Operations Director, Out-of-School Time Services, City of Phila.

Posted by City of Philadelphia on December 14, 2021

The Out-of-School Time (OST)Director of Operations reports to the Chief of Prevention and oversees the operations, oversight, management, strategic planning, financial management and promotion of the OCF funded OST Network of programs.  This includes managing a team of over 20 staff embedded at OCF, oversight of intermediaries, a network of organizations subcontracted to deliver after school and summer programming, Philadelphia Reading Coaches, Foster Grandparents, WorkReady investments, E3 Centers, and Mural Arts.

The Director of Operation manages two intermediaries each responsible for contracting, payment, monitoring and oversight of community based and school based OST providers and WorkReady system providers, contract conformance and flow of funds to subcontacted providers.  The Director of Operations directly supervises the K-8 School Based OST Director, Continuous Quality Improvement Manager, and the Community Based, Specialized, and Older Youth Services Director.

The Operations Director is responsible for overseeing the OCF OST staff and partners providing technical assistance, professional development, and related support services offered to OST providers. Other strategic partners include the Every Hour Counts Coalition, National Institute Out-of-School Time, School District of Philadelphia, philanthropic foundations, as well as any/all intra-city government agencies. The Operations Director is further responsible for coordinating new and existing partnerships to support the mission and vision of high quality OST across the City of Philadelphia in both schools and community based locations.

Essential Functions

  • Ensure the mission and commitments of the OCF OST programs and subcontracts are met.
  • Manage the strategic planning and implementation to further expand the reach of OCF OST programs to new families.
  • Manage and support the internal OCF OST staff.
  • Oversee the operational work of the intermediaries.
  • Manage the OCF OST budgets and fiscal relationships with intermediaries
  • Secure additional resources, as needed, to fully operationalize OCF OST’s program’s priorities.
  • Support and coordinate evaluations of OCF OST in partnership with OCF’s Performance Management Team
  • Development and management of procurement activities.
  • Develop and implement a plan to ensure an adequate and qualified workforce exists for the OCF OST funded system.

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