Program Manager

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

Job Description**This title is in a civil service competitive class that is subject to examination.**** Position is only open to applicants with permanent NYC civil service status as****Administrative Education Officer****or candidates****who are permanent in an equivalent title that is eligible for transfer under****6.1.9**** to Administrative Education Officer or candidates**** who have taken the most recent Administrative Education Officer**** civil service examination.****Position Summary:** The Mayor and the Chancellor are committed to providing high-quality full-day Pre-K for all 4-year-olds in New York City. Research demonstrates that quality Pre-K contributes to student achievement and is associated with other long-term benefits. Every student in NYC deserves access to the variety of teaching approaches and strong foundation of skills and knowledge that high-quality Pre-K provides.The Division of Early Childhood Education (DECE) administers Pre-K programs for NYC students in public elementary schools and New York City Early Education Centers (NYCEECs). DECE provides families access to high-quality early childhood options that prepare their children for academic success and the skills to lead a successful life. Working together with families and programs, DECE ensures that children are engaged, nurtured, and supported with the tools needed to develop into independent learners and creative problem-solvers.The Program Manager will oversee the development, assessment, scale-up, and refinement DECE's Expansion team and its initiatives, making key decisions to ensure that programs meet objectives, run smoothly, and are providing their audiences with appropriate resources. Performs related work.**Reports to:** Senior Director, Expansion Development**Direct Reports:**Consultants, Support Staff, and others as needed.**Key Relationships:**DECE Executive Directors, DECE Field Offices, Community Superintendents, School Leadership, Division of Contracts and Purchasing, Division of Financial Operations, Office of Auditor General (OAG), New York City Early Education Centers (NYCEECs), and various offices/divisions within the DOE, including external stakeholders.**Responsibilities*** Collaborates with the Senior Director and Directors of the PPM Expansion team in project planning of office-wide meetings and professional development opportunities, ensuring operational coherence across the team.* Serves as a member of the Expansion leadership team.* Oversees the implementation and management of various initiatives within the Expansion team, including programs, professional learning opportunities, and work scope development supported by PPM and DECE.* Supports the development of program recommendations and advises on key decisions for the Expansion team.* Supports the development and execution of strategic programmatic plans for the Expansion team.* Supports the management of complex and high-priority projects within the Expansion team.* Supports progress toward short- and long-term program goals.* Helps to manage the development and use of new strategies and resources aligned to Expansion goals.* Helps to manage Expansion technological and web-based platforms and development systems to improve their functionality and user experience.* Provides support in a broad range of administrative areas, including assisting with the preparation of professional development training, including agenda development, copying and collating of meeting materials, note-taking, and disseminating follow-up information.**Qualification Requirements:****Minimum**1. A master's degree from an accredited college or university in education, educational psychology, educational leadership, public administration, public policy, social work, or a closely related field, and two years of satisfactory, full-time progressively responsible professional experience in education administration, in such areas as: portfolio planning, educational grants/funding, student enrollment, assessment and accountability, youth development, special education, early childhood, program evaluation, policy research, college and career readiness, health and wellness, immunization, diagnostic and treatment services for parents and children, out of school programs, career and occupational education, curriculum development, evaluation and testing, educational planning, and educational statistics, or a related field, at least 18 months of this experience must have been in an executive, managerial, consultative, administrative or supervisory capacity in education administration; or2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and four years of satisfactory, fulltime progressively responsible professional experience, in one or more of the areas as described in "**1**" above, at least 18 months of which must have been in an executive, managerial, consultative, administrative or supervisory capacity; or3. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and six years of satisfactory, full time professional experience, in one or more of the areas as described in "**1**" above, at least 18 months of which must have been in an executive, managerial, consultative, administrative or supervisory capacity; or4. Education and/or experience equivalent to "**1**", "**2**", or "**3**" above. Undergraduate education above the high school level may be substituted for professional experience, in the areas described in "1" above, at the rate of 30 semester credits from an accredited college or university for each year of experience, up to a maximum of 4 years. Graduate education in areas other than those mentioned above, may be substituted for the professional experience, at the rate of 15 graduate semester credits from an accredited college or university, for 6 months of experience, up to a maximum of 1 year of professional experience. However, all candidates must have a high school diploma or its educational equivalent and 18 months of experience in an executive, managerial, consultative, administrative or supervisory capacity in education administration as described above.**Preferred*** MA, MBA, or MPA degree.* Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills.* Knowledge of word processing software, spreadsheets, and databases.* Capable and detail-oriented multitasker who can prioritize and remain professional in demanding situations.* Ability to learn quickly and succeed in a rapidly changing environment.* Commitment to and ability to influence policy for outcome-based accountability, data-driven decision-making, differentiated instruction, and continuous adult learning as drivers of improved program outcomes.* Team player capable of resolving organizational roadblocks.* Educational experience.* Excellent project management ability.* Ability to build strong working relationships with constituents and represent DECE internally and externally.* Ability to handle multiple projects autonomously and simultaneously.* Ability to thrive in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment.* Excellent interpersonal skills.* Talent for listening, asking effective questions, and synthesizing information.* Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.* Internal candidates preferred.**Salary:** $74,421+(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**** November 14****, 2019 until 3:00 p.m.****NOTE: The filling of all positions is subject to budget availability and/or grant funding.**AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERIt is the policy of the Department of Education of the City of New York to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, unemployment status, caregiver status, consumer credit history, 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. For more information, please refer to the DOE Non-Discrimination Policy.*Tracking Code:* 14298*Job Location:* NEW YORK, New York, United States*Position Type:* Full-Time/Regular*New Posting:* Yes*Readvertisement:* No*District:* N/A*Job Group:* N/A
Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task

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