Managerial - Partnership and Grant Development Coordinator

Boston, MA, US
Jun 04, 2019
Job Title: Partnership and Grant Development Coordinator
Employment Status: Full-Time
Reports to: Principal

Managerial Tier B: 12-month position following the school calendar, with regular work schedule during summer.

The John D. O'Bryant School of Mathematics and Science is a diverse, supportive community of learners that engages in a rigorous and comprehensive Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics program integrated with Humanities. Our college- preparatory exam school enables our students to reach their full potential and become leaders who will shape the direction of society.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Headmaster, the primary responsibility of the Partnership and Grant Development Coordinator is to support the school's mission. This priority responsibility is met through the oversight and development of extended learning experiences with community and collegiate partners. Specifically, it requires maintaining current, initiating new, and managing our dual credit programs, year-long and summer internships, job shadowing experiences, the speaker series, grant funding, and university and corporate partnerships, as well as supporting the O'Bryant Alumni Association.
The Partnership and Grant Development Coordinator will provide operational and instructional assistance to the Headmaster, in order to maintain and improve many of the operational and instructional priorities of the school. The Partnership and Grant Development Coordinator will provide office support, perform complex administrative tasks such as overseeing current and future partnerships, writing grants and associated correspondences, inputting and retrieving information using current technology and programs such as Naviance and Aspen, and provide efficient communication to all parties.
The staff member in this position will strive to optimize the school's investments in key partnerships and resources in order to ensure this funding has a positive impact on student achievement. S/He will work with students and their families to determine best-fit external experiences and communicate participation expectations. The Partnership and Grant Development Coordinator will measure success by developing data systems for tracking program impact on student achievement both academically and socially, developing a school partnership advisory board, and by securing grants.

Specific Job Responsibilities:
  1. Assist Headmaster in implementing school policies and procedures.
  2. Write and secure grants.
  3. Find new and manage current partnerships that align with the school's mission.
  4. Assist with arrival and dismissal of students.
  5. Coordinate mailing and distribution of information to students, families, and community partners.
  6. Coordinate community, special events, and activities.
  7. Publish a weekly newsletter.
  8. Serve on the ILT and SSC.
  9. Attend CPT meetings to ensure content resources are provided.
  10. Perform other related responsibilities as required.
Job Requirements:
  1. A Bachelor's degree, Master's preferred.
  2. Strong background in grant writing and partnership development.
  3. Strong background in college admissions processes.
  4. Strong writing skills.
  5. 3-5 years of experience in STEM-related fields, marketing/fundraising knowledge; community building; and educational and/or social services.
  6. Experience working with diverse urban students and families.
  7. Ability to form partnerships with students, staff, and families, and effectively build and lead teams.
  8. Effective use of technology.
  9. Ability to gain memberships as a board member to STEM organizations.
  10. Ability to work evenings on special projects / attend gatherings as related to job priorities.

Managerial Tier B

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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