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

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.

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

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

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

– 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

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