Senior Manager, Implementation

Full Time
Senior Manager/Supervisor
Senior Manager, Implementation

About Sandy Hook Promise 
Sandy Hook Promise (SHP) is a national nonprofit organization with a mission to end school shootings,
and create a culture change that prevents violence and other harmful acts that hurt children. Through its life-saving evidence-informed Know the Signs prevention programs, SHP educates and empowers youth and adults to recognize, intervene, and get help for individuals who may be socially isolated and/or at risk of hurting themselves or others. SHP is a moderate, bipartisan organization that supports sensible policy solutions that address the human side of gun violence and make schools safer.

SHP is led by several family members whose loved ones were killed in the tragic mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012.  

Commitment to Racial Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion 
SHP strives to ensure its culture and work environment reflect the values of race, diversity, equity, and inclusion (REDI) and is responsive to the views and issues of the diverse communities with which we live and work. SHP encourages individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to equity and inclusion to apply.  

Position Summary 
We are seeking a Senior Manager, Implementation to conduct training for Middle and High School audiences, as well as to create and facilitate adult-facing professional development training. The goal is to ensure our Sandy Hook Promise Know the Signs (KTS) and Say Something Anonymous Reporting System (SS-ARS) programs are delivered in an outcomes-driven, engaging, inclusive, and youth-friendly format. Training Managers may also manage a small team of 1 – 3 full-time trainers. The position will work remotely and deliver training in person and virtually, requiring up to 50% travel.

Job Responsibilities
Training Design & Delivery -75%
  • Provide and design high quality and engaging in-person and virtual training to Middle and High school students as well as Professional Development to educators/staff in schools including district-based teams
  • Train and engage a large and diverse student audience with a REDI lens
  • Conduct up to five 45 – 60 minute in-person presentations daily during the school year and on a school schedule (Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 3:00 pm). Training will be conducted virtually as well as in person. Occasional Sunday travel may be required.
  • Design and conduct adult facing trainings (5 hours in person or 2.5 virtually)
  • Create training materials and deliver professional development to adult audiences
  • Ensure all programs are delivered to the highest standards of program quality and fidelity, and reflect SHP’s mission and values
  • Serve as an ambassador for Sandy Hook Promise and its programs while in schools and when interacting with school personnel, whether in person or virtually
  • Exhibit knowledge and expertise around Sandy Hook Promise’s work with the STOP grantees and/or SSARS agreements with states and districts within the region
  •  Coordinate own travel accommodations (Flights, Rental Vehicles, Hotels, and Food) and occasional trainer travel within region (when needed) in accordance with SHP’s travel policy
  • Arrive to trainings at least 45 minutes early to prepare technology and greet school personnel, and come to all trainings fully prepared
  •  Collaborate with internal and external teams virtually, and contribute to other projects or requests during trainer downtimes, such as during school breaks
Administration and Management-25%
• Under management and direction of National Training Director, work to ensure goals are met as they relate to program delivery and school satisfaction.
• Participate in Coaching Cycle of continuous improvement to ensure trainers are delivering programs to the highest standards of program quality and fidelity, in a manner that engages and inspires both youth and adult audiences through a REDI (Race, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) lens, and that delivery and interaction with students and school personnel reflects SHP’s mission and values
• Collaborate with Training Team on a regular basis to share best practices,
trouble shoot, coach, and learn across all training team members, including planning and cofacilitating weekly trainer calls.
• Proactively respond to verbal and written communication and requests (email and virtual) and manage your calendar

• 3-5 years of experience delivering trainings to youth and adults
• An understanding of Social Emotional Learning standards
• Experience creating adult training
• Comfortable and experienced differentiating delivery for diverse populations
• Ability to accept and utilize constructive feedback to develop and inspire high performance delivery
• Strong email and virtual communications experience
• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Teams, Zoom) and unafraid of technology in delivering engaging virtual trainings
• Exceptionally reliable—consistently on time, delivers presentations with fidelity, and proactively identifies and communicates challenges
• Demonstrated ability to engage a youth and adult audience
• Willing and able to travel; up to 50% of the time during the school year with frequent overnights is required and expected; ability to coordinate all necessary travel arrangements with SHP company purchase card
• Strong preference for previous experience in the K-12 or mental health space
• Ability to differentiate delivery for adult facing and student facing delivery
• Performs other duties as required

Benefits and Salary Range 
The salary range for this position is $75,000-$85,000. (SHP follows a strict internal rubric to help guide salary placement and ensure equitable pay amongst new hires and current staff. New hires should expect to be brought on at the start of the range, except in extenuating circumstances.) 

SHP offers a competitive benefits package, including: 
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Flexible schedules
  • Paid holidays and 10 days sick leave
  • Paid parental leave
  • Health, dental, and vision
  • Employer paid life insurance and short- and long-term disability
  • 401k match
  • Professional development stipend
  • Wellness & mental health support
  • Employer Paid Employee Assistance Program.
Our organization operates within a distributed workforce, allowing for location flexibility across the country for most positions. We provide remote office support for all staff, which includes a laptop, home office reimbursement, monthly wifi reimbursement up to $40, and monthly cell phone reimbursement up to $50.  

Equal Opportunity Employment 
SHP is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strive to be an employer of choice: where a diverse mix of talented people want to come and do their best work. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. We are focused on promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion and believe deeply in having a workforce comprised of people of all beliefs and backgrounds who seek to prevent gun violence and stop the tragic loss of life. Members of all under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. 

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