Program Associate, Office Of Leadership (14047)

Board Of Education Of City Of New York New York , NY 10007

Posted 3 months ago

Position Summary: The New York City school system is the largest in the country, composed of approximately 1.1 million students and 80,000+ teachers in over 1,800 schools.

The main purpose of the Office of Leadership (OOL) is to build and sustain a school leadership pipeline, which includes the recruitment, pre-service preparation, assessment, placement support, and on-the-job development of assistant principals and principals. Our approach is to increase the number of high-quality candidates who are well prepared to become principals in New York City's public schools. We have continued to strengthen and expand our principal preparation programs while simultaneously shifting our focus toward identifying talented educators earlier in their careers and nurturing their leadership skills while they remain in teacher leadership roles. Our goal is to develop a strong and sustainable leadership pipeline for our City's schools.

The Assistant Principal Leadership Institute (APLI) is a program designed to help prepare current high-performing Assistant Principals to become Principals by developing systems-level strategic thinking to build the capacity to collaborate and lead a school. The Program Associate provides support in program recruitment and selection, maintenance of web-based platforms for program participants, preparation of program materials, and event coordination and oversight. Performs related work.

Reports to: Senior Director, APLI

Direct Reports: N/A

Key Relationships: Works closely with Director and Senior Director of APLI, OOL program staff members, and OOL Operations team; school principals, assistant principals and school staff; Borough/Citywide Offices and various offices/divisions within the DOE; and vendors and external stakeholders, including: Bank Street College, Teaching Matters, City University of New York (CUNY), Columbia University, New York University, various City agencies, UFT, CSA, etc.


  • Assists Director and Senior Director in managing communications and shared resources with community partners and CBOs.

  • Assists with the coordination of event logistics involving community partners or CBOs, including room reservations, catering, audiovisual set-up, liaising with venue contacts, and sitting in on assigned events.

  • Collaborates with teams working to support the production of event materials (name tags, sign-in sheets, agendas, table tents, etc.).

  • Assists with packing and preparing materials for schools, community members, parents, and school officials, based on updates to relevant policies and operational needs.

  • In consultation with program staff, assists with the design of event invitations using event management system and monitors RSVPs.

  • Monitors program participant data tracker and individual portfolio submissions and related compliance reporting.

  • Supports program participants with program technology platforms, submission of assignments, and troubleshooting.

  • Assists in processing invoices; collaborates with Operations Manager to process per session, as needed.

  • Assists with the filming, recording, editing, and uploading of instructional videos and podcasts.

  • Assists with inventory control, receiving packages and distribution of supplies and other materials.

Qualification Requirements:


  • High school graduation or equivalent and three (3) years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties as described above; or

  • Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" above.


  • Strong project and event management skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong attention to detail and aptitude for working with technology, databases, and internet applications.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook.


  • Strong attention to detail; extremely well-organized.

  • Ability to multitask, take initiative, comfortably switch gears, and prioritize workload.

  • Strong customer service orientation.

  • Ability to learn quickly and continuously, be responsive to feedback, and succeed in a rapidly changing environment.

  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.

  • Internal candidates preferred.

Salary: $37,121+

(Internal candidates who are selected for this position and who currently hold comparable or less senior positions within the DOE will not make less than their current salary.)

Please include a resume and cover letter with your application.

Applications will be accepted through August 9, 2019 until 3:00 p.m.

NOTE: The filling of all positions is subject to budget availability and/or grant funding.


It is the policy of the Department of Education of the City of New York to provide educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, prior record of arrest or conviction (except as permitted by law), predisposing genetic characteristics, or status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual offenses and stalking, and to maintain an environment free of harassment on any of the above-noted grounds, including sexual harassment or retaliation. Inquiries regarding compliance with this equal opportunity policy may be directed to: Office of Equal Opportunity, 65 Court Street, Room 1102, Brooklyn, New York 11201, or visit the OEO website at

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Program Associate, Office Of Leadership (14047)

Board Of Education Of City Of New York