Director of Academic Success – Orlando, FL
Operations - Syd & Marianne Levy Service Center
Orlando, FL, USA
$60,000 - $70,000
Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, PTO, Paid Holidays, Sick Time
REPORTS TO: Director of Club Operations
Responsible for ensuring the Academic Success Initiative is successfully implemented; the delivery of a broad range of programs within all targeted Clubs; plan, develop, oversee implementation and supervise programs and program staff.
KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities):
Prepare Youth for Success
Plan and oversee the administration of designated Clubhouse programs and activities that support literacy and Youth Development Outcomes:
Establish Clubhouse program objectives consistent with organizational goals and mission.
Oversee the provision of day-to-day program activities in accordance with established standards and goals.
Ensure that members are encouraged to participate in a variety of program areas/activities and receive instruction and constructive feedback to develop skills in program area(s).
Demonstrate leadership to assure conduct, safety and development of members.
Program Development and Implementation
Establish and maintain Clubhouse program goals and settings that insure the health and safety of members. Ensure that site staff understand and effectively communicate standards of program; that they ensure program areas are safe, well ventilated and well lit; and that club equipment is maintained in good working condition.
Ensure the evaluation of Club programs on a continual basis and ensures programs/activities respond to member needs and address their gender and cultural diversity.
Allocate and monitor work assigned to program volunteers and staff, providing ongoing feedback and appraisal. Identify and support training and development opportunities for assigned volunteers and staff.
Oversee proper record keeping and reporting including activities and events conducted, breakdowns of daily participation figures, notable achievements and any problems/issues.
Ensure productive and effective performance by all program staff and volunteers.
This position will supervise the project across multiple sites and ensure our program outcomes are being met.
1. Academic Success – 70% of regularly attending members* will improve or maintain a GPA level of 2.0 or greater. 80% of regularly attending members* will be promoted to next grade level on time, or, if high school seniors, will graduate on time with future plans.
2. Good Character & Citizenship – 70% of regularly attending members* will report "doing fine" or "doing great" in response to BGCA's National Youth Outcomes Initiative (NYOI) survey questions on Education, Risky Behaviors and Club Connections.
3. Youth enjoyment of read as measured by pre-/post-tests.
4. Increased literacy achievement – we expect to see improvement in at least one or more of the five components: reading fluency, comprehension, phonemic awareness/phonics, spelling & vocabulary.
Internal: Maintain close, daily contact with Club staff (professional and volunteer), Club members, and supervisor to receive/provide information, discuss issues, explain or interpret guidelines/instructions; instruct, and advise/counsel.
External: Maintain contact as needed with external community groups, schools, member's parents and other to assist in resolving problems.
Four year degree in related field from an accredited college or university in related field, or a minimum of five years work experience in a Boys or Girls Club or similar organization planning and supervising activities based on the developmental needs of young people.
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
Group leadership skills, including an understanding of group dynamics.
Demonstrated organizational, staff and project management abilities.
Mandatory CPR and First Aid Certifications.
Valid driver's license and good driving record.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Physical requirements: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, and policy manuals. Ability to write reports and correspondence. The ability to clearly and concisely exchange/receive ideas, facts and or technical information with others. Ability to visually monitor activities of club members. The employee is required to be able to perform CPR or first aid. The employee is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, climb or balance, and stoop, jump, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee is required to operate a motor vehicle. The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 10 pounds. Working environment: Normal club environment.
The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, or 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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