Phoenix School is recruiting a Youth Employment Services Manager to be responsible for administrating the agency’s employability programming.  This position would lead a Work Team of designated Employability Services Personnel and coordinate the building and implementing of systems for successful Youth Employment Services operations. These systems include logistics and allocation of resources (personnel, equipment, transportation, supplies); grant outcomes, compliance, data collection, and reporting; partnership and stakeholder development and coordination; risk management; and overall program development.

The YES Manager is a new position designed to help Phoenix launch Youth employability development and employment opportunities funded by our regional workforce development board (SOWIB), Oregon Youth Corps, Oregon Conservation Corps, Oregon Youth Development Division, and local business-education partnerships.  The Manager will lead and coordinate a team including an Oregon Youth Corps Coordinator, an Oregon Conservation Corps Field Lead, Youth Employment Coaches, and work closely with the Business Manager and Registrar Offices on HR and data collection.  The Manager’s Direct Report is to the Executive Director

Applicants with experience developing systems that further youth education and employability and who are self-motivated with a ‘team player attitude’ are desired to help us help Youth develop successful pathways to family-wage employability. Trainings and Staff Development opportunities will be provided. Responsibilities include regular contact with Staff, Project Partners, Students, and the Public.

Opening: ImmediateFull-Time, 240 days annually.

Assignment: 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday

Wage: $30.00 to $35.00 per hour (DOE)

Benefits: Retirement at 6% of annual earnings (employer paid)
                Individual Health Insurance + Health Savings Account (employer paid)*
                Individual Dental Insurance (employer paid)*
                Individual Accidental and Life Insurance Coverage (employer paid)*
               7 Sick + 2 Personal leave days for remainder of school year
*Subject to a 30-day enrollment period at beginning of following month

Position Requirements:
·    Completion of Safe Schools training (available on-site)
·    Must have a desire to work with high school students in a professional manner and demeanor
·    Ability to work independently, lead, and show initiative on team projects
·    Ability to successfully pass a drug test (random or otherwise)
·    Perform in a professional manner while working with partnering organizations
·    Ability to communicate in non-technical terms with a diverse population of staff and students
·    Regular and reliable attendance
·    Ability to demonstrate an understanding and importance of customer service and partner relations
·    U.S. citizen, national or lawful permanent resident
·    Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent
·    Must successfully pass a criminal history background check and fingerprint screening

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, training, and successful experience in managing projects and personnel in human services, social services, education, or business
  • Experience working in an educational or service environment
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding and importance of customer service and stakeholder relations

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead the supervision, support, and on-going evaluation of outcomes for a designated Work Team engaged in employability programming
  • Work with local landowners in coordinating work crews to perform the Oregon Conservation Corps project work with key responsibilities of the related logistics, scheduling, and insurance on-boarding
  • Coordinate data and tracking software systems
  • Understand and meet Grant requirements and targeted outcomes
  • Understand Oregon and Federal Youth Employment and Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act requirements, best practices, and regulations.
  • Track and audit Work Team progress towards meeting program outcomes, reporting requirements, and agreed deadlines
  • Communicate and present to Project Partner and other organizations to increase community awareness of the program
  • Communicate with SOWIB Business Services team and help build local businesses-education partnerships in the community
  • Manage risks for the program and identify and create systems for support of Youth to ensure Participant and program success
  • Build and maintain a knowledge of community resources, regional labor market, local hiring trends, and major employers and employment needs and opportunities
  • Participate in on-going training to enhance skills and awareness of workforce readiness programming
  • Work with Phoenix School Principal, Employment Programs Work Team, Oregon Youth Works staff, and school faculty to develop opportunities to increase Youth enrollment, participation, and success

Marginal Duties and Responsibilities:
·    Assists staff as necessary including answering telephones, routing telephone calls or messages to appropriate staff and operating general office machinery

  • Attends Phoenix staff meetings and/or in-service trainings as needed
  • Occasional attendance at weekend, evening, or out-of-town meetings, conferences and/or events
  • Fulfills other related duties as assigned by supervisor

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions, duties, and responsibilities of this job.
·   Vision abilities: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
·   Regularly required, in an 8-hour day, to sit for 5-8 hours; stand/walk/move around for 6-8 hours; drive 1-3 hours
·   Regularly required to talk and hear.
·   Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls.
·   Regularly lift, move or carry up to 25 pounds; occasionally lift, move or carry up to 50 pounds.
·   Frequently required to stand or walk (occasionally on an uneven surface), reach with the hands and arms, stoop, and/or bend.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment could be low to moderate.  The employee’s work is most frequently indoors, but occasionally requires going outdoors in the weather to pass from building to building, visit Youth worksites, and drive from community sites.

NOTE: Position description is subject to change.  This is not necessarily an exhaustive or all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, functions, or working conditions associated with the job. This job description is not a contract of employment or a promise or guarantee of any specific terms or conditions of employment.  Phoenix School of Roseburg may add to, modify, or delete any aspect of this (or the position) at any time as it deems advisable.

Kristina Walker
Phoenix Charter School
3131 NE Diamond Lake Blvd.
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  1. A scheduled visitation is encouraged!
  2. The school will notify candidates whether they are selected for an interview.
  3. After an initial round of applicants are interviewed, the position will be offered or remain open until filled.

We look forward to your application and thank you, in advance, for your interest in Phoenix School of Roseburg.

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