Director, Cradle to Career Educational Reform Network - Administrator II (5737)

  • East Bay
  • Hayward, California
  • Nov 28, 2019
Full Time Administration and Management Information Technology and Communication Services

Job Description


The salary range will be from $72,000 - $75,000 per year.

This position is a Management Personnel Plan (MPP) position in the CSU, and serves at the pleasure of the President.

The CSU enjoys a generous benefits program with employer paid life insurance ($100,000), as well as health, dental, and vision insurance with the monthly premium largely paid by the CSU. Additionally, we offer a broad range of other benefits which includes dependent and health care reimbursement accounts, tuition fee waiver, 401k, 457 and 403(b) plans.

The CSU belongs to the CalPERS retirement plan in which medical and dental insurance continues in qualified retirement.

The CSU has 14 paid holidays and the position earns 24 days of vacation and 12 days of sick leave per year.

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Cal State East Bay's beautiful main campus is located in the Hayward hills with panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay shoreline. Situated above the city of Hayward, the campus offers an ideal setting for teaching and learning and yet easy access to the many cities along the bay. The University has a satellite campus in Concord, a professional development center in Oakland and a significant presence online. Founded in 1957, Cal State East Bay is one of 23 universities of the California State University system (CSU). With an enrollment over 15,800 students, Cal State East Bay is recognized as a regionally engaged and globally oriented university with a strong commitment to academic innovation, student success, engaged and service learning, diversity, and sustainability.


The Promise Neighborhoods Initiative is a U.S. Department of Education initiative launched in April 2010 focused on breaking the cycle of inter-generational poverty by significantly improving the educational and developmental outcomes and overall life prospects of children and youth in our most distressed communities. The core idea behind the initiative is that providing both effective schools and strong systems of support to children and youth in poverty and, thus, meeting their health, social services, and educational needs, will offer them the best hope for a better life. CSUEB is the lead agency for the Hayward Promise Neighborhood and the South Hayward Promise Neighborhood and is thus charged with the responsibility of managing all fiscal aspects of the Promise Neighborhood grant(s).


Under the general supervision of the Dean of the College of Education and Allied Studies, and in close collaboration with the Executive Director of Hayward Promise Neighborhoods (HPN)s, the Director of the Cradle to Career Educational Reform Network (C2CERN) will be responsible for leading and facilitating the Cradle to Career Reform Network monthly meetings. This position will develop and maintain contacts with all HPN partners and community leaders as a basis of extending and strengthening community understanding and support of the Hayward Promise Neighborhood initiative.

The primary work in this position will be to work collaboratively with the HPNs Principal Investigator, Executive Director and Directors of the other two HPN networks - Early Learning Network (ELN) and Neighborhood Health and Empowerment Network (NHEN) to articulate the integration of C2CERN work across the pipeline as it moves the achievement of the mission and vision of HPNs. The C2CERN has five indicators that measure the progress of achieving six of the results outlined in the grant and the Director will guide the network partners to achieve high action with high alignment of their work.


Primary Responsibilities:
* Understand collective impact and apply those principles to leadership of the C2CERN network
* Develop an understanding of Results Based Accountability (RBA) and guide the network partners to follow the RBA process.
* Build and foster cross sector trusting partnerships throughout the community.
* Facilitate data driven decision making of the network collaboration and individual partners.
* Lead change process to improve outcomes for children, youth and communities.
* Promote and lead scale-up and sustainability efforts of Hayward Promise Neighborhoods.
* Knowledge of linkages and transitions along the cradle to career pipeline.
* Knowledge of Full Service Community Schools (FSCS).
* Ensure optimal communication between and among partners.
* Lead and facilitate monthly meetings with C2CERN partners and ELN partners.
* Facilitate the enhancement and expansion of curriculum articulation, communication, data sharing, dual enrollment (e.g., high school and junior college), and support for students in transition between the secondary schools and Institutes of Higher Learning.
* Establish relationships with charter schools and private schools in the area to ensure that all students and families benefit from the C2CERN efforts.
* Follow the policies, procedures and timelines of CSUEB Human Resources to supervise and evaluate the three Student Success Navigators. This will involve regular meetings at CSUEB and at the high school sites to observe and support the work of the Navigators and ensure the collection and of data.


* Five (5) years of experience in administrative leadership and system change.
* Master's degree in Education/Educational Leadership.
* Strong interpersonal skills.
* Knowledge of the principles and practices of educational systems and reform efforts.
* Knowledge of public policies related to public education.
* Skill to analyze public relations consequences when policy or procedural changes are planned and implemented.
* Excellent written and oral communication skills.
* Ability to organize and manage large scale, complex projects with broad, visible impact that involves coordination with partners and community members.
* Manage multiple tasks and priorities efficiently, effectively, and accurately.
* Be productive with frequent interruptions.
* Able to apply judgment, discretion, and initiative in performing tasks.
* Recognize when information is appropriate for public distribution and when it needs to be kept confidential.
* Interact and communicate with a diverse population of staff, faculty, and the general public.


In addition to the standard Cal State East Bay application, please submit a:

1. Cover letter
2. Resume
3. List of three (3) or more professional references

Resumes alone will not be accepted in lieu of a completed online application.

To apply on-line, please go to If you are a first time user, you must register, create a user ID and password, fill in your basic information, save and click on the position you are interested in, click on the "Apply Now" button to begin the online application.

This position will remain open until filled and may close without further notice.

Applicants will receive a confirmation of receipt via automatic email reply regarding their application materials. In addition, all applicants who were not selected will receive email notification at the conclusion of the recruitment process. Please be patient as this process may take several weeks.


This is a position with supervisory/lead responsibilities, subject to completion of the University on-line Sexual Harassment training as a condition of employment.

This position is a "designated position" in the CSU's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.

Satisfactory completion of a background check that may include, but is not limited to: criminal records check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certificates, credit history, professional references and/or verification of work history is required for employment. Cal State East Bay will issue a conditional offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Unsatisfactory results may also affect the continued employment of current Cal State East Bay employees who were conditionally offered the position.

All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate.


All California State University campuses, including Cal State East Bay, are smoke and tobacco-free. For more information, please visit our website at

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At Cal State East Bay, the following nine competencies have been identified as valued leadership qualities: Communication, Cooperation, Delegation, Empathy, Feedback, Innovation, Leadership Presence, Passion and Strategic Ability. While we may not expect our managers to exhibit all of these competencies, we do expect them to aspire to develop them. As part of the annual evaluation review process, Director, Cradle to Career Reform Network will be evaluated on each.


The incumbent in this position may be considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and will be required to comply with requirements set forth in the CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.


Cal State East Bay is not a sponsoring agency for Staff or Management positions.


As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Cal State East Bay does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

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