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Community School Director- Tobin, Division of Community Schools

Company: City of Cambridge
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Cambridge Community School Division is seeking a dynamic leader that is organized, talented in curriculum delivery, and has strong effective communication skills. The Community School Director will be responsible for the supervision of the Program Director, Instructors and Program participants. They will specifically:
Work collaboratively with the Inclusion Initiative in the development, implementation, and management of an inclusionary out of school time program for children in the Tobin School community neighborhood.
Ensure youth programs meet high quality standards.
Develop and implement programs for adults, families, and seniors.
Recruit, hire, supervise and evaluate afterschool Instructors/Specialists and summer program staff.
Manage and oversee a full day Summer Camp Program.
Publicize daily programs/activities using all available means.
Recruit and supervise participants enrolled in program/activities.
Evaluate programs and maintain all records necessary to assess program quality.
Work collaboratively with the Agenda for Children (QIS) Integrated Self Assessment Initiative to develop best practices and improve program quality.
Provide regular fiscal reports to Program Manager and Fiscal offices of DHSP.
Manage facilities used for all programs/activities including responsibility for building supervision and security.
Develop outreach and maintain close communication and collaboration with school staff, neighborhood organizations and service providers to ensure access to programs for children.
Develop and work with residents and the Tobin school community to actively promote the involvement of community residents in planning programs and activities for children, seniors, and adults.
Participate in Director's meetings, program development meetings and division meetings.
Participate in on-going professional development training to enhance program practices and quality
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's Degree in related field preferred. Minimum of three years' experience developing and implementing programs for children, adults, seniors and families in a community-based setting and supervising staff. Experience in inclusionary programming for children with special needs is strongly desired. Excellent organizational and administrative skills required. Successful experience generating revenue, a strong financial management background, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills. The City of Cambridge's workforce, like the community, is diverse. Applicants must have the ability to work and interact effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, backgrounds, and ideologies.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Time will be divided primarily between two sites: Department of Human Services main site and the Community School Program site. DHSP's main site is a general office environment with air conditioning and fluorescent lighting. Programming is on multiple levels in school building. Employee must occasionally transport materials weighing up to 50 pounds from one site to another.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The duties of the job involve a good deal of sitting, standing, walking, and oftentimes engaging with children on the floor. Must have sufficient mobility to travel between sites on a regular basis. Employee must occasionally transport materials weighing up to 50 pounds from one site to another.
BENEFITS SUMMARY:
Competitive health, dental, and vision insurance
Vacation and Sick leave eligible
Sick Incentive Pay Eligible
3 Personal days
14 Paid Holidays
Management Allowance, $2,700/year
RATE: $62,281-$76,469 plus excellent benefits
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Internal applicants submit a job bidding form and 2 copies of both your resume and cover letter; external applicants submit both your resume and cover letter via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to the Personnel Department, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Review of resumes is ongoing. Position will remain open until filled.
THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, SEX, RELIGION, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY OR ANY OTHER PROTECTED CATEGORY. WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS, MEMBERS OF THE LGBTQ+ COMMUNITY, AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. CITY OF CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. AUXILIARY AIDS AND SERVICES, WRITTEN MATERIALS IN ALTERNATIVE FORMATS, AND REASONABLE MODIFICATIONS IN POLICIES AND PROCEDURES WILL BE PROVIDED TO QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES FREE OF CHARGE, UPON REQUEST. The City is committed to advancing a workforce culture of antiracism, diversity, equity, and inclusion.
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Keywords: City of Cambridge, Cambridge , Community School Director- Tobin, Division of Community Schools, Executive , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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