CIS Program Manager


In Schools and Beyond to Help All Students Succeed!

Communities In Schools Program Manager
Job Description


Job Title: Communities In Schools Program Manager

Reports to: Executive Director

Position Type: Full-Time

Salary: $60,000/year plus benefits

Anticipated start date: May 15, 2024 

To apply for this position, e-mail cover letter, resume, and 3 references to The position is open until filled. No calls, please.

Family Connection-Communities In Schools of Athens seeks a Project Manager to oversee implementation of the Communities In Schools Site Coordinator model in local schools, to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. This includes utilizing a lens of JEDI – Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. 


  • Oversee implementation of the CIS Site Coordinator program, including compliance with all requirements of national Communities In Schools, Communities In Schools of Georgia, and funders
  • Supervise and support Family Connection-Communities In Schools (FC-CIS) site coordinators 
  • Assure completion of annual site plans by each site coordinator
  • Review all site coordinator student cases weekly
  • Assure all required data collection is entered into required data management systems
  • Communicate closely with the executive director at all times
  • Communicate regularly with the principal at each site coordinator’s school
  • Provide written reports for the Board of Directors each month, and for all funders as required
  • Provide staff support for the FC-CIS K-12 Strategic Action Team
  • Participate in ongoing programmatic review with the executive director
  • Give presentations on the progress of the project 
  • In coordination with the executive director, development director, and board, work to raise funds to sustain the project 
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Commitment to the mission of Family Connection-Communities In Schools of Athens
  • Master’s degree in Social Work or related field preferred; relevant experience may be substituted
  •  Experience in program management, including supervision of staff
  •  Excellent writing, communication, and leadership skills
  •  Strong understanding of community systems that serve children, including schools, health systems, human services, and others
  • Strong ability to work with a county-wide collaborative program
  • Ability to work flexible hours 
  • Reliable, energetic, and motivated team player

Family Connection-Communities In Schools of Athens is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender expression, family responsibilities, physical or mental disability, or political affiliation. 


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