After-School Program Assistant Coordinator - Watertown, NY
August 11, 2018
School Program Assistant Coordinator, New York
This position will serve as the After-School Program Assistant Coordinator for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County in support of the 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) and Empire State After-School Programs. The 21st CCLC and Empire State After-School Programs provide comprehensive 4-H youth development opportunities for youth in grades K-12 enrolled in the Watertown City School District. This position will provide established guidance and direction for program participants and after-school activities, including club and life skills. Specific responsibilities will include coordinating the academic tutoring program in the five elementary schools, as well as assist the collaborating teachers during the academic study portion of the 4-H After-School Program under the direction of the After-School Program Coordinator. This position will be responsible for the delivery of established 4-H programming in support of the 21st CCLC and Empire State programs, and will deliver other established 4-H programming and activities, both on-site and off-site in accordance with the 4-H Youth Development Program Area's plan of work. This position will also coordinate administrative aspects of the 21st CCLC and Empire State After-School programs and will assist the After-School Program Coordinator with marketing and fundraising efforts for 21st CCLC and Empire State After-School Programming. This position will also provide staffing and/or programming coverage, as needed, for other Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County After-School Programs.
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All applicants must apply by close of day on August 28, 2018 to be considered for this position. All applicants must submit a complete application online, which includes: cover letter, resume and three (3) references.
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Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education (Associate's Degree and 2 years of transferrable program/functional experience).
Experience relevant to the role of the position.
Valid NYS Driver's License and the ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
Ability to meet acceptable background check standards (DMV and criminal background checks).
Ability to meet all School Age Child Care (SACC) and Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) licensing requirements (i.e. Tuberculosis Test, physical exam, training requirements).
Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
Three years of program experience.
Demonstrated knowledge of subject matter appropriate to area of programming (4-H Youth Development).
Demonstrated ability to plan, teach and evaluate informal educational programs through a variety of delivery methods to reach individuals and groups; adults and youth.
Demonstrated ability to relate to diverse audiences.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively through oral, written and visual means.
Demonstrated to utilize computer technologies for educational and communication purposes.
Demonstrated to work within a variety of school environments.
This position is a full-time non-exempt position - 100% FTE, 40 hours per week. The hourly rate for this position is $16.15. This position, based on eligibility, offers a comprehensive benefit package, to include: health and dental insurance, retirement, vacation, sick and personal leave.
Program Delivery - 70%
Teach the existing educational program as defined.
Utilize established program resources and materials in program work.
Implement, existing 4-H programming and activities in support of 4-H After-School programming efforts including, but not limited to: science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM).
Implement existing educational after-school programs and activities as needed in the after-school programs to include, but not limited to: environmental science and natural resources; violence prevention; community service; life skills development; cultural activities (i.e. art, music and theatre).
Implement already-established 4-H Youth Development educational programing and activities in support of other 4-H programming efforts as identified/needed to support the established plan of work.
Occasionally apply established subject matter knowledge to create lesson plans as identified.
Serve as a subject matter resource for 4-H Youth Development and provide standard responses.
Provide 4-H educational programs via mass media.
Work to foster acceptance of the After-School program, methods and policies while addressing community and individual needs and considering diverse audiences.
Via established program parameters, communicate and cooperate with school personnel to foster intentional instruction and to address the needs and interests of participating youth.
Assist teachers, as needed, during the academic study portion of the program.
Serve as a team member and cooperate with the entire Association and Youth and Family Program staff to achieve Association program delivery goals.
Provide staffing and/or programming coverage, as needed, for other Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County After-School Programs.
Program Evaluation - 5%
Implement program evaluation as designed by the Outside Evaluator, New York State Education Department (NYSED) and New York State Office of Children and Family Services (NYSOCFS).
Interact with program participants to obtain evaluation data, to include: evaluating effectiveness of classes and instructors within program areas for all After-School Programs offered.
Assist After-School Program Coordinator in the process of analyzing program data, and based on that analysis, assist in making recommendations for improvements in program offerings.
Communicate evaluation findings to constituents as appropriate.
Direction - 5%
Provide input to the After-School Program Coordinator in planning the structure of delivering educational programs via various methods.
Provide input to the After-School Program Coordinator in planning the delivery of established educational program goals.
Assist in the planning and promotion of major public events and programs including, but not limited to: assisting with mass media efforts related to upcoming events and programs.
Assist in identifying opportunities for fund development activities.
Management - 5%
Solve problems and resolve conflicts that arise is the After-School Program utilizing appropriate policies and procedures.
Give guidance to volunteers and staff, including those performing similar work utilizing established practices and procedures.
Assist in identifying and recommending program needs (i.e. program supplies and materials) to the After-School Program Coordinator.
Assist the After-School Program Coordinator in ensuring
Coordination/Operation - 10%
Organize and coordinate activities related to After-School Programming.
Submit program related expense receipts as necessary.
Coordinate work of Program Educators, teacher tutors, and volunteers to in the absence of the After-School Program Coordinator.
Coordinate identified administrative aspects of the After-School Program to include, but not limited to: ordering and inventory of supplies (including end of year inventory), assist with marketing of After-School Program, assist with staff interviews as needed, assist with brochure development and distribution.
Under the direction of the After-School Program Coordinator, coordinate the academic tutoring portion of the 4-H After-School Program in the five elementary schools within the district.
Provide administrative support for fund development activities as identified.
Coordinate, compile and organize existing program resources and program materials.
Assist in utilizing effective marketing strategies in the promotion of programming efforts to include, but not limited to: print media, news media, social media, and multi-media efforts.
Provide administrative support for an Advisory Committee of parents, educators, community members and students to assist with program implementation and planning.
Provide administrative assistance in the completion of reports as required by the funding sources and/or the Association.
Effectively communicate with parents in the school districts as need to achieve program goals.
Effectively maintain professional relationships with other agencies, organizations and businesses that promote effective communication and facilitate continued programming efforts.
This position may require the transport of program participants and/or program materials and resources in performing position responsibilities.
Professional Improvement and Other Duties as Assigned - 5%
Participate in required training to meet SACC (School Age Child Care) and Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) licensing regulations.
In cooperation with Supervisor and/or Executive Director, jointly develop and pursue a professional development plan as a means to increase competencies relative to position accountabilities and to address changes in programming and association priorities.
Collaborate in activities that are in general support of Cornell Cooperative Extension including but not limited to attendance at staff meetings, timely reporting of expenses, working with other staff, general marketing of Extension programs and other duties as assigned.
Health and Safety - Applied to all duties and functions.
Support the association to maintain a safe working environment.
Be familiar and strive to follow any applicable federal, state, local regulations, association health and safety policy/procedure/requirement and standard.
Act proactively to prevent accidents/injuries and communicate hazards to supervisors when identified.
EEO/EPO and Policy - Applied to all duties and functions.
Appreciate and embrace diversity in all interactions with clientele, staff, volunteers and the public.
Assist the Cornell Cooperative Extension system in reaching out to diverse audiences.
Be aware of, and adhere to, established Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County policies and procedures.
Contribute to the overall success of the organization by performing all assigned duties in a professional, timely, and accurate manner.
Equal Opportunity Employment Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
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Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are support of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
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