Title:AssistantCommunity School Director
General Position Description: The full-time Assistant Community School Director is responsible for the day-to-day management of a community school strategy. He/she will support building and maintaining relationships with administration, faculty, staff, and students as the “community organizer” of the school and community. The Assistant Community School Director will create, strengthen, and maintain the bridge between the school and community. He/she will facilitate and provide leadership for the collaborative process and development of a continuum of services for children, families and community members within the school neighborhood. The Assistant Community School Director will assist the school in developing implementation action plans, troubleshooting implementation obstacles, and planning for sustainability. He/she will track the school’s progress against performance goals, collect school data, and support program evaluation activities. Additional responsibilities include managing community partnerships and overseeing student assistants and/or interns. Initially, the Assistant Community School Director will support establishing and implementing a community school strategy. Over time, he/she may support any or all of CSS’s leadership solutions that may be implemented at the school. The Assistant Community School Director will ensure that the community school strategy is implemented at exceptional levels of quality with full support, buy-in, and regular communication with stakeholders across the school community.
Detailed Position Responsibilities:
Education:Bachelor’s degree required
Other Required Qualifications:Bi-lingual skills (English and Spanish)
Professional Experiences and Personal Qualities/Skills:The ideal candidate will demonstrate extensive knowledge of and experience working in New York City public schools; exceptional abilities to problem solve, plan, and prioritize; a “roll-up-your-sleeves” entrepreneurial, startup attitude; knowledge of and experience working in education reform and student support services; proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment managing multiple projects; and demonstrated high level interpersonal and cross-cultural skills, including the ability to build relationships internally and externally and to manage effective teams.
He/she will also demonstrate the following characteristics:
Supervisor: Eddie Castro – Community School Director
Schedule and Salary:The anticipated starting date for this position is August 2017. The salary is competitive and based upon experience.
Interested applicants are requested to apply immediately by emailing a cover letter and CV/résumé to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include (1) the title of the position in the subject line of your email and (2) where you found the position posting in your cover letter. If possible, please email all documents in PDF format. People of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
Center for Supportive Schools is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive hiring and dedicated to diversity in its work and staff.