BronxWorks

Job Title

SITE DIRECTOR – Children &Youth Department

Job Description

Bronxworks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and is guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences. We have 37 locations throughout the borough providing a variety of programs that offer assistance in the areas of family, children and youth support, educational services, elder care, homelessness, mental health and workforce development. We are an employer of choice for anyone interested in a meaningful career in the social services field.

BronxWorks is hiring a Site Director for the Betances Community Center Program.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for management of facility upkeep, working with NYCHA to ensure repairs are made in a timely fashion
  • Oversee/supervise all aspects of the afterschool and evening programs, participants and monitor ROP for all programs.
  • Develop age appropriate programming for programs
  • Oversee lesson plan and curriculum for afterschool participants
  • Collaborate with NYPD & NYCHA on special projects or events
  • Monitor expenditures, review monthly expense reports and compare to current expenditures, assist with budget modifications
  • Manage and monitor staff schedules/hours
  • Ensure data entry of attendance is done daily
  • Troubleshoot conflicts and answer inquiries
  • Facilitate Advisory Board Meetings
  • Recruit board members from the community (increase members at large)
  • Assist with outreach and recruitment of staff and participants
  • Establish and monitor quality assurance of all program goals in compliance with agency and contract expectations
  • Act as conduit with funding sources
  • Manage service projects for programs
  • Attend all meeting and required trainings; agency and funders
  • Conduct monthly meeting with line staff
  • Supervise staff and evaluate staff’s performance
  • Produce annual performance reviews
  • Meet with Program Director for exchange of ideas and written feedback
  • Work to ensure compliances with DOH, FDNY and DYCD
  • Assist stakeholders and Program Director with creating and supervising events
  • Project the need for program modifications
  • Submit monthly reports to funder and supervisor


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's Degree preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of five years of experience working in a youth program of comparable size
  • 2 years supervisory/managerial position
  • Experience in a fast pace community center or school environment
  • Family and community engagement experience
  • Knowledgeable on DOH, DYCD, and NYCHA program/practices
  • Budget savvy and understands how to monitor expenditures
  • Has a high caliber for urgency/expediting prioritized projects
  • Bilingual preferred but not required
  • Other experience required including supervisory, administrative and/or contract management
  • Proficiency in modern business communications including personal computers, electronic mail, voicemail, facsimile and copier equipment


PROGRAM SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for management of facility
  • Facilitate Advisory Board meetings
  • Assist with outreach and recruitment of staff and participants.

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Excellent communication, writing and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use a computer for prolonged periods
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
  • Ability to stand, walk, or sit for a long periods of time
  • Ability to climb five flights of stairs, if required to conduct home visits and /or fieldwork
  • Ability to bend and retrieve objects and/ or documents
  • Ability to travel in the boroughs of New York City and its adjacent counties via public transportation
  • Ability to travel for a minimum of one mile within reasonable amount of time and in all types of weather, including inclement weather, if required to conduct home visits and/ or field work


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to use a computer for prolonged periods.
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Ability to stand, walk, or sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to climb five flights of stairs, if required to conduct home visits and/or fieldwork.
  • Ability to bend and retrieve objects and/or documents.
  • Ability to travel in the boroughs of New York City and its adjacent counties via public transportation.
  • Ability to travel for a minimum of 1 mile within a reasonable amount of time and in all types of weather, including inclement weather, if required to conduct home visits and/or field work.

Advanced-level professional competency in written and spoken English language is required. Authorization to work in the United States for any employer is mandatory.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS:

BronxWorks offers a variety of benefits to full-time salaried employees as well as part-time salaried employees who work at least 20 hours per week year-round.

  • Generous paid time off for personal, vacation, parental, and medical leave
  • 12 paid holidays.
  • Comprehensive medical, and life insurance coverage care for employees and their families, at little or no cost to employees.
  • A pension plan that is 100% employer paid
  • Two tax deferred annuity plans and employee assistance in maximizing the pension plan and tax deferred annuity plans to prepare for retirement.
  • TransitChek – Employees may use TransitChek to have money taken out of their pretax salaries to pay for their public transportation commute.
  • Free and confidential assessment, counseling, and referral service, to assist employees and their families with a wide range of personal problems.

ADDITIONALLY, BronxWorks Offers:

  • A comprehensive monthly training calendar
  • Access to some scholarship opportunities
  • Non-financial support and internship opportunities for employees who return to school, particularly for their Master of Social Work degrees 

 

Candidates can apply directly on BronxWorks Careers website by clicking on URL Link:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=1b568ba3-8b35-4407-aa58-c406cde8fb17&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=45614&lang=en_US&source=CC4

 

BronxWorks seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. We support all aspects of diversity, and in accordance with  federal, state and local laws,  does not discriminate unlawfully against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, military status, national origin (including ancestry), predisposing genetic characteristic, race, sex, gender, actual or perceived sexual orientation (including actual or perceived heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality and asexuality), status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law. This commitment applies to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and employee development, placement, promotion, demotion, upgrading, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination.

Salary Information

To Apply

Candidates can apply directly on BronxWorks Careers website by clicking on URL Link:
https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=1b568ba3-8b35-4407-aa58-c406cde8fb17&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=45614&lang=en_US&source=CC4


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