Angeles
California
United States

Description

About Jumpstart

Jumpstart is a national early education organization working toward the day every child in America enters kindergarten prepared to succeed. By participating in Jumpstart’s yearlong program, children develop the language, literacy, and social and emotional skills they need to be ready for school, setting them on a path for lifelong success. Since 1993, Jumpstart has trained 47,500 college students and community volunteers to transform the lives of over 110,000 preschool children nationwide. Jumpstart is also a proud member of the AmeriCorps service network. Join us to work toward the day every child in America enters kindergarten prepared to succeed! Learn more at www.jstart.org.

 

Position Overview

Jumpstart’s Community Corps is a unique initiative that engages older adult community members in Jumpstart service. The primary responsibility of the Jumpstart Senior Site Manager is to implement high quality programming by overseeing the day-to-day operations of the program and to support child outcomes. The Senior Site Manager leads a team to recruit, train, and manage volunteers, primarily adults ages 55+, serving as part- and full-time volunteers within the Senior Corps Foster Grandparent Program, to work with preschool children from under-resourced neighborhoods.

 

The Senior Site Manager manages two Site Managers and he/she reports to a Jumpstart Director of Corporate Programming.

 

Specific Responsibilities

Early Childhood Education and Training:

·        Support facilitation of Jumpstart training series for Jumpstart members; adapt or develop training content for members when necessary

·        Observe Jumpstart sessions to monitor the quality of interactions between staff, members and children and the implementation of planned curriculum

·        Provide coaching and feedback to staff and members based on observations

 

Program Management:

·        Plan and manage Jumpstart member recruitment process

·        Develop Jumpstart member supervision practices to provide members and Team Leaders with systematic supervision and support, consistent and responsive management, and clear ongoing communication; support Jumpstart members in the completion of service, including hours’ requirements

·        Work with national staff to ensure grant and programmatic compliance, including members’ files

·        Participate in program evaluation efforts

 

Community Partnerships and Relationship Management:

·        Provide team leadership by effectively manage two full time staff to achieve goals and drive quality programming; provide staff with ongoing learning and professional development opportunities

·        Maintain and foster relationships with agencies such as Senior Corps, the Southern California Directors Associations, and National Senior Corps Associations

·        Build and manage high quality Preschool Program Partner relationships

·        Support the stewardship of local stakeholders by hosting site visits


Qualifications

Required

·        Bachelor’s degree

·        3-5 years of prior work experience

·        Prior experience working with older adults or families

·        Prior experience in supervising others, including ability to provide verbal and written feedback

·        Strong organizational, management and leadership abilities

·        Ability to prioritize and multi-task in order to meet key tasks as scheduled

·        Demonstrated ability to use intermediate and some advanced functions of Windows operating systems, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) the internet and web-based forms

·        Ability to manage budgets

·        Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with community partners, preschool staff, and the general community

·        Ability and willingness to travel to assigned locations/sites as necessary

·        Commitment to Jumpstart’s core values: learning, connection, determination, joy and kindness

·        Experience and comfort working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and under-resourced communities

·        Commitment to serving urban communities

Preferred or Ideal

·        Background or experience in an early childhood setting

·        Prior experience/interest in social justice, or diversity, equity, and inclusion work

·        Prior experience developing partnerships with other organizations/entities

·        Experience working in California urban environments

·        Commitment to serving the community

·        Access to a personal vehicle for travel purposes a plus

·        Ability to speak Spanish or Tagalog

 

Additional

  • Requires significant evening/weekend work at specific times during the program year
  • Significant local travel required


Travel 

  • Approximately 15% local travel

Benefits

Excellent benefits package, including health, dental, and vision plans; generous PTO and sick time; paid holidays; and a 401k plan with an employer match, along with a great work environment!

Level of Language Proficiency

English proficiency required; additional ability to speak Spanish or Tagalog a plus

Professional Level

Managerial

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

https://www.jstart.org

Please complete the online application. Both a cover letter and resume are required to complete your application. Applications without a cover letter may not be considered. Candidates will be reviewed on an on-going basis. Please upload/attach your resume to your applicant profile as well as your cover letter.


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