Club Director-Johnson Elementary
- Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver
- Location: Denver, Colorado
- Category: Nonprofit-Program Management Philanthropy-Administrative-Non-profit
- Posting Date: 06/15/2021
- Application Deadline: Open until filled
The Club Director (“Director”) is the leader of a dedicated Club team who leads the programs and operations of a Club site. The Director oversees community relations, program implementation, site management, and grant administration. The Director works as a part of the organization’s program team to help strategically plan and serve communities across the metro area. This position must meet or exceed specific goals for the Club while working within a specified budget.
KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities):
- Demonstrate a knowledge of, interest in, and respect for the community the Club serves.
- Lead in developing and cultivating partnerships within community organizations and regional school systems to advance programs at the Club site.
- Meet or exceed attendance metrics through creative and effective recruitment efforts.
- Assist in the recruitment of, and lead the management and retention of high quality volunteers.
Programs & Strategy
- Oversee the implementation and delivery of operations, programs, services, and activities that facilitate achievement of program outcomes.
- Assess the needs, interests, and characteristics of the youth to develop targeted programs that result in an outcome-driven club experience.
- Champion staff development in social emotional learning programming practices and ensure that practices are prioritized in all aspects of club operations.
- Oversee the identification and evaluation of opportunities to improve program effectiveness based on participation and achievement of stated goals utilizing Youth Program Quality Assessment.
- Ingrain the five (5) key elements for positive youth development into the Club’s culture, including: safe & positive environment, fun, recognition, supportive relationships, opportunities & expectations.
- Participate in at least quarterly reviews of club data and performance and work with program management team to identity opportunities for improvement, if needed.
Safety & Operations
- Participate in BGCMD’s Safety Committee and serve as a key player in the development of institutional policies, procedures, and practices.
- Serve as the onsite compliance expert to ensure all employees, volunteers, and other individuals follow Club protocol and organization procedure.
- Conduct safety evaluations of assigned club, and conduct regular visits of other clubs to observe programming and assess safety and risk.
- Serve as point of escalation, feedback, and approval for reportable club incidents.
- Manage all facilities related duties.
- Effectively manage a high performing Club team and oversee up to six (6) direct reports by providing support, coaching and feedback, supervision, and guidance.
- Maintain high performance expectations for all staff members that fosters a culture of teamwork, respect, excellence, integrity, and innovation.
- Monitor and approve all time keeping records for direct reports for bi-monthly payroll.
- Collaborate in the hiring of direct reports.
- Assist in budget development; monitor and report variances in expenditures.
- Meet or exceed all grant requirements and deadlines for grants restricted to Club, including, but not limited to all BGCA and government grants.
Additional responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
- Implementing task or project specific directives from supervisor.
- Overseeing a particular program area, member-led club, or coaching duties.
- Conducting inventory and purchase of materials.
- Participating in ongoing professional development.
This position will primarily work indoors. Accordingly, the ability to use a variety of equipment including janitorial and office equipment is required. The job requires the ability to stand for extended periods, kneel, reach, bend, and lift objects weighing in excess of 25lbs. Outdoor work and moderate physically demanding activities may be required on occasion. The ability to read and write is necessary to complete reports and properly document program and organizational data. A valid driver's license and ability to be insured under the company's insurance policy is also a requisite.
The successful Director must meet the follow requirements:
- At least four years of direct youth service experience and a demonstrable record of planning and implementing youth programs. Previous experience working with at-risk youth is preferred, as is a background in education. Volunteer service may be substituted on a year-by-year basis.
- At least two years of demonstrated supervisory experience at a Boys & Girls Club or similar organization. Other relevant experience may be considered as a substitute on a year-by-year basis.
- Bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited institution of higher learning in education, human or social services, or a related field of study. Equivalent experience directly serving youth in a similar role may be substituted on a year-by-year basis.
- Candidates must be able to pass a drug test that includes screening for marijuana, background check, criminal and driving records investigations, and reference checks. A valid driver's license and ability to be insured under the company's insurance policy is also a requirement.
- The successful candidate will primarily work indoors. Accordingly, the ability to use a variety of equipment including janitorial and office equipment is required. The job requires the ability to stand for extended periods, kneel, reach, bend, and lift objects weighing in excess of 25lbs. Outdoor work and moderate physically demanding activities may be required on occasion. The ability to read and write is necessary to complete reports and properly document program and organizational data.
- Continued employment is based upon the successful completion of Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED courses and maintaining your certification which is paid for and coordinated by BGCMD.
Status: Full-time, Exempt
Hours: 10:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Some later evenings and weekends may be required. Summer: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., occasional weekends.
Benefits: Health, dental, vision and life insurance, paid time off including holidays and birthday, paid parental leave, professional development opportunities and more.