Site Director (Rockaway YMCA)
To help fulfill our mission, we cultivate a culture of learning, leading, and collaboration to enhance community impact. Through our talented staff and “LEAP” career framework (Leadership, Empowerment, Accountability, Personal Growth), we are committed to a people-first approach that fosters trust, inclusion, growth, and development for all.
The Rockaway YMCA is seeking a Site Director who, under the supervision of the Youth and Family Director, will be responsible for ensuring that the Y After School program meets all Department of Health, YMCA of Greater New York, and funder standards, expectations and regulations. They will provide leadership for the strategy, systems, supervision, and structure of the program. The Site Director will plan, organize, and implement a structured program consisting of engaging educational and recreational activities according to age group. They will ensure a high level of quality, communication, and collaboration within the Y After School program that is responsible for 100+ children.
- Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field; Master’s degree in Education or related field preferred.
- Minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience.
- Experience working with youth in school-age programs.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; knowledge of AS400 database a plus.
- Current CPR/First Aid certifications preferred.
- Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
- Must be available to work day times, weekends and evenings, as needed.
- Recruit, interview, hire, train and supervise staff according to YMCA policies and best practices.
- Manage administrative issues such data entry (AS400, YS.net, DYCD etc.,) human resources, reports, snack, space, security and all other administrative duties/documentation required or assigned for the betterment of the program and branch in a timely fashion.
- Ensure that adequate supplies and equipment are kept safe and are available to operate a successful program.
- Promote literacy, multiculturalism, parent and community involvement through appropriate program enhancements and activities.
- Manage Site budgets, revenue and expenses.
- Maintain accurate records pertaining to licensing requirements, staff/child health and safety.
- Evaluate and document staff performance informally and formally during the program year.
- Serve as a liaison to the school personnel, specifically the principal and his/her designee. Create a Parent Advisory and Youth Advisory Group. Attend school planning meeting and PTA meetings. Develop community relations with other community organization or programs.
- Facilitate and/or supervise the collection of data for Fordham University, DYCD evaluator assembling the data and arranging for its timely delivery as requested.
- Attend meetings and trainings as needed and/or requested.
- Supervision and planning of summer component/responsibilities and duties as assigned.
- Seek DOH license for summer camp.