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YD Broward - Senior Program Director, LEAP

Company: YMCA of South Florida
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

The YMCA of South Florida is now hiring a Senior Program Director for their Broward Youth Development Team. Under the supervision of the Executive and Associate Executive Directors of Youth Development, the Senior Program Director is responsible for the supervision, professional development, and mentoring of various full-time staff, administration, management, and oversight of various YMCA youth programs. The Senior Program Director is responsible for the fiscal, program outcomes, and compliance of the department and assigned grant(s); while ensuring the safety and well-being of program participants and staff.Essential Functions:

  • Accountable for the overall operations of the designated programs including After-School, Out of School and Summer Program components.
  • Ensures overall implementation of high quality programs that meet contract compliance and outcomes.
  • Responsible for budgeting, funds management and adequate utilization of grant funds for the designated program.
  • Assists with the annual budget development and inputting of the budget into the department's internal financial systems.
  • Completes and provide the Associate and Executive Directors Operational Reports for staffing, data outcomes, and attendance.
  • Attains student enrollment goal and ensure attendance maximizes contract(s).
  • Completes all purchasing within program budgets on assigned dates.
  • Coordinates system for registration and intake at the beginning of each new program/ new season.
  • Ensures high standards of maintenance, safety and cleanliness in facilities used by the YMCA to assure that the requirements of regulatory codes are fully met.
  • Enhances inclusion programs (where applicable) through program development, design and assessment.
  • Provides leadership to ensure compliance with contract service requirements.
  • Oversees all licensing compliance including completing licensing packages (if applicable).
  • Acts as the community liaison for the designated program and ensures visibility and recognition in all the outreach activities.
  • Reports all incidents and accidents within 24 hours to the corporate office via email.
  • Adheres to the Child Abuse & Neglect Reporting requirements which mandate by law all child care personnel to report suspicions of child abuse, neglect, or abandonment. The YMCA requires employees to follow the internal reporting procedures with the assistance of the Program Directors.
  • Ensures that the proper staffs to child ratios are maintained at all times and hold program directors accountable to resolve discrepancies.
  • Holds Program Directors accountable to set high standards and develop a culture of ownership at sites.
  • Supports the Associate Executive Director and Executive Director of Youth Development with the preparation of the annual program budget.
  • Monitors income and expenditures closely to ensure spending is within budget guidelines.
  • Manages payroll according to budget.
  • Visits principals at each school on a quarterly basis to develop and maintain positive relationships.
  • Mentors and coaches Program Directors.
  • Coordinates Special Events as assigned by the Associate and Executive Directors of Youth Development.
  • Seeks opportunities within the community to partner in community events.
  • Develops and directs high-quality member "participant and family" engagement strategies and programs which support family center and Association mission, goals, and strategies.
  • Facilitates and participates in scheduled personnel professional development training. Assist in developing new training components and organize or assist with training events.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and organization of designated program locations to include securing leases annually.
  • Assists in the development of Program Guide, flyers, branch and program brochures, press releases and other marketing materials necessary to promote the program within budgetary guidelines.Position Profile:
    • Intrinsic motivation to be accountable, responsible and give of ones best.
    • Strategic planner who align short, medium and long term goals in all initiatives.
    • Outgoing personality who enjoys speaking to people.
    • Detailed Orientated with strong Leadership Skills.
    • The ability to motivate and organize staff.Job Requirements:
      • Bachelor's degree in education, social work, psychology, or related field required or equivalent years of experience.
      • Minimum three (3) years experience in related program management.
      • At least five (5) years experience in childcare, education, or program area.
      • Strong leadership qualities, ability to coordinate, inspire and motivate others.
      • Knowledge of effective teaching methods and curriculum development; Ability to design programs to meet the learning needs of elementary and/or middle school students.
      • High level of communication skills, both written and oral.
      • Experience working in an ethnically diverse community and in meeting the needs of the groups represented.
      • Strong initiative and ability to solve problems.
      • Ability and commitment to work collaboratively.As a condition of employment, you will be required to submit to and satisfactorily clear a thorough Level II fingerprinting background screening and drug test.As a Drug-Free Workplace, all new hires must successfully complete a urinalysis within 72 hours of notice. Failure to complete the drug test within this timeframe will automatically disqualify you from employment. Please note Medical Marijuana cards do not exempt you from successfully passing your drug test.The YMCA of South Florida is committed to the policy of Equal Opportunity prohibiting discrimination in the workplace because of race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, political affiliation, age, or disability.

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