Company Name:

The Center for Urban Pedagogy

Location:

Brooklyn, New York

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Design

Industry:

Arts and Humanities

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

5 - 10 years

Posted

June 18, 2018

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Director of Programs

The Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) is seeking a Director of Programs to work on and oversee our core Community Education and Youth Education programs. This is an exciting new position that will support the implementation of CUP’s recently completed strategic plan, which emphasizes a deepening of our work’s impacts, an expansion of our efforts to share our methodologies with others, and a greater commitment to leadership development. We are seeking a creative and energetic individual with experience in design and policy who wants to use design and art to contribute to meaningful social change. Read the full call here: http://welcometocup.org/NewsAndEvents/CUPIsHiringADirectorOfPrograms  


The Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) is a nonprofit organization that uses the power of design and art to increase meaningful civic engagement, particularly among historically under-represented communities. CUP’s work addresses the needs of communities struggling to make sense of the complex public policies and decision-making processes that impact their lives, from affordable housing to labor rights. By collaborating directly with communities to create accessible and visual explanations on issues important to them, CUP provides individuals with the tools to claim their rights, advocate for their needs, and fight for social justice. For more information, visit CUP at: http://welcometoCUP.org


The Director of Programs will lead CUP’s Community Education and Youth Education programs, working on a broad range of projects directly, as well as overseeing and providing strategic guidance to the work of other program and administrative staff. As part of the organization’s leadership team, the Director of Programs will also work closely with the Executive and Deputy Directors, and will report to the Executive Director. We envision this role as a critical one in supporting the high quality of CUP’s existing programming, while thinking strategically with our talented team about how to deepen the reach and impact of our work in meaningful ways. We imagine someone who is a great collaborator, likes to think about how organizations work, but is also excited to work on projects with our community partners. Responsibilities: Participate in shaping strategic direction § The Director of Programs will be part of CUP’s leadership team, and will contribute actively to the evaluation of existing and development of new strategies, approaches, and programs and the execution of CUP’s strategic plan. § They will represent CUP through public engagements and continued development of partnerships, and contribute to the growth of CUP’s public reputation and presence locally and nationally, particularly in support of our social and racial justice values. Oversee programs § The Director of Programs will lead CUP’s Community Education and Youth Education programs, managing staff, contractors, interns, and volunteers; developing and managing budgets and workplans with staff; overseeing program execution and evaluation; and contributing to strategic opportunities for program evolution and growth. § They will support CUP’s continued growth through development of new partner relationships and securing new contracts in our Technical Assistance work. § As a manager to entry- and mid-level staff, the Director of Programs will provide supportive guidance and leadership, helping staff to develop their own capacities as they take on increasing responsibility. Work on projects § The Director of Programs will collaborate on several projects each year in our Community Education programs (Making Policy Public, Public Access Design, and Technical Assistance), working directly with community organizations and designers to facilitate the creation of accessible, visual explanations of complex policy issues using CUP’s community engaged design methods. Support CUP’s development and growth § The Director of Programs will engage actively in activities that help CUP to thrive, including strategic planning, fundraising (grants, events, appeals, etc), supporting the development of CUP’s organizational infrastructure, and engaging in our work to continue to make our projects and our processes more directly anti-racist. Read the full call here: http://welcometocup.org/NewsAndEvents/CUPIsHiringADirectorOfPrograms 


Company Name:

The Center for Urban Pedagogy

Location:

Brooklyn, New York

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Design

Industry:

Arts and Humanities

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

5 - 10 years

Posted

June 18, 2018

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