• Implementation Project Manager

    Job Locations US-RI-Providence
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/9/2018 2:51 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1091
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Children and Youth
  • Overview

    The Children and Youth Cabinet (CYC) was established in 2010 as a coalition with the vision that ‘all children and youth will be healthy and thrive from cradle to career.’ Over the years the CYC has evolved into a nimble intermediary that convenes partners, supports community priorities and takes action toward shared goals under the umbrella of social and emotional wellbeing. The CYC team is dynamic and growing quickly as our projects achieve success, and expand. We prioritize the expertise of our residents by elevating resident and youth voices, amplifying community priorities and ensuring that our projects and programs are culturally relevant and specific. Projects of the CYC include: Building Trauma Sensitive Schools, Health Equity Zone, Evidence2Success and Social-Emotional Care Coordination. The CYC also supports a portfolio of culturally specific and relevant programs for youth and families including: Strong African American Families, Familias Unidas, Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS) and Positive Action. CYC is a fiscally sponsored program of TSNE MissionWorks.

    Responsibilities

    The Project Manager will have a critical role in youth success by ensuring quality implementation of programs, coordinating partners, facilitating, problem solving and delivering outcomes through data management. Day-to-day activities will include visiting schools; facilitating meetings of various partners; gathering, entering and reporting on data collected; observing programs; and managing recruitment, among other activities. Partners include school faculty, clinical providers, individual consultants, artists and many other contributors.

     

    Implementation

    • Develop expertise in the evidence based programs and strategies being implemented under the umbrella of funded projects;
    • Ensure adequate training takes place for partners and providers of programs. Participate in training as appropriate;
    • Convene, facilitate and support implementation teams for evidence-based programs and strategies. Support for implementation teams will include building agendas, developing tools for the team, engaging attendees, leading problem-solving and developing action plans;
    • Support school-based target teams with coordination of services aligned with the District’s multi-tiered system of support policy;
    • Support programmatic providers and partners in recruitment for programs as needed.

    Continuous quality improvement

    • Set goals, indicators for projects that answer the questions; ‘how much, how well, difference made?’;
    • Ensure fidelity monitoring is in place for each program or strategy. Continuously review fidelity metrics;
    • Collect, enter and analyze programmatic data collection. Ensure timely data entry and continuous review and quality improvement;
    • Collaborate and support evaluation efforts when appropriate including process evaluations;
    • Produce reports for funders, partners and CYC leadership across programs;
    • Monitor the adaptations that are being made to increase the cultural relevance and sensitivity of CYC programs;
    • Ensure partners and providers have appropriate materials to implement programs and processes with quality.

    Communications and Collaboration

    • Build relationships and continuous communications with individual school leadership and key faculty members;
    • Collaborate and communicate with the Providence Public School District central office leadership and other public school systems partners;
    • Engage, collaborate and communicate with multiple community-based partners and stakeholders including programmatic providers;
    • Promote and communicate project-based work and successes, both internally and externally;
    • Maintain connections and participation in local networks associated with the projects (National Child Traumatic Stress Network, Health Equity Zone Network, etc.);
    • Participate and support CYC events and meetings;

    Project Management

    • Manage each project to achieve its grant-funded deliverables and outcomes; 
    • Report on the  progress and results of projects to funders, constituents and CYC leadership as needed;
    • Manage and ensure successful subcontract performance for projects;
    • Create and utilize tools to improve project performance and management;
    • Assist with calendaring, scheduling and project planning to ensure deliverables are met in a timely way.

    Qualifications

    • Facility with use of data to guide decision-making including data entry, curation and simple analysis;
    • Experience with continuous quality improvement practices and approach;
    • Experience in facilitation;
    • Content knowledge in education and public systems;
    • Proven project management abilities, 2 years’ experience or more is preferred;
    • A background working in urban school settings;
    • Ability to communicate effectively in multiple settings including verbally, and for written publications;
    • Bilingual and candidates of color are highly encouraged to apply. 

       

    TSNE MissionWorks and CYC envision a society grounded in principles of social and economic justice. As such, we strive to achieve excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors each individual as a whole person. Our vision and values are reflected in all our employment-related decisions, including hiring practices. Accordingly, TSNE MissionWorks/CYC actively seeks people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work. We value the unique talents and contributions of each of our employees.

     

    As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE MissionWorks/CYC will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status, or any other factor prohibited by law.

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