Girls Inc. of the Valley Eureka! Middle School Manager in Holyoke, Massachusetts
Eureka! Middle School Manager SALARY RANGE: $46,000-$50,000 Full time/Exempt ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW: Girls Inc. of the Valley delivers life-changing programs that inspire girls* to be strong, smart, and bold. Research-based curricula, delivered by trained professionals, equip girls to achieve academically; lead healthy and physically active lives; manage money; navigate media messages; and discover an interest in science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM). Girls Inc. of the Valley is an independent affiliate of the national Girls Inc. organization, the nation?s leading expert on issues affecting girls and young women. *Please visit our website at www.girlsincvalley.org to learn more about our mission, vision, and gender identity statement POSITION DESCRIPTION: Reporting to the Associate Executive Director, the Eureka! Middle School Manager, oversees all aspects of the middle school level of the Eureka! Program focused on building middle school girls? confidence through experiential opportunities in literacy, STEAM, college and career readiness, and sports. During the summer, the scholars are served by an intensive, academic program focusing on STEAM, health and fitness, and healthy relationships. During the school year, scholars participate in Eureka! Saturday programs, family dinners, and special events and programs. As a creative leader in the organization, the Eureka! Middle School Manager develops programs, manages key organizational partnerships (schools and universities), supervises a school year and summer team and encourages creativity among staff and program participants. QUALIFICATIONS: Passion for the Girls Inc. mission Bachelors degree in education, science, technology, early childhood development, psychology, social work, or a related field highly desired; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the essential functions of the job A minimum of three to five years of experience in formal or informal educational settings including program management, program and curricula development and facilitation; membership recruitment, scheduling and staff supervision Ability to communicate, support and work with students with diverse backgrounds and abilities. Knowledge of and experience with science, technology, engineering, arts, and math programming and curricula An awareness of and commitment to social justice education and promoting diversity, equity and inclusion within the organization including support for gender equity, reproductive justice, trans rights and anti-racism High level of comfort and skill with computer applications, technology, email, Zoom, Microsoft Suite and Google Suite Valid drivers license, with good driving record, and ability to drive a 15-passenger van Sense of humor and ability to roll with the ever changing nature of working with youth Bilingual (Spanish/English) and/or bicultural candidates given favorable consideration Please send a cover letter, r?sum?, and names/contact information of three references to: Sandra Loya, Director of Business and Operations firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications accepted on rolling basis until position is filled.