Area Director

Area Director

  • Full Time
  • Nappanee

Website Boys & Girls Clubs of Elkhart County

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Job Summary:

The Area Director managers the overall daily operations of the club. They will have a strong focus on compliance of programs and service delivery, supervision and training of club staff, community relations and partnerships, membership administration, and supporting the mission and brand of the organization.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the environment, program, and services prepare youth for success and create an environment that facilitates achievement of Youth Development outcomes and the goals of site grants
  • Ensure programming aligns with strategic goals and experience survey feedback
  • Ensure all programs maintain a healthy safe environment, working collaboratively to ensure facilities, equipment and supplies are well kept.
  • Ensure establishment of and adherence to policies and procedures that reflect the Club’s mission and values
  • Ability to uphold and support the organization’s mission and values by reinforcing rules of conduct
  • Ensure site staff can articulate the Club Mission, Core Beliefs, Inclusion Statement, and the Youth Development strategy
  • Identify and supports training and development needs site staff
  • Allocate and monitor work assignments to site supervisors
  • Ensure productive and effective performance of staff
  • Collaborate across the organization to ensure and identify best practices with personnel and performance management, recruitment, and retention.
  • Evaluate and manage program expenditures and site budget; maintain appropriate financial budget and support annual budget process
  • Oversee and maintain proper record keeping and reporting on activities and events, daily participation, notable achievements, and any problems or issues.
  • Maintain proper communication with school partners, members, parents, community partners, and internal departments to promote and ensure programs and services are meeting established standards and requirements.
  • Other duties as required

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 5 years supervisory experience
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a role overseeing school-ages children ina group supervision setting
  • Knowledge of youth development strategies; must have sound judgement regarding safety
  • Ability to effectively build and support a high performing team
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate in both small and large group settings
  • Ability to adapt and be flexible
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Club staff, Leadership, Board Members, community members and other related agencies
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and to collaboratively develop solutions for problems with limited supervision in a timely manner
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, direct, coordinate resources
  • Proficiency in using a variety of computer software applications, specifically Microsoft Office suite
  • Reliable transportation, safe driving record, active driver’s license, and automobile insurance
  • Position may require standing/sitting for extended periods of time, reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally, bending at the waist, and ability to lift, carry, pull or otherwise move objects up to 20lbs.
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