Jul 15, 2019

Impact Manager

$36,000 yearly
  • City Year
  • Jacksonville, FL, USA
Full-time Community Engagement and Outreach Product and Program Management Strategy and Planning Education

Job Description

The mission of the Impact Manager (IM) role is to lead and develop corps members as a City Year team of idealistic, emerging leaders and practitioners focused on strengthening schools and supporting students as directed by the WSWC missions and practices. Reporting directly to an Impact Director, the IM role plays a critical part in implementing City Year’s school-based WSWC service model.

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities

Service Delivery & Impact

Implement City Year’s WSWC model with a high degree of quality to the right students, in the right time, at assigned schoolhouse(s). The IM will develop and manage partnerships with school administration and personnel to ensure the necessary conditions and resources are in place for corps members to deliver attendance, behavior, and course performance interventions for students.

Corps Member Program Delivery & Experience

Lead, manage, and coach a team of AmeriCorps Members to achieve service performance and standards requirements and to reach their leadership development potential. Model leadership that is animated by City Year's culture and values, and create spaces that empower corps members to access the power of our culture and values in personally meaningful ways. Guide AmeriCorps Members in developing their professional plans for the future once their service experience has concluded. The IM is also an effective talent developer who will lead corps members to have a successful and rewarding year of service through civic engagement and a citizenship development curriculum. The Impact Manager may manage anywhere between 8 to 16 City Year AmeriCorps members.

Service Excellence: Impact Manager ensures that service tools are utilized effectively; school site supports a practitioner culture; Set and monitor clear, measurable weekly, and monthly deliverables for AmeriCorps members to ensure effective planning and execution of service priorities and parent/community engagement events.

Service Partner Management

Build and cultivate strong partnerships with teachers, principals, school officials, and other key decision makers and stakeholders. Manage implementation of school partnership agreement and conditions for success.

External Relations and Site Support: Identify leaders and resources in the community to develop partnerships that support the ability of the team to implement its school-based and community-based service objectives; Work with team to manage relationships with local community organizations and neighborhood councils and direct team’s community engagement activities.

Basic Qualifications

  • Relationship Development: Demonstrated ability to develop and manage complex relationships with schools and community partners. Proven ability to have tough conversations and to hold staff accountable towards their performance goals.  Manage relationships with diverse groups of internal and external stakeholders to help achieve service goals and corps member development.

  • Talent Development: Proven success managing diverse teams towards a common goal. History of coaching developing talent within young people between the ages of 18-25.

  • Executes to Results: Must have a strong record of achieving transformational results with students from low-income communities, at the classroom, school, or network/multiple-school levels. Ability to problem solve, multitask key priorities, trouble shoot and show creative problem solving when faced with perceived barriers.

  • Communication: Ability to translate mission and vision from organization level to corps members and talk about complex topics and parse them for specific audiences. Able to communicate effectively, efficiently, and with transparency to the right people at the right time to ensure success of our corps members in service.

Additional Required Experience and Qualities Needed:

  • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred; or equivalent work experience.
  • Candidates with a strong background and understanding of education practice and policy.
  • Minimum 2 years of proven people management preferred.
  • Sets high expectations for self and others they are leading and holds self and team accountable for performance goals.
  • Able to develop diverse talent through performance plans, reviews, delegation, and leadership opportunities.
  • Attitude Essentials—growth mindset, passion for City Year’s mission, community service, detail orientation, commitment to teamwork, commitment to Diversity, Belonging, Equity, and Inclusion.
  • Thrives in diverse, youthful, high energy, entrepreneurial, and fast-changing environment.
  • City Year/AmeriCorps experience a plus.

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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