Assistant Director of Summer and After-School Programs
  • Afterschool
  • Summer Programs

Moses Brown, Providence, RI

Accredited by NEASC

Moses Brown is a 236-year-old co-educational independent day school enrolling 775 students nursery through twelfth grade. A Friends school, MB exists to inspire children to reach their full intellectual and spiritual potential. We engage students in a rich academic curriculum, a broad offering of arts and athletics, and a daily life rooted in the Quaker values of community, equality, and service. We affirm the Quaker belief that there is an Inner Light in each person that is worthy of dignity and respect. We consider simplicity, integrity, group wisdom, and respect for differences to be paramount in helping students of all faiths and backgrounds discover their identity and mission in the world. In its hiring practices, Moses Brown does not discriminate, and seeks to maximize the diversity of the school, in terms of class, gender, ethnicity, race, religion, sexual orientation, abilities/disabilities, and language.

The Assistant Director of Summer and After School Programs is responsible for working closely with the Director of Auxiliary Services on developing, coordinating and providing hands-on leadership for all aspects of Summer Programs, after school and vacation programs, including scheduling, programming, marketing and communication, facilities planning, and creating new and innovative yearround programming.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Strategic Program Development

  • Collaborate with Director of Auxiliary Programs to design, enhance and expand Auxiliary offerings that align with and support Moses Brown’s mission and long-term financial objectives.
  • Strategic planning of summer, after-school and enrichment programs, vacation camp, budgeting, operations, market development, program design,
  • Annually seek and analyze input from families and staff regarding the quality of the program experience.
  • Identify partnerships that may enhance auxiliary program potential.

Program Management

  • Oversee and manage Summer Programs, After School Enrichment Programs, Extended Day, and vacation camps.
  • Manage all aspects of summer and vacation camps, including planning and implementation of all camp programming and operations including, scheduling, staffing supplies and facilities coordination.
  • Assist Director of Auxiliary Programs in recruiting, interviewing, and hiring all summer programs staff, supervision, and evaluation of staff, conduct risk management and safety training for all camp activities and employees.
  • Establish routines and enforce camp policies, procedures, and practices to ensure a safe and secure environment for campers and staff.
  • Evaluate and negotiate contracts with vendors and venues, including off-site pool facility and transportation/bussing providers
  • Coordinate Summer Camp Open House
  • With Auxiliary Program Associate, maintain camp and extended day databases, prepare reports for, and communicate with the Director of Auxiliary Programs
  • Respond to phone calls and emails; communicate with parents and answer questions and communicate program information
  • Manage relationships with all members of Moses Brown’s staff to ensure operational excellence.
  • Together with Director of Auxiliary Programs, prepare an annual budget covering all aspects of program revenues and expenses, monitor revenues and expenses, for bottom line performance across all programs
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Marketing and Communications

  • Work with Director of Auxiliary Programs and Communications to develop marking strategy to ensure all auxiliary programs have an effective and accurate internet presence, including website and social media
  • Assist in creating marketing content including fliers, brochure, online social media content, and email, marketing for all Auxiliary programs. Promote and communicate programs to prospective and enrolled families.
  • Assist with webpage content and updates
  • Provide regular written program updates for families and Auxiliary constituents

Qualifications

Qualified candidates should have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five-year relevant work experience. The qualified candidate must have an enthusiasm for creating and guiding programming for school-aged children and have the ability to create a safe and inclusive environment for families and staff, be able to make informed, sound judgements, particularly with regard to safety. The qualified candidate must have excellent written and oral communication skills, exceptional organizational skills as well as the ability to multi-task, demonstrate the ability to take initiative, work independently and collaboratively. Familiarity with marketing, a strong background with technologies including Microsoft Office and Google applications.

Compensation

Compensation is competitive and based on education and number of years of experience. The school offers a competitive package of benefits to its faculty and staff, including vacation, sick and personal days, health insurance, and retirement plan.

jrawson@mosesbrown.org