Education Coordinator

Boys' Club of New York

Location:

Gerry Clubhouse-The Boys' Club of New York
321 East 111th Street
New York, NY, 10029

Job Type:

Paid

Status:

Full Time

Length:

Permanent

Job Description:

Position: Education Coordinator Department: Program Location: Gerry; East Harlem Schedule: Full-time Salary: 30,000-40,000 FLSA Status: Full-Time, Exempt The Boys’ Club of New York (BCNY) is one of New York’s oldest and most well-respected youth development organizations and we are moving forward with an exciting and ambitious strategic agenda. Building on over 138 years of helping boys develop into quality young men, we offer programs that help boys and young men stay in school and go on to college, discover their individual musical and artistic talent, develop healthy minds and bodies, learn leadership skills, and just have fun. We are committed to developing evidence-based programs that will be a model for youth development efforts across the field. To make this happen, we are adding to our strong team of talented professionals to deepen and broaden our impact. Summary of Position BCNY’s Education Program Coordinator will work to cultivate an intellectually rich learning environment and s/he will support the educational and academic success of all clubhouse members in a variety of ways. In addition, s/he will assume some responsibilities in program coordination that may include either homework help or tutoring, administrative work on tracking of student progress, and communication with families. The position requires a passion for children, teaching, and learning as well as flexibility, problem-solving, communication skills, cultural sensitivity and close attention to detail. The role is demanding, dynamic, and evolving depending on the needs of clubhouse members and program. Major Duties and Responsibilities · Oversee the day-to-day management of education programs (homework help or tutoring) and help coordinate other programs (READ, STEM) as needed. This includes planning, organizing, and ensuring successful implementation. · Builds strong relationships with members and families and work to ensure that individual needs (academic, emotional, social, physical) are met through the appropriate connection or coordination of programs and services. · Works collaboratively with the Program Development and Clubhouse team towards successful program execution, evaluation and operation to include gathering and tracking data. · Observe and track members’ academic progress and attendance through diagnostics and tutoring forms. · Communicate members' progress, attendance and upcoming events to members, parents or teachers in written progress reports, in person, by phone, or by email; schedule tutoring. · Engage boys directly through tutoring, small-group academic clubs, and other programs. · Assist in program development and evaluation, workshops and community outreach. · Reinforce positive student behavior and clubhouse rules and handle member behavior challenges as needed. · Regularly communicate with Education Director to share progress, concerns, and needs. · Supports selection, training, and management of part-time staff and volunteers including evaluating and assessing their needs for ongoing professional development; Delegates work appropriately; Ensures adequate coverage. · Observes staff members teaching/facilitation methods and examines program materials to evaluate effectiveness and determine areas where improvement is needed under direction of Education Director. · Confer with members of educational committees and advisory groups to obtain knowledge of subject areas, and to relate curriculum materials to specific subjects, individual student needs, and occupational areas. · Supports recommendations, ordering, authorization for purchase of materials, supplies, and equipment designed to meet member needs. · Assume responsibility for the supervision, care and maintenance of department equipment, resources and facilities. Education and/or Experience Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree strongly preferred, in Elementary Education, Youth Development, Social Work, or a related field; Minimum of three-five years successfully working with youth in a not-for-profit or public education organization; Experience successfully supervising staff highly preferred; Experience working with economically and educationally disadvantaged youth with a sound understanding of the social and cultural issues facing urban families. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Youth Development; Program Administration; Attention to Detail; Information Ordering; Critical Thinking; Communication; Judgment and Decision Making; Problem Sensitivity; Time Management; Computers and Electronics Usage; Program Design; Curriculum Development; Learning Strategies; Instructing; Monitoring; Oral and Written Comprehension & Expression To apply Apply online at http://www.bcny.org/about-bcny/careers . Resume and cover letter required. The Boys’ Club of New York is an equal opportunity employer.

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