Middle School Program Administrator | YouthPower365

Job Summary

The program administrator supports the after-school program “Afterschool Explorers” at each middle school site. With YouthPower365 resources, this part-time position provides support to school site coordinators in supplying program plans, curriculum, materials, equipment, and healthy snacks. Working with the school site coordinators and the YP365 program managers, the administrator makes both teacher and student afterschool experience a positive environment and meaningful opportunity. The program administrator informs program development with program managers. The Middle School part-time program administer also develops positive relationships between area youth-serving organizations, schools, and other community partners. A qualified candidate will have experience in youth development programs.

Duties will include but not be limited to:
  • Manage daily logistics for middle school programs
  • Provide onsite support for middle school programs
  • Management of program supplies and equipment
  • Submit and track expenses
  • Collaborate with The CLUB, Girl PowHER, and Academic
  • Soccer program managers for Middle School After School Explorers programming and scheduling
  • Collaborate with other programs to identify and strengthen transitions to and from middle school programs
  • Must be able to successfully pass a background check
  • Must provide proof of vaccination for COVID-19 due to the nature of the work of the Vail Valley Foundation
  • Attendance and assistance in set up/break down at work and school related events
  • Connect with monolingual Spanish and English families (or arrange for the equivalent)
  • Maintain a safe and respectful environment in all situations
  • Report program operations to upper management
Competencies of a great candidate:
  • Highly organized, and able to balance the schedules and needs of up to 4 school sites
  • Strong problem-solving skills, while being able to adapt and be creative when changes occur
  • Knowledge of public school and OST (out of school time) systems
  • Familiarity with middle school age learning and development stages
  • Work experience with youth and/or nonprofits
  • Previous experience working and excelling in a fast paced, multi-level, project-based environment with emphasis on timelines, quality, and delivery
  • Capable of remaining focused and calm under stressful situations
  • Proven ability to make critical decisions independently and with little supervision
  • Team approach and willingness to assist others when called upon
  • A strengths-based approach to youth and families
  • Practice in positive youth development and learning strategies
  • Understanding of state licensing rules and regulations for childcare programs
Additional preferred skills:
  • Experience with middle school aged children and/or a background in education
  • Conversational in Spanish and English (preferred)
  • $25.00/hour
  • 20-25 hours per week

Accrue designated sick time at a rate of one (1) hour of sick time for every thirty (30) hours worked

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