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Youth Program Manager - Minneapolis

Posted on 2019-11-12 2:47:14 PM

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Job Posting for: Youth Program Manager- Mulberry Junction Location: East Side Neighborhood Services Reports to: Assistant Director of OST Programs Status: Full Time, average of 40 hours/week, non-exempt Schedule: 9:30 am-6:00 pm, occasional evenings and weekends; Summer hours shift to 8:30 am-5:00 pm Broad Scope and Function of Job: The Youth Program Manager is responsible for the overall administration of a community-based Out-of-School Time program called Mulberry Junction. The program takes place at East Side Neighborhood Services and recruits 20-30 youth in grades K-5 from various schools in northeast Minneapolis to attend. The position directly supervises a team of part-time staff that may include a lead youth worker, family outreach worker, support staff, and licensed teachers. Provides leadership and supervision to 4-5 literacy tutors, college interns, and community volunteers daily and works in collaboration with Minneapolis Public Schools Extended Learning programs to provide academic services to youth. Coordinates and oversees program operations to ensure academic success, individual academic growth and support developmental assets of youth through research-based programming. The program manager provides resources, support and community engagement opportunities for participants and their families. Oversees program operations to ensure individual academic and emotional growth and support developmental assets of youth through research-based programming, using a holistic approach that is trauma-informed and strengths-based. Provides support to students and staff by actively participating in family engagement events and seeking out input of parents and caregivers to help the program thrive. Major Duties and Responsibilities: Is responsible for, but not limited to, the following: Program Development (50%): · Provides day-to-day supervision of program operations of the Out-of-School Time program, parent events, and a full-day summer program designed to increase academic success, build character and leadership, increase 21st Century skills and build positive relationships with students. · Manages and coordinates staffing, and supports staff in the delivery of direct services to youth and families and provide back up as necessary. · Responsible for tracking participation, collecting evaluative data, and assisting Youth Department Assistant Director of OST in program proposals and reports. · Offers consistent on-going supportive relationships to students and their families. · Creates program structure and offerings for students in collaboration with school day and after school staff and actively works with school staff and principal to assess student needs and appropriate interventions. Parents and Community (10%): · Develops and implements procedures and activities to increase parent involvement in the student’s education, including family nights and program volunteer opportunities. · Initiates and supports relationships with community-based partner organizations to expand after-school offerings at program site · Forms and maintains collaborations with school staff and other youth serving agencies in the community. · Connects with individual schools to coordinate transportation of students to program each day. Staff Supervision (20%): · Oversees hiring, development, and supervision for program staff, interns, and volunteers to ensure that all youth work is in accordance with ESNS agency, MPS, departmental policies, procedures, and guiding principles. · Assists in training of interns, volunteers and youth aides to ensure that each work in accordance with established professional conduct and procedures, demonstrate an ability to work age-appropriately with students, and promote the goals of ESNS Youth Programs. · Facilitates regular site staff meetings and provides one-on-one supervision and coaching. Administrative Duties (10%): · Prepares and maintains accurate records that ensure the privacy and confidentiality of program participants and their families. · Responsible for completing monthly reports and participate in Continuous Improvement Process. · Meets with collaborative community groups and East Side Youth Department staff to report progress, discuss issues and give/receive support. · Attends supervisory meetings. · Attends other school meetings as assigned by school administration team. Professional Development (5%): · Participates in workshops, classes, and self-directed study to further develop professional skills and competencies commensurate with assigned job responsibilities. Other (5%): · Other responsibilities as assigned by the Assistant Director of OST. Job requirements and qualifications: Education: · Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Education, or related Social Science field; or equivalent education and experience. Experience: · Two years of experience working with diverse, at-risk youth, parents, and school personnel. · Two years of experience working with groups, counseling, and program management in a community setting. · Two years of supervision experience in the field of youth work. · Experience motivating youth to improve academic success and involving parents in their child’s education. · Demonstrated ability to work independently, manage time effectively, multi-task, manage multiple programs concurrently, and utilize supervision and support as necessary. Other Qualifications: · Computer competencies, including MSOffice, databases, creating professional documents. · Ability to work across ethnic/racial/economic lines for effective communication and trust building. · Ability to self-start and effectively problem solve. · Valid Minnesota driver’s license, safe driving record and reliable transportation required. Compensation: $37,440-$41,600 annually depending on qualifications. Generous benefits including Health, Dental, Life, STD & LTD, 403(b) and PTO. Application Deadline: Open until filled Interested Candidates should visit ESNS.org – click on GET INVOLVED – CAREERS and follow the link on our careers page to apply **please include Resume and Cover Letter** AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY–AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYE

Job Posting for:  Youth Program Manager- Mulberry Junction

Location:             East Side Neighborhood Services

Reports to:          Assistant Director of OST Programs

Status:                 Full Time, average of 40 hours/week, non-exempt

Schedule:            9:30 am-6:00 pm, occasional evenings and weekends;

     Summer hours shift to 8:30 am-5:00 pm

 

Broad Scope and Function of Job:

The Youth Program Manager is responsible for the overall administration of a community-based Out-of-School Time program called Mulberry Junction. The program takes place at East Side Neighborhood Services and recruits 20-30 youth in grades K-5 from various schools in northeast Minneapolis to attend.

The position directly supervises a team of part-time staff that may include a lead youth worker, family outreach worker, support staff, and licensed teachers. Provides leadership and supervision to 4-5 literacy tutors, college interns, and community volunteers daily and works in collaboration with Minneapolis Public Schools Extended Learning programs to provide academic services to youth. Coordinates and oversees program operations to ensure academic success, individual academic growth and support developmental assets of youth through research-based programming.

The program manager provides resources, support and community engagement opportunities for participants and their families. Oversees program operations to ensure individual academic and emotional growth and support developmental assets of youth through research-based programming, using a holistic approach that is trauma-informed and strengths-based. Provides support to students and staff by actively participating in family engagement events and seeking out input of parents and caregivers to help the program thrive.

 

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Is responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

 

Program Development (50%):

·         Provides day-to-day supervision of program operations of the Out-of-School Time program, parent events, and a full-day summer program designed to increase academic success, build character and leadership, increase 21st Century skills and build positive relationships with students.

·         Manages and coordinates staffing, and supports staff in the delivery of direct services to youth and families and provide back up as necessary.   

·         Responsible for tracking participation, collecting evaluative data, and assisting Youth Department Assistant Director of OST in program proposals and reports.

·         Offers consistent on-going supportive relationships to students and their families.

·         Creates program structure and offerings for students in collaboration with school day and after school staff and actively works with school staff and principal to assess student needs and appropriate interventions.

Parents and Community (10%):

·         Develops and implements procedures and activities to increase parent involvement in the student’s education, including family nights and program volunteer opportunities.

·         Initiates and supports relationships with community-based partner organizations to expand after-school offerings at program site

·         Forms and maintains collaborations with school staff and other youth serving agencies in the community.

·         Connects with individual schools to coordinate transportation of students to program each day.

Staff Supervision (20%):

·         Oversees hiring, development, and supervision for program staff, interns, and volunteers to ensure that all youth work is in accordance with ESNS agency, MPS, departmental policies, procedures, and guiding principles.  

·         Assists in training of interns, volunteers and youth aides to ensure that each work in accordance with established professional conduct and procedures, demonstrate an ability to work age-appropriately with students, and promote the goals of ESNS Youth Programs.

·         Facilitates regular site staff meetings and provides one-on-one supervision and coaching.

Administrative Duties (10%):

·         Prepares and maintains accurate records that ensure the privacy and confidentiality of program participants and their families.

·         Responsible for completing monthly reports and participate in Continuous Improvement Process.

·         Meets with collaborative community groups and East Side Youth Department staff to report progress, discuss issues and give/receive support.

·         Attends supervisory meetings.

·         Attends other school meetings as assigned by school administration team.

Professional Development (5%):

·         Participates in workshops, classes, and self-directed study to further develop professional skills and competencies commensurate with assigned job responsibilities.  

 

Other (5%):

·         Other responsibilities as assigned by the Assistant Director of OST.

 

Job requirements and qualifications:

Education:

·         Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Education, or related Social Science field; or equivalent education and experience. 

Experience:

·         Two years of experience working with diverse, at-risk youth, parents, and school personnel.

·         Two years of experience working with groups, counseling, and program management in a community setting.

·         Two years of supervision experience in the field of youth work.

·         Experience motivating youth to improve academic success and involving parents in their child’s education.

·         Demonstrated ability to work independently, manage time effectively, multi-task, manage multiple programs concurrently, and utilize supervision and support as necessary.

 Other Qualifications:

·         Computer competencies, including MSOffice, databases, creating professional documents.

·         Ability to work across ethnic/racial/economic lines for effective communication and trust building.

·         Ability to self-start and effectively problem solve.

·         Valid Minnesota driver’s license, safe driving record and reliable transportation required.

 

Compensation: 

$37,440-$41,600 annually depending on qualifications.

Generous benefits including Health, Dental, Life, STD & LTD, 403(b) and PTO. 

 

Application Deadline:  Open until filled

 

Interested Candidates should visit ESNS.org – click on GET INVOLVED – CAREERS and follow the link on our careers page to apply **please include Resume and Cover Letter**

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY–AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYE