University Settlement

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182 Eldridge Street Manhattan New York 10002
    New York City Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island
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Overview: A haven for the community; Ingersoll Community Cornerstone strives to be a hub for resources, creativity, and connection. Community members can show up authentically and explore their purpose and passion in an environment that feels like family. It is our mission to create an environment full of belongings and inclusion for all.


  • Assist Program Director to build a team of creative, responsive, skilled workers who are dedicated to meeting the needs of the community. Hiring, supervising, scheduling, team building, and evaluating of Center staff and consultants.
  • Under the direction of Program Director with planning, development, and implementation of a broad and creative range of program components for underserved populations, with targeted programming for elementary, middle, and high school youth as well as adults.
  • In collaboration with Program Director track and analyze program expenditures, while ensuring proper fiscal procedures are adhered to. Create and monitor a budget plan that supports program needs and ensure timely spending.
  • Provide direct/indirect supervision of all program staff and delivery of services on a day-to-day basis, to ensure that all goals, targets, and performance outcomes are met.
  • Act as primary liaison between cornerstone program and other agency departments such as HR, Finance, Facilities, and IT; as well as all external partners.
  • In conjunction with Program Director, set, communicate, and enforce clear standards for quality youth and community development programming.
  • Collaborate and partner with other community-based organizations and institutions to enhance the range of activities offered.
  • Oversee program outreach efforts to recruit participants and partners with a focus on retention strategies.
  • Communicate with NYCHA, DYCD and other key stakeholders, as well as participate in relevant meetings.
  • Manage day-to-day operations of site including scheduling, facilities maintenance, and activity coordination.
  • Facilitate meetings of site and building staff, including monthly building and staff meetings.
  • Ensure compliance with all funding sources and regulating agencies; prepare reports as needed; monitor accuracy of participant attendance and data reporting; maintain files.
  • Maintain consistent communication with Program Director about all programmatic issues.
  • Develop and participate in high quality staff training.
  • Organize, plan, and implement special community events.
  • Develop a monthly community and youth advisory board.
  • Collaborate on cross-borough and agency/department-wide events and strategic planning efforts.
  • Complete other relevant duties as assigned by the Program Director and/or Senior Program Director
  • Attend relevant trainings and orientations.
  • Manage employee timesheets on a biweekly basis.
  • Help oversee interns, including Summer Youth Employment Workers, college interns, and volunteers.
  • Ensure all DYCD and DOE required incidents reports are completed and sent to the appropriate agency.
  • Build and maintain partnerships with local officials and community leaders.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • Associate degree and at least 5 years as a Site Coordinator or Site Director, (i.e., youth development, program supervision, community organizing, management) required; Masters in related field preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, problem solving ability, and crisis intervention skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing and be comfortable making presentations.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a collaborative management team.
  • Ability to think creatively, encourage enthusiasm and develop outstanding programs. Initiative, drive, and programmatic vision expected.
  • Ability to assess priorities and take initiative. Capacity to thrive under pressure while working on multiple task and projects.
  • Experience designing and implementing innovative, hands-on activities that support social emotional learning and academic enrichment of the participants.

Hours: 35 hours per week (Midday, evenings and weekend)

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community. We support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to our organization. We are an equal employment opportunity for all regardless of race, color, citizenship, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran or reservist status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. All University Settlement employees are COVID-19 vaccinated in accordance with the laws set for by the City and State of New York.

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