The H2O Program Coordinator is responsible for the operations of H2O, or Hope High Optimized; a 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) operated by Brown Universityâ™s Swearer Center for Public Service in partnership with Hope High School. H2O is an out-of-school time program that serves students and families by offering expanded academic and co-curricular enrichment activities after school and during the summer and school breaks. H2O that aims to provide engaging academic and social enrichment for Hope students and useful resources for Hope families and teachers. The program fosters caring relationships and a creative environment that supports the personal growth and academic success of high school students. In the 2016-2017 academic year, more than 400 students participated in more than 30 afterschool clubs and summer camp programs at Hope High School.
The Program Coordinator oversees the development, operations, and evaluation of programs; manages program administrative duties and logistics such as program calendar and schedule; recruits, trains, and manages program staff and outside program providers, including Brown undergraduate volunteers; manages relationships and communicates regularly with a broad range of stakeholders including family and community members, school faculty and administrators.
The Program Coordinator is also responsible for day-to-day logistics of the program including: student recruitment and registration; creation/distribution of promotional program materials; data collection (student attendance, teacher and student survey distribution and collection); management of program and office supply orders and inventory; providing support to program instructors and providers; and acting as a point of contact for students and families.
The position reports to the Senior Program Manager for Community Partnership and serves as a part of the Swearer Centerâ™s 21st CCLC team.
Devise and manage program schedule
Ensure appropriate data collection and reporting (programmatic and fiscal) are carried out based on Swearer Center and sponsor expectations
Coordinate with program partners and Swearer staff to conduct ongoing evaluation of the program including participant experience and outcomes
Ensure proper completion/execution of forms, contracts, and agreements with all relevant partners, providers and stakeholders
Recruit, convene, and manage advisory board
Manage day-to-day program logistics including:
snacks and hot meals program etc.
Support for Program Participants
Manage high school student recruitment, registration, and retention for H2O programs
Serve as a point of contact for families and students.
Manage relationships with stakeholders at: Hope High School (faculty, staff, administration)
Collaborate with other site based initiatives/committees (Parent/Teacher/Student Organization, School Improvement Team, Student Council etc.)
Serve as H2O liaison to the 21st CCLC Network
Manage relationships with community-based program providers, vendors, and suppliers
Brown Student Development and Support
Identify in-demand programs that might be led by Brown student volunteers
Orient, train, supervise Brown student volunteers/leaders
Support Brown student leaders in the recruitment of volunteers
Associateâ™s Degree or higher with 1-2 years related experience (preferably in an educational setting) or equivalent combination of education/experience;
Administrative experience in an academic setting preferred.
Experience managing organizational systems/processes and logistics and processing financial transactions (reimbursements, purchase orders, etc.).
Strong skills in management, program structure and process, documentation and assessment.
Collaborative work style, strong team player, inclusiveness and flexibility; ability to build collaborations with diverse communities.
Track record of execution and change orientation: open-mindedness; focus on learning, assessment, constant improvement, and accountability; attention to detail.
Interest in and ability to engage, collaborate with, support, and educate undergraduate students; understanding of and ability to articulate the integration of community engagement and the goals of Brown undergraduate education.
Fluency in written and spoken Spanish strongly preferred.
Strong customer service and problem-solving orientation; Ability to take initiative and anticipate the needs of the program/organization.
Excellent interpersonal/communication skills; Ability to interact professionally with multiple audiences and people from diverse backgrounds.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; Ability to manage multiple tasks with competing priorities
Strong skills in program logistics, documentation, data collection and analysis.
Ability to work independently as well as part of a collaborative team.
Track record of excellent execution; open-mindedness; focus on learning, constant improvement, and accountability.
Flexibility to meet routine deadlines as well as handle emergency needs.
Ability to handle confidential or sensitive materials with discretion.
Ability to work occasional evening and weekend events/programs.
*This is a grant-funded position; continued employment beyond one year will be contingent upon funding availability.
All offers of employment are contingent upon a criminal and education records check satisfactory to Brown.
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Job Posting Title:
Program Coordinator, Hope High Optimized
Global and Community Engagement
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