Site Manager (2019-112)

Company: Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County
Location: San Jose, CA
Status: Full time

Overview of Program History:

The CORAL after school program has achieved a decade of success with increased literacy rates and a reduction in the achievement gap for tens of thousands of at-risk students in San Jose’s highest poverty and lowest performing schools. CORAL utilizes a research-based, education pathway strategy that is holistic, targeted and consistent—charting progress from pre-K through middle school—and making a difference in 2,000 young lives each day.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

·        Oversee, supervise and guide all aspects of CORAL program to ensure maintenance of high quality and integrity of program

·       Work closely with school personnel to ensure that extended-day program integrates with school day programs

·       Manage and supervise delivery and quality of balanced literacy, YET model

·       Work collaboratively with multiple agencies to ensure high quality programming

·       Attend all CORAL professional development trainings and school related activities as appropriate

·       Provide supervision for appropriate staff, i.e., Team Leaders, and external partners

·       Recruit and retain participants

  • Complete monthly data entry and any other compliance related work

  • Administer CORAL site budget and assist in grant writing

  • Oversee and ensure evaluations compliance at school site level

·       Maintain a high level of professionalism and  integrity in performing all duties

  • Ability to work with parents and other outside stake holders

  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Manage the STEAM Contract and build curriculum to meet the needs of the funder

Qualifications:

  •  Prior experience developing or implementing programs for school aged children

  • Experience working effectively in high poverty, under performing schools and racially diverse communities

  • Knowledge of Common Core

  • Takes initiative/Self starter

  • Excellent organizational, administrative, and writing skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively to a wide range of audiences

  • Sensitivity to or expertise with racial and cultural differences

  • Ability to collaborate with diverse agencies and professionals

  • Supervisory experience

  • High level of computer proficiency

  • Budget management skills

  • Bilingual/biliterate, English/Spanish or Vietnamese/English 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language; bilingual preferred,

  • Ability to work with diverse workgroups and serve families with diverse economic, social, racial, and cultural backgrounds,

  • Knowledgeable about local community resources,

  • Demonstrate strong coordination, organizational, and time management skills,

  • Maintain a professional and confidential work environment,

  • Knowledge of child development and behavior,

  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and multi-task,

  • Serve effectively as a member of a team internally and externally,

  • Experience working with community members from diverse ethnic, social, and economic backgrounds, with the ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate,

  • Be flexible, proactive, adaptable, and able to work in a fast-paced and changing environment,

  • Knowledge of computer programs and internet (i.e., Microsoft Word, Outlook, Power Point, Excel).

  • Act in alignment with agency values of service, justice and compassion

 Academic and Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution or equivalent experience, training and competence in early care and education is a plus, and

  • Three years of job-related experience with demonstrated competence in school readiness programs and services; knowledge of culturally diverse populations and their needs;

 Other Qualifications:

  •  Must be at least 18 years of age,

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident,

  • Clearance of fingerprint background check,

  • Must have valid TB (Tuberculosis) screening, and

  • Applicants must be able to work a flexible schedule (i.e. late nights & weekends) with support from direct program manager.

 Physical, Emotional and Intellectual Demands:

  •  Fast paced, diverse and dynamic environment,

  • The work is sometimes physical, requiring setting up for events which may require transporting or lifting cumbersome materials (i.e., easels, flip charts, refreshments, brochures, chairs, tables),

  • Must be able to report to service site on a regular and reliable basis,

  • Able to deal with stressful situations, uncertainties, handle change with a positive lense

  • Able to travel between sites and to offsite events throughout the county, as appropriate

  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 

  • Works inside & outside including motor vehicle travel between sites.

  To Apply: Please submit resume to jobs@catholiccharitiesscc.org or via fax to 408-944-0276 attn: HR

This position description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities. The order in which duties and responsibilities are listed is not significant. Because of a need to remain responsive to the needs of our clients and our Agency’s operations, responsibilities may be modified at any time.

Catholic Charities is a non-profit, non-discriminatory service organization and employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation or disability. Persons seeking employment are entitled to freedom from harassment and retaliation and reasonable accommodation for qualified disabilities.