ABOUT AFTER-SCHOOL ALL-STARS LAS VEGAS:
The mission of the After-School All-Stars Las Vegas (ASAS) is to provide free comprehensive out-of-school programs that keep children safe and help them achieve in school and life. Our purpose is to provide low-income, underprivileged youth the opportunity to participate in sports, educational, cultural and community enrichment programs and to build confidence and self-esteem. Our programs reach more than 5,500 students annually at 13 school campuses in Las Vegas.
The Program Manager is essential to the success of ASAS programming and is responsible for leading and managing up to three ASAS school sites to ensure a safe and dynamic program environment. The Program Manager is a collaborative professional who serves as the communication liaison between school site administrators, site leaders, after-school instructors and the ASAS Executive Director and Associate Director. An exciting and fast-paced leadership role, the Program Manager regularly visits their assigned school sites to evaluate programs, attendance numbers and instructors in the after-school program, as well as to build positive relationships with the after-school staff and the youth participants.
Management of ASAS National Initiative and/or Specialty Programs (e.g. Sports As a Hook, Lifetime Adventures, Media All-Stars, Career Exploration Opportunities, We Are Ready & Life Service Action programs). Bolded programs are of interest for this particular position.
Ensure that school sites are providing high quality, comprehensive after-school programming.
Work with the Executive Director, Associate Director, School Administrators and Site Leaders to establish the curriculum, program offerings and menu for the after school program, including session planning, development of class selections for students, site visits, field trips and culminating events.
Identify and oversee a team of instructors (with the support of the Site Leader) at each school site and keep ASAS management informed of all issues.
Focus on developing a strategy for the recruitment and retention of student participants, along with the Associate Director (i.e. lunch promotion, assemblies, flyers, brochures, etc.).
Thoroughly understand and ensure compliance with state, federal and general grant requirements.
Serve as a liaison between the organization and the school sites (i.e. school personnel and community partners) to maintain positive public relations of program.
Thoroughly understand and review budgets for assigned school sites.
Ensure that student records and attendance data are maintained in an accurate manner (i.e. ASAS registration forms, attendance records through the Cayen System or CitySpan).
Plan and organize end-of-session incentive parties, including attendance certificates, raffle items and in-kind requests.
Keep an inventory of hardware, software, equipment and other materials supplied for each program (i.e. Media All-Stars, music programs, sports programs, etc.).
Assist with small school level fundraisers and events.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Availability to work evenings and weekends, as needed, for special events and field trips.
Communicate effectively and efficiently with school administrators and other school staff.
Maintain clear and constant communication with Executive Director and Associate Director.
Attend all required advisory meetings at school sites with collaborative partners and administrators.
Develop a strategy for the recruitment and retention of student participants.
Prepare and organize for any scheduled site visits at your assigned school sites.
Promote ASAS within personal networks.
Maintain professional attitude, rapport and appearance with all program stakeholders.
National ASAS Initiative Programs
Possible Program – Career Exploration Opportunities (C.E.O.):
C.E.O. is a career development and entrepreneurialism program that helps students learn to be self-sufficient adults, prepare them for the 21st century economy and inspire long-term career planning.
Implement, manage and advise the C.E.O. program for assigned middle school sites – Orr Middle School & Bridger Middle School. This includes recruitment and training of instructors (including involvement of Associate Director), locating and scheduling guest speakers and planning field trips/CEO interviews with potential donors. Assist in securing in-kind and monetary donations for the CEO program.
Possible Program – We Are Ready:
We Are Ready is a middle-to-high-school transition and drop-out prevention program for 8th grade students.
Implement, manage and advise the We Are Ready program for assigned middle school sites – Bridger Middle School, Brinley Middle School & JD Smith Middle School. This includes recruitment and training of instructors (including involvement of Associate Director), locating and scheduling guest speakers, planning field trips and implementing a culminating event.
The successful candidate will be a collaborative, proactive professional with a can-do attitude and strong organizational and communication skills.
Minimum requirement: Associates Degree, Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with Clark County School District staff, public officials, private sector officials, parents and community leaders.
Familiarly with best practices and quality criteria for after school programs, including the National Program Model.
Ability to communicate effectively and demonstrate sensitivity to others and respond to critical incidents in an emergency situation.
Minimum computer aptitude required: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint
Experience working with children from disadvantaged, underprivileged backgrounds.
Sensitivity to the needs of youth and diverse ethnic populations.
CPR and First Aid Certifications.
Fluency in Spanish is highly desirable.
Must pass a background check.
Ability to maintain a flexible schedule, including working some evenings and weekends as needed.
This position reports to the ASAS Executive Director and Associate Director.
To apply, please submit your letter of interest and resume with “Program Manager” in the subject line to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications will be accepted until March 15, 2015.
Background check clearance required prior to hire.
Salary: $28,000 – $33,000 depending on experience