Job Title:          Director of Social Emotional Learning and Tribes

Status:                Full Time – Exempt

Reports to:      Director of Programs, Executive Director

Primary Function/Purpose:

Lead, manage, and facilitate Social Emotional Learning initiatives

Direct, facilitate, and manage Tribes Learning Community initiatives

Position Responsibilities

Programs:

  • Help support implementation of SEL programs and Tribes in partner schools and agencies
  • Support embedding of SEL and Tribes in Peace Learning Center practices
  • Co-manage Tribes logistics
  • Develop and evaluate innovative SEL workshops, trainings, and practices
  • Collaborate with the SEL and Tribes Curriculum Team
  • Understand and facilitate Equity Learning, Restorative Practices, SEL and Family Programming when needed
  • Train and maintain professional development on SEL and Tribes for PLC staff and specific contractors
  • Ensure quality delivery of curriculum
  • Manage overall logistics of learning sessions with clients
  • Build strong relationships with contacts and potential clients
  • Create and submit monthly board reports or other reports as requested
  • Create annual budget for SEL and Tribes programs
  • Create and implement webinars, update and upkeep online applications
  • Support Director of Programs as needed/requested
  • Model and maintain PLC values: relationships, equitable practices, antiracism, inclusiveness, learning, sustainability, and accountability
  • Demonstrate respect and appreciation for all individuals, regardless of their background, race, age, gender, religion, physical or mental ability and sexual orientation
  • Continuous development of new knowledge and improvement of facilitation skills
  • Participate in and promote the use of restorative practices and consensus decision-making as part of our organizational culture
  • Participate in on-going practices and procedures to interrupt institutional oppression on all levels (idealogical, institutional, interpersonal, and internalized), as an enactment of PLC mission/vision/values
  • Other duties as assigned

Level of Contacts/Relationship Required

PLC All Staff

Youth-serving organizations, communities, nonprofits and businesses

School administrators, staff, and students

External consultants and contractors

Position Competencies/Requirements

  • Has experience working in schools with educators and administrators
  • Familiar with and experience in neuroscience and trauma-informed care
  • Has experience facilitating Social Emotional Learning topics to adults and youth
  • Is familiar with PBIS and assests-based behavior management practices (not required, but a plus)
  • Has attended antiracism and other equity trainings, and understands the connections between Equity, SEL, and Restorative Practices work
  • Will model and use Peace Learning Center’s practices of healthy communication, problem-solving and conflict resolution, using Restorative Practices, mediation and consensus
  • Detail-oriented, organized and able to work independently and collaboratively
  • Responsible, reliable and energetic
  • Has professional writing, editing, proofreading and communication skills
  • Have proficiency and experience with online research
  • Excellent time management and multitasking skills
  • Has attended and facilitated antiracism/antiwhite supremacy and other equity/liberation-based trainings, community dialogues, courses, and workshops
  • Has participated in or organized with community for institutional change within organizations and/or in larger institutional change campaigns
  • Is willing to work with majority white groups and people of color to grapple with the different elements of understanding equity
  • Has knowledge and experience around caucuses and facilitation of identity-based circles
  • Must be able to pass a background check consisting of National Sex Offender and Criminal History

Other:

  • Access to reliable transportation is required
  • Some evening and weekend work
  • Ability to transport supplies to facilitation site
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Docs

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred, and/or two years experience in program management preferred. Program development and management, training design and facilitation, human service experience, preferable in youth-serving organizations with direct client service.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain an all-inclusive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Peace Learning Center (PLC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, disability, age, national origin, marital status or sexual orientation, or other identities in any of its programs or employment practices. If you are excited about this role, but are unsure whether you meet 100% of the requirements, we encourage you to inquire and/or apply.

Please send cover letter and resume to LJones@peacelearningcenter.org by September 1, 2020.