Director of School Partnerships – People Helping People Foundation

Multifaceted Real Estate Development Company & its Private Operating Foundation Seek Director of School Partnerships
The Goldenberg Group is in search of a dynamic, creative, and experienced program manager to develop strategy, focus and oversee expansion of the foundation’s school partnerships and educational programming. The Director of School Partnerships will be primarily responsible for the focusing our current school partnerships, identifying growth strategy for new partnerships and identifying opportunities for expansion of our education-based work throughout the City.
The ideal candidate is committed to social justice and has a deep understanding of the issues in urban education and unique obstacles facing Philadelphia public schools.

Foundation History
People Helping People Foundation (PHP) is the philanthropic arm of one the region’s leading real estate development companies, The Goldenberg Group. The company’s founder and CEO is a long-time champion of civil rights and social justice and created The Goldenberg Group as a financial platform to sustain a vast array of public interest work around the world.
The Goldenberg Group creates positive transformation in Philadelphia and abroad through its real estate development projects, scholarship programs, school partnerships, community initiatives, civic engagement events, and company-wide volunteerism.

Primary Responsibilities:
Advance existing school partnership program and help focus specific mechanisms for support and better identification of ideal partners
Maintain relationships with existing schools partners & foster new relationships with area public schools in need
Collaborate with diverse stakeholders to assess and identify school needs
Create strategic plans to address these needs using evidence-based practices
Implement and strengthen family engagement strategies in school communities
Participate in citywide and local discussions related to education systems
Work closely with other foundation staff to incubate new and creative approaches to combatting local and citywide issues related to education, health and wellness

Bachelor’s Degree and 10+ years of experience in education, social service, community development, non-profit management, or related field, OR
Master’s Degree and 5+ years of experience in related field
Deep understanding of Philadelphia’s public-school system, including strengths, weaknesses, challenges, and opportunities
Awareness of, and sensitivity to, social, economic, and racial differences and inequities
Unwavering commitment to social justice for all
Ability to work independently
Strong organizational and time management skills
Competency in project management, creation of/adherence to timelines and budgets Valid driver’s license and access to reliable vehicle
Fluency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and various social media platforms
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, including ability to adapt communication styles to diverse individuals and groups
Common sense and good sense of humor


4-year degree


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