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School Based Club Director

Department: Port St. Lucie Location
Location: Port St. Lucie , FL

 Job Title: School Based Club Director (Full-Time)
Salary: Starting pay $27,500 annually
Benefits: Benefits’ package includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k Plan, and more.
Hours: 40 hours per week; exempt employee
Reports to: Club Area Director

Location: Northport Middle & Allapattah Flats

 

1. JOB PURPOSE

The Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Lucie County takes changing the lives of youth to heart. We go above and beyond to ensure that every youth that walks through our doors has a world class club experience that provides them with the opportunity for a GREAT FUTURE!

 

The primary functions of the School Based Club Director are to direct and manage overall daily operations of the designated clubhouse with the primary concern for programs and service delivery, supervision and training of staff, facilities management, community relations and membership administration. 

 

2. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The duties include, but not limited to:

? Adopt the Formula for Impact and ensure that the Club is reaching the kids who need us the most, providing them with an outcome driven Club experience that is resulting in academic success, healthier lifestyles and better character and citizenship for our members.
? Establish Club programs, activities, and services that prepare youth for success and create a club environment that facilitates achievement of Youth Development Outcomes
? Implement daily program schedule, ensuring all areas are covered by club staff
? Ensure a healthy and safe environment, ensuring facilities, equipment and supplies are maintained;
? Plan, develop, implement and evaluate Club overall programs, services and activities to ensure they meet stated objectives and member needs and interests
? Compile regular reports reflecting all activities, attendance and participation
? Manage Club financial resources by assisting in the development of the annual budgets; control expenditure against budget
? Be familiar with and follow the chain of command and the policies and procedures of the Club at all times
? Ensure administrative and operational systems are in place to maintain the operation of the physical properties and equipment of the Club, including use of facilities by outside groups; ensure compliance with organization policies
? Works with Professional & Development Team to support training and development opportunities for staff and volunteers.
? Create a safe and fun work environment for Club employees where they receive coaching and feedback, have clarity of expectations, and are recognized for their accomplishments.
? Conduct regular staff meeting to share information and promote a team environment
? Develop partnerships with parents, community leaders and organizations
? Develop and maintain public relations to increase the visibility of programs, services and activities within the Club and the community
? Work with the staff on special events to carry out programs in all departments
? Exercise authority in problems relating to members; utilize guidance and discipline plan as needed
? Have regular contact with members as needed to discipline, advise, and counsel
? Maintain contact with outside community groups, schools, members’ parents and others to assist in resolving problems and to publicize the Club
? Be familiar with, and ensure staff and volunteers are familiar with, the Club’s guidelines in regards to the following:
o Monthly fire drills, including the posting of fire drills’ schedule
o CPR / First Aid, and required supplies
o Emergency phone numbers, such as Child Abuse Hotline, Poison Control, etc.
o Posting of daily schedule

o Posting of all emergency protocol and State employment guidelines

 

OTHER DUTIES & RESPONSBILIBITIES
? Actively participate in BGCA trainings, internal trainings, and All Staff meetings
? Ensure that grant deliverables are being met and provide data for reporting
? Support other projects as needed

? Completes any additional assignments as requested by the management staff 

 

3. QUALIFICATIONS

BACKGROUND SCREENING
? Must submit to and pass Level 2 background screening through the Florida Department of Children & Families.

? Must pass pre-employment drug test

 

CERTIFICATIONS

? Current CPR/First Aid certification preferred.

 

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
? Bachelor’s Degree in a related field from an accredited college or university OR
? A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a Boys & Girls Club or similar organization planning and supervising activities based on the developmental needs of young people OR

? A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a management role with demonstrated success of leading a team.

 

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE
? Ability to work regular Club hours, evenings, and some weekends.
? High energy, driven, dedicated, motivated, confident, flexible, and creative.
? Ability to recruit, train, supervise, and motivate staff.
? Must have positive work ethic, attention to detail, strong initiative and be reliable
? Ability to work independently and with a team, multitask, and lead a team of diversely skilled employees
? Adjust direction and priorities within a fast paced and multi-faceted work environment
? Proven ability managing multiple priorities; strong organization, detail and process management orientation
? Working knowledge of office equipment; computers, data base entry and full Microsoft Office suite, email, and internet
? Ability to read, analyze, and interpret data and information and apply appropriate judgment
? Demonstrated ability to work independently without supervision; ability to make decisions independently
? Ability to handle confidential information with discretion; High level of professionalism and diplomatic
etiquette
? Above average interpersonal skills; ability to work with and through people at all levels to accomplish goals
? Ability to retain information and utilize critical thinking skills
? Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
? Passion for providing extraordinary customer service; company brand ambassador
? Effectively manages multiple priorities, as well as effective organizational and time management practices
? Ability to interact with all levels of management and team members
? Experience managing client and vendor relationships
? Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, team environment
? Superior oral, written, and presentation skills.
? Culturally astute and sensitive, while being able to confidently ask the right questions
? Think analytically to produce written reports and demonstrate ability to provide insight and guidance

? Ability to work for prolonged periods at high levels of activity, managing multiple tasks and varying deadlines and attending to details.

 

TRAVEL

Some travel may be required for training and/or other business purposes. 

 

4. WORKING CONDITIONS

Fast paced work environment; flexibility to working schedules may be required due to changing business demands. General office conditions is the standard work environment (standing, sitting, and walking). Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Lucie County is an equal opportunity employer and a smoke, drug and alcohol free workplace. 

 

5. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

? The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling, stooping/kneeling, reaching with hands and arms, and finger dexterity.
? This position requires extended talking, listening, sitting, walking, and standing; computer viewing, and keyboard entry. Regularly lifting up to 25 pounds.
? Daily operation of personal motor vehicle relevant to carrying out job duties is required for this position.

? Ability to think strategically and ability to sit for more than four hours per day. 

 

6. OTHER

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time with or without notice.

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