Program Director - Brooklyn

Good Shepherd Services

Location:

Brooklyn Community Based Programs
One of our GSS sites in Brooklyn
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Borough:

Brooklyn

Job Type:

Paid

Status:

Full Time

Length:

Permanent

Number of Available Positions:

5

Area of Focus:

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

Job Description:

Major Duties:
  • Oversee administration and development of the program.
  • Supervise, train, and evaluate staff.
  • Develop and maintain a strong rapport with program participants and community/school-based partners.
  • Collaborate with Good Shepherd Services and external programs to identify participants.
  • Maintain close collaboration with Assistant Principal and other DOE staff.
  • Foster team building through staff meetings, trainings, and activities.
  • Develop relevant resources and linkages for participants.
  • Recruit and enroll youth.
  • Participate in supervisory, team and partner meetings as required.
  • Participate in GSS work readiness meetings, workgroups, and committees.
  • Ensure that contractual requirements are met.
  • Participate in program evaluation activities.
  • Implement program wide events, trips, and groups.
  • Oversee program budget.
  • Carry a small caseload of participants.
  • Perform statistical, narrative, and record keeping duties as required.
  • Collaborate with the Good Shepherd Services support departments to analyze data and outcomes for the programs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

How to Apply:

To the Attention of:

Hiring Manager

Required Skills/Experience:

 Qualifications:    

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 3+ years of experience with the young adult population in school, vocational, or employment settings required.
  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field preferred.
  • Experience in program administration, development, and supervision a plus.
  • Knowledge of Trauma Informed Practice a plus.
  • Knowledge of and passion for Racial and Social Justice a plus.
  • Must have excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to work evenings.
  • Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth and family development perspective.