Position Description

Title: Youth Development Supervisor

Salary Grade: 5

Performance Profile Source: Youth Development Professional

Department: Programs

Reports To: Executive Director

Primary Function:

Responsible for the ongoing operations of their branch with primary concern for program & service delivery. Youth Development Supervisor directly supervises part-time program staff.

Key Roles (Essential Job Responsibilities):

Leadership

  • Ensures Programs, Services and an environment that Prepare Youth for Success.

    • Support & instill the mission, core beliefs, characteristics and principles of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale as well as the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

    • Create an environment that facilitates achievement of Youth Development Outcomes as well as programs, services & activities.

    • Supervise part-time staff and full-time staff in the absence of the Branch Director.

    • Implement and/or enforce policies and procedures.

    • Provide information to support management level decision-making.

  • Oversee the implementation of administrative operations, services and activities that support the Chief Professional Officer, Board of Directors and Program initiatives.

  • Manage administrative and operational processes, including the management of assigned staff in achieving goals and providing technical assistance in development and design.

Resource Management

  • Manage Branch financial resources. Control revenue and expenditures against budget.

  • Ensure compliance with organization policies.

  • Manage and provide career development opportunities for part-time program staff and volunteers. Conduct regular staff meetings.

  • Prepare reports (i.e. S.O.E.’s, Annual Report etc.), summarizing human resources policies, procedures and annual Club wide operational activities.

Program and Service Management

  • Ensure effective program planning, development, implementation and evaluation.

  • Ensures quality improvement of programs by conducting program evaluations and annual written analysis of member needs and interests. Compiles monthly statistical reports reflecting all activities, attendance and participation.

  • Recruit, select, manage and provide career development opportunities for branch staff and volunteers. Conduct and attend regular staff meetings.

  • Ensure evaluation of Club programs on a continual basis and ensures programs/activities respond to member needs and address their gender and cultural diversity.

  • Provide regular reports to the Branch Director.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Purchase or approve purchase of supplies and equipment.

  • Work with staff on special events to carry out programs in all departments.

  • Exercise authority in problems relating to members; utilize guidance and discipline plan.

  • Assist Branch Director with staff requests for organizational special events.

  • Assume other duties as assigned.

Relationships:

Internal: Maintains close, daily contact with Club part-time and professional staff to interpret and explain organizational mission, program objectives and standards, discuss issues, and provide/receive information. Has regular contact with members as needed to discipline, advise and counsel.

External: Maintains contact with external community groups, schools, members’ parents and others to assist in resolving problems and to publicize Club.

Skills/Knowledge Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

  • A minimum of four years work experience in a Boys and Girls Club or similar organization planning and supervising activities based on the developmental needs of young people, or equivalent experience.

  • Demonstrated ability in personnel supervision, facilities management, and the recruitment and retention of key personnel.

  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.

  • Ability to recruit, train, supervise, and motivate staff.

  • Ability to deal effectively with members including discipline problems.

  • Working knowledge of budget preparation, control, and management.

  • Skills in fundraising events.

  • Demonstrated ability in working with young people, parents and community leaders.

  • CPR / First Aid Certified.

  • Participation in the Boys & Girls Clubs of America Academy, preferred.

Disclaimer:

The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.