Jumpstart - Senior Site Manager, New York University


About the organization

Jumpstart envisions the day when every child in America enters kindergarten prepared to succeed. A national early education organization with operations in 15 states plus Washington, DC, Jumpstart drives outcomes for young children in three critical ways. Jumpstart provides language, literacy, and social-emotional direct service programming utilizing an evidence-backed curriculum for preschool children from underserved communities, workforce programming to expand the pipeline of qualified, diverse talent pursuing careers in early education, and policy advocacy to support the early childhood field and promote high-quality early learning for all. By leveraging over 25 years of experience serving over 133,000 children with the support of more than 58,000 college students and community volunteers, Jumpstart executes these three objectives to improve the quality of the early education workforce and increase opportunity for young children to succeed across America. jstart.org


The Senior Site Manager role is a full year position which ensures positive language, literacy, and social-emotional outcomes for children and drives Corps Member outcomes through strong management and delivery of programming and by providing critical management and leadership to one full-time site manager. The Jumpstart Senior Site Manager ensures high quality programming by overseeing the day-to-day operations of the program in partnership with a Site Manager and by serving as the primary Jumpstart representative for one higher education partners. The Senior Site Manager recruits, trains, and supervises college students serving as part-time AmeriCorps members and volunteers to work with preschool children from under-served communities. The individual in this role provides observation, feedback, coaching and modeling to Corps Members on a regular basis to strengthen classroom impact. This position requires demonstrated experience in successfully managing staff, volunteers, and programming. The Senior Site Manager reports to a Director of Programs.


• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant professional experience
• 3 years of prior work experience
• 1-2 years prior experience managing/supervising individuals
• Strong organizational, management and leadership abilities
• Excellent emotional intelligence, active listening and problem-solving skills
• Ability to be self-motivated, resourceful, and take initiative
• Ability to work well under pressure, be adaptable and flexible and accommodate shifting priorities
• Ability to prioritize and multi-task in order to meet key tasks as scheduled
• Competency in Microsoft software, especially Outlook, Excel, Word, and Power Point
• Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with higher education partners, community partners, preschool staff, and the general community
• Commitment to Jumpstart’s core values: learning, community, inclusive leadership, joy and social justice
• Prior experience/interest in social justice, or diversity, equity, and inclusion work
• Ability and willingness to travel to assigned locations/sites as necessary
• Experience and comfort working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and communities
• Experience working in urban environments and commitment to serving urban communities



Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

For full job description and how to apply: www.jstart.org/about/careers

Please apply through our applicant tracking system, and include a cover letter with your resume to be considered.

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