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Extended Day Programs Manager

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Oakland Kids First
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Oakland, CA
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Published 6 days ago

The mission of Oakland Kids First (OKF) is to increase youth voice, leadership, and power to create

engaging and equitable public schools where all students learn and achieve. Founded in 1996 by a

multi-racial coalition of youth serving agencies, Oakland Kids First uses youth leadership

development, peer counseling, and youth organizing to provide hundreds of youth with the skills and

opportunities to advance safe and caring school cultures and improve equity and academic outcomes

for low-income youth of color.


POSITION OVERVIEW

Under the supervision of Oakland Kids First’s Associate Director, the Extended Day Programs

Manager plans, oversees, and coordinates comprehensive extended day programming and services for

students at Castlemont High School. We are looking for a detail-oriented community builder with the

experience and demonstrated ability to help build out an effective community schools model, support

all extended day programming, manage day-to-day operations and community partnerships, be a

loving resource for students, and build a strong after-school culture that meets daily attendance goals.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:


Leadership & Management

● Provide leadership for Oakland Kids First’s Knight Time Extended Day Program by supporting

program staff, partner teachers, and other after-school providers and partners; facilitating

communication; planning services; completing reports & evaluation; and maintaining safe and

engaging spaces for youth.

● Train all staff workers in positive youth development practices, assess extended day

programming, and offer constructive feedback and coaching to providers.

● Attend all relevant organizational meetings; represent the organization as needed in external

meetings and events; including all required OUSD ASPO meetings.

● Foster an environment that promotes teamwork and upholds the principles of Oakland Kids

First and Castlemont High School’s Knight Way.

● Guide and participate in collaborative processes to improve community programs at

Castlemont.

● Collaborate with Pathway Coach and Work Based Learning Liaison to manage the

CastleWorks program and support the Castlemont Farm and Garden.

Program Oversight & Compliance

● Coordinate day-to-day operations of the Knight Time program and ensure compliance of all

OUSD 21st Century extended day programming requirements.

● Develop and maintain a program schedule of academic, leadership and enrichment activities

● Lead Knight Time Staff and partners in the OUSD ASPO evaluation process, complete all

required documentation

● Accurately record and track attendance, participation, and snack for all community programs

activities using database systems and maintain all physical attendance documents.

● Maintain a system of data collection for all other required documentation, including enrollment

forms, emergency cards, permission slips, payroll, receipts, and evaluation tools.

● Ensure EDP activities are aligned and in compliance with CDE Expanded Learning Quality

Standards, grant outcomes, including attendance and units of service requirements.

● Include parents/guardians, teachers, and other stakeholders in program design, evaluation, &

other processes

● Manage facilities used by extended day programming.

● Collaborate with school and other program staff to design and implement a 9th grade Bridge

Program


Fiscal Management, Fund Development and Contract Management

● Collaborate with OKF’s Associate Director to track expenditures and manage after-school

budgets.

● Work with OKF’s Associate Director and Executive Director to organize and prepare for site

visits and other fund development-related activities

● Collaborate with OKF’s Associate Director to manage OUSD 21st Century contract

development and compliance paperwork

● Develop EDP Professional Services Agreements and manage MOU’s and sub-contracts as

needed.


Communication

● Develop and maintain a high level of communication with key stakeholders through regular,

strategic communication and attendance at relevant meetings including Castlemont staff, the

OUSD Extended Learning Program Office, and other OUSD or organizational partners.

● Establish strong internal marketing of programs to internal stakeholders through a monthly

e-newsletter.

● Develop and maintain positive parent relations through regular, strategic communication about

attendance, participation, and events


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

● Preference given to candidates with direct experience coordinating and providing

capacity-building to an after-school collaborative, or school-based committee with community

partners.

● At least four years of full-time work experience in youth development programming and

program management.

● Flexibility, sense of humor, strong commitment to collaboration, self-reflection, accountability,

and resourcefulness.

● Demonstrated ability to collaborate with schools and work in partnership with administrators,

teachers, and community partners.

● A detail-oriented person with experience in program evaluation and grant compliance.

● Passion for mentoring young people, promoting youth development practices and working

towards social change.

● Strong writing, speaking, and communication skills.

● Proficiency in word processing, online file sharing, and data entry.

● Graphic design skills, a plus.

● Ability to speak Spanish or Mam, a plus.

● People of color, LGBTQIA+ people are encouraged to apply.

● We strongly encourage all staff – especially those who work with youth – to get the

COVID-19 vaccine as we are a justice organization that prioritizes the safety of the high-need

communities we serve.


JOB REQUIREMENTS

● Must have at least a high school diploma or GED (Bachelors or Masters degree preferred)

● 48 College credits/units or passage of the Instructional Aide Examination (OUSD Requirement)

● Ability to lift 20 lbs and engage in physical activities such as active icebreakers.

● Must pass a criminal background check and TB test clearance.

● Reliable and regular transportation between OKF office and school campus

Offer of employment is contingent on passing a criminal background check and a TB

screening. COVID-19 vaccination is strongly encouraged and could be required by OUSD or

OKF in the future.


COMPENSATION:

Position Available at 100% FTE

Compensation: Commensurate with experience

Benefits: Medical and Dental Coverage; Vacation, Medical, and Holiday Leave

TO APPLY:

Please submit your résumé and a cover letter describing why you’re a good fit for this position to

info@kidsfirstoakland.org August 6, 2021.

OAKLAND KIDS FIRST DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE IN ANY PROGRAM, ACTIVITY OR IN

EMPLOYMENT ON THE BASIS OF AGE, CREED, GENDER IDENTITY, RACE, ETHNIC BACKGROUND,

MARITAL OR VETERAN STATUS, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, OR

RELIGION.

The mission of Oakland Kids First (OKF) is to increase youth voice, leadership, and power to create

engaging and equitable public schools where all students learn and achieve. Founded in 1996 by a

multi-racial coalition of youth serving…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    September 1, 2021
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required

Salary

Commensurate with experience

Benefits

Medical and Dental Coverage; Vacation, Medical, and Holiday Leave

Medical and Dental Coverage; Vacation, Medical, and Holiday Leave

Location

On-site
Oakland, CA, USA

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