Youth Programs Manager Diversity Awareness Partnership

Description

Job Title: Youth Programs Manager
Department: Programs
Status: Full-time
Reports To: Director of Programs
Salary: $46,000

Under the direction of the Director of Programs, the Youth Programs Manager will provide logistics and administrative support for the design and implementation of youth diversity programs that will foster deeper awareness and appreciation for diversity. The Youth Programs Manager will also oversee outreach efforts to ensure that DAP reaches more students and schools to strengthen inclusion in the St. Louis community.

Responsibilities

EXPLORE Program Responsibilities:
• Build applicant sources by cultivating positive relationships with school administrators, educators, students, and key community stakeholders through individual communication and attending key education and diversity-focused events
• Maintain and update a database of school administrators, teachers, support staff, and community organizations that cover all schools and relevant community organizations in the region
• Maintain and update a database of program alumni
• Host student networking events for continual connection to DAP’s EXPLORE youth diversity program and program partners
• Manage communications with parents, school administrators, and student participants
• Plan, organize, and communicate travel arrangements for participants
• Design and implement recruitment plans for cohorts of students to fulfill the requirements of each program partner
• Manage and expand the program evaluation process, including survey design, collection of participant responses, and data entry of survey results before, during, and after each program session
• Attend and provide support for EXPLORE program sessions
• Perform other duties as assigned

Diverse-City Art Competition Responsibilities:
• Establish a timeline for the annual competition
• Develop and implement a communications plan for the competition
• Solicit artwork from students throughout the Metro St. Louis area
• Solicit gift donations to recognize contest winners
• Manage judging process
• Coordinate recognition ceremony
• Design and implement annual evaluations
• Perform other duties as assigned

Give Respect, Get Respect Responsibilities:
• Coordinate with Director of Programs to maintain, update, and expand on the curricula
• Manage communications with parents, school administrators, and student participants
• Manage and expand the program evaluation process, including survey design, collection of participant responses, and data entry of survey results before, during, and after each program session
• Attend and provide support for GRGR program sessions
• Perform other duties as assigned

General Organization Responsibilities:
• Attend all of DAP’s major fundraising and community outreach events
• Provide own transportation to all programs
• Attend weekly DAP Team meetings and weekly check-ins with direct supervisor
• Perform other job-related activities as assigned to support DAP brand and growth

Qualifications / Requirements

Qualifications / Requirements:
• High school diploma or higher
• Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with a wide variety of partner organizations, volunteers, and the public
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
• Attention to detail and organization
• Strong project management and problem-solving skills; ability to independently manage a wide variety of projects, set priorities, balance short-term and long-term objectives, meet deadlines, and work with staff from various program areas to accomplish goals
• Ability to take initiative and work individually or as a member of a team
• Flexible working style to adapt to changing needs
• Comprehensive understanding of diversity issues related to race, culture, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
• Experience within a school setting or deep understanding of the needs of educators, school administrators, and students
• 3+ years in a role with responsibilities in program outreach and a successful track record of meeting recruiting targets

To Apply:
Send your resume and cover letter to careers@dapinclusive.org with Youth Programs Manager in the subject line. No phone calls. The position will remain posted until filled.

The position is currently a hybrid in-person/remote operation model; programming will be held in-person for the 2022-2023 academic year until further notice, while asynchronous work will continue to be conducted remotely. COVID safety is an ongoing high priority for the organization.