Imagine joining a group of individuals—each with their own unique skills and passions, but united by a common purpose.
Imagine yourself at Girl Scouts!
Founded in 1922 and located in Houston, TX, the Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council, a United Way agency is a community-based organization dedicated to building girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. We have more than 65,000 girl members and 17,000 adult members serving 26 counties in Southeast Texas.
We are seeking career professionals committed to making a difference. Working with the Girl Scouts—an organization with a solid history and a growing future—means working to your full potential in a dynamic and diverse environment.
GSLE (Girl Scout Leadership Experience) Curriculum Manager
Summary: The GSLE Curriculum Manager is responsible for developing program templates which incorporate the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE) and National Program Portfolio to be delivered by volunteers. The GSLE Curriculum Manager is responsible for maintaining knowledge of trends among youth, youth development and education standards, the Girl Scout Leadership Outcomes, and serving as a resource to staff and volunteers regarding girl program.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following and other duties as assigned.
- Research, develop, document and evaluate program design, resources and delivery primarily for Cadette, Senior and Ambassador Girl Scout members to be delivered by volunteers.
- Ensure the measurement of GSLE Outcomes is incorporated into program templates/designs, and revise, update and alter programs per results, if necessary.
- Engage volunteers in the development of comprehensive GSLE strategies and templates for volunteer implementation. Provide for the development and implementation of volunteer led, Council coordinated programs to support the emerging needs of girl members, including high-quality, Council-wide girl events, primarily for older girls.
- Develop and document program templates to ensure the use of the National Program Portfolio and delivery of the GSLE in all pathways at the Community, Region and Council-wide levels including to support strong girl engagement and outcomes from the Product Sale programs. Connect program templates to education standards and curriculum as appropriate.
- Develop a variety of program templates for volunteer use to ensure all areas of the girl experience are available to a growing number and diversity of Girl Scouts and produce the Leadership Outcomes promised to girls.
- Collaborate with key volunteers, community partners and topic experts to incorporate unique state of the art regional and community opportunities that utilize the National Program Portfolio, incorporate the GSLE, respond to the needs and interests of girls, and support the membership growth plan in templates available for regional and community implementation.
- Stay abreast of trends and key messages as they are related to middle school and high school aged girls, the organization, and the national movement for the purposes of developing implementation templates that meet the needs of today's girls and adults.
- Rapid development and implementation of program templates as assigned to respond to emerging girl needs or emerging volunteer support needs.
- Develop and manage budgets.
- Develop strategies and provide leadership, direction and support to special assignments in order to reach Council goals and objectives.
- Manage all aspects of risk management within assigned teams.
- Serve as a resource to staff and volunteers in matters pertaining to girl programs, providing interpretation and tool's support systems for implementation of GSUSA pathways.
- Demonstrate proficiency in using Council resources and technologies.
- Oversee and update key Council documents as requested such as Safety Activity Checkpoints etc.
- Ensure new templates and program resources are rolled out effectively and in a timely manner utilizing all appropriate Council resources and sites, testing initial implementations and providing program improvements based on outcome measures.
- Bachelor’s Degree; or one to two years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office.
- Able to write speeches and articles for publication in the prescribed style and format
- Able to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
- Valid Texas Driver’s license and Proof of Insurance.