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Assistant Program Director, The Armory

Company: Harlem Children's Zone
Location: New York
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

HCZ requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Accordingly, successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit proof of vaccination prior to commencement of employment.The Harlem Armory is a 50,000-square-foot sports facility located at West 143 rd Street. It is a neighborhood health oasis that provides free health, fitness, and performing-arts programming for over 1,000 youth each week. The facility is staffed with experts from various sports and health-related fields that provide guidance and instruction about quality exercise, improving overall fitness, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The Armory offers classes and programs that include: elementary through high school after-school tutoring and enrichment; tennis; gymnastics; dance; track and field; computer labs; teen groups; youth weight loss groups; basketball; and golf, to name a few. The facility serves as the primary hub for all HCZ programs with limited space for sports and physical activities. -We are seeking an Assistant Program Director to help lead and manage the day-to-day activities of The Armory. The ideal candidate will be a highly-motivated, organized, and detail-oriented professional with program and/or project management experience, with a background in and intense passion for sports, health, and fitness. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage all sports programs, both internally and externally
  • Develop and organize sports, fitness, and health workshops for program participants
  • Supervise Coordinators, Instructors, Coaches, Sports Specialists and other staff
  • Serve as the hub for all HCZ programs with limited space for sports and physical activities
  • Help develop programs, procedures, and processes where needed (i.e., operations, staffing, and budgets)
  • Enforce all policies and procedures to ensure the safety of program participants and staff
  • Stay in compliance with regulations enumerated by HCZ; the Department of Health; the Department of Youth and Community Development; and the School Age Child Care license requirements
  • Ensure the facility is always prepared for planned and impromptu site visits and inspections
  • Manage and review data, and ensure completion and dissemination of all reports as required
  • Ensure programs consistently meet and exceed the goals set where appropriate
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with city agencies, community organizations, schools, and parents
  • Foster strong relationships and effective communications with HCZ senior leadership and staff
  • Perform other duties as assigned Qualification, Skill and Knowledge Requirements
    • A demonstrated commitment to the mission and programs of HCZ
    • Bachelor's degree with 5+ years of progressive experience, preferably in a supervisory role, and an intense passion for sports, health, and fitness
    • Ideal candidate will have experience managing a large recreation center or fitness facility that offers a variety of programming
    • Experience working with youth and adolescent population
    • Comfortable working with outside community organizations and contracted program providers
    • Must have excellent management and administrative skills
    • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
    • Knowledge of and sensitivity to issues prevalent in underserved communities of color
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Outlook
    • Ability to work flexible hours, as required by the demands of the programWe offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. To be considered, interested applicants must submit acover letter and resume. No telephone inquiries or recruiters please. Replies will only be sent to qualified applicants. HCZ is an EOE. -Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Harlem Children's Zone, New York , Assistant Program Director, The Armory, Executive , New York, New York

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