Below are employment listings for United Way of Central Ohio
and partner nonprofit community organizations.
November 9, 2018
How to apply:
Please complete the online application and attach a resume and thoughtful cover letter in the "Resume/CV" field on the "My Experience" page.
The mission of the Impact Manager (IM) role is to lead and develop AmeriCorps members as a City Year team of idealistic, emerging leaders and practitioners focused on strengthening schools and supporting students as directed by the (Whole School Whole Child) WSWC missions and practices. Reporting directly to an Impact Director, the IM’s role plays a critical part in implementing City Year’s school-based WSWC service model.
JOB DESCRIPTION AND 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 AmeriCorps members to deliver attendance, behavior, and course performance interventions for students. Additional duties include:
- Manage AmeriCorps member mobilization
- Conduct Progress Monitoring, tracking student performance and intervention data across Early Warning Indicators
- Partner with Managing Director of Impact to obtain relevant teaching materials and provide professional development to AmeriCorps members to support interventions and ongoing assessments.
- Oversee AmeriCorps Member-led school climate activities and organizational initiatives
- Review lesson plans regularly, and coaches Team Leaders / AmeriCorps Members effectively in creating scaffolded lesson plans that meet student needs based on data.
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 AmeriCorps members to access the
power of our culture and values in personally meaningful ways. The IM is also an effective talent developer who will lead AmeriCorps members to have a successful and rewarding year of service through civic engagement and a citizenship development curriculum. The IM will manage up to 12 City Year AmeriCorps members.
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.
- Coach Team Leaders on organizing and leading culture building activities and trainings within the schoolhouse.
Build and cultivate professional development opportunities for Team Leaders and AmeriCorps Members
Work with staff to ensure that service teams are in compliance with City Year Headquarters and AmeriCorps
Work with staff and service teams to facilitate Student, Family and Community Engagement
- 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 a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders to help achieve service goals and AmeriCorps member development.
- Talent Development: Proven success managing diverse teams towards a common goal. History of coaching/leading young people between the ages of 17-24.
- 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, trouble shoot, and show creative problem solving when faced with perceived barriers.
- Communication: Ability to translate mission and vision from organization level to AmeriCorps 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 timeto ensure success of our AmeriCorps members in service.
- Setting direction and effectively aligning resources to execute on priorities.
- Providing inspirational leadership that mobilizes diverse groups toward achieving ambitious goals.
- Coaches and motivates individuals to achieve their maximum potential.
- Building successful partnerships to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes.
- Prioritizing projects and tasks, measuring progress, and driving results; accepts accountability and takes initiative and knows when to ask for help.
- Analyzing data to identify trends, cause-effect relationships and opportunities for improvement.
- Using creativity and critical thinking to solve challenges and make well-informed, ethical decisions.
- Clearly articulating thoughts and ideas; demonstrating active listening.
- Ability to have frank/difficult conversations with AmeriCorps members around issues such as poor performance, interpersonal and inter-team conflict, race and diversity.
- Authority/Personal Presence/Confidence/Ability to face obstacles.
ADDITIONAL REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALITIES NEEDED
- Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred; or equivalent work experience.
- Candidates with a background in education preferred.
- City Year/AmeriCorps experience is 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.
- Ability to work in a fast paced and diverse environment.
- Excellent communication, interpersonal, analytic, and problem solving skills.
- Negotiation and third party mediation skills.
City Year teams work in conjunction with Columbus City School schedules. A typical day for an Impact Manger includes a start time of 6:45 AM until 4:15 PM. Daily activities include team management, classroom observations, analyzing data, and meetings with school staff and service partners.
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.