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Manager of School and Community Programs

Girl Be Heard seeks a Manager of School and Community Programs to help run our dynamic and swiftly expanding education programs under the oversight of the Director of Education. The Manager of School and Community Programs will oversee and coordinate day-to-day operations of the after-school and Girl Power programs and manage relationships with key education partners. They will also coordinate the development and delivery of community workshops, domestically and abroad, and communicate regularly with the Director of Education to ensure continued alignment with overall education team goals and vision.

Responsibilities
Program Administration

• Work with Director of Education to manage the marketing, growth, and development of our programs, and process the inflow of program and workshop requests
• Cultivate and maintain positive relations with Principal, Assistant Principals, relevant school administrators, parent coordinators, and other key constituents in the school community while actively seeking to raise their awareness of GBH after-school programs
• Engage our school partners’ support in ensuring programmatic quality for the youth enrolled in the GBH program
• Work closely with Lead Teaching Artist to ensure the success of our programs
• Ensure GBH maintains an emotionally and physically safe environment for youth that meets all compliance and safety requirements set forth by the organization, DOE, DOH, funders and applicable labor law
• Work with the GBH Communications team to ensure documentation of education programs and events by coordinating with photographer and collecting regular reports from teaching staff
• Coordinate data collection and program evaluation processes for all programs and workshops
• Manage budgets for after school programs
• Cultivate and maintain relationship with a food vendor for after-school snacks
• Work with Lead Teaching Artist to support education events such as the mid-year open mic, the end-of-year show, and the Girl Power show
• Book space for Girl Power workshops and all education performances and events
• Develop and maintain a knowledge of relevant resources to support our programs

Teaching Artist Support and Oversight
• Work with Director of Education and Lead Teaching Artist to hire TAs
• Plan and deliver TA training in coordination with the Director of Education and Lead TA
• Work with the Lead Teaching Artist to create professional development opportunities for Teaching Artists
• Ensure timesheets are accurately completed and submitted to Payroll on time

Fundraising
• Assist Director of Education and Development Team in securing CASA grants each year, including completion of all paperwork for CASA proposals and end-of-year reporting
• Support the grant application and reporting process for other education related grants by providing relevant data and assisting with paperwork
• Organize visits for Executive Director, Director of Education, elected officials, and other funders to school programs as needed
• Assist with city council member briefings on an as-needed basis, and ensure that City Council members are updated and invited to events related to the CASA program in their district
• Stay up to date on after-school funding opportunities, including local and federal Department of Education resources

Qualifications:
• Experience working in a school, educational or youth-support setting required with at least one year in a role managing or leading others.
• Strong experience with, or knowledge of, the NYC public school system.
• Experience with data management systems preferred (we use Salesforce).
• Demonstrated ability to communicate and present ideas with clarity, credibility, humility, and tact; lead with “the why” and incorporate vision into messaging; tailor messaging to audience and maintain professionalism in speaking and writing.
• Proven success operating in ambiguous and changing environments with the demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize projects; delegate tasks appropriately; manage progress against goals for self and others while addressing barriers.
• Possesses openness, responsiveness, and understanding of others’ perspectives with the demonstrated ability to maintain and build relationships through collaboration.
• Bachelor’s degree required, degree in education or similar strongly preferred.
• Demonstrated commitment to and understanding of issues of social justice and girls’ empowerment.
• Desire to work with a dynamic start-up to help shape the future activist-artists of tomorrow!

About Us:
Girl Be Heard is a non-profit theatre company that brings global issues affecting girls center stage by empowering young women to tell their stories.

Girl Be Heard creates cutting-edge, cause-related theatre – inspired, written and performed by girls (12-21) — that is thought provoking and actionable. Our non-profit theatre company gives voice to issues that girls care about most (such as bullying, body image, and self harm). Our company also takes on global issues affecting girls worldwide such as sex trafficking, forced child marriage, and gender-based violence and regularly performs our acclaimed shows at the United Nations, TED conferences, and The White House.

Our curriculum encourages young women to think critically about social justice, challenge stereotypes, foster friendships, and build tools for bringing about positive change in their communities.

Girl Be Heard is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender identity or expression, color, national origin, ability, ethnicity, sex, ancestry, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief.  Girl Be Heard seeks a broad spectrum of employees and is strongly committed to a diverse and equitable work environment. Queer individuals, trans* people, people of color, and women are highly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, but priority will be given to those received by Tuesday, September 8th, 2015.

Compensation: Full‐time, commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance, paid vacation, personal days, and holidays.

How to apply: Send your resume with a cover letter highlighting relevant experience, your approach to working with young people, and why you would like to work with Girl Be Heard. Submit electronically to Dena Adriance, Director of Education, at jobs@girlbeheard.org. Include “Manager of School and Community Programs – (your name)” in the subject line.

Work Environment:
Girl Be Heard is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender identity or expression, color, national origin, ability, ethnicity, sex, ancestry, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief.  Girl Be Heard seeks a broad spectrum of employees and is strongly committed to a diverse and equitable work environment. Queer individuals, trans* people, people of color, and women are highly encouraged to apply.

Our office is air conditioned and located in a wheelchair accessible building.