Site Director

Full-time
Phipps Neighborhoods
Phipps Neighborhoods envisions a New York City where community members of all ages having meaningful opportunities to realize their potential, build skills, and strengthen their neighborhoods. Phipps Neighborhoods, we create safe, inclusive spaces where community members access education, career, and economic opportunities to succeed at school and work, raise healthy families and build thriving communities.
Description

Position Summary:

The Site Director is responsible for the development, management, and implementation of a high quality after school program serving 30 – 89 for youth in our partnering schools or community centers.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Site Director will be responsible for the overall program management and supervision; working closely with Phipps Neighborhoods and school leadership to ensure service provisions align with program goals and outcomes.

General:

Duties and Responsibilities

Please note that Phipps Houses and its related entities along with Phipps Neighborhoods, Inc. has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees. As a condition of employment, all employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.

  • Develop an engaging program that aligns with the COMPASS/ SONYC model and meets the needs of the participants
  • Ensure the program fosters a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment
  • Create and manage systems for effective program operations, including the timely entry of data into the funder database.
  • Design recruitment and retention strategy to ensure program meets contractual enrollment and ROP targets
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of After School Programs

Staffing and Supervision

  • Oversee recruitment, training, supervision and performance evaluations of all program staff with the support and guidance of the Human Resources Department
  • Provide direction and delegate responsibilities, promote professional growth and development
  • Oversee weekly timesheets and payroll

Contract and Budget Management

  • Establish program goals and outcome measures that align with the contractual obligations
  • Manage program performance and ensure the program complies with funder expectations and oversight agency regulations (DYCD, DOH, OCFS, etc.)
  • Utilize programmatic objectives and priorities to develop budgets
  • Manage all related programmatic budget oversight including purchases, reporting and budget modifications with the support of the Finance Department.

Community and Stakeholder Engagement   

  • Maintain and provide oversight of contractual partnerships with private, state and city agencies
  • Establish and maintain strategic partnerships between Phipps Neighborhoods and relevant community groups, public officials, funders, and other critical stakeholders and represent organization to community boards, other institutions, agencies, and organizations

Qualifications

  • A Associates Degree in Child Development, Elementary Education, Physical Education, Recreation or a related field, Bachelor’s Degree
  • Demonstrate successful experience in a supervisory position providing services to elementary or middle school youth
  • The candidate must have excellent management, administrative and communication skills
  • Must have experience with managing DYCD-funded contracts and knowledgeable of OCFS School Age Child Care Regulations
  • The candidate must have a strong background in program development and strategic planning
  • Demonstrated ability to engage and build trusting relationships with program participants and caregivers, school leaders and community stakeholders
  • The candidate must be committed to outcomes driven performance and have an understanding of designing programs toward that end.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and computer literacy
  • Bilingual (Spanish speaking) preferred
  • Enthusiasm, creativity and initiative
  • A sense of humor and a sense of urgency
  • Manage all related programmatic budget oversight including purchases, reporting and budget modifications with the support of the Finance Department
  • Must meet all the qualifications mandated for SACC licensure
  • 3 years: Must have experience with managing DYCD-funded contracts and knowledgeable of OCFS School Age Child Care Regulations
  • Strong background in program development and strategic planning
  • Demonstrated ability to engage and build trusting relationships with program participants and caregivers, school leaders and community stakeholders
  • Must meet all the qualifications mandated for SACC licensure

Physical Demands:

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 lbs and occasionally lift up to 25 lbs lifting and transporting of moderately heavy objects, such as outreach tables, chairs and boxes of outreach materials.  Employee will occasionally be required to attend outdoor events.