Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids and Greenway
TITLE: Grand Rapids Branch Director
PROFILE SOURCE: Management Professional/Nonexempt
DEPARTMENT: Management/ Programs
REPORTS TO: Area Director
Directs/manages overall daily operations of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Grand Rapids following the policies and procedures as a branch of Boys & Girls Clubs of the Northland, with the primary concern for programs and service delivery, supervision and training of staff, facilities management, community relations and membership administration.
$29,000 – $33,000/yr, w/ insurance benefits. (Including health, dental, vision, life and ind. Pension option.)
KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities):
- Lead Branch programs, activities and services that prepare youth for success and that create a Club environment that facilitates achievement of Youth Development Outcomes and Priority Outcomes.
- Ensure a healthy and safe environment, ensuring facilities, equipment and supplies are maintained.
- Exercise authority in problem relations to members and staff, utilizing guidance and discipline plan.
- Provide exemplary leadership for staff through open communication, regular staff meetings, and daily actions.
- Plan, develop, implement and evaluate Branch’s overall programs, services and activities to ensure they meet stated objectives and member needs and interests. Compile regular reports reflecting all activities, attendance, and participation.
- Manage Branch financial resources assisting in the development of annual budgets. Control expenditures against budget.
- Ensure administrative and operational systems are in place to maintain the operation of the physical properties and equipment of the Club. Ensure compliance with organization policies.
- Recruit, manage and provide career development opportunities for branch staff and volunteers assisted by the Area Director. Conduct regular staff meetings.
- Develop partnerships with parents, community leaders, and organizations.
- Develop partnerships with schools and other youth-serving agencies.
Marketing and Public Relations
- Consistent work with public relations to increase the visibility of programs, services, and activities within the Club and the community.
- Network with department and community to promote Club activities and programs
- Assist in recruitment, train and lead part-time staff; provide ongoing feedback; and identify and support development opportunities. Ensure a productive work environment.
- Work as a team member, contribute to team meetings.
- Manage your own time and resources; continuously develop your own knowledge and skills.
- Support training of program staff and volunteers that facilitate Youth Development Outcomes.
- Provide opportunities for culturally based programming.
- Work with staff on special events to carry out programs in all departments.
- Coordinate master schedule of with after-school activities, education, sports, and fitness programs.
- Ensure the consistency of hours of operation for the site.
- Attend Director’s meetings.
- Assume other duties as assigned.
Internal: Maintains close, daily contact with Area Director and Club professional staff to interpret and explain the organizational mission, program objectives and standards, discuss issues, and provide/receive information. Has regular contact with members as needed to discipline, advise, and counsel.
External: Maintains contact with community and government groups, tribal community groups, schools, members’ parents/guardians and others to assist in resolving problems and to publicize Club.
- Four-year degree from an accredited college or university, or equivalent experience.
- A minimum of two years of work experience in a Boys & Girls Club or similar organization planning and supervising activities based on the developmental needs of young people, or equivalent experience.
- Demonstrated ability in personnel supervision, facilities management, and the recruitment and retention of key personnel.
- Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
- Ability to recruit, train, supervise and motivate staff and volunteers.
- Ability to deal effectively with members including discipline problems.
- Ability to work independently.
- Demonstrated ability in working with young people, parents and community leaders.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
High energy level, comfortable performing multi-faceted tasks in conjunction with the day-to-day activities. Superior interpersonal abilities. Ability to get along with diverse personalities, tactful, mature and flexible. Good reasoning abilities and sound judgment. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
DISCLAIMER: The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, or to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.