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High expectations. High achievement for all. No excuses.
Join us to light the “Spark” in each of our students. This full-time role will create a new and improved model of Out of School Time (OST) programming. As a member of our “Spark” Team you will design, build and deliver diverse opportunities including enrichment, targeted services academic and summer programs. Developing programs, services and activities that light a spark will further our mission of helping each student feel valued, inspired and have a sense of belonging leading to academic success. We are looking for a talented, charismatic, passionate and dynamic individual for this role.
As a Youth Programs “Spark” Manager you will be responsible for delivering exceptional customer service to our students and families through engaging, inspiring and diverse programming. This position will be instrumental in the design, delivery and evaluation of programs. A strong partnership with community organizations, service-learning opportunities and connecting our students to our community will be expected.
The successful candidate will be an individual who …
… firmly believes: all students can and will learn, and that their learning can be directly influenced by focusing on factors over which we have control;
in the need to work interdependently with teachers, school, and district leaders throughout the system, aligning the work of adults around improving student learning by meeting the needs, interests, and aspirations of students;
in the need to work in partnership with staff to continuously improve practices to enhance student and family engagement, creating the conditions for equity, excellence and student success; and
in personalizing learning for students, meeting academic, social, and emotional needs and aspirations so that each student feels valued and has a sense of belonging, leading to academic success
Duties of this job include, but are not limited to: Design Out of School Time and Summer programming with a customer focused lens to meet changing community needs
Deliver day-to-day services, operations and supervision that exceeds our internal and external customer expectations:
Build relationships with students and families
Recruit, train, supervise and evaluate staff
Contract with program providers and manage vendor relationships
Assist with program marketing throughout the district and community
Maintain class information for catalog and website
Manage registration and payroll
Review and assess program enrollment and class evaluations; provide regular reports to Coordinator
Communicate regularly with school administrators, front office teams, instructors, service providers and parents
Plan and execute special events each year. Duties include managing event registration, event logistics and event day support.
Promote a positive image of the Spring Lake Park School District and Community Education programs both internally and externally
Develop, monitor and manage the Out of School Time Budget
Seeks grant or funding opportunities and pursues when appropriate
B.A. or B.S. in education, Community Education, recreation, youth development or a related degree
Evidence of successful experience in program planning and leadership
Evidence of innovation, creativity and self-initiative
Strong interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, volunteers, the community, vendors, instructors and demonstrated ability to relate well to youth
Demonstrate technical experience with computer systems, databases, reporting tools and accounting and software applications
Ability and willingness to work flexible hours
Grant writing experience
Highly competitive salary for the region.
District Application Guidelines
Position will remain open until filled.
Individuals who wish to be considered for this position must apply online at https://www.applitrack.com/district16/onlineapp/default.aspx
Only qualified and appropriately licensed individuals will be considered for an interview.
With inquiries regarding the position, please feel free to contact Colleen Pederson, Director of Community Education, [email protected], 763-600-5050.
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