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Impact Director

Company: City Year
Location: San Jose
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Application Instructions

Please complete the online application and attach a resume and thoughtful cover letter in the "Resume/CV" field on the "My Experience" page. Internal applicants should apply through cyresource.

Position Overview

City Year San Jos / Silicon Valley has established a strong presence in 13 schools in East San Jos, and we are substantially and strategically expanding our impact in the community through our Long-Term Impact Plan. We partner with public schools and AmeriCorps members to help create a continuum of care in which students may receive City Year support from elementary school all the way through high school. Our work with students includes classroom support, tutoring, mentorship, and STEAM-based afterschool programming.

The Impact Director (ID) reports to the Managing Director of Impact and will oversee the implementation of the Whole School, Whole Child (WSWC) model through the supervision of Impact Managers and teams of 8-14 AmeriCorps members in 4-5 schools. The Impact Director must enjoy organizational culture, management, and inspiring and developing others. As a member of the Impact Leadership Team, the Impact Director will collaborate closely with other Impact Directors and the Managing Director, Learning & Development to ensure that we meet the needs of the students in the East San Jos schools in which we serve, as well as the AmeriCorps members who commit to serve for 1-2 years.

Job Description


The Impact Director will play a leading role in guiding, motivating, and managing staff in a collaborative and community-minded environment as well as sharpening and advancing the execution of the service model under the leadership of the Managing Director.

* Collaborating with the Learning & Development Director and other Program Directors to work creatively to advance and innovate the model * Providing coaching, mentoring, and inspiration to both staff and AmeriCorps members to execute the service model in rigorous pursuit of student academic growth * Helping to build and shape the culture of the entire department to pursue idealism, high expectations, and a beloved community * Upholding program and service-based operating policies and procedures consistent with the organization's culture and desired results * Working collaboratively with the Learning & Development Department to ensure that the site delivers a transformative civic leadership training program for AmeriCorps members * Ensuring the development, analysis, and articulation of clear metrics for organizational success, as well as the successful implementation of evaluation mechanisms * Articulating the role that education reform plays in the social justice movement and building a more equitable and democratic society * Building relationships with critical stakeholders to advance our work, including school administration and staff.

Basic Qualifications


* Previous experience leading, coaching, or managing others required * Ability to relate with and inspire 17 - 24 year olds * Belief in young people as agents of social change * Exhibits a high level of accountability, project execution, and personal responsibility * Exhibits knowledge of working within a school environment * Demonstrates grit, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a growth mindset * Ability to successfully lead staff with a culture that values evaluation and data-informed instruction


* Strong presentation and adult training skills * Exhibits excellent customer service and is consistent with follow-up * Exhibits a high level of integrity and communicates across the organization effectively, openly and with respect.

Strategic Thinking and Decision-making:

* Demonstrates consistent sound judgment and decision making * Ability to identify potential programmatic problems, analyze issues and extrapolate appropriate solutions to strengthen service. * Provides proactive and strategic solutions and can execute on those decisions;

Compensation and Benefits

Full time employees will be eligible for all benefits including vacation and sick days and organization holidays. You may participate in all benefit programs that City Year establishes and makes available to eligible employees, under (and subject to all provisions of) the plan documents that govern those programs. Currently, City Year offers medical, dental and vision, life, accidental death and dismemberment and disability coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), other benefits including 401(k) plan(s) pursuant to the terms and conditions of company policy and the 401(k) plan document.

Employment is contingent upon completion of all satisfactory background checks, verification of your eligibility to work in the United States, and any other documentation that may be required. Your employment with City Year is at will and either party may terminate the employment relationship at any time and for any reason, with or without cause or notice.

City Year's core values include advancing diversity, social justice for all, and inclusive environments where everyone can thrive. We aspire to become an antiracist organization, to support the holistic growth and development of our AmeriCorps members, and to promote educational equity for all students. We work each day, in partnership with schools and communities, to ensure that people of all identities feel welcome, valued, empowered and engaged.

As an equal opportunity employer, City Year is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information or characteristics, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

City Year encourages people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply, particularly Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC); those who are first in their family to attend college; adults without a college degree; LGBTQIA+ community; and people from low-income backgrounds.

Keywords: City Year, San Jose , Impact Director, Other , San Jose, California

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