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Preventing student dropout in Chicago’s public schools takes a team of professionals who are smart, passionate, creative and fearless. Colleagues come to our organization with experience honed in classrooms, grassroots non-profit organizations, global agencies, law environments and more. They stay because they are challenged to accomplish measurable and meaningful work, and when they leave, they are prepared for even more demanding jobs, or graduate school or nonprofit leadership. If you’d like to join our team, review the open position(s) below. And, get to know us better by subscribing to our news digest and following our work on social media.

OPEN POSITIONS

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Communities In Schools (CIS) of Chicago is seeking a full time Chief Operating Officer to oversee all internal functions. This position will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer and work collaboratively with the Chief Innovation and Communications Officer, Chief Program Officer, and Chief Resource Officer as part of an executive management team. This is a new role on the CIS of Chicago team.

Start Date: Immediately

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PART-TIME BOOKKEEPER

Communities In Schools (CIS) of Chicago is seeking a part-time Bookkeeper (15 hours/week) to manage day-to-day accounting and finance requirements. Reporting to the Human Resources and Administrative Manager, this position is office-based and works collaboratively with all finance stakeholders, including the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Resource Officer, and Chief Operating Officer; as well as the external accounting and audit firms.

Start Date: Immediately

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STUDENT SUPPORTS MANAGER

Communities In Schools (CIS) of Chicago is expanding the Intensive Program to five additional sites for the 2018-2019 school year. We are seeking Student Supports Managers (SSMs) to implement our integrated student services program. CIS of Chicago places SSMs in CPS school sites to provide integrated student services addressing both school-wide prevention, education, and enrichment priorities as well as targeted and sustained support and interventions for individual students. Each school-based SSM will work in one school in Chicago to establish and maintain this school-based program.

Start Date: Immediately

Resume and cover letter required.

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INTERN

Graduate, undergraduate and post-graduate interns are welcome at CIS of Chicago year-round. We look for candidates with interest and experience in providing direct counseling services to students or in supporting the administrative functions of the organization.  Academic-year internships may be available for individuals who are pursuing advanced degrees in psychology, social work, or counseling. Seasonal or academic-year internships to support work with schools and community partners are available. These interns are typically undergraduate and graduate interns and are studying education, social work, sociology, or psychology. Seasonal internships are available to support or community-building, communications and fundraising activities.  Follow our social-media platforms – LinkedIN in particular – for announcements about internships.  For more information, contact Karen Roddie.

Our staff stay because they are challenged to accomplish measurable and meaningful work, and when they leave, they are prepared for even more demanding jobs, or graduate school or nonprofit leadership.