Opportunities are knocking on your inbox’s door this month. Check out job postings from Citizen Schools, Teach for America, BTR, Tenacity, Year Up, STARS Alliance, MATCH Community Day, BUILD, Youth Conservation Corps and more…
From Citizen Schools
New Jersey Campus Recruitment Manager will develop and lead the execution of aggressive recruitment plans in their regions and collaborate closely with both their colleagues on the recruitment team and local state office staff, including the Operations Managers, Program Directors and State Executive Directors. Through the use of effective marketing techniques, hands-on relationship management, and other innovative recruitment tools, CRMs lead Citizen Schools in a multi-layered recruitment approach to colleges and universities in search of diverse, talented and committed professionals to join our education reform movement. CRMs also train local state office and program staff on recruitment and hiring techniques and coordinate the on-boarding of new staff with the National Program Department and state office staff. In addition, the CRM may manage part-time staff resources, including university-based Campus Coordinator Interns.
New Jersey Program Manager will work with the state team to continue the growth and impact of Citizen Schools in New Jersey at an exciting time of significant expansion. The Program Manager will work closely with the state Program Director to ensure that Citizen Schools consistently delivers the best-in-class expanded learning time program in New Jersey. Specifically, the Program Manager will help the region to move program data into strategic action as the Regional Data Specialist, and will heighten our ability to provide strategic support to our campus sites by coordinating and supervising the work of our Americorp VISTAs and Regional Teaching Fellow cohorts. This position reports to the Program Director and is based in Newark, NJ.
Massachusetts Development Manager will be responsible for supporting the fundraising required to continue growing Citizen Schools’ flagship program region. The Manager will enter Citizen Schools at an exciting time as we more than double the students served over the next three years nationally, with Massachusetts playing an important part in that growth as the birthplace of both our organization and our innovative Expanded Learning Time model. The Manager will support all aspects of fundraising including funder portfolio management, research, preparing and executing presentations, managing systems for tracking donors and prospects and event planning. The Manager will work closely with the Director of Development to represent Citizen Schools at a wide range of brand-building and cultivation events. The Manager will also support the maintenance and development of relationships with partner organizations (corporations and civic organizations) that provide Citizen Schools with a variety of resources including funds and in-kind donations. This is a full-time position located in Boston and will report to the Director of Development, Massachusetts.
Massachusetts Director of Civic Engagement will ensure we achieve our growth goals by creating and stewarding high-stakes, high-profile partnerships with a wide range of private and public sector organizations throughout Massachusetts. Specifically, the Director will own the strategy and operations of our volunteer recruitment campaign, with an eye towards leveraging our civic engagement efforts to burnish our brand as one of the leading education reform organizations in Massachusetts. The Director will also assume primary responsibility for the planning and execution of our semester-end signature events called WOW!s, where students showcase their work to the community. In addition to joyful celebrations of student success, WOW!s are major opportunities for engagement with private- and public-sector leaders, fundraising, and strategic positioning in the Massachusetts philanthropic landscape. The Director will serve as one of five senior members of the Massachusetts regional leadership team, and will be a key thought partner to the Executive Director in identifying and capitalizing on new growth opportunities.
Also, check out our available Campus Director positions.
From Teach for America
Support Staff (multiple locations) will work behind the scenes and maintain the operations of 12 different national teams and offices in our 39 placement regions. As a support staff member your responsibilities will primarily focus on supporting a team or senior leader’s administrative needs and setting up systems to keep your team running effectively and efficiently. Some of the day to day activities include data entry, maintaining organization systems and calendars, serving as a point of contact for email inquires and managing team logistics for events or conferences. Our ideal candidates are individuals with 0-4 years experience and are highly organized, detailed oriented and will thrive in a behind-the-scenes role. Once you complete this application, you will be considered for a number of open support roles throughout our organization.
Associate of District and School Partnerships (Kansas City) will provide critical operational support by working closely with the director of district and school partnerships to execute all the logistics related to bringing our corps members into the Teach For America program, in addition to providing team-wide support of database management, event execution, and administration of our programmatic resources in the Kansas City region. Responsibilities include developing management systems, providing administrative support for daily team operations, supporting matriculation process, communicating daily with corps members and serving as a functional team representative.
Development Associate (Rio Grande Valley) will provide critical support to the regional development team, allowing them to move more efficiently and effectively toward reaching ambitious development goals. The associate’s main responsibilities are to maintain accurate data tracking, produce high quality written communications to donors, conduct research on new prospective donors, maintain deadline tracking systems and complete routine administrative tasks. This position is an excellent way to gain exposure to nonprofit fundraising, including development operations, donor and prospect research, grant writing, and event planning and creating a sustainable funding plan
Associate of Partnerships (Memphis) will be responsible for driving projects and supporting initiatives related to the matriculation, placement, and onboarding of new corps members, supporting our alumni affairs efforts and forming strong community based partnerships. This person will be responsible for ensuring that 100 percent of our incoming corps members are fully compliant with federal, state, and district certification requirements as soon as possible, allowing them to be quickly hired by our district and school partners. The associate will also create meaningful volunteer opportunities for our alumni to engage in across all of our functional teams, forge new partnerships with locally based non-profits and other groups that will help drive our alumni retention rates to more than double over the next three years and complete mild administrative work to support the overall team.
Associate of Individual Giving (Connecticut) will provide critical support to the regional development team and will play a critical role in helping the region meet its ambitious funding goals. In this role you will work closely with the managing director of development to inform the vision, goals and strategy for increasing and diversifying the individual giving donor base. All projects associated with individual giving, such as the planning and execution of “Sponsor A Teacher” campaign and facilitation of our leadership annual giving campaign with donors, will be managed be the associate of individual giving. Other responsibilities include conducting data analysis and research of current donors and prospects, managing timely and effective communications with donors and corps members, and maintaining the overall database of donor and funding data.
Chief Executive Officer at Connecticut Coalition for Achievement Now (ConnCAN). ConnCAN is a think tank and state-level education advocacy group working to ensure that every Connecticut child, regardless of race or class, has access to a great public school. The CEO will combine the role of visionary spokesperson on education reform in Connecticut with that of skillful internal leader who can manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment. This is a great opportunity for an experienced and inspiring leader to provide strategic vision, develop and manage relationships with key policymakers and like-minded organizations, and provide managerial oversight for a dynamic, entrepreneurial organization. This position is based in New Haven, CT, however, prior experience in CT is not required.
Chief Operating Officer at Peer Health Exchange. Peer Health Exchange is a national non-profit organization that gives teenagers the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy decisions. They do this by training college students to teach a comprehensive health curriculum in public high schools that lack health education. Peer Health Exchange is seeking a Chief Operating Officer (COO) to oversee the implementation of their strategic plan, design and manage internal systems, and supervise all internal operations, including programs, operations, finances, technology and human resources. This is an ideal opportunity for a leader with cross-sector experience and a proven track record of implementing systems and processes in the context of entrepreneurial and growing environments. Ideal candidates will also have an affinity for Peer Health Exchange’s mission to provide teenagers the vital information they need to make healthy decisions. This position is located in San Francisco and requires about 25% travel.
Chief Marketing and Development Officer at LIFT. LIFT is a growing movement to combat poverty and expand opportunity for all people in the United States. LIFT clients and volunteers work one-on-one to find jobs, secure safe and stable housing, make ends meet through public benefits and tax credits, and obtain quality referrals for services like childcare and healthcare. This is a wonderful role for a mission-driven executive to have broad impact expanding opportunity and combating poverty in the United States. We are looking for a proven leader with demonstrated success managing a high-performing team. This person should also be a strong critical thinker, results-focused, and have a track record of generating revenue. The position will be located in Washington, D.C.
From Excel Academy Charter School
Founding Operations Associate will serve as a key member of the Excel Academy – Chelsea team, interacting with students, families, teachers, and external partners to contribute to a vibrant and productive school community. The Operations Associate will be primarily responsible for staffing the front office; maintaining student records, behavior, and attendance data systems; bookkeeping; managing key vendor relationships, and managing all aspects of the school’s nutrition program. Supervised and supported by the school’s Dean of Operations, the Operations Associate will develop and manage critical operational systems and relationships to support the school’s academic program.
From Boston Teacher Residency
Boston Teacher Residency (BTR) recruits talented college graduates, career changers and community members and gives them the tools to make an immediate impact in the classrooms of the Boston Public Schools (BPS). Combining a yearlong classroom apprenticeship with targeted master’s-level coursework, the program offers much more than just an affordable route into teaching. BTR provides every Teacher Resident with the practical learning, hands-on experience, and ongoing support essential to any successful career in teaching. If interested, contact Carolyn Chen at email@example.com.
From Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Associate Director of the Center for Student Success and Engagement will provide proactive leadership and management in the Center for Student Success and Engagement to fulfill the student engagement and success goals for all MCLA students. The Associate Director plans, directs and manages a full complement of integrated and discrete Learning Services and Student Support Services as well as the Northern Berkshire Adult Basic Education Program. The Associate Director articulates the access and success agenda of the Center as it is an essential part of MCLA’s commitment to an excellent liberal arts education. Program plan development and management as well as, budget and staff professional development for Learning Services are parts of the portfolio. The Associate Director works with state, federal and local agencies to advance the mission of Learning Services; and, together with appropriate academic departments, is responsible for the recruitment, hiring and evaluation of part-time faculty who conduct specific academic skills development courses. This staff member reports to the Associate Dean within the Center for Student Success and Engagement.
Middle School Academy Director will provide direct supervision for all school year activities, ensuring that academic, life skills and tennis program goals are aligned with Tenacity’s mission; act as a strategic thought partner and active participant in the development and execution of strategic outcomes; recruit, manage, and retain high-quality MSA staff and volunteers, exploring all available outreach strategies to ensure the highest competency and greatest diversity; foster and maintain vibrant and productive relationships with partner schools, Boston Centers for Youth & Families’ (BCYF) and facility partners; act as an energetic ambassador of Tenacity to students; and, in partnership with the senior leadership team, actively participate in various fundraising and partnership activities.
From The University of Vermont’s Disability Services, ACCESS
Full-time ACCESS Specialist will ensure that students with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations and services necessary for access to coursework, programs, services, and facilities at the University of Vermont. This position works directly with students who are deaf and hard of hearing. Proficiency in ASL is a plus. Master’s degree in special education, social work, counseling, or related field, or equivalent work experience is required. The individual in this position must demonstrate a commitment to multiculturalism and inclusion. Some evening and weekend hours are required.
From the University of Maine at Farmington
Developmental Writing and Literacy Lecturer will teach literacy and developmental writing courses with a strong focus on active reading and study strategies. Coordinate the student assistant program with other staff and participate with interviewing prospective students. Carry an academic advising load. Oversee success rate tracking for program participants. Email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
From Year Up
Admissions Specialist/Manager will work to ensure consistent improvement in the Admissions process through implementation and maintenance of systems and hold institutional knowledge of the entire Admissions process from Outreach to Assessment to Database Management. As a key member of a four-person team, s/he will help to recruit a class of 152 qualified students for the Year Up program every six months and ensure smooth transitions in each phase of the application process.
From the STARS Alliance
Director of Development and Marketing for the STARS Alliance (www.starsalliance.org) will assume functional responsibility for fundraising, community building, and event planning for a new non-profit organization that will support the STARS Alliance and an annual student leadership conference called the STARS Celebration (www.starsalliance.org/celebration). These responsibilities are aligned with a newly funded five-year grant from the National Science Foundation to support the STARS Scaling Project. Project goals include growing the Alliance from 20 to 50 college and university members; and developing a national online community that leverages research, service-learning, and civic engagement to strengthen and diversify the K-20 pipeline leading to computing careers.
From MATCH Community Day
Assistant Principal for Literacy and Language Development will focus on supporting classroom teachers on literacy instruction, oversee language assessments, teaching interventions, and working with the Director of the MATCH Corps to produce literacy materials our 20 full-time tutors. The Assistant Principal will work shoulder to shoulder with the Principal and conduct teacher observations and evaluations. In year two, the school population will double and the demands on the Assistant Principal will expand to include more discipline, family work, and hiring and supervision duties. He or she will remain the school literacy specialist and will supervise additional staff to execute the full range of responsibilities.
Elementary Teachers for K1 and grade 2 to move grades according to the annual demands of the school
Literacy Specialist will collaborate with classroom teachers on instruction, oversee language assessments, teach interventions, customize literacy materials our 20 full-time tutors, maintain ELD folders, and more
Special Education Teacher will conduct assessments, interventions, collaboration with homeroom teachers (inclusion model), and more.
Physical Education/Singing Teacher will focus on oral language development through fun, active singing classes in addition to gym classes with children.
Please contact Tiffany Chen at email@example.com to apply to MATCH Community Day positions.
From the University of New Hampshire
Director – Center for Academic Resources will serve as the principal campus resource for undergraduate student learning support as well as be responsible for DoE TRIO-funded TRIO Student Support Services grant in support of grant-eligible low income/first generation UNH students and those with disabilities, including grant development, management, and program evaluation. Play a campus leadership role in the increased retention, graduation and academic success of undergraduate students with particular emphasis on low income/first generation students and campus education on the unique needs of this population. Meet grant compliance reporting requirements; manage grant and office budgets; and be responsible for day-to-day administration and program delivery. Supervise staff and work with them to meet grant objectives within specified guidelines. Develop and provide effective programming on academic success for grant-eligible and other university students.
Site Director will help spearhead our Boston site, supervising a talented team of instructors, mentors, and volunteers while overseeing the day-to-day management of tutoring/test prep, entrepreneurship training, and college counseling. Reporting directly to the Regional Executive Director, the Site Director will provide programmatic leadership, staff management and build strong city-wide and school partnerships in the community. Moreover, since this is a start-up year in Boston, the Site Director will play an integral role in putting new systems in place, forging new relationships, and recruiting key staff and volunteers. Now is an exciting time to become involved with BUILD Boston! Please send a cover letter and resume to GreaterBostonCareers@build.org or visit http://www.build.org/browse/employment.
From the University of Chicago
Manager of College Access and Advising is responsible for helping CSP students prepare for admission and success at top colleges. The AA leads CSP admissions, high school and college advising, coordinates and implements all college preparatory activities including workshops, programs, college visits, tours and special programs related to college and academic success. The AA also assists the Director in developing local and national relationships with colleges, educational access institutions, nonprofits and organizations.
From the Dever-McCormack Middle School
From Youth Conservation Corps
Field Manager/Coordinator is responsible for organizing all logistics pertaining to the four YCC teams’ work plans, i.e.: work sites, projects, supplies, personnel support and payroll, as well as developing and facilitating environmental education curriculum. The Field Manager/Coordinator directly oversees the four YCC crew supervisors and will assist and support them with any issues that arise, allotting equal time to all teams. Prior to the start of the program, the Field Manager’s time is devoted to logistics planning, curriculum development and staff training while time following program completion is utilized to gather feedback for the program’s final report. This position works closely with BNAN’s Program Manager.
Senior Supervisor will be responsible for a team of 10-12 urban youth, ages 15-17 years. Supervisors will be accountable for the daily performance, behavior and safety of the team members. Daily tasks include coordinating the teams’ approach to work projects, delivering formal and informal environmental education lessons, and facilitating teambuilding activities. Working with YCC Field Manager and on-site project managers, Supervisors are responsible for quality of work, project outcome and environmental learning experience of youth.
Other Employment Resources
- Breakthrough Collaborative
- Commongood Careers
- CORO Fellowship Program
- Career Builder
- Career Streams
- National Center for Alternative Certification
- New Leaders for New Schools (New Leader Program)
- New Leaders for New Schools (other positions)
- Professionals for NonProfits
- Stanford School of Education
- Teach for America
- The Blue List
- Year Up
- Young Nonprofit Professionals Network
- Youth Service America