COMPASS Program Director

Posted 3 weeks ago

Flatbush Development Corporation is seeking an experienced applicant who, under the supervision of the Director of Youth Services, will be responsible for ensuring that the Elementary COMPASS Afterschool Program meets all program standard and funding guidelines. The Program Director must be able to plan and organize a structured program consisting of educational and recreational activities according to age group, supervise staff and maintain a high level of communication between school representatives and participants. In addition, the Program Director will be responsible for the management of the entire program at his/her site.

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, hire, train and supervise staff according to FDC policies.
  • Ensure that all DYCD, DOH and FDC Guidelines are followed and adhered to.
  • Responsible for data entry, reports, snack, securing space, security and all other administrative duties/documentation requirement in a timely fashion.
  • Ensure that adequate supplies and equipment are kept safe and available for programmatic needs.
  • Promote literacy, multiculturalism, parent and community involvement through appropriate program enhancements and activities.
  • Respond to e-mails and phone messages within twenty-four (24) hours.
  • Maintain accurate records pertaining to licensing requirements, staff/child health and safety.
  • Develop and implement program curriculum aligned with school program curricula.
  • Participate in all FDC’s annual events.
  • Evaluate and document staff performance informally and formally during the program year.
  • Serve as a liaison with school personnel. Create a Parent Advisory and Youth Advisory Group. Attend school planning meeting and PTA meetings. Develop community relations with other community organizations or programs.
  • Supervise the completion, collection and submission of data and reports to DYCD (Department of Youth and Community Development) as required under contract agreement.
  • Supervise and plan summer programs including securing DOH license.
  • Actively participate in designated meetings and training sessions as needed and/or requested.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in Education or related field required-no exceptions!; MA/MS preferred
  • Minimum of two years of supervisory experience.
  • Experience working with school aged school youth in school age programs preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Current First Aid/CPR/RTE certifications.
  •  As of the effective date of this posting, COVID-19 vaccine is required for this position as per Executive Order 75 and the Order of the Commissioner of Health and Mental Hygiene to Require COVID-19 Vaccination for DOE Employees, Contractors and Others

Equal Employment Opportunity

Flatbush Development Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

NYC COVID-Safe Requirement

FDC is subject to the terms of the “COVID-Safe Requirement” which requires all persons newly hired for employment by any City agency to provide proof of having received at least one dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine prior to beginning their employment, except for those who obtain an exception due to medical or religious reasons through the reasonable accommodation process. 

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Job CategoryDirector, Full Time

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