Position: Project Manager, Organizing
Location: Los Angeles, Oakland or Sacramento Preferred
Description of Job (in two sentences): The Project Manager, Organizing is responsible for project managing large-scale organizing events and handling administrative work on a large, diverse team located in three cities across California.
Overview of Responsibilities
The Project Manager, Organizing is responsible for project managing large-scale organizing events and handling administrative work on a large, diverse team located in three cities across California. Among other things, the Project Manager takes a leadership role on events for families and students, sourcing new organizer candidates, managing onboarding logistics, coordinating with other teams within the organization, and ensuring the Organizing team's credit card forms, timesheets, and organizing data is up-to-date and accurate. A successful Project Manager, Organizing is skilled at building lateral relationships and accountabilities and is able to move a team of directors and organizers through a number of successful projects. They manage up to the Senior Vice President, Organizing to ensure the entire team is getting the information and supports they need to be successful. Additionally, a successful manager must be able to manage multiple projects at once, have a deep grasp of data systems, have strong written and verbal communication skills, and be exceedingly well-organized and detail oriented. Experience working with a diverse team, respect for varied viewpoints, a passion for educational justice, flexibility, and a sense humor are all a must.
The Project Manager, Organizing does not have direct reports. This role works closely with the Senior Vice President, Organizing regarding statewide special projects and initiatives.
How to Apply
Please send both cover letter and resume combined as one single PDF or Word document. The cover letter should answer the following questions:
Save the document as "your first name and last name" - Project Manager, Organizing and email it as an attachment to: [email protected]. Please do not write anything in the subject line or in the email body.
Position will be open until filled.
About the California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) (501c3)
The California Charter Schools Association is the membership and professional organization serving over 1,300 charter public schools and more than 660,000 students in the state of California. The vision of the California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) is to increase student learning by growing the number of families choosing high quality charter schools so that no child is denied the right to a great public education. The mission of CCSA is to have a million students attending charter public schools by 2022, with charter public schools outperforming non charter public schools on every measure.
About the California Charter Schools Association Advocates (CCSA Advocates) (501c4)
The California Charter Schools Association Advocates (CCSA Advocates) is a 501(c)(4) organization dedicated to increasing the involvement of the charter school community in the public policy arena, creating a pipeline of charter school supporters and activists, electing public officials who support California charter schools and growing the political influence of the California charter school movement. The vision of the California Charter Schools Association Advocates (CCSAA) is to increase student learning by growing the number of families choosing high quality charter schools so that no child is denied the right to a great public education. The mission of Advocates is to increase the number of students attending quality charter schools in California as quickly as possible by creating a political environment that is supportive of charter schools. For more information, please visit http://www.ccsaadvocates.org/.
Benefits and Salary
Salary for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience. In addition, CCSA offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage, 401K eligibility after the first 90 days of employment, and generous paid time off.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.