GC is Hiring Program Team

May 15, 2012

POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED.

 

Two new program positions opening at Generation Citizen this summer! We are looking for dynamic and entrepreneurial candidates to be our new Providence Program Manager and New York Program Associate. Descriptions below. 


New York Program Associate

 

At GC, you will be working in a fast-paced, start-up environment. A successful candidate will possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills, as well as the ability to manage a heavy workload with corresponding responsibilities. Through programmatic oversight and collaboration with other staff, the successful candidate will be able to proactively identify opportunities to improve our program, structures, and systems. You will be working with a small, but passionate team, giving you the ability to help shape the future of the organization. We are therefore looking for someone interested in committing at least two years to the organization. Apply today if you are interested in putting your entrepreneurial spirit and talent to work in helping to grow and improve GC, ensuring that all students possess the tools they need to make change in their communities.

Job Responsibilities:

The primary responsibilities of the Generation Citizen (GC) New York Program Associate will be to manage existing GC programming in New York City, at both the university and school level, as well as to lead GC’s efforts to increase its presence and effectiveness the city. The Program Associate will report to the New York Program Manager.

Relationship Manager

  • Establish relationships with administrators and schools to lay groundwork for successful and enduring school relationships
  • Manage ongoing school relationships with program teachers and administrators at assigned schools
  • Supervise and support assigned college leaders in building their college cohorts

Program Trainer

  • Provide initial and ongoing training and support for:
  • New York college volunteers to ensure their own civic growth and their ability to be successful in the classroom
  • College leaders to ensure their own civic growth and their ability to successfully recruit and support high-quality college volunteers throughout the semester
  • Teachers to ensure that they can successfully co-teach the action civics course alongside a GC college volunteer
  • Conduct regular classroom observations and provide constructive feedback to GC volunteers, Directors, and teachers

Program Coordinator and Improver

  • Ensure that GC meets its NY strategic output goals (# of classes, # of volunteers, % retention, etc.)
  • Design and implement systems of volunteer-to-school placement, communication, and data collection to ensure smooth day-to-day program operation (alongside NY Program Manager)
  • Plan and execute culminating semesterly NY Civics Day (science-fair style event) in which students present their action projects to community leaders and public officials (alongside NY Program Manager)
  • Collaborate with Director of Programming and other Program Managers to continually improve and contribute to national efforts in order to achieve overall desired program outcomes
  • Cultivate high level relationships across sectors (elected office, on campus, and in community) to further and deepen program impact

Qualifications

  • Is passionate about Generation Citizen’s mission
  • Has a B.A or B.S. degree
  • Has significant leadership experience supervising, managing, and training others
  • Has strong communication skills in order to communicate effectively with diverse constituencies, including college students, high school partners, board members, supporters, and community members
  • Has excellent public speaking, writing, and editing skills
  • Is comfortable in fast-paced, high-energy start-up environment
  • Has knowledge of the New York City community (very highly preferred but not required)

To apply

Qualified candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and a list of 2-3 references to Jobs@generationcitizen.org.

No telephone inquiries please. Generation Citizen is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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Providence Program Manager

At GC, you will be working in a fast-paced, start-up environment. A successful candidate will possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills, as well as the ability to manage a heavy workload with corresponding responsibilities. Through programmatic oversight and collaboration with other staff, the successful candidate will be able to proactively identify opportunities to improve our program, structures, and systems. You will be working with a small, but passionate team, giving you the ability to help shape the future of the organization. We are therefore looking for someone interested in committing at least two years to the organization. Apply today if you are interested in putting your entrepreneurial spirit and talent to work in helping to grow and improve GC, ensuring that all students possess the tools they need to make change in their communities.

Responsibilities:

The primary responsibilities of the Generation Citizen (GC) Providence Program Manager will be to manage existing GC programming in Providence, at both the university and school level, as well as to lead GC’s efforts to increase its presence and effectiveness the city. The Program Manager will report to the Director of Programming.

Job Responsibilities:

District Relationship Manager

  • Manage relationships with Rhode Island (RI) districts and school administrators, alongside the Director of Programming
  • Systematize and saturate schools and seek opportunities to tightly integrate action civics into the Providence Public School District’s (PPSD) approach to Civics Education
  • Establish relationships with administrators and schools to lay groundwork for successful and enduring school relationships

Program Trainer

  • Provide initial and ongoing training and support for:
  • Providence college volunteers to ensure their success in the classroom and their own civic growth (leadership retreats, classroom observations, etc)
  • College chapter leaders to ensure and their own civic growth and their ability to successfully recruit sufficient quality college volunteers and be able to support them throughout the semester (in Providence and other cities)
  • Teachers to ensure that they can successfully co-teach the action civics course alongside a GC college volunteer

Program Coordinator and Improver

  • Ensure that GC meets its Providence strategic output goals (# of classes, # of volunteers, % retention etc)
  • Visit and observe all Providence classrooms throughout semester to provide feedback to Mentors and collect data on program
  • Design and implement systems of volunteer-to-school placement, communication, and data collection to ensure smooth day-to-day program operation
  • Plan and execute culminating semesterly RI Civics Day science-fair style event in which students present their action projects to community leaders and public officials
  • Collaborate with the Director of Programming and other Program Managers to continually improve and contribute to national efforts in order to achieve overall desired program outcomes
  • Cultivate high level relationships across sectors (elected office, on campus, and in community) to further and deepen program impact

Qualifications

  • Is passionate about Generation Citizen’s mission
  • Has a B.A or B.S. degree
  • Has significant leadership experience supervising, managing, and training others
  • Has strong communication skills in order to communicate effectively with diverse constituencies, including college students, high school partners, board members, supporters, and community members
  • Has excellent public speaking, writing, and editing skills
  • Is comfortable in fast-paced, high-energy start-up environment
  • Has knowledge of the Providence community (very highly preferred but not required)

To apply

Qualified candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and a list of 2-3 references to Jobs@generationcitizen.org.

No telephone inquiries please. Generation Citizen is an equal opportunity employer.


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