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Job Title: Out-Of-School Time Program Manager-Interim
Job Location: Common Ground High School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Common Ground High School
New Haven, CT 06515
Telephone: 203-389-0823
Job Description:
Common Ground offers a wide variety of programs and services that help students to engage with Common Ground and the New Haven community in meaningful contexts beyond the classroom, including high quality after school and extracurricular enrichment opportunities on and off campus. The OST PROGRAM MANAGER is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Common Ground High School’s out-of-class time opportunities. Additionally, the OST PROGRAM MANAGER assists School Leadership with planning and facilitating school culture-building/student leadership development programs and events. The OST PROGRAM MANAGER is a member of Common Ground High School’s Leadership Team. Common Ground is seeking outstanding candidates with:
  • A passion for our environmental mission and commitment to just, equitable, and sustainable change
  • An understanding of the circumstances that low income students and students of color (Black, Latino etc..) have historically and are presently experiencing and an awareness of the role of individual educators and educational institutions in creating and changing those experiences
  • Direct experience working with high school-age young people — as a teacher, program leader, etc.
  • Strong program management and detail management skills — ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • After school program experience
  • Grants Management experience
  • Prior experience with and commitment to engaging students from racially and economically diverse urban settings
This could become a permanent position for the right candidate. 

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to: Liz Cox, School Director

Common Ground is committed to the recruitment and retention of staff that is reflective of the communities we work with. We strongly encourage applicants from people of color, immigrants, women, people with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ community, and other underrepresented and historically marginalized groups.
It has been the policy and will continue to be the strong commitment of the Common Ground and all contractors and subcontractors who do business with Common Ground to provide equal opportunities in employment to all qualified persons solely on the basis of job-related skills, ability and merit. Common Ground will continue to take Affirmative Action to ensure that applicants are employed and that employees are treated during employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, mental disorder (present or past history thereof) age, physical disability (but not limited to blindness), marital status, intellectual disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and criminal record. Such action includes, but is not limited to, employment, promotion, demotion or transfer; recruitment or recruitment advertising; layoff or termination; rates of pay or other forms of compensation, and selection for training, professional development, attendance at conferences or other opportunities for advancement. Common Ground, its contractors and subcontractors will continue to make good faith efforts to comply with all federal and state laws and policies which speak to equal employment opportunity.
The principles of Affirmative Action are addressed in the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments of the United States Constitution, Civil Rights Act of 1866, 1870, 1871, Equal Pay Act of 1963, Title VI and VII of the 1964 United States Civil Rights Act, Presidential Executive Order 11246, amended by 11375, (Non-discrimination under federal contracts)< Act 1, Section 1 and 20 of the Connecticut Constitution, Governor Grasso’s Executive Order Number 11, Governor O’Neill’s Executive Order 9, the Connecticut Fair Employment Practices Law (Sec. 46a-60-69) of the Connecticut General Statutes, Connecticut Code of Fair Practices (46a-70-81), Deprivation of Civil Rights (46a-58(a)(d)), Public Accommodations Law (46a-63-64), Discrimination against Criminal Offenders (46a-80), definition of Blind (46a-51(1)), definition of Physically Disabled (46a-51(15)), definition of Intellectual Disability (46a-51(13)), cooperation with the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (46a-77), Sexual Harassment (46a-60(a)-8), Connecticut Credit Discrimination Law (360436 through 439), Title I of the State and Local Fiscal Assistance Act of 1972.
This Affirmative Action Policy Statement re-affirms Common Ground’s commitment to equity in the workplace and the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
**** REAP Applicants: If you want to notify the school district of your interest in this job, click here.