Reports To: President and CEO
The Senior Program Manager will be responsible for overseeing two key programmatic areas: 21st Century Community Learning Centers as well as PowerPlay’s SuperSTARS Leadership Academy (SSLA) and RisingSTARS Leadership Academy (RSA). The position provides leadership in creating an inviting and safe environment for extra-curricular and academic opportunities for students. Responsible for assuring high-quality program services and support to enrolled students and their families over multiple sites. The position requires the ability to manage multiple projects, think creatively to access resources and evaluate existing programs/relationships. Responsible for managing and training coaches, as well as planning and executing programs. The Senior Program Manager will help promote a positive image of PowerPlay’s core mission, values and purpose.
PowerPlay NYC is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance the lives of girls through sports, helping them grow physically, emotionally, and academically stronger. The nonprofit creates opportunities for girls aged 8-18 by partnering with schools and community-based organizations to conduct after-school and summer programs that emphasize physical fitness and education. Through sports PowerPlay builds girls’ confidence and resiliency and creates safe spaces where girls learn from each other and from strong female role models. PowerPlay programming is offered in all five boroughs and is concentrated in low-income, underserved communities and in Title 1-funded public schools.
PowerPlay serves over 1,800 girls and young women per year through its core programs and citywide events, and across 35 partner sites throughout NYC. Over 90% of participants are girls of color (primarily Black and Latinx), and over 90% receive free school lunch. Participants benefit from a year-round continuum of cohort-based services through three central programs: Sports Training and Role models for Success (STARS) Series Program, RisingSTARS Leadership Academy (RSA), and SuperSTARS Leadership Academy (SSLA).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Program Management: 21st Century Community Learning Center Program
Program Management: SuperSTARS and RisingSTARS Leadership Academies
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: Commensurate with experience
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