Communities In Schools North Carolina Director of Embedded Operations, Rocky Mount Region in Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Position Overview:

The Director of Embedded Operations for Rocky Mount Region is the leader and chief administrator for the CISNC Rocky Mount Region. He or she reports to, and is accountable to, the VP of Embedded Operations, Chair of the Board and the Board of Directors. The Director of Embedded Operations is responsible for implementing policies, program models, and CIS standards, and budgets in a manner that promotes the advancement of each student and the professional development of each staff member. The responsibilities are carried out in accordance with direction provided by the VP of Embedded Operations and the CISNC established guidelines so that organizational objectives are achieved (adherence with business and Total Quality Standards).

Essential Functions:

• Must be prepared to provide the leadership to effectively implement the CISNC program model while satisfying the standards of the models. • Capable of providing development, direction, and support to CISNC Rocky Mount staff to deliver quality CIS program model programming. • Capable of coaching and training site staff on a consistent basis to facilitate progress towards identified goals. • Seeks and provides opportunities that facilitate the professional growth of the staff and enhance the quality of the programming at all CISNC sites in the region. • Demonstrate the ability to conduct systematic reviews of data ensuring program effectiveness, consistent delivery of services, and achievement of expected student and program outcomes. • Capable of identifying and executing the implementation of evidence based practices and programs designed to improve student and program outcomes. • Serve as the principal professional resource to the Board of Directors and key committees, communicating regularly and openly with the Board • As chief spokesperson, represent the organization to the community and foster a good relationship and image among its stakeholders (school districts, community partners, etc.), clients and the general public • Must be effective in recruiting school districts that understand and agree to abide by the standards of the model(s) and implement with the model(s) with fidelity. • Capable of developing strategic and diverse community partnerships designed to identify resources to enhance the services provided to CISNC students. • Create a culture of partnership between Board and staff based on genuine trust and respect for each other • Implement the policies established by the Board of Directors through administration of the organization, its activities and participate in all Board meetings • Manage day-to-day operation of the region, delegating responsibilities as necessary to effectively serve the organization’s clients, accomplish its goals and manage implementation of CIS Model • Ensure financial policies and procedures are followed and serve as primary support to the Finance Committee • Oversee & participate in the implementation of fundraising plans to secure adequate funding. • Coordinate and manage deliverables for all grant/funding opportunities • Collaborate and assist Human Resources with hiring staff • Manage Rocky Mount team and work with ELT, program directors and HR on personnel matters • Develop, establish and utilize organizational performance measurement standards; report results to Board and staff; and make necessary changes based on results • Responsible for recruiting & training local community volunteers • Provide oversight for the financial affairs of the organization. This includes, but is not limited to, adhering to the established budget and ensuring preparation of statements of financial position with assistance of finance team • Direct and monitor the implementation of strategic plans into tactical actions/activities. Present status on implementation to supervisor monthly and to the Board on a bi-monthly basis. • Participate in personal and professional staff development, including CISNC and National CIS trainings

Necessary Skills:

• Knowledge of nonprofit financial statements, budgeting process and accounting procedures • Strong leadership, organizational and analytical abilities • Demonstrated decision making experience • Business acumen with experience managing at least 2 or more employees • Ability to relate well to people of diverse backgrounds and exhibit genuinely warm and approachable behavior • Awareness of the needs of kids and knowledge in youth development • Strong written and verbal communication skills • Persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal skills • Strong local community connections in education, social service and/or the business community to ensure fundraising goals are met • Ability to see, hear, speak and travel: up to 50% • Must be able to lift 20 pounds

Required Education/Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in public administration, education, social services, business or related field is required • Five to seven years demonstrated successful leadership and management in nonprofit/education/business or related environment including management of budgets • Awareness and concern for the needs of children, youth and their families • Past success working with Board of Directors and the ability to cultivate relationships with Board Members • Valid North Carolina driver’s license and insurance • Technologically proficient in all office technology systems including developing spread sheets, word processing, email, Skype, and Facetime. Will be required to learn data management system.

About Us:

Surrounding students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. Increased attendance, improved behavior and satisfactory coursework, in addition to parent and family engagement, are the cornerstones of our work. We call it the ABC + P model. Our school-based student support specialists identify students in danger of not achieving their potential, assess student needs and provide wrap-around interventions and resources to change the picture of education one student at a time. See how we removed barriers and empowered more than 230,000 students across North Carolina to achieve.


We offer outstanding benefits including medical, dental, vision, and 403(b). We offer paid vacation, sick time and holidays. Our team is friendly, fun and collaborative.