The mission of the MGH Center for Community Health Improvement (CCHI) is to collaborate with underserved communities to improve health. CCHI carries out this mission by working to reduce substance abuse and violence in Chelsea, Revere and Charlestown, increase access to care for vulnerable populations, examine and work to eliminate the root causes of racial and ethnic disparities for all, and provide opportunities for Boston, Revere, and Chelsea students.
Mass General Hospital's Youth Programs provides comprehensive after-school and summer programming for youth in grades 3-12 and beyond to college graduation. The program works to expand and enhance students' educational and career options by providing them with opportunities for exploration and skill development through experiences and relationships related to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) subjects and health and wellness, as well as career exposure and college preparation.
The Senior Manager for Youth Programs will oversee the day-to-day operations of the MGH Youth Scholars and ensure that staff and programs focus on strengthening students' educational, social and emotional, and health and wellness needs. Specifically, the role will direct and implement targeted long and short-term strategies that will serve the academic, social, and emotional needs of our youth and their families.
The Senior Manager will create and develop curricula across ALL Youth Programs which Scholars and will work to create systemic alignment for youth in grades 3 to college completion. The Senior Manager will demonstrate bold innovation, superior program management, and problem-solving skills. They will direct staff to successfully plan, coordinate and maintain the highest standard of excellence for students, parents/guardians, and school and community-based partners.
Reporting to the Senior Director of Boston Partnerships, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion the Senior Manager for will be part of a functional and cohesive team that enthusiastically embraces the ability to provide inspirational and aspirational opportunities for Boston, Revere, and Chelsea youth. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND
Youth Programs Management and Oversight (50% of Overall Duties)
Provide leadership, management and coaching for the overall functions for MGH Youth Scholars Program.
Oversee the management of 9th 12th individual cohorts, also includes collaborative initiatives with students and families
Manage all aspects of the Youth Scholars Internship program
Uphold a fiduciary responsibility to ensure that the Youth Programs budget is on target with the proposed annual budget
Work with CCHI Evaluation team to identify outcomes, develop data collection tools and measure result for overall programming
CURRICULA DEVELOPMENT (30% OF OVERALL DUTIES)
Provide direction and leadership in the development of a comprehensive Science Healthcare and STEM curriculum for grade 3 12.
Promote effective instructional practices and communication that support high levels of instruction using research-based data, best practices, effective after-school classroom management tools and resources
Monitor BPS school system data to determine trends that will support and strengthen Youth Programs curricula
Assist in developing tools and supports for guiding our college graduates on entering the workforce.
Partnership and Community Engagement (15% of Overall Duties)
Maintain and develop relationships with the various key leaders within the STEM field, Boston Public Schools and diverse community-based organizations Identify, pursue, obtain, and create innovative partnerships to enhance and strengthen youth and collegiate programs
Ensures that MGH Youth Program partners receive the highest level of customer service and satisfaction.
Manage relationships with clinical departments and volunteers/supervisors throughout the hospital.
MANAGEMENT (5% OF OVERALL DUTIES):
Work in collaboration with Youth Program leadership to develop and direct strategies and goals for all programs
Responsible for leading three to four monthly Youth Programs meetings
Direct management for 4 direct reports
Bachelor's Degree Required - Master's Degree Preferred
At least 5-8 -years of successful management experience in youth development, nonprofit, or health and human services sectors
5-8-years of successful experience with curriculum development
Demonstrated passion and experience and success in youth development work
Strong knowledge of pedagogy and curriculum development and design
Goal-driven approach to work with a demonstrated ability to develop a positive rapport with leaders and decision-makers from diverse sectors.
Demonstrated ability to work in a large, complex system with multiple internal stakeholders
Proven success in fostering and developing high performing teams
Demonstrated leadership and commitment to working effectively within racially and ethnically diverse populations
Superior verbal and written communications skills.
Demonstrated ability to think strategically and work collaboratively to inspire, motivate and focus partners.
"Can do" work ethic and idealism
Positive and optimistic sense of humor
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