Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco (BGCSF) will be running a school-day program for Gateway Middle School (GMS) for the 2017-18 academic school year. Through this partnership, BGCSF will play an active role on the GMS campus, working closely with the GMS Principal and Gateway’s Director of Partnerships, as well as coordinating services for GMS students at the Don Fisher Clubhouse. The Site Director is responsible for managing all aspects of the partnership, working under that supervisor of an Area Director, who also manages the Clubhouse Director at the Don Fisher Clubhouse.
The framework for the partnership is built on the following objectives: Student Access and Opportunities, Student Engagement and Development, and Faculty Support. Goals include: increase student engagement and connection to GMS, provide non-academic skill building opportunities, offer youth development opportunities and prosocial experiences for students on campus, and support teachers to invest more energy on academic needs.
The Site Director will manage two part-time staff members and will work collaboratively with the Clubhouse Director and Assistant Clubhouse Director at the Don Fisher Clubhouse for enhanced opportunities for GMS students.
KEY ROLES (ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES):
Program Facilitation and Oversight: 55%
- Manage recreational and enrichment activities for GMS.
- Provide program orientation, encourage involvement, and maintain monthly conversations with families and the school community.
- Work in close collaboration with the school principal and teachers to craft programs that support the school’s goals for student development and academic achievement. Align activities with the regular school day; ensure and promote program visibility.
- Design programs based on the needs and interests of students while developing strong social-emotional skills.
- Transport GMS students in Club vehicles or on public transportation as needed, according to BGCSF’s and GMS’s policies and procedures to ensure Club members’/students’ safety at all times.
- Bring forth thoughtful new ideas and spirit of creativity.
- Provide direct management and leadership to a three-person team to ensure a positive learning environment; ensure that staff are properly trained in program planning, norms and standards for professionalism and are meeting desired expectations and outcomes.
- Manage and communicate day-to-day scheduling and activities with GMS and BGCSF community.
- Ensure that BGCSF staff and volunteers directly serving GMS exemplify professionalism and outstanding teamwork.
- Supervise and train any approved volunteers supporting program with an emphasis on safety.
- Work with the Area Director and HR to recruit, screen, and hire part-time staff.
- Work effectively with BGCSF colleagues to ensure the organization effectively achieves its mission and goals.
- Provide the leadership needed to tackle all day-to-day issues related to the partnership.
- Coach and supervise staff; work with BGCSF to provide staff with opportunities for professional development.
- Help design and implement a financial sustainability plan for the program; leverage in-kind resources and work with Development team to write grants.
- Collaborate with BGCSF’s two other school-based Site Directors, sharing best practices.
- Provide program and data updates and progress reports to BGCSF, school administrators, funders and other stakeholders upon request, including a mid-year and year-end report to stakeholders.
- Respond promptly and professionally to all program and information inquiries.
- Manage accurate and timely collection of attendance and participation data by accessing the TraxSolutions database on a daily/weekly basis; analyze the data for any inconsistencies or incomplete entries and cross reference actual numbers to goals.
- Gather data, conduct observations, and use assessments and feedback for ongoing program evaluation and improvement. Track and meet all deadlines for report submissions.
- Implement and track outcomes against stated goals.
- Reconcile budgets and track expenditures. Purchase, manage, and track inventory of supplies and equipment.
- Develop and maintain program calendar, in alignment with BGCSF and GMS.
- Complete other duties as deemed necessary by the Area Director.
- At all times maintain a professional appearance and manner reflective of the high standards of Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco and GMS.
Collaborative Duties: 15%
- Work closely with the Clubhouse Director and Assistant Clubhouse Director at the Don Fisher Clubhouse to establish ongoing school-day and after-school programming for GMS students.
- Ensure and promote program visibility within the school campus and within Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco.
- Actively participate in and support school-wide events, such as family night/s, back-to-school night, and more.
- Develop and maintain positive relationships with all GMS stakeholders, including school leadership, teachers, students, parents, and donors.
SKILLS/ KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:
- BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university
- Experience managing a team of youth development professionals.
- Proficient in working with Excel/Microsoft Office and attendance data base systems
- Ability to keep detailed records
- Ability to drive and possess a clean driving record
- Must be punctual and reliable
- Ability to work with minimal supervision
- Ability to multi-task and successfully handle competing deadlines and priorities
- Must have excellent written and oral communication skills
- Experience working with youth ages 10-14 years old in a youth development setting
- The ability to create strong relationships with youth in a short period of time
- An interest in a variety of youth programs including technology, art, sports, and recreation.
- Strong positive disciplinary skills with youth
- Demonstrated research and organization skills
- Ability to work in a high-paced environment with continual distractions
- Strong ability to create and follow systems and procedures
- Current Red Cross First Aid/CPR certification (within 90 days of employment)
- Ability to pass background check and fingerprint clearance
- Teaching or professional facilitation experience highly preferred
- Master’s Degree and PPS credential highly desired
- Comfortable operating a motor vehicles while transporting youth
- Creative and enthusiastic demeanor, and dedicated to youth development
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT:
- Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs.
- Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
- Moving about to accomplish tasks.
- Must be able to sit at computer workstation for long time periods
The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.
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