Program Director


: $123,975.00 - $206,040.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Executive Management

The Director is responsible for the overall development, implementation, and supervision of the After-School Center at the Afterschool program at PS 246. S/He serves as the liaison to school staff and is responsible for required documentation reports.
Title: Program Director, OST @ AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM AT PS 246
Location: 2641 Grand Concourse, Bronx NY 10468
Hours: 35 Hours/Week; Exempt
Major Duties:
+ Provide overall leadership for the After-School Center and the development of school and Good Shepherd linkages within the school day.
+ Responsible for program and staff scheduling.
+ Supervise assistant director, group leaders, program aides, consultants, administrative staff and volunteers; complete timely performance evaluations.
+ Develop and facilitate weekly staff meetings.
+ Conduct program outreach and coordinate enrollment and registration for all programs at the After-School Center.
+ Develop and oversee the implementation of engaging, age-appropriate activities.
+ Ensure the safety and cleanliness of the site.
+ Supervise family involvement activities, as well as communication with parents regarding program expectations, child behavior and health and safety issues.
+ Provide daily crisis intervention with participants regarding personal and/or in-school issues that affect success in the program.
+ Ensure appropriate utilization of internal and external databases, including DYCD OST database.
+ Complete required narrative and statistical reports in a timely manner.
+ Liaise with the principal and designated staff of Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School to coordinate the activities for the program with ongoing educational programming.
+ Participate in appropriate school-based teams or committees.
+ Assume responsibility for partnerships with other community groups.
+ Partner with Good Shepherds programs within the school to maximize comprehensive services provided to students and families; create linkages between Good Shepherd staff and Department of Education (DOE) staff.
+ Monitor program budget and oversee implementation of Quality Improvement (QI) activities.
+ Work collaboratively with central office staff , providing information as needed in an efficient manner.
+ Ensure programs compliance with Department of Health (DOH), DYCD and COA accreditation requirements.
+ Perform other duties as assigned.
+ Bachelors degree in a relevant field strongly preferred or a minimum 3 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree.
+ Minimum of 2 years of experience in youth development programs and supervision.
+ Must be able to engage in crisis intervention activities and demonstrate, lead and teach a range of group activities.
+ Must be available for weekend training requirements.
+ Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth development perspective.
Good Shepherd Services is a leading multi-service agency with more than 85 programs that serve over 30,000 youth and families each year and builds on their strengths to help them gain skills for success. At Good Shepherd we respect the dignity and worth of every person and reject intolerance, inequity and injustice in whatever form it may take. Voted one of the top 100 places to work in NYC by Crains New York, Good Shepherd Services offers a fantastic work environment, a collaborative team dedicated to fulfilling our mission, and an amazing array of benefits. Join our team and help make a difference!
General Requirements: All staff are expected to be committed to the mission, vision, and values of Good Shepherd Services, which includes involvement in quality improvement activities and a willingness and ability to work within a culturally diverse environment.
Good Shepherd Services is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, participants, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors. We do not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.
ID: 2019-2845
Associated topics: administrative assistant, administrative officer, administrative support, assistant, asso, facilities, front office, food, operation, support * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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