Program Manager, After-School All-Stars Philadelphia

Posted by After-School All-Stars on January 25, 2016

Position: Program Manager
Organization: After-School All-Stars Philadelphia
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Organization Background:
Founded in 1992, After-School All-Stars is a national non-profit organization which provides free, daily afterschool programs to over 72,000 children in need on nearly 350 school sites in 15 chapters across the U.S. Offering daily programs that combine academic, enrichment, and health and fitness activities, ASAS is responding to America’s high school dropout, youth obesity, student empowerment and economic crises.

After-School All-Stars launched programs in Philadelphia in October of 2014 and is currently operating in three schools under a 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant.

A Unique Opportunity:
To operate this organization, ASAS is currently seeking an exceptional and dynamic leader for the Program Manager (PM) position. The PM will report to and work closely with the Executive Director (ED); general responsibilities include overall program management and leadership, and the development and monitoring of this Chapter’s programs.

Specific Responsibilities
• Responsible for effective program planning throughout the year that includes session planning, development of class selections for students, site visits, culminating events, collaboration with core day initiatives, and field trips
• Implement programming according to 21st Century Community Learning Centers program design and ensure grant objectives are met
• Ensure implementation of ASAS National Initiatives on school sites and in summer camps
• Recruit, hire, train and supervise effective program staff, capable of managing and leading a classroom and ensure that staff are developing high quality, comprehensive after-school programming
• Conduct structured observations as well as performance reviews and evaluations for program staff
• Develop and thoroughly understand site budget, and any grant compliance requirements
• Responsible for maintaining and monitoring student participation and attendance throughout the year via recruitment and retention activities, including “student voice and choice” strategies
• Ensure that student records and attendance data are maintained in an accurate manner
• Assist in reporting program activities for grants and other fundraising activities
• Document program activities via video, photos, and recording student success stories to assist with marketing and development efforts
• Serve as a liaison with school personnel and community groups to maintain positive public and working relations of program with community partners
• Periodic travel to one or more sites. Occasional travel off-site meetings, trainings and events
• Perform other duties as assigned

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