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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 in its work and staff. CSS’s Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action related policies are available upon request.

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Project Manager

New York, New York

The full-time Project Manager-NYC is responsible for the day-to-day management of a portfolio of CSS’s leadership solutions throughout New York City. 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, and planning for program sustainability. S/he 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. Initially, the Project Manager will support CSS’s Peer Group Connection (PGC) and Achievement Mentoring solutions. Over time, s/he may support any or all of CSS’s leadership solutions operating in New York City. The Project Manager will ensure that CSS’s New York City-based programming is offered at exceptional levels of quality.

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Evaluation Coordinator

New York, New York

The Evaluation Coordinator, NYC is a member of the CSS national team and will work in close collaboration with CSS’s NYC-based team to lead data collection and communication efforts in support of all of CSS’s solutions. The Evaluation Coordinator, NYC will conduct evaluation, research, and continuous improvement projects through data entry and analysis, database management and maintenance, active participation as a thought-partner to determine evaluation best practices and new areas of growth, and communication of findings to internal staff, partner schools, and other stakeholders. Additionally, the Evaluation Coordinator, NYC will coordinate a strategy for actively engaging veteran school partners to track individual school progress, collect school data, and plan for sustainability.

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Community School Coordinator, K-8 School

Jersey City, NJ

The full-time Community School Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day management of a community school strategy. The Community School Coordinator will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with administration, faculty, staff, and students as the “community organizer” of the school and community. The Community School Coordinator will create, strengthen, and maintain the bridge between the school and community. The Community School Coordinator 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 Community School Coordinator 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 facilitating at School Leadership Team (SLT) and Community School Advisory Board meetings. Initially, the Community School Coordinator will support 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 Community School Coordinator 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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Community School Director

New York, New York

The full-time Community School Director is responsible for the day-to-day management of a community school strategy. The Community School Director will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with administration, faculty, staff, and students as the “community organizer” of the school and community. The Community School Director will create, strengthen, and maintain the bridge between the school and community. The Community School Director 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 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 facilitating at School Leadership Team (SLT) meetings. Initially, the 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 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.

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AmeriCorps Member for Community Schools

New York, New York

The AmeriCorps Member for Community Schools will contribute to the transformation of NYC schools in low-income communities into Community Schools by increasing academic engagement and elevating student educational outcomes in the highest need schools (see above for list of schools for which CSS is the CBO). The AmeriCorps Member for Community Schools will serve with and be supported by Community School Directors, VISTA members, a NCCC team, community volunteers, as well as NYCDOE staff.

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Administrative & Program Associate

Princeton, New Jersey

The full-time Administrative & Program Associate will work in support of all of CSS’s solutions and will also provide general office management. The Administrative & Program Associate will prepare training materials; coordinate training events with hotels and other venues, which includes providing on-site support during training events; maintain databases on partner schools; and assist with research evaluation activities including data collection, data entry, and summarizing program implementation data.

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Community Schools Associate - NYC

New York, New York

The Community Schools 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 Schools 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 Schools Associate will create, strengthen, and maintain the bridge between the school and community in the efforts of promoting student success. The Community Schools 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 Schools 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 Schools Associate will support establishing and implementing a community school strategy under the direction of the Community Schools Director. Over time, he/she may support any or all of CSS’s leadership solutions that may be implemented at the school. The Community Schools 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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Student Engagement Coordinator

Bronx, New York

The full-time Student Engagement Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day management of the community school’s student engagement strategy. The Student Engagement Coordinator will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with administration, faculty, staff, and students within the school community. The Student Engagement Coordinator will create, strengthen, and maintain the bridge between the school and community in the efforts of promoting student success. The Student Engagement Coordinator 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 Student Engagement Coordinator 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 that relate to student engagement, and participating in weekly Student Success meetings. Initially, the Student Engagement Coordinator will support establishing and implementing the community school strategy under the direction of the Community Schools Director. Over time, he/she may support any or all of CSS’s leadership solutions that may be implemented at the school. The Student Engagement Coordinator 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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Project Manager

North Carolina

The full-time Project Manager-North Carolina is responsible for the day-to-day management of a portfolio of CSS’s leadership solutions throughout North Carolina. 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 North Carolina-based programming is offered at exceptional levels of quality.