Senior Branch Director (Branch Director III)
- Job posted by Boys & Girls Club of Salem, Marion and Polk Counties
1395 Summer St NE
Each year we help thousands of local kids and teens build great futures. From first grade to graduation, we are with them every step of the way. We go above and beyond to meet the essential needs of the members we are privileged to serve, provide fun and supportive place and create pathways toward college, career, and a better life.
We operate 8 Clubhouses and Teen Centers in addition to a Health & Dental Services Center, T3: Training Teens for Tomorrow workforce development program, community athletic leagues, and outreach programs to schools and communities. Currently, we serve over 10,600 youth, many of whom are from economically disadvantaged homes, qualify for free or reduced lunch, and live in single-parent households.
If you want to make an impact on the community, love challenges, and enjoy being part of the fun, friendly and close-knit collective of the diverse and passionate civic-minded youth advocates - apply!
Directs/manages overall daily operations of a chartered branch with the primary concern for a comprehensive, outcome-driven program and service delivery, supervision and training of staff, facility management, budget development and management, Parent Advisory Council (PAC) oversight, community relations, volunteers, and membership administration.
Branch Director III: typically manages more than 6 FTE (direct and indirect); responsible for daily program and facility operations; Parent Advisory Council oversight; develops external partnerships; manages grants and restricted funds; leads various special events and organization-wide initiatives.
KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities):
1. Establish Unit or Branch programs, activities and services that prepare youth for success and that create a club environment that facilitates implementation of Designing for Impact (DFI) framework and achievement of the Optimal Club Experience (OCE).
2. Ensure a healthy and safe environment, ensuring facilities, equipment and supplies are maintained; manage the organization's flagship facility, including ongoing maintenance, nightly cleaning checks, and remodeling/repairs as needed.
3. Provide career development opportunities for branch staff and volunteers. Conduct and attend regular staff meetings.
4. Encourage branch staff to work with an outward mindset, taking into account their impact on others and focusing on the needs of the organization as a whole.
Accountability & Resource Management
5. Plan, develop, implement and evaluate Unit or Branch overall programs, services and activities to ensure they meet stated objectives and member needs and interests.
6. Ensure quality improvement of programs by conducting site and program evaluations including annual written analysis of member needs, challenges and objectives. Compile monthly statistical reports reflecting all activities, attendance and participation.
7. Manage Unit or Branch financial resources assisting in the development of annual budgets. Control expenditures against budget.
8. Ensure administrative and operational systems are followed, overseeing the maintenance and operation of the physical properties and equipment of the Club, including alarm response protocols (in collaboration with the Administrative Services Director) and use of facilities by outside groups.
9. Develop and steward collaborative partnerships with schools, civic groups, businesses and agencies within the community. Represent the organization and interpret its objectives, standards and programs.
10. Develop and maintain public relations to increase the visibility of programs, services and activities within the Club and the community.
11. Convene and support a Parent Advisory Council (PAC) of at least 10 active members that meet monthly.
• Lead planning and implementation of special events (Examples: Kids Night Out, Holiday Party, Junior Youth of the Year)
• Co-lead organizational training and assessment efforts related to PBIS and YPQ/CQI
• Support planning and implementation of staff training (Aug & Jun) and in-service days
• Support planning and implementation of organization-wide Youth of the Year and Member of the Month (Jr. Board Member) recognition programs
JOB COMPETENCIES (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES)
• Demonstrated ability in personnel supervision, facilities management, and the recruitment and retention of key personnel.
• Thorough knowledge of youth development theory and Positive Behavior Supports.
• Ability to deal effectively with member discipline problems and parent communications as well as conflict resolution.
• Working knowledge of budget preparation, control, and management.
• Skills in community-building, outreach, and fundraising events.
Essential Skills and Abilities
• Management Skills: Ability to organize and direct oneself and effectively recruit, train, and supervise others
• Communication Skills: Ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing in a timely manner.
• Leadership Skills: Ability to influence others to perform their jobs effectively and to be responsible for making decisions
• Judgment: The ability to formulate a sound decision using the available information
• Relationship Building and Stewardship: Ability to effectively build relationships with staff, community leaders, members, and parents
• Motivation: Ability to inspire oneself and others to reach a goal and/or perform to the best of their ability
• Presentation Skills: Ability to effectively present information publically to further Club's mission
• Time Management: Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines
• Working Under Pressure: Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations
• Four-year college degree from an accredited college.
• Two years' work experience planning and supervising activities addressing the educational or developmental needs of young people, plus an additional two years' experience at the Program or Unit Director level at a Boys & Girls Club or similar youth-serving organization.
• Prior experience with personnel supervision, facilities management, and the recruitment and retention of key personnel.
• Training/certification/endorsements in recreation and/or youth development.
• Prior experience coordinating large-scale events and special initiatives.
• Prior experience serving in a community leadership capacity that involved engagement of diverse partners and community entities
• Ability to pass drug test and the criminal background check
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
• Ability to speak, hear, and maintain high mental and visual attention at all times.
• Ability to express thoughts and ideas in an accurate and understandable manner through verbal and written formats with internal and external contacts.
• Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, be able to stand and sit for extended periods and be able to walk moderate distances.
• Typical work schedule: 10am - 7pm, (seasonal change 9am - 6pm) Monday-Friday with 1 hr break daily; some weekend and evening hours will be necessary, based on organizational needs. Participation in all club events required.
• Ability to drive a 14 passenger bus, with valid license and 3-year clean driving record.
• Accountable to organization through ResDev team for administration of restricted programs (e.g. Be Great by 8th, OCF-YPQ, T3, etc.) by overseeing program implementation at participating sites; ensure the completion of required programmatic reports and preparation of required financial reports.
• Perform other duties and projects as required by the Program Services Director.
Boys & Girls Clubs are often stressful, busy, and noisy environments. Branch Director III is expected to work in situations where many activities take place at the same time.
Internal: Maintains close, daily contact with Club professional staff to interpret and explain organizational mission, program objectives and standards, discuss issues, and provide/receive information. Maintains contact with Parent Advisory Council and/or Unit Board (if applicable). Has regular contact with members as needed to discipline, advise, and counsel.
External: Maintains contact with external stakeholders, community groups, schools, members' parents and others to assist in resolving problems and to publicize Club.
The Boys & Girls Club of Salem, Marion and Polk Counties is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
- Paid vacation
- Paid holidays
- Paid sick leave
- Generous health, dental, life and LTD insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Retirement contribution
- Development opportunities
- Discount on fitness membership
Level of Language Proficiency
English: fluent; required
Spanish: fluent; optional
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Please, fill out the employment application using the link above.