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Impact Manager

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City Year
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New Orleans, LA
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Published 16 days ago

*This position is in person.

The primary responsibility of the Impact Manager is to manage and support 8-12 school-based AmeriCorps members, particularly in their work to improve student performance through targeted academic interventions. The Impact Manager (IM) plays a critical role in implementing City Year New Orleans’ school-based service model and will report directly to the Managing Director of Impact. The IM is school-based and serves as the primary liaison between City Year and their school site and will work with school staff to ensure the necessary conditions and resources are in place for AmeriCorps members to deliver high-quality interventions and support culture and climate initiatives. The IM will also work with school staff and AmeriCorps members to implement after-school programming.


COVID-19 Note: The primary purpose of this role is to directly manage school-based AmeriCorps members and serve as a liaison with school staff, and applicants should expect to work from the schoolhouse whenever it is open and AmeriCorps members are doing in-person service.


Start Date: We are currently hiring for the 2021-2022 school year and the start date for this position is in mid-June.

What You’ll Do

AmeriCorps Member Management:

  • The IM is responsible for ensuring their team has the skills, knowledge, experiences and mindsets necessary to increase student outcomes.
  • The IM effectively manages Service Leaders (Second Year AmeriCorps Members) to support service and partner relationships and the AmeriCorps members.

AmeriCorps Member Development:

  • The IM regularly observes and coaches ACMs on their instructional practice.
  • The IM ensures their team is professionally developed by designing, coordinating, and delivering leadership trainings for their team.

Program Development:

  • The IM works collaboratively with IMs at other schools to lead site-wide initiatives and projects.
  • The IM is responsible for effective and timely collection of data as well as using data to make action plans and program improvements.

After School Program:

  • The IM is responsible for coordinating high-quality, effective, safe, and well-organized after school programming with their school leadership team.

School Partner Management and School House Support:

  • The IM serves as a member of their placement school’s leadership team and may have a role in whole-school support.
  • The IM works alongside their school’s RTI coordinator to ensure the quality of ACM interventions and maximize student impact.
  • The IM is responsible for building strong and sustainable partnerships with all school-based stakeholders, including administrators, content specialists, and teachers.

COVID-19 Health and Safety:

  • The IM monitors compliance with City Year health and safety policies at school site and elevates questions and concerns to Managing Director of Impact as needed.
  • With support from City Year leadership, the IM ensures AmeriCorps members follow all health and safety policies such as wearing face coverings, practicing social distancing and observing mandated quarantine periods.

What You’ll Bring

  • Ability to work effectively in fast-paced and dynamic environments
  • Demonstrated grit and tenacity during challenging times
  • Commitment to self-directed and continuous learning
  • Time management, organization and the ability to multitask
  • Growth mindset
  • Flexibility and patience
  • Experience working effectively in a team-oriented and collaborative workplace
  • Understanding of current issues related to national service and education policy and the impact they have on New Orleans communities and schools
  • Awareness of importance of relationships and partnerships in advancing organizational mission
  • Willingness to engage in conversation on race and all aspects of identity, along with a passion for developing practices grounded in diversity, belonging, inclusion, and equity

How You’ll Grow

City Year values diverse skill sets and encourages staff members to seek continuous growth. A successful Impact Manager will bring experience and continue to develop themselves in the following competencies:

  • Relationship Development: Ability to develop and manage complex relationships with schools and community partners. Willingness to engage in tough conversations and to hold people accountable towards their performance goals. 
  • Talent Development: Experience leading diverse teams towards a common goal. Passion for coaching young people between the ages of 20-25.
  • Executes to Results: Ability to problem solve, trouble-shoot, and show creativity when faced with perceived barriers.
  • Communication: Ability to translate mission and vision from organizational level to AmeriCorps members. Ability to communicate effectively, efficiently, and with transparency to the right people at the right time to ensure success of our AmeriCorps members in service.

*This position is in person.

The primary responsibility of the Impact Manager is to manage and support 8-12 school-based AmeriCorps members, particularly in their work to improve student performance through targeted academic…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Benefits

Full time employees will be eligible for all benefits including vacation and sick days and organization holidays. You may participate in all benefit programs that City Year establishes and makes available to eligible employees, under (and subject to all provisions of) the plan documents that govern those programs. Currently, City Year offers medical, dental and vision, life, accidental death and dismemberment and disability coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), other benefits including 401(k) plan(s) pursuant to the terms and conditions of company policy and the 401(k) plan document. 

Employment is contingent upon completion of all satisfactory background checks, verification of your eligibility to work in the United States, and any other documentation that may be required. Your employment with City Year is at will and either party may terminate the employment relationship at any time and for any reason, with or without cause or notice.

City Year’s core values include advancing diversity, social justice for all, and inclusive environments where everyone can thrive. We aspire to become an antiracist organization, to support the holistic growth and development of our AmeriCorps members, and to promote educational equity for all students. We work each day, in partnership with schools and communities, to ensure that people of all identities feel welcome, valued, empowered and engaged.

As an equal opportunity employer, City Year is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information or characteristics, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

City Year encourages people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply, particularly Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC); those who are first in their family to attend college; adults without a college degree; LGBTQIA+ community; and people from low-income backgrounds.

Full time employees will be eligible for all benefits including vacation and sick days and organization holidays. You may participate in all benefit programs that City Year…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New Orleans, LA
Associated Location
New Orleans, LA, USA

How to Apply

Please complete the online application and attach a resume and thoughtful cover letter in the "Resume/CV" field on the "My Experience" page. Internal applicants should apply through cyresource.

Please complete the online application and attach a resume and thoughtful cover letter in the "Resume/CV" field on the "My Experience" page. Internal applicants should apply through…

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