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Northeast Valley (NEV) Program Manager

Company: Los Angeles Education Partnership
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

About The Company

Los Angeles Education Partnership (LAEP) is a nonprofit organization that advances educational equity. Together with families, schools and the community, LAEP facilitates access to and opportunities for quality educational and wellness practices so that children thrive from diapers to diplomas.

LAEP recognizes that systemic barriers result in an uneven playing field for learning opportunities and achievement. Our commitment to equity ensures that our vision, mission and strategies remove the barriers and promote agency, thereby creating equity. We celebrate and incorporate the diverse perspectives and histories of our staff and communities into our work. LAEP's intentional activities to achieve equity drive both the day-to-day operations and the long-term vision of the organization.

Position Summary

The Program Manager will be hired by LAEP and supervised by the Director of Early Childhood and Family Engagement. The Program Manager will facilitate and support the work of the partnership and develop the individual and collective capacities of community residence and stakeholders. The Program Manager will be responsible for ensuring daily program implementation including staff management, staff development, program recruitment/outreach, partner relations, and data collection. - - - - -

Minimum Requirements

The NEV Program Manager will:

  • Work as part of the LAEP employee team based in the Northeast Valley area, focused on building community partnership to support and promote the safety, healthy development and well-being of children prenatal to age 5 and their families in their community.
  • Assemble and facilitate a neighborhood partnership to identify unique needs and priorities of community.
  • Assist in identifying members to participate in the community meetings.
  • Supports/Facilitate/Coach the Leadership Team.
  • Assist in identify previous community projects, and best practices from other Best Start Communities.
  • Support with outreach of participants for the community partnership.
  • Model facilitation techniques, and ensure groups are working well together.
  • Monitor capacity development and community partnership project.
  • Establish, review and update current database of learning supports and community resources.
  • On board new members and re-engage past members of committee group
  • Coordinate with El Nido Family Centers for meetings, events and other engagements among agencies.
  • Work with other best start communities.
  • Develop communication materials, and public relationships.
  • Manage evaluation (program and staff), and report data evaluation.
  • Assist in developing implementation plan.
  • Facilitate and manage program meetings.
  • Supervise Program Assistant and Program Outreach Workers.
  • Process documentation as required for administrative procedures, including invoices, timesheets, evaluation materials and tracking logs.
  • Participate in LAEP activities that support the culture and successes of LAEP.
  • Participate in mandatory LAEP meetings and trainings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

    • Experience in working with early education and/or school age programs (3 years' experience preferred).
    • Experience in developing and managing programs that support children's academic success through parent engagement, family support and community / school collaboration (3 years' experience preferred).
    • Experience leading/managing community projects, including but not limited to advocacy and resource alignment. (3 years' experience preferred).
    • Excellent communication and organizational skills; strong written and interpersonal skills
    • Bilingual English/Spanish required
    • Experience working with individuals with diverse ethnic backgrounds
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a team Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
    • BA required, preferably in a related field such as education or social work

      Physical Demands and Work Environment

      The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. -While performing the duties of this job, you are frequently required to sit; stand; stoop; bend; walk; talk; hear; use hands to grip, type; reach with hands and arms, occasionally required to stand or walk on uneven surfaces; and climb stairs.

      • Ability to lift and carry up to 20 pounds.
      • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
      • The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

        Licensing and Certifications

        • Daily driving could be required, must provide own vehicle, valid Driver's License and proof of full vehicle insurance coverage;
        • Negative tuberculosis screen (required);
        • Must pass criminal background check.

          Required Documentation at Time of Application:

          If you believe that you qualify for this position based upon education or training you have received, you will be required to provide a copy of your official transcripts or copy of diploma from the accredited college/university, and/or a copy of a certificate indicating your successful completion of any required training, before your qualifications will be evaluated.

          • Hours & Wages
          • Position is 40 hours/week
          • Salary: -Depending on Experience (DOE)

            FLSA & Employment Status

            • Full-Time Non-Exempt

              How to Apply

              • Applicants must complete the employment application in its entirety. Incomplete applications will be rejected.
              • No phone calls please.

                Los Angeles Education Partnership (LAEP) is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.

Keywords: Los Angeles Education Partnership, Los Angeles , Northeast Valley (NEV) Program Manager, Executive , Los Angeles, California

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