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Assistant Program Director Full Time - Beacon 1 - New York, NY, 10128 chevron_right

Company: Isaacs Center
Location: New York
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details
Job Location: Beacon 1 - New York, NY
Position Type: Full Time
Education Level: 2 Year Degree
Salary Range: $58,500.00 - $71,946.00 Salary/year
Job Shift: Day

DescriptionIntro/Program Description:Goddard Riverside Community Center is working in collaboration with the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development to alleviate the effects of poverty and provide opportunities by operating a Beacon Community Center on the Upper Westside. Beacon Community Centers are located in public schools throughout New York City and serve youth from kindergarten through age 21 and adults ages 22 and older, including seniors. Beacons operate year-round on non-school hours on weekdays, weekends and in the summer as a resource to the entire community by offering integrated programming tailored to local needs.
Purpose of Position:The GRCC Beacon Program is seeking a dynamic individual who will work with the Program Director to ensure the quality and integrity of all activities. This person must be innovative, creative, and detail-oriented, with excellent organizational skills that will promote a proactive, high energy work ethic and positive work environment. The Assistant Program Director is responsible for integrating services and assuming overall leadership of the Beacon Program in the absence of the Program Director. The Assistant Director provides content expertise in working with Middle and High School age youth and maintains relationships with parents.
Schedule:Monday through Friday 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm (occasional Saturdays, flexible schedule).
Salary Range: $58,500 - $71,946
Goddard Riverside and Isaacs Center follow the CDC and NYS recommendations to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and are now requiring all new hires to be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have a qualified exemption.
Roles, Responsibilities, and Essential Duties 1. Program Management and Quality Assurance

  • Support Program Director in management of the program, including daily supervision and long-term planning

  • In the absence of the Program Director, assume full responsibility for the center

    • Supervise scheduling of activities and staff in accordance with agency protocols and expectations

    • Design, plan, organize and manage program activities and special events to comply with contractual requirements specifically evening and Saturday activities

    • Program has accurate and up to date contact information for staff and participants (completed registration forms and co-locator agreements)

    • Sign in sheets is updated and maintained onsite for every group or activity

    • Lead & identify opportunities for training and professional development for youth program staff

      • Work closely with all leadership team member to provide a fun, safe and inclusive learning environment

      • Coordinate collaborative relationship with appropriate Department of Education staff, other agencies and community centers and serve as program liaison to stakeholders

      • Support in maximizing the use of financial and physical resources of the program and tracking expenses

      • Implement program evaluation, with director

      • Ensure that data entry into DYCD database is timely and accurate

        • Maintain positive and proactive communications with parents of participants and adult program members

        • Support quarterly advisory council meetings that include youth voice

          2. Staff Supervision

          • Model and uphold all Agency and Program guidelines

          • Be an active leader in developing a positive staff and participant culture

          • Assist in the recruitment, hiring, training, supervision, and evaluation of staff and volunteers

          • Provide direction and support to the part-time direct service staff

          • Coordinate staff assignments and co-locator activities and perform daily program/classroom observations

            • Prepare quarterly or annual staff evaluation for part-time and fulltime staff, with Director

            • Ensure that all required compliance documents and written tasks are reviewed, completed and submitted timely

            • Provide guidance and training to staff on best practices in working with youth

            • Support director in maintaining staff files

              3. Other

              • Serve on the Beacon Program Leadership Team

              • Attend staff meetings, case conferences, supervision meetings and training programs

              • Promote youth voice within the program

              • Other tasks as required

                Qualifications/Educational Requirements

                • Associates degree or equivalent

                • Bachelor's Degree preferred, Master's Degree desirable

                • Minimum of 2 years of experience working with a multi-cultural youth population required

                  • 2 years of experience as a supervisor in a similar setting preferred

                  • Expertise and experience working with middle and high school age youth

                    Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

                    • Fluency in speaking, reading, and writing in English and Spanish preferred.

                      • Ability to promote a positive program environment

                      • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

                      • Ability to supervise staff and promote growth

                        Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have/be:

                        • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, specifically Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook.

                        • Ability and willingness to learn DYCD and fiscal web-based systems

                          Physical Requirements

                          • Frequent bending, kneeling, walking -include participating in program activities with program participants

                            Work Environment

                            • Indoor/Outdoor /Public school setting

                            • Shared office space

                              The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of duties and responsibilities that will be required of this position and title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job related task other than those specifically presented in this description. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

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