Website Brotherhood-Sister Sol
About The Brotherhood/Sister Sol (Bro/Sis): Based in Harlem and founded in 1995, Bro/Sis is a social justice and youth development organization that provides holistic and long-term support services to youth who range in age from eight to twenty-two. Bro/Sis offers wrap around evidence-based programming such as four-six year rites of passage programming, thorough five day a week after school care, school and home counseling, summer camps, job training, college preparation, employment opportunities, community organizing training, and month long international study programs to Africa and Latin America. Bro/Sis is locally based with a national reach as we publish assorted curricula and collections of our members’ writings; train educators from throughout the nation on our approach; and organize and advocate for social change. Bro/Sis has earned national recognition for our evidence-based model, receiving an array of awards, including from Oprah Winfrey, Ford Foundation, Brown University, New York Women’s Foundation, and the New York State Department of Education.
The organization has 32 full time staff, serves 1,000 young people throughout New York City, manages a six million dollar operating budget, growing to eight million dollars in 2020, and has begun construction on a seventeen million-dollar new building and capital construction project slated for completion in late 2020. Assorted New York State and New York City agencies have stated this development is one of few buildings of its kind being built in NYC and the only one in Harlem – 100% community educational use, no housing or retail or other areas of focus. This is solely a home for the development of Bro/Sis, a space to work to change policies that will more broadly and systemically help our children, and a site to train the field so that others can improve their youth development.
The Curriculum and Evaluation Coordinator is responsible for designing and editing curriculum and performance measures for Bro/Sis programs and services. The Curriculum and Evaluation will support the Associate Executive Director in developing trainings, workshops and supporting materials for a variety of audiences, including internal and external stakeholders. Additionally, this person will responsible for launching effective practices and tools for collecting, analyzing, and actualizing key learnings in order to continuously improve the quality and impact of Bro/Sis programs.
Internal Curriculum Development
- Design workshops centered around Bro/Sis Curriculum Focus Issues
- Collect, edit and categorize curriculum developed by Bro/Sis staff
- Develop and maintain Bro/Sis Curriculum Database
- Create full-scale Curriculum Matrix
- Establish links between Common Core Standards & Bro/Sis Curriculum
- Support staff with curriculum development/enrichment
- Develop and oversee program evaluation protocols (Staff and stakeholder)
- Develop and oversee member assessment protocols
External Partners (Contracted schools & organizations)
- Assist with trainings & professional development workshops
- Perform program observations & facilitator coaching
- Coordinate program evaluations
- Coordinate curriculum database sharing
EXPERIENCE & PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS & SKILL SETS
- Bachelor’s degree in related field with 5+ years of experience leading or designing educational curriculum for teens.
- Ability to develop a innovative program curriculum and facilitate group sessions across a broad array of topics critical to youth development, including: Pan-African & Latinx History, Political Education, Drugs and Substance Abuse, Conflict Resolution & Violence Prevention, LGBTQ Justice, etc.
- Excellent working knowledge of educational assessment (including qualitative and quantitative methods) and ability to analyze, interpret and present data to a wide range of audiences.
- Excellent organizational skills, including time management, writing and editing, and attention to detail
- Strong communication and public speaking skills
- Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
- Ability to work independently and take ownership of programs, as well as work with and support a team
- Strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Suite
Bro/Sis applies its social justice lens to human resources and accordingly offers highly competitive salaries with a comprehensive benefits package including fully-covered platinum health insurance, as well as dental, vision and life insurance; a 3% employer contribution to a 403(b) retirement account; nearly 30 days of combined vacation/sick/personal time off; and a generous office holiday calendar that includes additional time off during the Winter Break. The organization and its Board of Directors are fully committed to an organization that supports its staff and thoughtfully considerate of employee work-life balance.
How to Apply
Email resume and detailed cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply for this job please visit brotherhood-sistersol.org.