Assistant Director, Bright Futures
Responsible for the supervision and coordination of day-to-day operations of afterschool outreach programs, including contractors as well as employees. Assist the director in the development and planning of programs.
Principal Duties and Responsiblities:
Direct and coordinate the implementation of Bright Futures programs.
Participate with and support the Director in developing and planning Bright Futures programming.
Supervise employees, students, interns, contractors and volunteers providing educational programs afterschool as well as during the summer session.
Assist with the evaluation of the program.
Act as liaison with principals, central office staff, teachers and other school personnel.
Act as Liaison with parents of students participating in programs or are being recruited for the program.
Act as liaison with EMU staff, faculty and students.
Assist with professional development for the Bright Futures program.
Manage the recruitment and enrollment process of students into the programs.
Supervise and monitor record keeping and documentation of programs
Work with the Director and the Administrative Associate to prepare budget projections and plans, including staffing requirements for each program.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with collaborating organizations and agencies in the community, building principals, teachers, and other school district personnel.
Other duties as assigned by the Director of the Bright Futures Program.Qualifications:
Knowledge of K-12 curriculum and learning objectives and knowledge of afterschool enrichment programs acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree in education or related field required. Valid Michigan teaching certification and/or master's degree associated with positive youth development is preferred.
A minimum of two years experience managing a K-12 after school enrichment program is required.
Experience training and supervising teachers, student teachers, tutors, interns and/or contractors is required.
Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with all school systems personnel is required.
Experience in the development and implementation of new or innovative programs is highly preferred.
Work is performed at the ISCFC offices as well as in K-12 schools. Travel is required to school sites and field-trip sites. Ability to work early evenings and Saturdays to oversee and support programs is required.