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Program Director - Miami Dade County

Company: YMCA of South Florida
Location: Miami
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

As the Program Director for the YMCA of South Florida's Youth Development Department in Miami-Dade County, this leader plays a pivotal role in driving the success and effectiveness of our organization's mission and objectives. Strong leadership and expertise are essential to ensuring the seamless management and growth of multiple youth-focused after-school, summer, and day school programs throughout the region.Essential Functions / Job Duties:

  • Implement and monitor the program budget, tracking monthly progress and variances.
  • Drive program retention and growth initiatives.
  • Develop and maintain regular communication and relationships with school principals and representatives.
  • Actively participate in school parent/teacher organizations.
  • Implement established Program Quality Standards and contribute to their development.
  • Conduct regular site visits and inspections to monitor program quality and grant compliance.
  • Provide daily supervision for all assigned program staff.
  • Recruit, supervise, hire, and manage staff within the region, including implementing progressive discipline when necessary.
  • Develop objectives and job plans for Site Directors within the region.
  • Develop and oversee staff training plans in accordance with organization or state licensing requirements.
  • Attend all mandatory departmental meetings.
  • Monitor and effectively manage bi-weekly payroll processes.
  • Assist with curriculum development and implementation while ensuring all grant outcomes are met.
  • Monitor and control daily/weekly nutrition counts.
  • Maintain Accounts Receivable below 3%.
  • Lead fundraising efforts during the Annual Y Campaign.
  • Ensure compliance with all grant measures and execute grant assessment processes.
  • Assist the Grant Data team in gathering required information, including registrations, attendance, demographics, outcomes, and deliverables, into the appropriate tracking systems.
  • Act as a community representative for funding agencies, and relevant community partners.
  • Perform any additional responsibilities as assigned by the assigned supervisor.Position Profile:
    • Strategic Leadership
    • Operational Excellence
    • Program Development
    • Resource Management
    • Community Engagement
    • Quality Assurance
    • Passion for MissionQualifications, Skills and Abilities / Position Requirements:Job Requirements
      • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Relevant and extensive work experience may substitute education requirement.
      • Demonstrated leadership experience in youth development or related programs.
      • Strong organizational and management skills.
      • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
      • Knowledge of the Miami-Dade County community and its unique needs.
      • Experience working with budgets, developing a budget, fiscal management, and fund raising.
      • Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical incidents and the physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency.
      • Ability to collaborate with diverse stakeholders and build strategic partnerships.
      • Bilingual, English and Spanish preferred.Certifications and Licenses:
        • Florida Child Care Facility Director's Credentials required for K-5 grade program management (or obtain within 18 months of hire).
        • Valid Driver's License.
        • Adult/ Child CPR & First Aid certified.
        • As a condition of employment, you will be required to submit to and satisfactorily clear a thorough Level II fingerprinting background screening.As a condition of employment and a Drug-Free Workplace you will be required to submit to and satisfactorily clear a thorough Level II fingerprinting background screening and drug test.Failure to complete the drug test will automatically disqualify you from employment. Please note Medical Marijuana cards do not exempt you from successfully passing your drug test.The YMCA of South Florida is committed to the policy of Equal Opportunity prohibiting discrimination in the workplace because of race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, political affiliation, age or disability.

Keywords: YMCA of South Florida, The Hammocks , Program Director - Miami Dade County, Executive , Miami, Florida

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