Area Director

Supervises four (4) Site Directors at school-based, traditional, and community program sites.  Responsible for providing direction and management of day to day operations including programming and staff development.  This position is supervised by the Director of Operations. The primary objective of this positon is to lead consistent, comprehensive, outcome-driven programming with an emphasis on High Yield programs that meet standards set by the organization. Supervises, trains, coaches, and evaluates staff (direct and indirect reports), handles personnel issues, supervises facility management, oversees site budgets, actively engages and helps support Advisory Councils, and manages community relations, and volunteers.  Provides leadership for all Program staff, including Program Specialists. Responsibilities KEY ROLES & Responsibilities (Essential Job Responsibilities): Leadership In coordination with organizational standards, establish and maintain programs organization-wide, as well as oversee implementation of activities and services that prepare youth for success and create an outcome-driven Club experience that facilitates achievement of youth development outcomes. Ensure healthy, safe environments, with well-maintained facilities, equipment and supplies.   Strategic Planning Plan, develop, implement and evaluate day to day programs, services and activities to ensure they meet stated objectives and member needs and interests. Compile regular reports reflecting all activities, attendance and participation. Hire, train, manage, provide support and supervision to Site Directors in support of after school and summer programs across Contra Costa County. Provide consistent feedback and evaluation to all Site Directors. Supervise continuous improvement process for all program staff. Recruit, manage and provide career development opportunities for staff and volunteers. Conduct regular staff meetings with Site Directors. Resource Management Manage financial resources, support development of annual budgets. Control expenditures against budget; regularly monitor program expenses and income for all sites. Ensure administrative and operational systems are in place to maintain the operation of the Martinez Clubhouse's physical properties and equipment, including use of facilities by outside groups. Ensure compliance with organization policies. Partnership Development Support partnerships with parents, community leaders and organizations. Maintain positive relationships and communication with school district partners including Principals, school staff, and District Level personnel Support and assist with the development and continuation of community partnerships Relationships Internal: Maintain close, daily contact with Club professional staff to interpret and explain organizational mission, program objectives and standards, discuss issues, and provide/receive information. Maintain contact with Advisory Councils. Regular contact with Club members as needed to discipline, advise, and counsel.   External: Maintain contact with external community groups, schools, members' parents and others to assist in resolving problems and to publicize the Clubs. ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Management and approval purchase of supplies and equipment. Work with staff on special events to carry out programs at all Sites. Exercise authority in problems relating to Club Members; utilize guidance and discipline plan. Assume other duties as assigned. Qualifications SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Four-yeardegree from an accredited college or university preferred, or equivalent experience. Four to six years work experience in a Boys & Girls Club or similar organization planning and supervising activities based on the developmental needs of young people, or equivalent experience A minimum of three years of experience supervising/managing other professionals in a Boys & Girls Club or similar setting Demonstrated ability in personnel supervision, facilities management, and the recruitment and retention of key personnel Strong communication skills, both oral and written Ability to recruit, train, supervise and motivate staff Ability to deal effectively with members including discipline problems Working knowledge of budget preparation, control and management Demonstrated ability in working with young people, parents and community leaders.   Expected Skills and Abilities   -          Team Building (Able to convince members to work toward a common goal -          Decision making (Able to formulate sound approaches to problems using the available information) -          Motivational (Able to motivate youth and manage behavior problems)  -          Communication (Able to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing) -          Interpersonal (Able to work well with a wide range of people) -          Time Management (Able to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines) -          Conflict Resolution (Able to encourage youth to seek peaceful approaches to addressing problems and conflict) -          Diversity Orientation (Able to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, or religion) -          Project Management (Able to plan, implement, and supervise safe, quality programs for youth)   PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT: Frequent standing and walking; occasional lifting (up to 25 pounds at waist height); hear and understand speech at normal levels; and speak so that others may understand at normal levels. Frequent travel (driving) in-between work sites on a daily basis. 2018-3459
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
Less than 5 years

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