The Jumpstart Site Manager is a key member of the Northeastern Community Service & Civic Engagement Team.
The primary responsibility of the Jumpstart Site Manager is to oversee a high-quality early childhood education programming implemented by college participants.
The Site Manager will recruit, train, and manage 45 college students serving as part-time AmeriCorps members and volunteers to work with preschool children from under-resourced neighborhoods.
The Site Manager will also sustain, establish, and grow strong community partnerships in the neighborhoods surrounding Northeastern's Boston campus.
The mission of Jumpstart is to ensure all children, regardless of background, enter Kindergarten prepared to succeed with the fundamental language, literacy, and social emotional skills.
Bachelor's Degree required
3-5 years of prior work experience in education, nonprofit or social service-related roles
Strong organizational, management and leadership abilities
Ability to prioritize and multi-task in order to manage multiple priorities
Competency in Microsoft software, especially Outlook, Excel, Word, and Power Point
Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with college students, community partners, preschool staff, and the general community
Commitment to Jumpstart's core values: learning, connection, determination, joy and kindness
Preferred or Ideal
Background or experience in an early childhood setting
Prior work experience in a higher education setting and/or managing college students
Prior knowledge of AmeriCorps
Prior experience/interest in social justice, or diversity, equity, and inclusion work
Prior experience in supervising others; ability to provide verbal and written feedback
Familiarity with the city of Boston
Marketing and Communications
Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.
Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit https://hr.northeastern.edu/benefits/ for more information.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.