Assistant Director- Youth Programs

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Assistant Director- Youth Programs

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Replacement due to Promotion- Posted 1/13/2020

The Assistant Director-Youth Programs supervises Goodman Community Center's (GCC) middle and high school site-based programs. The position also supervises the organization and coordination of evidence-based programs. GCC is a continuous quality improvement organization (CQI) and strives to engage in data driven program modifications.

Job Description

The Assistant Director-Youth Programs will follow the Goodman Community Center's (GCC) LOFT logic model and strategic vision while developing and maintaining an intentionally designed high school program that is rooted in best-practices in positive youth development.  GCC programs focus in 3 areas of concentration:

  1. Life Long Learning
  2. Health and Wellness
  3. Leadership and community engagement

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a human services field OR High School diploma plus ten years’ full-time experience working in a human services position with youth
  • Minimum of five years’ experience working in an after-school setting with middle & high school age youth, with significant program planning and management experience
  • Experience working successfully with students of color, trauma impacted youth, and/or multi-system involved youth
  • Three years’ experience supervising staff and volunteers
  • Experience with budget and grant management/oversight
  • Knowledge of best practices in positive youth development
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as a team and maintain a positive work environment, support staff and enforce Center/program rules consistently

SPECIAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including some evenings and weekends in addition to business hours
  • Access to reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license and a good driving record

PREFERENCES

  • Knowledge and experience working with AmeriCorps
  • Experience managing Community Learning Center (CLC) Grants
  • Willingness to drive a 15 passenger van
  • Knowledge of Madison resources, program resources and a diverse range of activities
  • Multilingual (English, Spanish, Hmong)