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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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Managing Director of Finance & Administration

National

As CSS’s first-ever Managing Director of Finance & Administration, you will lead a team that builds the best in class financial, human assets, and administrative operations to support aggressive organizational growth over the next several years. You will serve as a key member of our leadership team helping to shape the strategy and direction for CSS growth and set CSS financial and administrative policy and direction.

 

You will report to and work closely with the CEO as a central thought partner in assessing future expansion opportunities and the financial, human resource, and administrative strategies to support them. You will lead a team of approximately six staff and several consultants.

 

You will help CSS meet its goals by:

  • Designing a scalable finance and administrative infrastructure (systems, processes) to support an entrepreneurial and dynamic organization

  • Leading and developing a high-performing team and ensuring team members have the appropriate visions, priorities, processes, and resources to reach their goals

  • Serving as a key member of the leadership team of CSS with particular responsibility for advising the leadership team and Board of Trustees on issues related to finance and administration

  • Delivering on both the tactical requirements for these functions and getting out in front of the organization’s needs, thereby anticipating new ways to help CSS meet its goals

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Project Manager

Delaware, Maryland, Washington, D.C.

The full-time Project Manager-Delaware, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. is responsible for the day-to-day management of a portfolio of CSS’s leadership solutions throughout this region. The Project 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 Project Manager will assist schools in developing implementation action plans, troubleshooting implementation obstacles, participating in a rigorous evaluation study, and planning for program sustainability. He/she will track individual school progress, collect school data, and support program evaluation activities. Additional responsibilities include assisting with recruitment of partner schools and facilitating at training conferences to prepare school faculty to effectively train student peer leaders to work with younger peers. The Project Manager will ensure that CSS’s Delaware, Maryland, and Washington, D.C.-based programming is offered at exceptional levels of quality.

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Community School Associate

Bronx, New York

The Community School Associate is responsible in collaboration and under the direction of the Community School Director for the day-to-day management of the community school’s strategy. The Community School Associate will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with administration, faculty, staff, students, and families as in support of the school and community. The Community School Associate will create, strengthen, and maintain the bridge between the school and community in the efforts of promoting student success. The Community School Associate 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.

 

The Community School Associate will assist the school in developing implementation action plans, troubleshooting implementation obstacles, and planning for sustainability. He/she will assist in the tracking the school’s progress against performance goals, collect school data, and support program evaluation activities.

 

Additional responsibilities may include managing community partnerships that relate to student and family engagement and development, and participating as necessary in Student Success and Community School Team meetings. Initially, the Community School Associate will support establishing and implementing a community school strategy under the direction of the Community School Director. Over time, he/she may support any or all of CSS’s leadership solutions that may be implemented at the school. The Community School Associate 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.

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Senior National Trainer

National

As a full-time Senior National Trainer, training will be a primary focus of your role. You will lead training events for school partners who are preparing to implement a CSS solution in their school, including stakeholder training that fosters a team approach to implementing a new initiative by focusing on both foundational logistics and relationships/communication with the school community. You will lead internal teams of facilitators in providing client school teams with single-day and multi-day residential training experiences to prepare them to effectively implement cross-age peer leadership and mentoring solutions with high fidelity.

 

As a Senior National Trainer, you will also provide technical assistance and coaching support to schools to support program implementation and long-term sustainability. You will work collaboratively with the CSS regional teams in which you support. As a Senior National Trainer, you will support continuous improvement efforts in service of expanding and strengthening CSS’s impact on youth. In this role, you will also mentor newer CSS facilitators and will share honest feedback that fosters growth by inspiring colleagues to continually improve their practice.

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National Trainer

National

As a full-time National Trainer, training will be a primary focus of your role. You will facilitate at training events for school partners who are preparing to implement a CSS solution in their school. You will facilitate stakeholder training experiences with client schools that foster a team approach to implementing a new initiative by focusing on both foundational logistics and relationships/communication with the school community. As a National Trainer, you will also provide technical assistance and coaching support to schools to support program implementation and long-term sustainability in CSS’s new regions and in support of existing regions. You will work collaboratively with the CSS regional teams in which you support. As a National Trainer, you will also support continuous improvement efforts in service of expanding and strengthening CSS’s impact on youth.

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Program Director

Delaware, Maryland, and Washington, D.C.

As the full-time Program Director, Delaware, Maryland, & Washington, D.C., you will be responsible for supporting the day-to-day management of a portfolio of CSS’s leadership solutions throughout this region. As Program Director, you will support program implementation and provide technical assistance and coaching support to schools. You will ensure that CSS is providing the highest quality of service in support of schools and will engage in continuous improvement efforts in service of strengthening CSS’s impact on youth. The Program Director will support fund development and marketing efforts in service of expanding CSS’s reach and impact on youth by increasing the number of school partnerships throughout this region. The Program Director will also assist with grant writing and grant management.