Deputy Director, Programs
Founded in 1989, Streetside Stories is a San Francisco Bay Area nonprofit that teaches storytelling through writing, the arts, and technology. Our programs encourage young people to draw on their own experiences for inspiration. As they share their true stories, they begin to see new possibilities for their lives in and out of school.
- Serve as a member of Streetside’s Management Team, which implements Streetside’s strategic plan and oversees the organization’s operations
- Lead the organization in the Executive Director’s absence
- Co-lead the organization’s board/staff Program Committee
- Leadership of key organizational capacity building projects
Teaching and Learning
- Oversee Streetside’s external evaluation and internal assessment efforts
- Maintain and develop high quality curriculum and programming in alignment with best practices in arts and literacy education and youth development
- Design and oversee staff training in Streetside learning communities
- Supervise Streetside’s Program Director, Program Manager, and Teaching Artists as needed
- Oversee hiring and supervision structure for all program staff
Fundraising, Earned Income and Finance
- Develop and implement Streetside’s earned income strategy; meet earned income goals
- Impact Streetside fundraising efforts by participating in strategy-setting and proposal design
- Prepare program reports to government funders
- Participate in Streetside’s budgeting and financial management
- Build and maintain strong partnerships
- Engage with a variety of Streetside stakeholders, from donors to parents
- Represent the organization in a variety of public forums, from conference presentations to committee memberships
- Oversee administrative infrastructure for program delivery, including scheduling, information management, supplies and inventory
- Prepare, maintain and analyze data about program metrics and performance
The ideal candidate will be a compassionate, collaborative leader with high standards and a passion for arts education and youth development.
- Deep professional grounding in education; Master’s Degree in education or related field preferred
- Real-world arts education experience; at least two years’ experience in a leadership position at a nonprofit or school; experience as a teaching artist
- Experience working with low-income youth of color
- Arts experience strongly preferred, especially experience in theater, visual, literary or media arts
- Experience with evaluation and assessment
- Extensive experience hiring, training, supervising and evaluating educational and administrative staff
- At least three years’ experience creating and sustaining partnerships
- Extensive experience developing, implementing and improving arts education curriculum
- Experience creating and managing program budgets
- Superb oral and written communication skills
- Effective time and project management
People of color and LGBTQ individuals are urged to apply.
Benefits include medical, dental and chiro-acu insurance, as well as generous paid leave and a 403(b) plan. Starting salary: $55,000-$62,000 depending on experience.
The application deadline is June 11. To apply, please email a resume and cover letter, along with a professional writing sample.