We are looking for a Field Director who will be responsible for providing strategic leadership and direction for assigned PAL sites. Responsible for supervising all programmatic and administrative aspects of designated sites. The Field Director ensures that assigned sites are operated under the mission, values, and policies of the Police Athletic League.
Major Duties & Responsibilities
- In conjunction with the Center Director, he/she/they will develop an annual action plan and establishes performance objectives for the school-based centers.
- Plans and coordinates various citywide programs, activities, and special events.
- Conduct regular site observations for all assigned centers.
- Serve as a liaison between the school-based center and PAL support services i.e., MIS, Facilities, Fiscal, and Development.
- Assess center programs and activities to ensure services are delivered in a manner that is consistent with the organization’s mission and philosophical approach towards programming.
- Assists Center Director in the area of program development, program implementation, and program evaluation.
- The Field Director (as assigned) will serve as chairperson, coordinator, or member of various sub-committees.
- In conjunction with Center Director and senior PAL staff, the Field Director will plan and coordinate public relations efforts and activities that serve to promote PAL.
- Plan, coordinate, and execute training and development activities for center employees.
- Ensure that school-based centers comply with all PAL human resources policies and procedures.
- Recruit, interview, and approve the hiring of all center employees.
- Ensure that each center is compliant with all PAL fiscal policies and procedures.
- In conjunction with Accounting and Grants, Research, and Evaluation departments, the Field Director will be responsible for developing and monitoring annual center budgets.
- The Field Director will ensure that the centers comply with all contractual obligations and mandates.
Skills & Knowledge/General Comments
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in Child Development, Elementary Education, Physical Education, Recreation or a related field required. Master’s degree preferred.
- A minimum of seven years of work experience in a human service agency that includes management and supervision experience, with at least five years in a leadership capacity.
- Demonstrated skills in program planning, program implementation, and program evaluation.
- The ability to supervise multiple sites throughout the city.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to support fund development efforts which includes proposal writing and contract renewal procedures.
- Ability to develop community partnerships and foster existing relationships with community residents, community-based organizations, school partners, and government entities.
- Experience with ADP Time & Attendance or similar is a plus.
- Experience with JazzHR or similar Applicant Tracking System is a plus.
- Microsoft Office Suite proficiency (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) required.
- Bilingual is a plus.