City Year San Antonio is seeking an Impact Manager (IM) who will lead and develop a team of AmeriCorps members (ACMs) as idealistic, emerging leaders and practitioners focused on strengthening schools and supporting students to improve performance. Reporting to an Impact Director and working from a partner school(s), the IM plays a critical role in implementing City Year’s school-based Whole School Whole Child (WSWC) service model, mission, and practices. The IM is also an effective talent developer who will support AmeriCorps members through a challenging and rewarding year of service.
This may be the job for you if:
- You lead through your connections with others, create spaces where individuals can flourish and grow, and support them to find meaning in their work.
- You are always learning. You work on your own growth and development and authentically model that work for those you lead.
- You are a collaborative worker with a strong sense of ownership over your success, strategy to get there, and organization to execute on your plans.
AmeriCorps Member Experience
Manage, coach, and develop up to 15 AmeriCorps members though a personally rewarding year of service in the San Antonio Independent School District (SAISD) where they:
Achieve service performance and standards requirements while reaching their leadership development potential
Model leadership that is fueled by City Year's culture and values
Facilitate ongoing dialogues that empower AmeriCorps members to relate to our culture and values in personally meaningful ways.
Build Conditions for Success in our Schools
Build and cultivate strong partnerships with teachers, principals, school officials, and other key decision makers and stakeholders
Manage implementation of partnership agreement between the school and City Year San Antonio
Ensure the necessary conditions and resources are in place for their team of AmeriCorps members to deliver attendance, behavior, and course performance interventions for students
Service Delivery & Impact
Implement City Year’s WSWC model with a high degree of quality to a targeted group of students at the right time, at assigned schoolhouse.
Make data-informed decisions to ensure tutoring, classroom support, afterschool programs, and school-wide initiatives align with the shared goals of the school/City Year partnership.
Identify trends and specific needs on campus and provide or seek relevant professional development.
Observe, collect data and provide actionable steps that improve ACM impact on their service.
Local and National Organizational Initiatives
Serve as the “host” in assigned school to support City Year’s Visitor Program (Field Trips) with visits from current and potential City Year supporters.
Work with the development team to support meetings, visits, and service for development/fundraising events within assigned schools.
Ensure needed number of team representatives attend CYSA events.
Devote up to 10 days a year to AmeriCorps and/or staff member recruitment process.
Attend and help mobilize team for site-wide events like Opening Day, Power of Women Luncheon, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Annual Ripples of Hope Celebration Dinner, Graduation, and other site-wide events.
Attend overnight events and national events as needed.
Take lead on at least one extracurricular ACM/staff service experience (e.g. Idealist’s Journey, Second Year ACM Experience, Corps Council, Playground Build, Spring Break, MLK Service, etc.)
Participate in relevant network-wide meetings and calls providing insight, feedback, and collective problem solving.
What does a typical day look like?
Start of day centering meeting with team
Observe and share feedback with AmeriCorps members providing academic and social emotional interventions for students
Review Student Achievement data
Review AmeriCorps Member event plans, student engagement data and offer feedback
Individual Meetings with AmeriCorps Members
Coach AmeriCorps Members through communication challenges and conflict resolution
Connect with school administration to review upcoming initiatives and mutual expectations
Meet with Impact Director for your own support
Host City Year's potential and current funding partners on a school tour and roundtable
Attend and support After School Programs
End of day centering meeting with team
Experience building and growing complex professional relationships with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders.
Experience holding people accountable to performance goals and navigating difficult conversations.
Experience managing diverse teams, particularly managing teams of early-workforce members.
Ability to apply creative problem solving when faced with perceived barriers.
Ability to translate mission and vision from organization level to individual level and draw connections between mission and daily work.
Ability to navigate complex topics and parse them for specific audiences.
Model servant leadership for Corps members, students and community stakeholders.
2-3 years of relevant experience, work in the education sector preferred.
National and International service experience is a plus.
Familiarity with San Antonio Independent School District school system a plus.
Compensation and Benefits
Compensation commensurate with experience salary range for this position is $45,000 - $50,000. Great benefits including health insurance with Flexible Spending Account, paid vacation, holidays, parental leave, 401K, and more.
Deadline to Apply:
Qualified applicants should apply and submit a resume, cover letter, and references. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
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. For more information, click here .
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.