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Part Time School Age Services Site Coordinator

Job Description
Organization: 
City of Lakewood
Organization Type: 
Government agency
Job Location: 
Front Range
Type of Job: 
Part-time
Job Category: 
Education
Job Description: 

CITY OF LAKEWOOD (CO)
invites applications for the position of:
Part Time School Age Services Site CoordinatorSALARY:$13.55 - $17.60 Hourly

OPENING DATE: 03/27/18 CLOSING DATE: 04/10/18 05:00 PM 

JOB SUMMARY:

City of Lakewood's Statement of Excellence
The City of Lakewood is dedicated to upholding City values to include: Performance Excellence, Leadership, Respect and Collaboration. Best fit candidates will demonstrate innovation, customer service, dedication, passion and engagement. All people, citizens and employees, will be treated with respect, relevance, and importance.

JOB SUMMARY
Responsible for assisting with the development, implementation and evaluation of a Before & After School and a Summer Day Camp Program.  Programs and activities include, but are not limited to, supervision of children to and from school, recreational, social and educational activities, and ensuring the safety of all children in the program.
  

MAJOR TASKS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Assists with the development, control and management of a Before & After School Progam and a Summer Day Camp program budget for assigned site.
Responsible for effectively supervising program activities including preparing monthly and quarterly reports, monitoring the  budget to ensure the program is meeting its goals, evaluating programs and services and ensuring that all applicable  licensing standards are upheld.
Responsible for ensuring accessibility of programs, services and activities.
Responsible for program development, implementation, and evaluation of Before/After School and Summer Day Camp programs for participants ages 5-12.
Conducts or coordinates appropriate special events and field trips.
Coordinates registration of participants through RecTrac.
Ensures that necessary supplies are available for programs.
Plans and implements age-appropriate program activities.
Plans program activities for no school days.
Provides a safe, supervised environment for all participants.
Establishes effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, parents, participants and host site.
Must be able to interact with others in a positive manner.
Requires regular and prompt attendance.

IMPORTANT JOB FUNCTIONS
Develops and recommends annual goals and objectives.

Evaluates and makes recommendations relative to improving the utilization of human resources in service delivery.

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS
Supervision Received
Receives general supervision from the School-Age Services Administrator.
 
Supervision Given
Supervises temporary, part-time employees
  

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Education
Must be Director qualified (as defined by Minimum Rules and Regulations for school-aged child-care centers which includes having verifiable education and training in work with school-age children in such areas as recreation, education, scouting, or 4-H; and must meet a least one of the following qualifications).  These qualifications include either:  A 4-year college degree from an accredited college, with a major such as recreation, education with a specialty in art, elementary or early childhood education, or a subject in the human service field; OR two years of college training and 6 months of satisfactory and verifiable full-time or equivalent part-time, paid or volunteer, experience, since attaining the age of 18, in the care and supervision of four or more children OR three years of satisfactory and verifiable full-time or equivalent part-time, paid or volunteer, experience, since attaining the age of 18, in the care and supervision of four or more children. 
The program director must complete six semester hours, nine quarter hours, or 40 clock hours of training in course work applicable to school-age children within the first nine months of employment. 
 
Licensure/Certification/Registration
Must hold a current certification in Community CPR and First Aid (or achieve within 1 month of hire date) and have experience with youth programs.
  

KSA'S AND PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQS:

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS – POST OFFER PHYSICAL IS REQUIRED!
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT

 

Lifting and Carrying
Must be able to lift equipment used in a child-care setting weighing up to 30 pounds.
 
Pushing and Pulling
Using assistance (cart, team lift, etc.) will push or pull boxes weighing up to 50 pounds into and out of storage area.
 
Body Positions
Bends, sits on floor, moves about, and stands in activities with children.
Drives to several sites on a weekly basis.
 
Hearing
Employee must be able to respond to telephone and other audible equipment.
Must hear children in classroom and on the playground and be able to effectively communicate with children, program families and staff members.
 
Vision
Uses vision to read hand writing and other written communication including memos and letters.
 
MENTAL REQUIREMENTS
Mathematics
Must have basic addition, subtraction and multiplication skills for calculating data and working on complex budget.
 
Remembering
Must be able to remember details of staffing patterns, rules and regulations, daily schedules, emergency procedures and operation of equipment.
 
Language Ability
Must be able to read and comprehend Human Services rules and regulations, memos and other written communication.
Must be able to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally.
 
Reasoning
Must make decisions on a day-to-day basis regarding program issues, supervision of staff, interactions with parents and other professionals.
Must be able to evaluate and make recommendations on programs.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT
Work is generally performed in a day care setting, which includes interaction with children inside as well as outdoors.
Work involves frequent interruptions and changing priorities.
Schedule is adaptive and flexible to ensure appropriate staff coverage during program hours.
 
EQUIPMENT USED
Telephone/cell phone
iPad
Arts & Craft supplies

Sports equipment
Personal Computer  
Vans/Buses
Microwave
Science Equipment
Audio visual equipment (VCR/TV/Video/Tape player)
Fax machine

Areas of Responsibility

See Job Description

Requirements/Qualifications
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Compensation/Benefits

The City of Lakewood has an extensive benefit package including but not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision with very competitive rates
  • Employer paid Life & Disability insurance
  • A minimum of 11 paid holidays
  • 6 hrs of sick time accrual per month
  • 6 hours of vacation accrual per month
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $5,250
  • Employer matched pension
  • A robust wellness program
  • Free access into all of Lakewood's recreation centers
How To Apply

All applicants must apply online at www.lakewood.org/jobs

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