Program Director-Frederic R. & Margaret Coudert Clubhouse

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Competitive Salary



Start Date


Application Deadline



1930 Randall Avenue
United States


The Program Director will provide leadership, support and direction for all athletic, educational and performing arts related programs at the Frederic R. & Margaret Coudert Clubhouse. S/he is responsible for developing and strengthening the delivery of high quality curriculum-based activities that are aligned with: (1) the current New York State Learning Standards; (2) Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club’s program model; and (3) best practices in the fields of out of school time and youth development. This individual should be a motivational leader, who will develop strategies to ensure that our site-based staff are equipped to provide engaging and innovative learning opportunities in our adjunct, afterschool and summer programs. S/he will also be responsible for coaching and supporting groups leaders, specialists, and other site-based staff in the areas of student assessment, data analysis, curriculum planning and implementation, and program evaluation. The Program Director will report directly to the Deputy Director of Operations.


Program Planning and Delivery

  • Identify research-based curricula and assessments in support of curriculum planning and implementation
  • Identify Boys & Girls Clubs of America curricula and support the implementation and outcomes tracking of these initiatives
  • Oversee the development and facilitation of standard curriculum planning, assessment and implementation processes and procedures for programs

Delivery and Support of Professional Development

  • Plan and conduct trainings to support the skills and program implementation strategies of staff
  • Conduct regular meetings with the Aquatics, Athletics, Performing Arts, Social Recreation and Teen Directors
  • Establish and manage communities of practice to help facilitators, academic specialists and education coordinators plan curriculum, analyze student data, track student progress, and share best practices based on their roles
  • Plan, conduct and debrief program observations in collaboration with site-based staff
  • Advance the integration of differentiated instruction into programming through strategies like: project-based learning and the use of technology.
  • Seek out opportunities to remain current in knowledge of relevant educational research, trends in the fields of education and youth development and curricula

Curriculum and Program Assessment and Outcomes Tracking

  • Develop and use tools to monitor the effectiveness of programs, as well as member and parent satisfaction

Operations and Supervision

·     Oversee the budget and expenditures for the Coudert Clubhouse

·     Provide oversight to the work schedule and ADP entry of full and part time staff members

·     Manage documentation requests from partner organizations, funders and Boys & Girls Clubs of America

·     Manage the Department of Health (DOH) and School Age Child Care (SACC) licenses and permits

·     Support the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club Development Office in writing of grants that support Coudert programs


Partnership Identification and Management

  • Ensure academic programs are compliant with Department of Education (DOE), Boys and Girls Club, agency and funder policies, rules and timelines
  • Coordinate and maintain relationships with various partner agencies, such as the Boys and Girls Club of America and the Partnership for After School Education (PASE.)


  • Master’s Degree in Education, Social Work, Youth Development or related field preferred
  • Minimum of 5-10 years progressive professional experience in the facilitation, management, and administration of youth development programs
  • Fluent Spanish Speaker required
  • Knowledge of recent developments and current literature in the field of youth development
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and Word, as well as the latest in educational software and programming


  • Ability to provide on-going professional development in child and adolescent development, planning, group facilitation, and outcomes tracking
  • Strong repertoire of youth development strategies (e.g. modeling, role plays, reflection activities, opportunities for feedback from peers and mentors, etc.)
  • Understanding of the basic concepts of group work (i.e. beginning, middle and close out); and the importance of meeting the group outcomes
  • Positively encourages young people
  • Treats young people with respect
  • Disciplines young people with dignity
  • Ability to set a positive tone for staff
  • Ability to get and maintain staff buy-in
  • Ability to identify and support leadership among staff
  • Ability to lead and support staff in the planning of sessions
  • Ability to ensure space, materials and other resources are in place to facilitate these groups
  • Ability to identify additional resources to support young people and staff as issues may arise
  • Seeks and accepts feedback for continuous improvement
  • Experience and/or ability to focus on outcomes
  • Willingness and ability to consistently model the identified values and ability to reinforce with feedback and site-wide structures and resources
  • Experience with program development, evaluation, outcomes assessment, and facilitating professional development experiences for a range of educational professionals
  • Passion for Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club’s mission and youth development
  • Exhibits strong leadership and team building skills
  • Excellent presentation and communication (oral and written) skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to interact with a diverse range of individuals
  • Able to apply tact and discretion according to the demands of the situation


Full medical, dental, eye and retirement benefits.

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency/proficiency in Spanish preferred

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

Eligible candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to Please include “Program Director-Frederic R. & Margaret Coudert Clubhouse” in the subject line. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.