Position: Education DirectorDepartment: Education ProgramVarious Locations hiring: Harriman Clubhouse, LES, NY and Abbe Clubhouse, Flushing, NYSchedule: Full-timeSalary: $50,000-$55,000FLSA Status: Full-Time, ExemptTo applyApply online at http://www.bcny.org/about-bcny/careers . Resume and cover letter required. The Boys’ Club of New York (BCNY) is one of New York’s oldest and most well-respected youth development organizations and we are moving forward with an exciting and ambitious strategic agenda. Building on over 140 years of helping boys develop into quality young men, we offer programs that help boys and young men stay in school and go on to college, discover their individual musical and artistic talent, develop healthy minds and bodies, learn leadership skills, and just have fun. We are committed to developing evidence-based programs that will be a model for youth development efforts across the field. To make this happen, we are adding to our strong team of talented professionals to deepen and broaden our impact.Summary of PositionThe Education Director will be responsible for the development, management, and evaluation of all Clubhouse education programs with a particular emphasis on programs and activities designed to help promote and foster academic growth in clubhouse members ages 6-20. Play a leadership role as team member of the Clubhouse management group, ensuring familiarity with all program and administrative responsibilities.Major Duties and ResponsibilitiesAdminister all core education programs encompassing academic support through learning centers, tutoring, READ, STEM Programming, Homework Help and more. Facilitate programs and outreach related to BCNY’s Gardiner School and Independent School Placement (ISP) programs.Structure and lead long- and short-term program development for the STEM Lab, Learning Center and other related education programs. · Responsible for sharing in community outreach to include local schools, youth development programs, and area colleges and universities.· Assume responsibility for hiring, training and evaluating all full-time and part-time education staff and training active core group of volunteers.· Recruit and retain membership in educational programs and workshops, communicating with parents as necessary and ensuring that schedules and lesson plans are effective and practical to Clubhouse’s needs.· Oversee diagnostics and evaluation for all educational programs, including READ, tutoring and Summer Superheroes.· Proactively monitor programs, delivery and progress to maintain or improve quality, address issues and employ recommendations.· Participate in area and regional conferences that focus on youth development relative to the educational needs of the BCNY membership.· Stay current with federal, state and local educational issues, public school standards and specific NYC School District requirements and procedures.· Attend all staff meetings; produce reports as requested compiling a comprehensive review of specific data and trends supported by a concrete analysis of member use and attendance, staff development, program performance using measured outcomes.· Oversee and control the Clubhouse Education Program budget, approving and authorizing all related expenditures.· Work closely with all other Department Heads ensuring that BCNY’s mission relative to education is being realized in each program area. Education and/or ExperienceMaster’s degree in Education preferred with a minimum of two year experience as a classroom teacher, school administrator or manager in a youth development organization; Demonstrated leadership ability; Strong verbal and written communication skills; Advocacy for youth; ability to communicate effectively with parents and professionals; Creative program developer with curriculum and program implementation experience; Drive and enthusiasm to achieve realistic goals for education programs; Strong team-building, consultation and facilitation skills; History of working with economically and educationally disadvantaged youth with a sound understanding of the social and cultural issues facing urban families; Strong organizational and long-term planning skills and a sense of self-efficacy; Willingness to work a flexible and demanding schedule. Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesKnowledge of education and youth development; Demonstrated experience of activity planning and facilitation for youth, and working with a like population; ability to manage time effectively, think critically, communicate and comprehend oral and written information, and recognize and resolve problems as they arise; flexible and a team player. To applyApply online at http://www.bcny.org/about-bcny/careers . Resume and cover letter required.The Boys’ Club of New York is an equal opportunity employer.
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