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Associate Director, Afterschool Programs

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St. Nicks Alliance
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Brooklyn, NY
New
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Published 7 days ago

St. Nicks Alliance (SNA) is a nonprofit, nonsectarian community-based organization founded in 1975 to serve as a catalyst to revitalize North Brooklyn for the benefit of low and moderate income people. SNA is widely recognized for success with its initial goals and has grown in scale, capacity and effectiveness relying upon evidenced based approaches to address poverty and create opportunity. SNA serves primarily North Brooklyn with impactful strategies in Youth and Education, Elder Care, Workforce Development, Affordable Housing as well as a community Civic Anchor.

Position Summary

SNA’s Youth and Education approach focuses on literacy, academic and youth development supporting young people to perform well in school and develop the resilience to thrive as adults. The Associate Director, Afterschool Programs is responsible for operations, compliance, programmatic quality and data-driven outcomes for a current portfolio of three COMPASS, three SONYC and 2 EMPIRE STATE afterschool programs serving elementary and middle school aged youth.  The Associate Director, Afterschool Programs reports to the Deputy Director of Children and Youth,

The successful candidate will be an effective leader able to support Afterschool Program directors to offer dynamic programming, including SNA’s School Success and Middle School Model.  They will help facilitate strong partnerships with schools, SNA’s housing and workforce divisions, and other community organizations. The Associate Director must be well-versed in the deliverables required by various funders (DYCD, and OCFS) and help staff to achieve these mandatory outcomes, including data collection, input and reporting. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Leadership & Resource Development

  • Support community center directors to ensure full compliance with all public and private funding streams (COMPASS, SONYC, OCFS) for new and existing SNA initiatives.  
  • Model effective leadership and demonstrates the SNA values and culture  
  • Contribute to planning, program development and partnership development in the implementation of all strategic initiatives


Program Management and Assessment

  • Support the full implementation and assessment of School Success Model for elementary and the refinement of middle school model
  • Support the collection, analysis and reporting of program performance data, in concert with external evaluator, associate director of education, school personnel and site staff
  • Support the implementation of transformational practices, as defined in St. Nicks Alliance’s transformational manual
  • Ensure Track and utilize data to drive decision-making and best practices
  • Work with directors to develop a parent relations/communication strategy

Staff Leadership & Talent Development

  • Hire, develop, coach and retain high-performing staff, working with them to maintain consistent, high-quality project management and service delivery, ensure sites are covered by competent staff
  • Work collaboratively with other Youth and Education leaders to support programmatic and operational cohesion across the division.
  • Ensure staff are well-supervised through regular supervision sessions, observations, the guidance process and annual performance reviews,
  • Analyze the professional development needs of individual staff and across sites, and design a annual staff development plan

Finance and Operations

  • Ensure human resources policies and processes (payroll, hiring, terminations/departures, performance reviews and guidance) are implemented with fidelity across the portfolio
  • Ensure all fiscal and operations policies are implemented with fidelity

Core Competencies

  • Problem Solving -- Works cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and makes decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness
  • Teamwork  -- Promotes internal collaboration and builds external partnerships
  • Leadership -- Positively influences others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization
  • Decision Making -- Assesses situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and makes clear decisions which are timely and in the best interest of the organization

Qualifications, Education and Experience

  • Min. Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree in Public Administration, Education, Social Work or related field preferred
  • Min. 10 years of experience in Youth services, including 5 years demonstrated success in leadership roles
  • Deep understanding of youth development
  • Ability to lead staff, develop resources and oversee operations
  • Excellent writing skills and ability to articulate youth concepts

Compensation

  • Commensurate with experience and competitive for the field 


St. Nicks Alliance (SNA) is a nonprofit, nonsectarian community-based organization founded in 1975 to serve as a catalyst to revitalize North Brooklyn for the benefit of low and moderate income people. SNA is widely recognized for success…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required

Location

On-site
2 Kingsland Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211, United States

How to Apply

Please submit resume and cover letter to youthresumes(at)stnicksalliance.org, with "Associate Director, Afterschool Programs" in the subject line.

Thank you.

Please submit resume and cover letter to youthresumes(at)stnicksalliance.org, with "Associate Director, Afterschool Programs" in the subject line.

Thank you.

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