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Girls Incorporated of Holyoke Director of Elementary School Programs in Holyoke, Massachusetts

Director of Elementary School Programs SALARY RANGE: $49,000-$53,000 - Full time/Exempt ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW: Girls Inc. of the Valley delivers life-changing programs that inspire girls* to be strong, smart, and bold. Research-based curricula, delivered by trained professionals, equip girls to achieve academically; lead healthy and physically active lives; manage money; navigate media messages; and discover an interest in science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM). Girls Inc. of the Valley is an independent affiliate of the national Girls Inc. organization, the nation?s leading expert on issues affecting girls and young women. *Girls Inc. of the Valley welcomes youth who identify as girls regardless of their assigned sex at birth, and those who are exploring their gender identity or expression during their time at Girls Inc. This position maintains our commitment to gender equality and justice by welcoming all youth who experience gender-based oppression (including but not limited to transgender girls, cisgender girls, transmasculine youth and non-binary individuals). POSITION DESCRIPTION: Reporting to the Associate Executive Director, the Director of Elementary School Programs (ESP) will be responsible for leading the delivery of innovative, content-rich elementary programs for girls in grades K-5. The ESP Director will build relationships with area schools and community partners to implement school day, after-school, site-based and virtual programs in alignment with our mission of inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. The ESP Director will ensure the implementation of effective administrative systems including member enrollment, data tracking, program evaluation, and organizational policies and procedures. The ESP Director will supervise staff and a volunteer team of 4 to 8 people and will be a leader in the Program Department, responsible for helping make improvements to the overall Girls Inc. Experience. As a strong supervisor and leader in the organization, the ESP Director will have the ability to inspire and encourage creativity among staff and program participants, and foster participation in program planning, problem solving and decision-making. QUALIFICATIONS: - Passion for the Girls Inc. mission - An awareness of and commitment to social justice education and promoting diversity, equity and inclusion within the organization including support for gender equity, reproductive justice, trans rights and anti-racism - At least 3-5 years of experience in a formal or informal educational or youth development setting, with at least one of those years in a supervisory role - Bachelors degree preferred; relevant work and life experience valued in place of or in addition to higher education - Experience with licensed out-of-school time programs a plus - High level of comfort and skill with computer applications, technology, email, Zoom, Microsoft Suite and Google Suite - Valid driver's license, with good driving record, and ability to drive a 15-passenger van - Sense of humor and ability to roll with the ever changing nature of working with youth-- Bilingual (Spanish/English) and/or bicultural candidates given favorable consideration Please send a cover letter, r?sum?, and names/contact information of three references to: Sandra Loya, Director of Business and Operations Priority deadline: May 12, 2021. Applications accepted on rolling basis until position is filled