Data Evaluation and Analysis
As City Year seeks to prepare AmeriCorps Members to lead transformational change on pressing social problems, the Learning and Development Manager (LDM) will play a critical role in supporting AmeriCorps Members in providing a high quality professional development experience that will allow them to leverage their City Year experience as education practitioners and a future potential career accelerator.
The LDM seeks to plan and implement academic trainings, professional development workshops, and share resources to support AmeriCorps Members in their personal and professional development. The role of the LDM is to build a strong learning and development program for AmeriCorps Members during their year of service which promotes relevant leadership, education, and career development for the site.
Core Responsibilities AmeriCorps Member Program Delivery: Support AmeriCorps Members in meeting service performance requirements and leadership development potential. Work with City Year Impact Staff to develop a year-long comprehensive program that takes into account differentiated trainings for AmeriCorps Members serving in Elementary, Middle, and High School in terms of quality academic interventions, social-emotional support of students, and civic leadership/engagement skills and opportunities. o Lead 1-2 Content Communities in the planning, implementation, and facilitation of this work.
Evaluate trainings and learning and development programming to ensure that needs of AmeriCorps Member, managers, and partners are being met. o Provide ongoing support of increasing facilitation skills of City Year Staff and AmeriCorps Members with a focus on the Clover Model and adult learning best practices.
Collaboratively manage mentorship programs that engage external stakeholders as mentors for AmeriCorps Members.
Facilitate and organize structured reflection opportunities throughout the year for members.
Lead on the planning and execution of annual Learning & Development opportunities such as Basic Training Academy, 18 Minute Networking, Mid-Year Summit, Spring Break, and Comcast Career Day.
Ensure that logistical needs for all Learning & Development programming are met. This includes, but is not limited to securing space, communicating times, attire, and other necessary information, managing proper documentation in personal and virtual learning experiences, making sure that learning environments are comfortable and effective for all participants. etc.
Provide ongoing communication and development to the AmeriCorps Members through a newsletter.
Inform the proper use and evolution of the AmeriCorps Member Planner.
Lead site in engaging program alumni. Leadership After City Year Support: Provide site-wide and individual career-focused support to AmeriCorps Members, including targeted development for those pursuing a career in teaching.
Assisting AmeriCorps Members in development of their personalized plans for their Leadership After City Year (LACY) as well as guidance around careers within City Year (STACY).
Scheduling and implementing all site-level LACY programming.
Building mutually beneficial partnerships with schools, local nonprofit organizations, LACY programming partners, other local education-based organizations, and continuing education partners.
Serve as the site point for providing opportunities for AmeriCorps Members to be exposed to various career path options and networking relationships.
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.
City Year helps students and schools succeed. Fueled by national service, City Year partners with public schools in high-need communities toprepare students with the skills and mindsets they need to thrive in school and in life. Diverse teams of City Year AmeriCorps members serve full-time as tutors, mentors, and role models, providing research-based student, classroom, and whole school supports to help students stay in school and on track to graduate from high school, ready for college and career success. A 2015 study shows that schools that partnered with City Year were up to two to three times more likely to improve on mathematics and English language arts assessments.
With our partners, City Year is contributing to a bold vision of what public schools can and should be for all children: places of learning, exploration, growth and risk-taking.
City Year is among the nation’s fastest-growing nonprofit socialenterprises. Theorganization’s 900 staff and 3,000 AmeriCorps members work and serve in 29 communities across the country, including Boston–where City Year was founded in 1988 and is headquartered–and Baton Rouge, Buffalo, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbia, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Little Rock, Los Angeles, Memphis, Miami, Milwaukee, New Hampshire, New Orleans, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Providence, Sacramento, San Antonio, San José/Silicon Valley, Seattle/King County, Tulsa, and Washington, D.C. City Year also has international affiliates in South Africa and the United Kingdom.
A proud member of the AmeriCorps national service network, City Year is supported by the Corporation for National and Community Service, local school districts and private philanthropy from corporations, foundations and individuals. City Year has earned Charity Navigator’s highest rating since 2003, certifying our commitment to accountability, transparency, and responsible fiscal management. Less than one percent of rated organizations have received this distinction for more than 15 consecutive years, placing City Year among the most trustworthy nonprofits in America. Learn more atwww.cityyear.org, City Year’sFacebook page, onTwitter, andLinkedIn.