About the Role
City Year is seeking an innovative, entrepreneurial, and people-focused leader to serve as the Executive Director (ED) of City Year San José/Silicon Valley. This position is an outstanding opportunity to play an integral role in advocating for and advancing public education in the Bay Area. This seasoned executive is responsible for ensuring the San José/Silicon Valley site meets its impact, revenue, district partnership, and external relations goals. CYSJSV stands to further its position in the Bay Area community, and key to the site’s success is a leader and collaborator who is a natural coalition-builder, people developer, and influencer who leads with both tenacity and humility.
About the Company
City Year was founded in 1988, with the idea to unite young people, ages 17-25, from diverse ethnic, educational, and socio-economic backgrounds to engage in a year of full-time service in under-resourced schools. City Year San José/Silicon Valley (CYSJSV) was established in 1994. Today, 16 AmeriCorps members serve on teams in 3 elementary schools across 2 school districts, Ravenswood School District and Alum Rock Union School District, serving as tutors and mentors and implementing City Year's Whole School, Whole Child program. This research-based program focuses on the early warning indicators which can predict a student's likelihood to graduate high school. For School Year 2023-24, CYSJSV AmeriCorps members will provide targeted interventions to over 1,000 Alum Rock Union School District and Ravenswood School District students across its ABC intervention areas of Attendance, Behavior, and Course performance in English Language Arts (ELA) and math.