The Superintendent of Schools is looking for a Student Services and Public Policy Associate.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: Doreen.DePaolis@archny.org
Superintendent of Schools Office – Archdiocese of New York
Thousands of committed Catholic educators in the Archdiocese of New York serve more than 71,000 students from Pre-K to twelfth grade in rural, urban and suburban settings throughout the ten southern counties of New York State. Building on more than 200 years of inspiring students, in over 200 of our Catholic schools we offer an excellent, nurturing, values-centered education in a structured environment that helps children of all backgrounds realize their fullest potential as human beings.
Student Services & Public Policy Associate
This role presents an opportunity to learn about educational leadership, public policy and complex school programs at every level of government. The Superintendent of Schools Office is looking for someone who is an excellent communicator, eager to learn a new set of administrative skills and can manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously, and is. You will regularly communicate with all levels of the Archdiocese of New York and external constituents, including government agencies and officials. In all areas, this individual will need to exercise professionalism and sound judgment.
- A reliable professional who can exercise sound judgment.
- Able to work effectively in an environment of complex relationships across multiple departments.
- Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet deadlines aligned with organizational goals and understand the concept of scaling projects.
- An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and deliver those messages.
- Effective at gaining the support and commitment of others by engaging them around your perspective and priorities.
With Collaboration from the Associate Superintendent, you will:
- Regularly communicate with all levels of the Archdiocesan community, including principals, other superintendents staff, boards, and donors and external constituents, including elected officials and government agencies i.e. Departments of Education, Health and Transportation, Bureau of Nonpublic Schools, City/State Legislatures, etc.
- Create and maintain both budgets and related tracking documentation for various office and governmental programs i.e. ESEA, Title funds, grant projects, immunizations, Smart Bond etc.
- Draft emails, forms, protocols and other correspondence to principals and other stakeholders and monitor the implementation of such directives.
- Oversee programs with direction from the Associate Superintendent and represent the Associate Superintendent in communication with various constituents.
- Prepare material for all meetings, maintain files, and organize materials for future meetings.
- Assist with the Management of the Associate Superintendent’s frequently-changing calendar, including meeting, times/locations.
- Proactively operate the workflow and responsibilities of Associate Superintendent.
- Learn about and give guidance to principals and school staff on various programs that are provided to catholic schools from various governmental and private entities.
- Other duties as assigned by the Associate Superintendent.
- Masters degree (preferred) plus at least 1-3 years of experience working directly for an individual in a leadership role, teaching, or comparable experience.
- Excellent information management, analytical, administrative and communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to collaborate and work well on a team, providing assistance as needed.
- Ability to meet tight deadlines and balance multiple projects simultaneously.
- Proficiency with computers and technology including Microsoft Office Suite, Google Tools, Adobe,etc
- Knowledge of education management or schools (preferred).