Manager of Partnerships, Girls’ Education

April 8th, 2022
Manager of Partnerships, Girls’ Education

Manager of Partnerships, Girls’ Education

  • Full Time
  • Mid-Level
Job Category: Programs/Services
Location: Manhattan
Job Sectors: Education

Student Leadership Network (SL Network) supports three life-changing programs that empower students to disrupt the cycle of poverty through education: The Young Women’s Leadership Schools (TWYLS), a network of high-performing all girls public secondary schools; CollegeBound Initiative (CBI), a school-based college access program for young women and men; and the Young Women’s Leadership Network (YWLN), a nationwide network of single-sex affiliate and partner schools. SL Network programs promote a college-going culture in schools and make the dream of college a reality for students from underserved communities. To learn more, visit


SL Network is seeking a Girls’ Education Manager of Partnerships to manage student facing partnerships at our six New York City based TYWLS schools.  We strive to connect our schools to partnerships that are rich, diverse, and impactful for our students across TYWLS and to create systems to streamline and enrich school-based program management. The Manager of Partnerships reports to the Senior Managing Director (SMD) of Girls’ Education and closely collaborates with the other manager on the GE National Education Team. The Manager will work from the SL Network central office and in all five TYWLS schools.  

Primary Roles and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:  

School-Related Engagement 

  • Collaborate with TYWLS teachers and students to ensure streamlined communication of partnership efficacy and opportunities
  • Build meaningful relationships with TYWLS staff and students by participating in school-wide initiatives, events,  programs, and teacher/student focus groups at a minimum monthly basis  
  • Co-create communication content that highlights resources, opportunities, and network related updates 
  • Collaborate with the other Manager on the team as you both will serve as the point of contact for all TYWLS schools

Culturally Relevant Partnerships 

  • Manage systems and criteria for partnership selection based on programmatic goals and priorities, including observations and evaluations of partnerships 
  • Research, vet, and track culturally relevant local partnerships that serve our students and our mission
  • Collaborate with SMD, GE to refine partnerships manuals for new and renewing partners  
  • Hold programs accountable for their deliverables and act as the liaison between select partner organizations and our schools’ constituencies
  • Steward the relationships with partners to maximize the impact and reach of each partnership across schools and within budget


  • Manage digital systems (e.g. Salesforce, Google forms, etc.) to increase efficiency around student partnerships and events 
  • Create templates and financial transactional supports for a number of TYWLS partnerships 
  • Implement partnership evaluation strategy across all schools to synthesize and evaluate collected data in order to inform partner program efficiency, changes, and measurable impact (e.g. qualitative and quantitative) 
  • Support SMD, GE in the evaluation and data collection of local partnerships in alignment with  
  1.  TYWLS model, girls’ and gender-expansive education effective practices, and girls’ education research 
  2. Anti-racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion 
  3. Culturally responsive, healing-responsive, gender-expansive practices and other relevant lenses in girls’ education

Other team responsibilities as required, e.g. leading team meetings, providing board meeting updates, leading sessions at all-staff meetings, supporting student events, etc.  

Key Qualifications & Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, teaching, or related field, from an accredited 4-year college or university
  • A demonstrated passion for expanding educational opportunities for girls from historically marginalized groups
  • A successful track record of designing and managing education programs to achieve student outcomes  
  • Knowledge of the history, mission, and development of Student Leadership Network  
  • Superlative planning, organizational, and writing skills  
  • Ability to effectively communicate with diverse stakeholders (e.g. principals, teachers, partners, funders, students, etc.) 
  • Minimum five years of relevant experience in schools or nonprofit programming
  • Teamwork, collegiality, and a joyful approach to the work are required  

Compensation: Competitive/commensurate with experience  

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid time off and 401K matching  

Student Leadership Network

  • 322 8th Avenue, , Student Leadership Network
  • New York, NY 10001
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