Managerial - School Climate, Culture & Development Manager

Boston, MA, US
May 03, 2019
School Climate, Culture & Development Manager
Terms: Managerial Tier C, City of Boston Residency Required
Reports to: School Headmaster

General Description & Goals
The Climate, Culture & Development Manager plays a critical role in the support of improving student performance and school programs at BLA.

The CCD Manager ensures our school maintains a positive and safe learning environment. The Manager will work with an experienced faculty in a setting that blends strong academics and socio-emotional support to provide students the opportunity to maximize their learning potential for career and college readiness. The CCD Manager will also by supporting fundraising programs and initiatives.The Manager should be a professional who is committed to working with all students, understands the lives of young adults and has a track record of working successfully with students from diverse backgrounds. The Manager should be an effective communicator and able to successfully interact with students, faculty and families.

  • Lead with school leadership and discipline team to create and manage a safe and welcoming learning environment, implementing culturally proficient best practices to ensure that all are welcomed, included and encouraged to succeed.
  • Manage and lead by setting priorities and progress monitoring for Coordinators of School Climate, Culture and Development.
  • Manage, analyze, track and report behavioral data to monitor the social-emotional development of students and guide and support the creation of interventions.
  • Take on initiative in all aspects of the development office, including fundraising, event planning, alumni relations, current development programs, etc.
  • Lead research, cultivation and solicitation of donors and initiatives with a special emphasis on pursuing strategies to secure or increase giving from donors.
  • Strengthen and engage families as partners in planning, and problem solving.
  • Manager positive programs for students and support the improvement of student outcomes.
  • Build a culture of collaboration, achievement and respect among all members of the school community, such as families and community, students and school, network and district staff
  • Contribute to the overall operations of the school.
  • Carry out all general duties as assigned by the Headmaster.

Required Qualifications
  • Minimum of three years professional experience working with students in an urban setting.
  • The ability to connect to and work with students using a variety of methods while always maintaining a respectful and caring manner.
  • Ability to use data management, organizational and technological tools and programs
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to work with and motivate a diverse set of stakeholders, including school staff, students, families and community agencies toward a common goal.
  • At least one years of relevant experience in a development-related role in an educational environment.
  • Willingness to be part of a collaborative environment and work closely with colleagues and parents.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, verbally and in writing.
  • Energy, enthusiasm, patience, a positive attitude and a sense of humor
  • Candidates must have current authorization to work in the United States by their first day of employment.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent. Master's degree preferred.
  • Current authorization to work in the United States - Candidates must have such authorization by their first day of employment
  • Boston Residency Requirement

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in social work, psychology, child development, counseling education or related field
  • Experience in fundraising and marketing
  • Multilingual (a strong plus, particularly fluent and literate in Spanish, Haitian Creole, Cantonese and/or Vietnamese)

All applicants must submit a resume and cover letter that clearly describes your results with student achievement.

The School Climate, Culture & Development Manager is a Managerial Tier C position. The hours to be set will be dependant on the school and student needs.

Please refer to (under "Employee Benefits and Policies") for more information on salary and compensation. Salaries are listed by Unions and Grade/Step.

School-based Managerial employees will work 223 days each year. The 223 day work-year will include the 180 days in which school is in session, and the additional days will be determined by the employee and the principal or headmaster of the school.

School-based Managerial employees are not eligible for vacation time or compensatory time. In the event of school cancellation due to snow or inclement weather, school-based Managerial employees need not report to work.
The Boston Public Schools, in accordance with its nondiscrimination policies, does not discriminate in its programs, facilities, or employment or educational opportunities on the basis of race, color, age, criminal record (inquiries only), disability, homelessness, sex/gender, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, genetics or military status, and does not tolerate any form of retaliation, or bias-based intimidation, threat or harassment that demeans individuals' dignity or interferes with their ability to learn or work.

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