City of South Salt Lake
  • South Salt Lake, UT, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

We offer a complete benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid holidays and 401K. Retirement is through the Utah Retirement System.

Under the direction of the Promise Deputy Director, the Promise Coordinator I manages the entire operation of the assigned center's out-of-school time program. The Coordinator is responsible for the supervision and coordination of program and staff while ensuring high-quality programming and interaction with youth and their families.

1. Manage the entire operation of the assigned center's programming
- Plan and implement high-quality programming using Promise Planning Procedures and National
Afterschool models
- Ensure daily activities that incorporate a balance of academics, prevention, and enrichment
- Utilize evidence-based curriculum and best practices for delivering high-quality programming
- Train and oversee Program Managers, Afterschool Specialists, Family Liaisons, program partners, and volunteers.
- Outreach to young people, parents, educators, and community leaders to recruit participants
- Responsible for the overall safety, order, and check-in/check-out of youth participants and staff
- Address behavior needs in the assigned center using appropriate behavior management
techniques, problem solving skills, and an understanding of youth development
- Assure alignment of curriculums and activities with Promise goals and grant requirements
- Adhere to program quality standards outlined in the Utah Afterschool Network Quality Tool

2. Establish professional relationships with partner organization
- Create new partnerships to enhance Center programming
- Collaborate through local youth development leadership groups
- Develop a relationship with various partners including school principals, city departments, United Way of Salt Lake staff, and collaborate on programs and activities such as Parent Teacher Conferences, parent engagement activities, and city/community events

3. Manage center-specific grants
- Follow Promise policies and procedures to meet the term of grants
- Assure daily reporting requirements are met
- Responsible for accuracy and security of records
- Ensure proper utilization and reporting of allocated budgets
- Complete mid-year and annual grant reports

4. Plan and implement summer and interim programs collaboratively with other Promise SSL Coordinators

5. Coordinate with the Family and Community Engagement team to conduct home visits as necessary and other outreach to the community

6. Participate in Promise SSL Councils and Committees and supervise City events as assigned.

7. Other duties as assigned.

4 years of relevant experience which may include Associates or Bachelors Degree in a related field
and/or experience in social change work, afterschool management, and/or education.

1. Experience working with youth. Skills and techniques used in an afterschool program setting.

2. Evidence of commitment to the mission of Promise South Salt Lake including youth leadership,
youth development, social justice action, and racial equity and inclusion.

3. Proven track record of working with youth from underrepresented or under-resourced populations.

4. Excellent organizational skills and project management experience.

5. Ability to self-start, learn new skills, and work independently.

6. Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, other agencies, participants, and the general public.

7. Skills in professional office settings, competence in all common computer software including Microsoft office suite.

8. Ability to be trained in First Aid and CPR

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met or will be encountered by an employee while successfully performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit, talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet while in the office, and moderately loud when in the field. Unconventional working hours may be required, including evening and overnight work during in and out-of-state meets (center-specific).

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