Program Manager – Moves and Grooves

Britney Taylor

POSITION: Program Manager
REPORTS TO: Executive Director
SUPERVISES: Site Coordinators/Summer Camp Employees
STATUS: Exempt
SALARY: $45,000-$50,000

POSITION SUMMARY
The Program Manager will have oversight and manage multiple elementary and middle school locations during the ten-month school year and will oversee the day-to-day seven-week camp operations during the summer months.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS
The Program Manager reports to the Executive Director within Moves and Grooves

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Program Manager will:
– Oversee assigned daily operations for afterschool programs to ensure we are always at an average of 97% capacity (Recruit and retain a minimum of 25 students at each school site throughout the school year)
– Manage the reporting of student attendance for all school sites (Procare, Sales Force, SWRPS)
– Coordinate, monitor and/or supervise the activities of assigned site coordinators
– Develop and schedule program activities in accordance with specifications and funding limitations
– Develop a curriculum that incorporates SEL, health/wellness, college/career readiness, STEM, arts, project-based learning and literacy
– Responsible for the assessment tool that measures student growth and program impact using assessment tools such as Wilcox Johnson Assessment, Learning Style assessment, YPQA student surveys, etc.
– Be required to travel on a regular basis to various school sites where Moves and Grooves provides afterschool programming
– Create parent engagement activities, workshops, orientation, and open houses throughout the school and create a parent advisory board at each school
– With the collaboration of the MAG administrative staff to create a school year calendar that includes staff professional development and staff monthly trainings which creates a collaborative culture amongst the staff.
– Build rapport with the school personnel (meet homeroom teachers, attend PTO meeting, at school events) twice a quarter at each school site. Create a teacher appreciation event once a year at each school with the students’ assistance. With at least 3 check-ins with each school’s principal to strengthen our partnerships.
– Ability to assist in preparing and managing a budget
– Create a monthly communication tool to share student impact and program activities with schools, teachers, parents and community partners. Include a timeline or consistent date these newsletters or communication will be distributed.
– Monitor program expenditures ensuring that budget allocations are adhered to
– Responsible for making sure all sites have the necessary supplies and snacks
– Weekly check-ins at each site
– Collect data to track academic progress for each student
– Plan end-of-the year field trip for students
– Complete LEAPS self-assessments per site, mid-year report, and final report
– Complete NAZA invoice
– Manage the day-to-day functions of the 7-week summer camp (planning, staffing, showcase, ordering costumes, etc.)
– Evaluate program effectiveness to develop improved methods
– Serve as a liaison with schools regarding student performance and program effectiveness
– Attend all required training (YPQA, PYD)
– Ensure all staff are current with required certifications and take immediate corrective action when necessary
– Must be self-motivated and able to lead others to act in a positive and favorable way
– Assist with staff planning, selection, development, providing regular assessments, as well as facilitating annual performance evaluations
– Ability to build a relationship and rapport with students, parents, school personnel, and Moves and Grooves staff
– All other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
– Bachelor’s degree, preferred
– Minimum 2-5 years’ experience in youth program development and management
– Minimum 2-5 years’ experience working with diverse youths

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
– Entrepreneur spirit to run the department with the vision and mission of the organization
– Strong interpersonal, communication, facilitation, management, and leadership skills
– Ability to work independently and stay on task, and strong moral aptitude
– Ability to monitor, assess, and report on programs and services
– Advanced organizational and computer skills
– Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license
– Excellent follow through with staff, parents, and admin to make sure tasks are completed

*Please submit all resumes to lbelton@movesandgrooves.org*

Moves and Grooves, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer