Job opening at Bay Area Coalition for Equitable Schools - Associate Director
- Job Opening: Associate Director
Bay Area Coalition for Equitable Schools (BayCES)
The Bay Area Coalition for Equitable Schools (BayCES) seeks a full-
time Associate Director in our Downtown Oakland office.
BayCES is a nonprofit organization that assists schools, school
districts, and community groups in the work of creating or
redesigning schools to produce higher and more equitable
achievement. The mission of BayCES is to create and sustain a
network of high achieving and equitable small schools. BayCES
fulfills its mission by recruiting, developing and supporting
teacher, administrative, and community leaders through on-site
coaching, equity-centered professional development, new school
incubation, and networking services.
BayCES has 38 staff members, and is a nationally recognized leader
in education reform. A recipient of a multimillion dollar grant from
the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, BayCES works with schools,
districts and communities in Oakland, Berkeley, Emeryville and San
The Associate Director is responsible for managing operations and
programs, including programmatic development, integration,
coordination and management. The Associate Director will be
responsible for BayCES' strategic planning and budget, and will
oversee all contract and earned revenue. The Associate Director
reports to the Executive Director, and will be a member of the
Implement and monitor BayCES' strategic plan, including the
development of annual budgeting and planning procedures.
Manage, coordinate and monitor BayCES programmatic work. Create
processes to build more efficient program structures and systems,
including decision-making procedures, workplan monitoring, inter-
program communications, and event calendaring procedures.
Work with Executive Director and program directors to ensure
coherent management of organization. Manage resources for
organization, including staff and financial resources.
Collaborate with program directors to develop coherent and
coordinated workplans, goals and objectives, as well as annual and
long-range strategic plans for BayCES programs. Manage the work of
the Program Directors Collaborative, including meeting planning,
facilitation and follow-up.
Oversee operations and finances for organization, including
supervision of operations and finance staff. Manage systems for
overseeing all contract and earned revenue.
Manage human resources systems, including development of
organization-wide performance review processes. Create and implement
systems to supervise the work of school-based coaches and office
Facilitate and evaluate biweekly Management Team meetings.
Supervise program directors.
Significant leadership experience and skills, preferably in a
nonprofit organization. Skills should include organizational
development, personnel management, budget and resource development,
and strategic planning. A graduate degree in management is highly
Experience designing and implementing complex programs
high levels of collaboration and staff autonomy.
Demonstrated leadership in planning and managing organizational
growth and change.
Demonstrated success developing and monitoring systems to
manage programmatic work.
Experience supervising programmatic staff and establishing
effective systems for accountability.
Demonstrated flexibility and resourcefulness in helping
organizations adjust to rapidly changing political, economic, fiscal
and social environments.
Demonstrated success working in a multiracial, multiethnic
environment with cultural competence and good "people" skills.
HOW TO APPLY:
All candidates are required to submit the following documents:
1) A Letter of Interest
2) A Current Resume
Please indicate the title of the position for which you are applying.
Send, fax or email documents to:
Bay Area Coalition for Equitable Schools
1720 Broadway, 4th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612.
SALARY: Competitive salary DOE
Position open until filled.