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To Apply

Interested applicants are requested to apply immediately by emailing a cover letter and CV/résumé to resumes@supportiveschools.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. NYC Department of Education fingerprinting and background clearances will be required.

Center for Supportive Schools is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive hiring and dedicated to diversity, inclusion, and equity in its work and staff. CSS’s Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action related policies are available upon request.

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School Partnerships Manager

New York, New York

As the full-time School Partnerships Manager, you will be responsible for securing school partners in New York City by sourcing, cultivating, and formalizing program partnerships, including funding agreements and payment plans. You will focus on partnership building with New York City schools, primarily with a fee-for-service funding structure. In addition, you will also support school recruitment for local New York City-based foundation and corporation partnership work, as well as for grants for government agencies. Your work will focus primarily on securing school partners interested in implementing CSS’s Peer Group Connection (PGC) program, as well as Achievement Mentoring and Campaign Connect.

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Director, New Site Development

National

As CSS’s first-ever Director, New Site Development, you will support meeting the needs of greater numbers of students, families, communities, schools, and school districts across the country through aggressive organizational growth into new regions over the next several years. You will serve as a key member of our Development Team helping to shape the strategy for meeting needs in new markets throughout the United States. You will secure funds to support CSS’s strategic initiatives in new locales, working directly with communities, districts, schools, foundations, corporations, and government agencies.

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Program Manager

Delaware, Maryland, & Washington, DC

We have an immediate opening for a full-time Program Manager – Delaware, Maryland, & Washington, DC. As the Program Manager, you will be primarily responsible for: 

  • Coaching school staff (teachers, counselors, social workers, administrators, and other school staff, etc.) in our partner schools who are serving as advisors and mentors as they implement our programs in their schools. Similar to the training role described immediately below, coaching is characterized by a facilitative approach that mirrors the ways that faculty are trained to work with their students.

  • Facilitating at training events. Facilitating at training events, which includes co-facilitating small groups in an experiential learning setting at both residential (overnight) training experiences as well as 1-day training experiences at designated training site locations and schools. 

Through these two key responsibilities, you will provide day-to-day management of a portfolio of CSS’s leadership solutions throughout Delaware, Maryland, and Washington, DC. The Program Manager will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with partner schools and providing technical assistance and coaching to teams of administrators and faculty to plan for successful program implementation. The Program Manager will assist schools in developing implementation action plans, troubleshooting implementation obstacles and planning for program sustainability. Based on grant opportunities, you may also support school participation in a rigorous evaluation study. The Program Manager will ensure that CSS’s programming is implemented at exceptional levels of quality.

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Student & Family Engagement Coordinator

Bronx, New York

As the full-time Student & Family Engagement Coordinator, you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the community school’s student and family engagement strategy, which includes building and maintaining relationships with administration, faculty, staff, and students during the traditional school week. You will create, strengthen, and maintain the bridge between the school and the community in the efforts of promoting student success. You will facilitate and provide leadership for the collaborative process and the development of a continuum of services for student success in academics, attendance, and social-emotional development. You will support families in need with the available resources and supports made available by local and national government agencies, non-profits, community organizations and stakeholders to ensure familial stability for students and their families.

Initially, the Student & Family Engagement Coordinator will support establishing and implementing a community school strategy under the direction of the Community Schools Director. Over time, you may support any or all of CSS’s leadership solutions that may be implemented at the school. You will ensure that the student engagement and development strategy is implemented at exceptional levels of quality with full support, buy-in, and regular communication with stakeholders across the school community.

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Administrative & Finance Associate

New York, New York

As the full-time Administrative & Finance Associate, you will work with administrative and financial details on a daily basis, ensuring that deadlines are met within tight timeframes. You will collaborate and communicate daily with all employees as well as vendors. You will also provide general office management and support of CSS’s solutions, and administrative support for approximately 40 staff in NYC, including preparing training materials; coordinating training events with hotels and other venues; providing on-site support during training events; and assisting with research evaluation activities, such as data collection, data entry, and summarizing program implementation data.

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Program Manager

New Jersey & Pennsylvania

As the full-time Program Manager-New Jersey & Pennsylvania, you will be primarily responsible for: 

  • Coaching school staff (teachers, counselors, social workers, administrators, and other school staff, etc.) in our partner schools who are serving as advisors and mentors as they implement our programs in their schools. Similar to the training role described immediately below, coaching is characterized by a facilitative approach that mirrors the ways that faculty are trained to work with their students.

  • Facilitating at training events, which includes co-facilitating small groups in an experiential learning setting at both residential (overnight) training experiences as well as 1-day training experiences at designated training site locations and schools. 

Through these two key responsibilities, you will provide day-to-day management of a portfolio of CSS’s leadership solutions throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The Program Manager will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with partner schools and providing technical assistance and coaching to teams of administrators and faculty to plan for successful program implementation. The Program Manager will assist schools in developing implementation action plans, troubleshooting implementation obstacles and planning for program sustainability. Based on grant opportunities, you may also support school participation in a rigorous evaluation study. The Program Manager will ensure that CSS’s programming is implemented at exceptional levels of quality.

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Student & Family Engagement Coordinator

Queens, New York

As the full-time Student & Family Engagement Coordinator, you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the community school’s student and family engagement strategy, which includes building and maintaining relationships with administration, faculty, staff, and students during the traditional school week. You will create, strengthen, and maintain the bridge between the school and the community in the efforts of promoting student success. You will facilitate and provide leadership for the collaborative process and the development of a continuum of services for student success in academics, attendance, and social-emotional development. You will support families in need with the available resources and supports made available by local and national government agencies, non-profits, community organizations and stakeholders to support familial stability.

 

Initially, the Student & Family Engagement Coordinator will support establishing and implementing a community school strategy under the direction of the Community Schools Director. Over time, you may support any or all of CSS’s solutions that may be implemented at the school. You will ensure that the student and family engagement strategy is implemented at exceptional levels of quality with full support, buy-in, and regular communication with stakeholders across the school community.

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Student Engagement Coordinator

Bronx, New York

As the full-time Student Engagement Coordinator, you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the community school’s student engagement strategy, which includes building and maintaining relationships with administration, faculty, staff, and students during the traditional school week. You will create, strengthen, and maintain the bridge between the school and the community in the efforts of promoting student success. You will facilitate and provide leadership for the collaborative process and the development of a continuum of services for student success in academics, attendance, and social-emotional development, and mental health. You will support students in need with the available resources and supports made available by local and national government agencies, non-profits, community organizations and stakeholders to support familial stability.

 

Initially, the Student Engagement Coordinator will support establishing and implementing a community school strategy under the direction of the Community School Director. Over time, you may support any or all of CSS’s leadership solutions that may be implemented at the school. You will ensure that the student engagement strategy is implemented at exceptional levels of quality with full support, buy-in, and regular communication with stakeholders across the school community.

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Community School Associate

Queens, New York

As the full-time Community School Associate, you will be responsible for working in collaboration with and under the direction of the Assistant Community School Director for the day-to-day management of the community school’s strategy. You 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. You will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with administration, faculty, staff, students, and families in support of the school and community. You will create, strengthen, and maintain the bridge between the school and community in the efforts of promoting student success. You will facilitate and provide leadership for the collaborative process and development of a continuum of services for student success in academics, attendance, and social-emotional development.

 

You will also be responsible for assisting with the development of implementation action plans, troubleshooting implementation obstacles, and planning for sustainability. You will assist in tracking the school’s progress against performance goals, collecting school data, and supporting program evaluation activities.

 

Your additional responsibilities may include working at school events, which may entail coordinating and executing event logistics, such as set-up and clean up. You will play an integral role in modeling best practices to increase student and family engagement. Over time, you may be asked to support any or all of CSS’s leadership solutions that may be implemented at the school.