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Community Center Afterschool Director

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St. Nicks Alliance
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Brooklyn, NY

St. Nicks Alliance


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Published 12 days ago

St. Nicks Alliance serves more than 3,000 young people from elementary through high school each year with a seamless continuum of comprehensive services that target the developmental needs of youth as they grow.

The Community Center Director will oversee Afterschool and Summer Camp services at Sumner Community Center and PS 59.

Staff Supervision

  • Hire, train, and supervise qualified and highly competent staff
  • Oversee enrollment, space allocation and space use permits, as well as meals including CACFP meals request for school year after school, evening program, Saturday program, Holiday Camp, and summer camp programming 
  • Provide training and support to staff in classroom/behavior management strategies that align with day school culture 
  • Supervise Assistant Director with supporting staff with lesson planning and implementation for core program components following the thematic curriculum
  • Supervise Full Time Outreach Coordinator with High School program and outreach efforts
  • Provide ongoing observation, coaching and feedback to staff, three times a year for a Full-Time Center Assistant Director, Part-Time Evening & Saturday Coordinator Part-Time Program Coordinator, Part-Time Group Leaders, activity specialists, and Interns
  • Maintain written guidance/documentation for incidents/occurrences with staff

Partnership/Relationship Development

  • Cultivate school and community partnerships through outreach, regular meetings, and community events; market programming; recruit and retain participants
  • Oversee adult, senior, and intergenerational programming designed to serve the needs and interest of the community
  • Develop and maintain partnerships and communication with feeder schools leadership team and staff to support the effective integration of in-school and after-school goals
  • Establish Beacon Advisory Board and schedule four advisory board meetings by the benchmarks including maintaining a relationship with the Residence Association President 
  • Coordinate/schedule/attend monthly leadership meetings with Principal/Assistant Principal, Assistant Principal Community School Director, Residence Association President and program stakeholders including The Leadership Program staff, School Safety, Attendance, SLT meetings
  • Build and maintain a strong relationship with The Leadership Program
  • Build and maintain strong, positive relationships with parents, school faculty and other community resources/partners in order to enrich the experiences for students and their families in the program by creating an effective system of communication for sharing program updates and student progress
  • Serve as the liaison between the CBO, NYCHA, Senior Center, PS 59 and feeder schools 
  • Conduct parent orientation sessions in the Fall and Spring
  • Establish and oversee evening and weekend programming for young people and adults, partnering with community organizations to increase programming capacity
  • Support integration of the DYCD learning Labs into the structure of Sumner Community Center

Program Development

  • Have the ability to adhere to a changing environment as needed and continue to provide services in person and virtually through Google Classroom or other virtual learning platforms
  • Ensure the implementation of the division wide thematic Literacy Immersion Model curricula for Literacy, STEM, Arts Enrichment and SEL
  • Oversee the integration of the AASP afterschool center into the overall operations of PS59’s community school and into the structure of Sumner Community Center
  • Development of an enriching theme-based summer camp with the goal of stemming summer learning loss and providing opportunities for growth and hands-on learning through literacy, STEM, SEL and Arts Enrichment
  • Ensure the implementation of 7-week thematic Family Literacy unit for Elementary Families
  • Support short and long term division-wide implementation of program planning and outcomes tracking; specifically, seek ways to improve school attendance, school attachment, academic self-efficacy, employment self-efficacy, skills for success (social-emotional skills), literacy, and lifelong learning
  • Work closely with school and leadership team and Community School Director to coordinate adult education, financial literacy, family engagement, and housing workshops
  • Develop enriching program schedules for Elem and Middle School students
  • Development of an Evening/Saturday Program schedule that serves both youth and adults
  • Support Division wide Touch-A-Truck and M5K fundraiser events
  • Plan two Showcases a year 
  • Ensure the implementation of a the Youth Advisory Council and its functioning 

Administration

  • Supervise funder online system and administrative mandates to ensure 100% compliance with DYCD 
  • Submit DYCD Workscopes by required deadlines
  • Submit Timesheets by the internal deadline
  • Track enrollment, attendance, and data entry to ensure center is on track to meet programmatic, attendance and enrollment mandates and benchmarks
  • Lead out DYCD site visits 
  • Attend all Division Leadership Meetings
  • Ensure DYCD/DOH program binders are updated on a monthly basis
  • Oversee monthly DYCD staff binder audits 
  • Complete at least 15 hours of training annually
  • Submit subcontractors sign-in sheets on a monthly basis
  • Respond to DOH correspondence and correct violations as received
  • Adhere to internal Division Deadlines
  • Submit vacation requests 2 weeks before requested time off and sick time requests within two business days of time off
  • Oversee compliance with DOE/DOHMH School Age Child Care (SACC) and Summer Camp rules and regulations pertaining to staff hiring and clearances, trainings, safety including COVID-19 compliance and related items and be listed as Site Director on SACC license
  • Attend all DYCD Beacon Director Meetings
  • Oversee compliance with School Age Child Care (SACC) and Summer Camp rules and regulations pertaining to staff hiring and clearances, trainings, safety, and related items
  • Any other tasks as identified by your Supervisor as they relate to your responsibilities

Qualifications:

Masters Degree in Social Work, Nonprofit Management, Public Administration or related field REQUIRED

At least 2 years of Supervisory experience

Knowledge of DYCD Contracts

Knowledge of DOHMH Mandates

St. Nicks Alliance serves more than 3,000 young people from elementary through high school each year with a seamless continuum of comprehensive services that target the developmental needs of youth as they grow.

The Community Center…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • M.D. Required

Location

On-site
Brooklyn, NY

How to Apply

Submit cover letter and resume with Afterschool Director in the subject heading to youthresumes(at)stnicksalliance.org

Submit cover letter and resume with Afterschool Director in the subject heading to youthresumes(at)stnicksalliance.org

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