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Program Supervisor

Ironbound Community Corporation of Newark, NJ


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Published 13 days ago

January 18, 2021
January 15, 2021

The Ironbound Community Corporation (ICC) was established in 1969 as a nonprofit organization whose mission is to engage and empower individuals, families and groups in realizing their aspirations and, together, work to create a just, vibrant and sustainable community. ICC strives to address the needs of our diverse, multi-lingual, multi-cultural community. Today, ICC serves more than 1000 children and families every day with a wide range of programs and services. ICC also strengthens communities through advocacy, neighborhood organizing, and community development initiatives.

ICC is seeking a part-time Program Manager to provide planning and oversight of one after school program sites at Hawkins Street School in Newark, NJ.  The ideal candidate will aid in advancing the goals and mission of the organization and the After School Program. 

This position is geared towards a candidate who ideally brings the education and background to provide quality services to After School children (ages 5-13) and their families. In addition to leadership and supervisory skills, the ideal candidate should enjoy working children, parents/guardians, school representatives/teachers and ICC staff. The candidate will be responsible for the supervision of the day-to-day program requirements including, but not limited to: staff hiring and supervision, curriculum development, planning, snack purchase/coordination, daily record keeping on attendance/snack counts, maintaining licensing compliance, attend required meetings, assist in submitting funding proposals and reports, coordinate necessary staff trainings.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Program Supervisor is responsible for: working with staff and school leadership to design effective youth development programming and overseeing instructors; conducting program evaluation and data collection; building and strengthening community partnerships; and participating in City and County regional meetings, trainings, and workshops. Working with teachers, students, and school principals to design an exciting and engaging schedule of programs for academic enrichment, remediation, and exploration that meets the needs of students and families and the goals of the grant requirements.

●        Daily oversight of programs and staff while programs are in operation.

●        Supervising all program staff including independent contractors, Site Coordinator, Teachers/Tutors, Enrichment Specialists, and other staff to ensure program goals and objectives are met

●        Developing and strengthening an after-school program of extra-curricular and academic activities for students geared toward closing the achieving gap and integrating best practices such as STEM programing

●        Developing and maintaining a schedule for project based learning, academic, recreational, career development, service learning and extra-curricular activities.

●        Building and maintaining relationships with program partners and sites, meeting regularly with school administrators and partners.

●        Developing and conducting program evaluation and performance measurement assessments.

●        Developing student and family outreach, recruitment, and retention plans.

●        Meet all NJ child care program licensing requirements.

●        Financial - monthly attendance and food counts, managing the classroom supplies budget, snack planning and purchasing.

●        Other duties as assigned:  monthly program report, annual staff performance evaluations, bi-weekly approval of staff’s time and attendance.

●        Bi- annual FFC Program report

●        Bi- Monthly FFC Conference calls

●        Attend FSC Staff meetings.

●        Work with FSC East and FSC West to ensure service and resources are shared with the Hawkins School community  


JOB SPECIFICATIONS OR QUALIFICATIONS, SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS

●        Must have a college degree and one year of managerial or supervisory experience. 

●        Prior experience in an education program or after school program strongly desired.

●        Bilingual strongly preferred– English/Spanish; Portuguese a plus.

●        Excellent written and verbal presentation skills

●        Strong communication and leadership skills are necessary. 

●        Desire to serve people in need and relate to diverse populations

●        Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

●        Demonstrated effective teamwork skills


ICC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to further building and maintaining a staff that reflects the full range and diversity of our community. We are looking for a diverse applicant pool and strongly encourage women of color, persons with disabilities, immigrants, members of the LGBTQ community, and people from low-income and working class backgrounds to apply.



The Ironbound Community Corporation (ICC) was established in 1969 as a nonprofit organization whose mission is to engage and empower individuals, families and groups in realizing their aspirations and, together, work to create a just…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Part Time Schedule

Location

8 Hawkins Street, Newark, NJ 07105

How to Apply

If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to hiring@ironboundcc.org with the subject line “Program Supervisor After School”


If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to hiring@ironboundcc.org with the subject line “Program Supervisor After School”


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