Program Director - Bronx

Good Shepherd Services


Bronx Community Based Programs
One of our GSS Sites in Bronx, NY
Bronx, NY, 10475



Job Type:



Full Time



Number of Available Positions:


Area of Focus:

Academic Support/Homework Help, Arts (Visual, Music, Dance, Theater), Leadership/Mentoring, Sports/Recreation/Fitness

Job Description:


  • Overall leadership and responsibility for the after-school, evening and weekend program.
  • Direct supervision of Assistant Director, Teachers, Administrative Assistant, Security Director, Instructors, evening staff.
  • Develop and implement all appropriate policies and procedures
  • Oversee all staff development activities.
  • Responsible for leadership of staff meetings.
  • Manage all expenditures related to the Beacon Program.
  • Responsible for the completion of all program statistics and reports.
  • Responsible for implementation of Council on Accreditation (COA) guidelines.
  • Interface with Department of Youth and Community Development, Department of Education and other appropriate city and state agencies to meet contractual mandates, and to implement the goals of the center.
  • Interface with the Police Department for program security and crisis intervention.
  • Ensure all incidents and accidents are documented and reported.
  • Responsible for recruitment of staff.
  • Organize and implement the Advisory Board
  • Oversee client referrals to other programs as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

How to Apply:

To the Attention of:

Hiring Manager

Required Skills/Experience:


  • Bachelors Degree and 5 years experience in youth program supervision and administration.
  • Experience in program development for youth and adults.
  • Must be able to engage in crisis-intervention activities and demonstrate, lead and teach a range of group activities.
  • Must have a commitment to work from a strength based and/or youth development perspective.