Jun 20, 2019

Impact Manager

  • City Year
  • Kansas City, MO, USA
Full-time Product and Program Management Strategy and Planning Education

Job Description

The mission of the Impact Manager is to lead and develop a team of 8-12 City Year AmeriCorps members to implement the Whole School, Whole Child program at a high-need Kansas City public school. The Impact Manager position is primarily based at the partner school, in order to oversee the day-to-day implementation of the program. Reporting directly to the Impact Director, the Impact Manager's role is focused on coaching their team to support off-track students and strengthen the partner school, while also developing their AmeriCorps members’ leadership skills.

Job Description

Americorps member program delivery and experience

  • Lead, manage, and coach a team of 8-12 AmeriCorps members (between the ages of 18 - 25) to achieve service impact with students and to reach their leadership development potential.
  • Model leadership that reflects City Year's culture and values, and create spaces that empower AmeriCorps members to access the power of City Year’s culture and values in personally meaningful ways.
  • Effectively develop talent from within the corps for City Year and the larger education field, and lead AmeriCorps members to have a successful and rewarding year of service through their in-school service and leadership development curriculum.

Service delivery and impact

  • Implement City Year’s Whole School, Whole Child Tier 1 (whole class) supports and Tier 2 (one-on-one and small group) interventions, ensuring AmeriCorps members are working with the right students, and achieving proper dosage with those students.
  • Develop and manage partnerships with school administration, teachers and staff to ensure the necessary conditions and resources are in place for AmeriCorps members to deliver attendance, behavior, and course performance interventions for students.
  • Partner directly with the City Year Impact Coach to provide observation and coaching to AmeriCorps members to improve their student interventions.
  • Conduct Student Progress Monitoring:
    • Oversee collection and input of intervention and outcome data into City Year’s internal database.
    • Track data of all students enrolled in City Year’s interventions to ensure dosage and student progress requirements are met.
    • In collaboration with the Managing Director of Impact, Learning and Evaluation Director, and Impact Coach, analyze student-level data to strengthen overall service delivery at partner school.
  • Oversee AmeriCorps member-led school climate activities and organizational initiatives, including after-school programming.

Service partner management

  • Build and cultivate strong partnerships with teachers, principals, school officials, and other key decision makers and stakeholders within the partner school.
  • Partner closely with the school’s leadership team including the school’s City Year liaison.
  • Manage the implementation of a school partnership agreement.

Participation in organizational initiatives

  • Devote up to 10 days a year to AmeriCorps member recruitment interviews.
  • Assist with Martin Luther King Day, Opening Day, Annual Gala, Graduation, and other site-wide designated events.
  • Attend overnight events including Impact Summercharger (a conference for City Year Impact staff held in Boston for 1 week in the summer), and other local and national events.

Experience Required

  • Bachelor degree in Education, Social Work, Urban Studies, Youth Work, or other related field strongly preferred or 2-3 years equivalent work experience.
  • Candidates with a background in teaching or education preferred; urban education experience ideal.
  • City Year/AmeriCorps experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of the Kansas City Public Schools a plus.
  • Sets high expectations for self and others s/he is leading, and holds self and team accountable for performance goals.
  • Able to develop diverse talent through performance plans, reviews, and leadership opportunities.
  • Thrives in diverse, youthful, high energy, entrepreneurial, and fast-changing environment.
  • Able to execute on goals within flexible and changing environments.
  • Willingness to powerfully represent City Year, including wearing the City Year uniform, and upholding all City Year professional standards.

Compensation and 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.

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