| This position will serve as the After School Program Coordinator for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County in support of the 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC), Advantage, and Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) After School Programs. The After School Program provides comprehensive youth development opportunities for youth in grades K-12 from the School District. The Program Coordinator will provide program coordination and supervision to assist the After School Director in ensuring the program meets health, safety and licensing standards and offers a quality youth development educational experience. This position will assist with After School Program academic improvement initiatives, meeting the program objectives/goals and working with an Outside Evaluator on evaluation protocols. This position will utilize existing program resources and materials in program work, and will assist in delivering educational programs as defined. The Program Coordinator will provide supervision to Association Temporary Program positions assigned to the After School Program.|
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS:
PLEASE READ BEFORE APPLYING
All applicants must apply by close of business on June 14 2017 to be considered for this position. All applicants must complete an application packet, which includes: cover letter, resume and three (3) references.
We will be hiring one (1) Program Coordinator II position to support programming in each of the following school districts:
- Beaver River Central School District
- Belleville-Henderson Central School District
- Copenhagen Central School District
- Indian River Central School District
- LaFargeville Central School District
- Watertown City School District
If you have a preference of school district, you may indicate that in your cover letter.
All External Applicants (including applicants currently employed by Cornell Cooperative Extension in Associations other than the Association advertising this career opportunity) must submit his/her application materials via the "APPLY" button located within this job posting.
All Internal Applicants (current employees working for the Association advertising this career opportunity) must apply online via his/her Workday account, which may be accessed here: http://workday.cornell.edu/.
Please contact Jane Pearson, Association Regional HR Coordinator at 315-788-8450 with questions.
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.
- 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 acceptable background check standards (After-School Checks –Grant Based).
- Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
- Demonstrated knowledge of subject matter appropriate to area of programming.
- Demonstrated ability to supervise staff, interns, teacher tutors and student tutors and provide oversight to volunteers.
- 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 function as a team member working with volunteers and staff.
- Demonstrated ability to organize reference materials for programming purposes.
- 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.
Delivery - 5%
- Teach the existing educational program as defined.
- 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.
- Work to foster acceptance of the After School program, methods, and policies while addressing community and individual needs and considering diverse audiences.
- Utilize established program resources and materials in providing information and resources to program participants in established 4-H programming.
- Provide 4-H educational programs via mass media.
- Assist the After School Director and/or Youth and Family Development Issue Leader in ensuring that program delivery is within scope of the statewide and Association Plan of Work.
- Utilizing established materials, serve as subject matter resource in the area of 4-H Youth Development and provide standard responses.
- Serve as a team member and cooperate with the entire Association and Youth and Family Program staff to achieve Association program delivery goals.
Direction - 5%
- Assist After School Director and other program staff with limited-complexity administrative tasks in the planning of educational programs in 4-H Youth Development.
- Provide input to the After School Director in planning the structure of delivering educational programs via various methods.
- Provide input to the After School Director in planning the delivery of established educational program goals.
- Assist After School Director in proposing program budget based on established financial guidelines and/or procedures and assist in the allocation of program budget amounts.
- Provide administrative assistance in planning for mass media efforts in the After School Program.
- Assist in identifying opportunities for After School Program fund development activities.
Management - 10%
- Provide low-complex administrative management of established educational program goals.
- Provide moderately-complex administrative tasks in guiding the implementation of the program area budgets.
- Provide low-complexity administrative tasks in guiding the implementation of communication strategies.
- 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 Director.
- Assist the After School Director in ensuring
- Provide management (including recruitment and selection) and supervision (including guidance, performance feedback and annual performance reviews) to designated staff in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocol, and provide regular staffing updates to the After School Director, Youth and Family Development Issue Leader and/or Executive Director as required.
Coordination/Operation - 75%
- Coordinate, compile and organize existing program resources and program materials.
- Implement established program schedule.
- Assist with program evaluation to include: collecting evaluation and needs assessment data from program participants.
- Coordinate program implementation efforts, planning and activities.
- Organize and coordinate activities related to After School Programming.
- Assist in the allocation of program budget amounts.
- Prepare and submit expense reports.
- Draft standard and non-standard communications requiring only occasional guidance from After School Director.
- Provide administrative support for an Advisory Committee of parents, educators, community members and students to assist with program implementation and planning.
- 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.
- Provide administrative support for fund development activities as identified.
- 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.
- Contribute and communicate 4-H news to include, but not limited to: articles of interest to program participants, parents and volunteers, recognition and program information.
- Provide basic information to community media representatives regarding individual programs and refer other questions to other staff members as appropriate.
- Effectively maintain existing 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) 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 with 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.
- Aware of, and adheres to, established Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County policies, procedures and Cornell Cooperative Extension Skills for Success.
- 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.
Job Title:Association Program Coordinator II
Pay Rate Type:Hourly
Contact Name:Jane Pearson
Number of Openings:6
Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.
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.