Director of Academic Success

The Director of Academic Success is primarily responsible for planning, developing, supporting and evaluating strategies toward academic success for all Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh members. They will create a flexible 12-month core curriculum for our clubs, based on proven methodologies and best practices. This person will oversee the tutors and academic volunteers at the Club and ensure that programs are quality and implemented successfully.
Total hours per week are 40, with the core hours during the school year from 11:00AM-7:00PM and 7;30AM-5:30PM in the summer. Daily hours in summer vary in this range based on tasks.
It is understood that the job may require earlier or later hours sometimes because of events, special programs or staff coverage.

Promote the components of health, wellness, and fitness to achieve the goals of the organization, and membership administration.

It is the responsibility of every staff member to cultivate and maintain positive donor relationships.

Responsibilities

  • Create innovative, academically focused, 12 month and age-appropriate K-12 curriculum, including STEM that engages club members.
  • Plan, develops, evaluates and implements education activities and services that prepare youth for success.
  • Survey’s members interest in programs, tracks member program participation and program outcomes.
  • Develop and implement outreach strategies to get new youth to participate in academic programming
  • Develops and posts weekly and monthly/quarterly education program and technology in BGC calendar. Works with marketing coordinator to promote and market education and technology programs to club members via meetings, announcements, bulletin boards, flyers, mailings, posted schedules, etc.
  • Lead internal planning and implement maximum use of technology, including Stride but not limited to, in learning for Club members.
  • Serve as primary Club liaison to all education leaders in Winnebago County and potentially beyond.
  • Work with the OASD to integrate and compliment their curriculum in with the BGC curriculum.
  • Create pre and post-tests that are innovating and engaging and track student success.
  • Become an expert in working with, analyzing and making course corrections based on NYOI data.
  • Manage the academic based outcomes in the 3-year Strategic Plan
  • Work with the Grants and Outcomes Measurements Coordinator to ensure consistency, accuracy and timeliness: oversees information gathering, compiling and analyzing of data.
  • Create and execute annual Academic calendar to include special events and age appropriate activities.
  • Provides staff with orientation, training required for effective program delivery, reporting and outcomes
  • Encourage collaborative efforts in community relationships including the Literacy Council, Big Brother Big Sisters, etc
  • Develop and maintain budget for the Academic program area.
  • Administrative functions in a timely and comprehensive manner including, but not limited to:
    • Statistical and narrative reports are completed and submitted as required.
    • Supplies and equipment needed for programs are available and accessible.
    • Academic records on all members are maintained.
    • Staff schedules and time sheets are maintained.
    • An inventory of appropriate supplies is maintained.
  • Mandated child abuse reporter.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in appropriate field of study such as Education or Social Services.
  • Five years minimum work experience in a Boys & Girls Club or similar organization with planning and supervising activities based on the developmental needs of young people.
  • Supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work with young people, parents and community leaders.
  • Strong management and organizational skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to role model and promote a life style of health, wellness and fitness.
  • Competency in computer software including, Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and Publisher as well as nFocus software, KidTrax.
  • Competency in general office equipment usage including; calculator, copier, printers, fax and cash register.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision.
  • Ability to delegate.
  • Experience in establishing and leading programs, activities and services for youth.
  • Mandatory CPR and First Aid Certificates.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving history.

Physical and Mental Requirements

  • High energy level, comfortable performing multi-faceted projects.
  • Good interpersonal abilities – able to interact effectively with co-workers of all levels as well as with representation of other organizations and institutions.
  • Ability to get along with diverse personalities; tact, maturity, and flexibility.
  • Physical requirements include: sight, hearing, sitting, standing, stooping, running, strenuous sports related activities, and lifting a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to function under fast paced and noisy conditions.
  • Must be able to think clearly and concisely.

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.

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