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at Girls Incorporated of Central AL (view profile)
Location Birmingham, AL
Date Posted 07/11/2018
Category Programs
Job Type Full-time
Job Function Assistant Site Director
Salary TBD
Start Date 2018/07/30
Address 5201 8th Ave. South

Description

The Assistant Center Director supports programs at our Crestwood Center located in Birmingham AL.  Under the direction of the Center Director this position supports the management of program activities, facilities, and staff of the site.  As part of this function support of all internal management and operations systems, in accordance with procedures required by Girls Inc. of Central AL are overseen on a day to day basis.  The Assistant Center Director supports the recruitment and program facilitation for girls ages 6-18 years of age during its afterschool, and out of school time hours of operation.

In addition, the Assistant Center Director also helps serve as the organization’s community liaison within the local site area.  As such, the Assistant Center Director is involved within the community, assessing the needs of girls, developing programs (in coordination with Girls Incorporated program management staff) to meet their specific needs, recruiting community volunteers, and receiving input from community leaders and residents on how to best serve girls in the community.

Administrative:

Programs Management:  supports the administration programs, both directly, and through staff and volunteers; develops internal center schedule of programs; maintains and transmits monthly program reports, records, and information to Center Director. Works directly with specific groups of girls, or in individual mentoring sessions with girls. Assists with special projects; makes referrals as needed for services and/or assistance.

Inputs program data into Trax 8 Membership System and provides reports as needed. Supports survey and outcomes measurement strategies of Girls Inc. national and the local agency.

Facilities/Operations Management:  helps manage the care, maintenance, and security of facility; is responsible for all center inventory.  Assesses the repair of materials, equipment needs of center, and with approval of Center Director, purchases small items and/or orders major items through Central Administrative Office for use by Center clientele and staff.

Fiscal Management: Receives and records payment of dues, program fees, and other organization revenue; submits all monies for deposit.

Maintains petty cash for use in purchasing minor items for center and/or program activities.

 

Recruitment: 

Stimulates interest within the community for Girls Incorporated programs, activities, and services through local schools, recreation centers, churches and or community organizations; encourages the active participation of girls, ages 6 - 18, in center activities and programs through personal contact, public speaking, and distribution of organization informational material.

Volunteer Recruitment and Utilization:  with support from the Girls Inc.Volunteer Manager assigns volunteers to strategic positions within center to facilitate the delivery of programs.  Conducts on-site training for relevant center-based activities, and/or recommends training to Center Director to enhance their position’s services to Girls Incorporated organization.  Periodically assesses the work of volunteers and recognizes their efforts.

Community Service:

Through public speaking and personal contacts, describes Girls Incorporated programs within schools and local community groups; follows up outreach requests made directly to center for services needed by community.

Attends and participates in Girls Incorporated regional and national functions, as agreed upon with the Center Director.  With approval attends training and other developmental meetings, conferences, and workshops either as a participant/student or presenter/representative/advocate of the Girls Incorporated of Central Alabama organization.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree required; appropriate course work in education, business administration, psychology, physical education, and/or sociology.  Consideration may be given for up to 3 years of relevant youth and/or community experience in similar programs in lieu of a bachelor’s degree. Bi-lingual skills a plus.

Interpersonal skills necessary to relate to a diverse range of persons, across a wide range of ages and cultural backgrounds; maintain interaction and cooperation of staff.

Management skills in coordinating multiple programs with a wide range of activities, and advocacy duties.

Business skills in order to supervise staff, receive and account for dues and other revenues for the organization, manage fiscal, equipment, and material resources of the center.

Necessary to communicate effectively both in oral and written communications.

Ability to inspire, stimulate and encourage creativity and innovation.

Must be able to communicate with girls ages 6 - 18, and encourage their participation in planning, problem-solving, and decision-making.

Ability to provide a positive role model to girls served by the organization.

 

Physical/Stamina Demands:

High demand for visual, auditory, communication, and mobility abilities in order to assure the health and safety of girl clientele, ranging in ages 6 - 18; primary demand is to intervene in critical situations that endanger the health or safety of girl(s).

Regular lifting of objects weighing up to 45 lbs.

Possess critical and analytical abilities to make active and abstract decisions of observed critical situations, ability to respond in appropriate safe and calm manner to alleviate or end such critical situation.

Client or Safety/Health Responsibilities:

Position is responsible for the health and safety of clientele within the facility during operating hours; such responsibility includes assuring that the facility, equipment, and furnishings are maintained in working order.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Organization Work Requirements:

It is essential that the Assistant Center Director work all scheduled hours when members are present beginning with the opening hour and ending with the last girl being picked up.

Must have reliable transportation to use in the conduct of duties.

Must possess current and valid Alabama Driver’s License

Must provide evidence of personal automobile liability insurance, and must be eligible for coverage by agency’s automobile liability insurance (as determined through review of MVR records). Must be able to drive agency Van/Mini Bus as needed.

Confidentiality requirements:

This position does contain job duties requiring the maintaining/possession of confidential/security information and/or equipment.

Perform any other duties assigned by immediate supervisor.

Resumes and cover letter should be forwarded to Ms. Jessica Rodgers - no phone calls please: jrodgers@girlsinccentral-al.org.