Manager, Mentoring Corps

New York /
Programs - Program Implementation /
Full-time
/ Hybrid
Girls Who Code is seeking a full-time Manager to spearhead the implementation of our innovative new program, the GWC Mentoring Corps. This person will be responsible for engaging our network of educators, high school students, and college-aged mentors to bring the GWC mission to classrooms, campuses, and beyond. The ideal candidate has experience with program design, student recruitment, and managing remote teams and volunteers. They bring experience leading college readiness work and a passion for reaching students at scale. The Manager will report to the Senior Director of School and Community Programs and will oversee a team of part-time specialists.

Responsibilities:
Participant Recruitment and Retention
- Identify and recruit 500+ pilot participants for innovative Mentoring Corps program, including 250 college-aged mentors and 25 high school Clubs
- Design application, approval, and registration processes in collaboration with our Technology and Operation Teams

Program Implementation
- Oversee program timeline and communications, including orientations, trainings, virtual and in-person event planning, and other engagement opportunities.
- Develop resources for successful recruitment and participation, including emails, slide decks, event runs of show, and marketing materials
- Execute and distribute enrollment and participation incentives for Mentoring Corps and K-12 Clubs, including our popular Clubs Fund and t-shirt initiatives

Team Management
- Develop role descriptions and lead hiring process for 5 part-time regional specialists 
- Manage a part-time remote team to provide best-in-class implementation support to program applicants, participants, and corporate partners
- Support the Senior Director of School and Community Programs in the hiring of new full- and part-time staff

Research and Analysis
- Conduct market research to determine markets with growth potential
- Maintain and share a database of local events and enrichment opportunities in each programmatic market
- Report on program outcomes, including participation rates, diversity of participants, participant satisfaction, and projected growth

Qualifications:

    • Experience managing a team of remote communication support staff
    • Detail-oriented; superb organizational skills
    • Experience working with complex operations, workflows, and systems; as well as designing and implementing new processes
    • Understanding of mentorship best practices and college readiness programming a plus
    • Strong project management skills, alongside an ability to anticipate, prioritize, and manage multiple tasks
    • Comfortable learning new technologies and tools as needed. Resourceful and comfortable asking questions, seeking out training, and researching online when faced with a new challenge.
    • Flexible and adaptable, comfortable working in a fast-paced environment where projects may be re-scoped or pivoted to better address organizational needs.
    • Able to manage both high-level project plans and strategic analysis as well as willingness to pitch in to execute programs. An all-hands-on-deck attitude.
    • Desire to learn and grow as part of a small organization; team player with a flexible, creative, and analytical approach to problem solving
    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent relevent professional experienceAbility and willingness to travel as necessary (~10%)
    • Passion for our mission to close the gender gap in technology fields through a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
Compensation transparency statement:
The wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; certifications; and other business and organizational needs. At Girls Who Code, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case.

The salary range for this role is $65,000 - $83,000

Benefits:
Girls Who Code has been named one of the Best Non Profits to Work For and is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace environment that allows employees to be engaged, productive and successful.

At Girls Who Code, we value our team members and offer employees a broad range of benefits to round out our total compensation package. Our ambitious, high impact, and supportive culture allows people to do their best work every day. We offer policies and programs that encourage balance and support health and well-being, and we are always looking for new ways to maintain a culture where our people excel and lead healthy, happy lives. Our competitive compensation and benefits package includes generous PTO, 3 medical insurance plans (including one fully funded by the org), vision, dental, 401(k) with match, hybrid work, virtual days, paid parental leave, medical flexible spending plans, life insurance, short and long term disability.

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Girls Who Code is committed to building a truly diverse and inclusive organization with a focus on valuing, serving, and understanding our target constituents, while challenging all stakeholders to think inclusively for the betterment of our programs.

Girls Who Code is an equal opportunity employer committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its hiring and promotion process without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, partnership status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital, parental or familial status, national origin, ethnicity, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis. Racial and ethnic minorities and men are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels. GWC is not able to sponsor employment visas.