TITLE: Education Director
REPORTS TO: Unit Director
EXEMPT / NON-EXEMPT: Exempt
JOB SUMMARY/PRIMARY FUNCTION:
The Educational Director is responsible for planning, implementing, supervising, and evaluating all programs and activities in the Education Center. S/he also acts as a liaison between the Club members, parents, teachers, tutors, and the community.
KEY ROLES: (Essential Job Responsibilities)
- Design, implement, and assess an array of academic programs for ages 6-17
- Collaborate with area organizations and local volunteers to meet tutoring and homework assistance needs of students
- Implement and supervise a tracking and checklist program designed to ensure students stay on the correct educational path to success. Utilize software to enhance youths’ academic progress
- Oversee the implementation of the college readiness College Bound program
- Oversee the Club wide Project Learn initiative
- Allocate and monitor work assigned to program volunteers and staff, providing ongoing feedback and regular appraisal
- Identify and support training and development for assigned volunteers and staff
- Increase visibility of education program by methods which include: posting of daily schedule; Press Releases; Flyers; Outreach in the Community; and in-reach throughout the organization
- Fulfill the minimum program expectations as outlined on the annual Minimum Program Expectations form
- Meet individually with members and parents to discuss academic plans and concerns
- Work with staff and volunteers to implement and assess homework help and other educational programs
- Assume other duties as assigned
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; supervise and support education staff; seek input from all program staff.
External: Maintains contact with community groups, schools, youth serving organizations, parents, families, and outside services to assist in resolving problems and to publicize the program.
- Four-year degree in related field from an accredited college or university, or equivalent experience.
- A minimum of two years work experience in a Boys or Girls Club or similar organization planning and supervising activities based on the developmental needs of young people.
- Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
- Group leadership skills, including an understanding of group dynamics.
- Demonstrated organizational, staff and project management abilities.
- Mandatory CPR and First Aid certifications.
- Valid state driver’s license in good standing
- Computer skills.
Location: Pomona, CA
Salary Range: $30,000-34,000 D.O.E.
Schedule: Mon-Fri 10:30 A.M. – 6:30 P.M.
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