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Posted: Monday, January 1, 2018 6:35 PM

Good Shepherd Services is a leading youth development, education and family service agency with more than 85 programs that serve over 30,000 children, youth and families each year. We give vulnerable youth in New York City the opportunity to take ownership of their future. Voted one of the top 100 places to work in NYC by Crain's 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! Are you looking to make a difference in a child's life? Do you love helping people reach their full potential? Do you want to feel good about the job you are doing? If you answered yes to all these questions then we want you to join our team! We are looking for a dynamic and compassionate After-School Program Director to work with us. The Program Director is responsible for the overall development, implementation, and supervision of the GSS programming at Launch Expeditionary Learning Charter School. She/he serves as the liaison to school staff and is responsible for carrying the culture and values of Good Shepherd Services. Reports To: DIVISION DIRECTOR, BROOKLYN COMMUNITY-BASED PROGRAMS Location: 1580 Dean Street, Brooklyn NY 11213 Hours: 35 Hours/Week; Exempt Major Duties: * Creatively cultivate robust and varied range of after-school activities that students want to attend; infused with fun and engaging rituals to keep students engaged. * Provide overall leadership for the after-school program. * Develop strong linkages within day to after school programming and work in collaboration with Launch staff and administration fostering positive relationships. * Supervise youth development specialist, group leaders, consultants, administrative staff and volunteers. * Develop and facilitate weekly team meetings. * Create and facilitate trainings tailored to the needs of program. * Provide weekly supervision to staff; supporting ongoing professional development. * Create systems for documentation, reporting, and meetings. * Create and keep updated program manual specific to GSS program at Launch Expeditionary Learning Charter School. * Rotate presence in all after-school activities ensuring quality implementation. * Ensure the safety and cleanliness of the site. * Meet with principals (or designee) weekly to maintain open communication regarding programming; ensure their satisfaction. * Oversee implementation of all school-wide projects, recruitment and retention of students in after-school programming activities. * Supervise family engagement activities. * Provide crisis intervention as needed. * Ensure appropriate utilization of internal and external databases, including DYCD OST database and attend trainings as necessary. * Complete required narrative, statistical reports, report or services in a timely manner. * Implement appropriate systems with Launch to access data for outcome reports; ie attendance rates, grades, credit accumulation * Participate in appropriate school-based teams and committees. * Work closely with educational specialist to ensure after-school activities align with Common Core. * Assume responsibility for partnerships with other community groups and consultants * Monitor program budget * In collaboration with PEP, oversee implementation of program evaluation activities. * Ensure program's compliance with Department of Health (DOH), DYCD and COA accreditation requirements. * Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications: * Bachelor's degree required, with minimum 18 credits in child development, education or related field; Masters in related field preferred. * Minimum of 3 years of direct experience in youth development programs. * Minimum of 1 year of supervisory experience required. * Ability to create and foster positive relationships with school administration. * Must be able to 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, youth and family development and trauma-informed perspective. 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.SDL2017

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