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Director of Student Enrichment and Family Engagement

Code Number
512680-708120
Title
Director of Student Enrichment and Family Engagement
Location
2503 Willow Street
Description
To apply online visit: http://atsod.com/j/s.cfm/SIB

Opportunity:

We are searching for a Director of Student Enrichment and Family Engagement for our charter management organization. If you are relentless about seeing disadvantaged students achieve at high levels, this is a chance to help be a part of a school that does whatever it takes to ensure college success for all children. Moreover, your work would make a profound and lasting contribution to the revitalization of New Orleans.

Our Mission and Vision:

New Orleans College Prep’ mission is to prepare students with academic and life skills for success in college, career, and beyond. We believe that the keys to achieving our mission are rooted in our six core values:

Excellence: We have ambitious goals and when we achieve them, we achieve excellence. Trying is not enough.

Respect: We are professionals. We assume the best and value individuality.

Perseverance: We maintain absolute faith in the midst of brutal facts. We don't give up. We find solutions.

Caring: We love our kids and staff. We assume the best and provide support where needed.

Joy: We love what we do. We celebrate our work and growth. We find the fun in the hard work.

Responsibility: We do all aspects of our job at a high level. We solve problems. When it is not working, we figure something else out.

JOB OR POSITION SUMMARY:

Director of Student Enrichment and Family Engagement is responsible for ensuring the development and management of after school programs that foster academic and behavior improvements in our students. Responsibilities include but are not limited to program creation and management; increasing family and community engagement; and training, and supervising afterschool staff and partners. The candidate must be a resourceful problem solver and an excellent communicator with practical experience in the 21st Century Grant and staff and program management.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Student Enrichment Program Development

Establish Campus-Based After School program (through the 21st Century Community Learning Centers) that strives to improve student academics, attendance behavior, promotion rates, and graduation rates.

Collaborate with all NOCP enrichment staff and campus administrators to create high-quality seasonal performances including but not limited:

Winter Exhibition(s)

Spring Exhibition(s)

Mardi Gras Exhibition(s)

Cultural Exhibition(s) (i.e. Black History, Hispanic Heritage, etc.)

Plan, develop, implement, and evaluate overall programs, services and activities to ensure they meet stated objectives and the needs and interests of students.

Working with teachers, students, external partners and school principals to design an exciting and engaging schedule of programs for academic enrichment, remediation, and exploration that meets the needs of students and families and the goals of the grant.

Parent/Family Engagement Development

Create and convene Family Engagement Committees comprised of teachers and parent liaisons that determine school-wide programming to increase family presence and involvement

Support and enhance current parent engagement programs/committees at all NOCP sites.

Inform parents/families of education focused legislation and create opportunities for parents/families to engage with policy makers.

Develop and manage partnerships and social services connections to address parent/household needs including but not limited to English Language Learner (ELL) Supports, Career Development, Mental Health Services, etc.

Program Management

Adequately hire and staff all after school positions

Effectively manage the 21st Century Grant requirements including but not limited to

Program evaluation

Timely reporting of student data and information

Timely reporting of all grant aligned activities, attendance, participation,etc.

Provide direct and indirect supervision and management of Site Coordinators, Staff, and Volunteers

Provide development opportunities and frequent training for staff and volunteers on topics such as technology, information management systems, curriculum implementation strategies, and organizational mission and standards

Ensure the control of program expenditures against the approved budget

Ensure the establishment, implementation, and compliance with all policies and procedures for all program staff and volunteers

Prepare and assist with writing of the 2019-2020 grant

Perform all other duties as assigned by the Principals or the Chief Financial Officer

Benefits
NOCP offers a competitive salary and benefit package.
Requirements
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

Knowledge of the 21st Century Grant

Skills in project management

Skills in demonstrated leadership

Skills in budget management

Skills and abilities in organization, time management, and record keeping.

Ability to comprehend and appropriately respond to audit requests and/or needs

Ability to effectively address and meet a wide range of program needs for multiple sites

Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with other professionals in a team setting

Ability to interact positively and effectively with students, staff, and administrators

Ability to maintain confidentiality

LICENSING/CREDENTIAL AND/OR EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Minimum: Knowledge of and experience working with the 21st Century Grant

Bachelor's Degree required

Prior experience successfully managing projects and teams within an educational setting

Satisfactory criminal history review
Start Date
11/1/2019
Salary
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Contact Jonathan Tebeleff
Phone: 504-335-0404
Fax:
jtebeleff@nolacollegeprep.org
2301 Marengo St., New Orleans, LA 70115