Senior Manager, Student impact

22 days ago
Employment type
Los Angeles
Closing date

About this organization

GPSN is a non-profit intermediary organization exclusively focused on improving Los Angeles public education. GPSN envisions a public school system in Los Angeles that prepares all students to succeed in school and to live thriving adult lives.

Guided by this vision, our mission is to bring together the Los Angeles community to catalyze the transformation of the public education system so that students of color and students living in poverty gain the knowledge, skills, and experiences to lead thriving adult lives.

About this job

The Senior Manager is responsible for assisting with the strategizing, planning, and implementation of GPSN’s Student Impact Initiatives, with a specific focus on partner engagement, research and analysis. GPSN's Student Impact initiatives focus on improving student outcomes through data-informed and community-centered strategies and investments. Current initiatives include increasing access and improving quality of out of school time programs, expanding high school internship opportunities, and scaling wraparound supports for students.

Roles & responsibilities

Day-to-day responsibilities include working with the Student Impact team to build relationships, uplift community assets, conduct outreach, research best and emerging practices for supporting and expanding opportunities for students, organize meetings and support partner engagement, as well as, utilize Salesforce to track partner engagement and communications.


  • At least 5 years of professional experience with 3 or more in Los Angeles K-12 public education, nonprofits, public policy, and/or grantmaking
  • Superior interpersonal skills, including the ability to build consensus despite competing priorities and lack of authority
  • Extraordinary attention to detail and conscientiousness
  • Excellent project management capability with exceptional time, task management and prioritization skills
  • A high degree of initiative in planning ahead, resolving problems, and developing and implementing solutions independently
  • Strong working knowledge of public schools and/or grantmaking
  • Strong and clear written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to make complicated topics understandable, relevant and actionable to a non-expert audience
  • Strong analytical skills and experience utilizing data to inform decision-making
  • Experience working in fast paced environments with the ability to work effectively while managing multiple work streams
  • Passion for improving K-12 public education
  • Personal reputation for integrity and ethics

To apply

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Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Interested candidates are highly encouraged to apply by September 23, 2022.

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