Chief Impact Officer: Communities In Schools of the Heart of Texas

  • Waco, TX

The Chief Impact Officer is an innovator, responsible for the implementation of organizational special initiatives including, staff professional development, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and quality improvement. Chief Impact Officer will be a collaborator with the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operations Officer, and Human Resources Director, advancing organizational excellence and working to develop and improve organizational culture and growth. The Chief Impact Officer is also responsible for the supervision of secondary/external programs of Communities In Schools of the Heart of Texas (CISHOT). COMPENSATION $60,000-$62,500 depending on experience/education. Full benefits upon successful completion of probationary period.

Communities In Schools Overview

By bringing resources, services, parents and volunteers into schools, Communities In Schools creates a community of caring adults who work hand-in-hand with educators to make sure young people have the tools they need to stay in school and achieve in life. As the nation's largest dropout prevention organization, we serve nearly 1.6 million students in 2,500 schools.

Key Responsibilities

•    Lead and manage secondary/external programmatic operations of the organization and ensure that expectations of funders, partners, constituents, clients and community stakeholders are met with fidelity
•    Collaborate with the CEO in shaping the strategic direction for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives and establishing the link between these initiatives and organizational impact
•    Work as a collaborator with the CEO and COO in leading the organization through impact and outcome focused growth and innovation
•    Partners with HR Director on the design and implementation of professional development and staff excellence programs
•    Assist the CEO in conducting growth and asset-based planning and evaluation activities for the programs of CIS
•    Assist the CEO and COO in the development and implementation of programmatic improvement plans
•    Responsible for the management of outreach, marketing activities, and community partnerships.
•    Collaborate with CEO and COO in resource development and fundraising efforts for the organization

Essential Competencies of the Successful Candidate

•    At least four (4) years of experience in nonprofit or organizational management
•    Experience implementing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion best practices and organizational growth initiatives 
•    Experience managing grant funded programs and budgets 
•    Excellent writing and oral presentation skills required.
•    Effective intervention, advocacy, and negotiation skills.
•    Must complete and clear Criminal Background Check.
•    Spanish speaking preferred

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Target Hire Date: Immediately