Job Opportunity

ATHLETIC DIRECTOR – South Boston Boys & Girls Club

Posted on: July 9, 2012

Posted by: Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston
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Position Summary:

Major responsibility is to oversee the planning,implementation and ongoing evaluation of quality and developmentally appropriate programs, activities, services, and special events in the club’s athletic program areas for youth ages 6-18. Additional responsibilities include the oversight of program staff and department budget.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

In conjunction with department staff, provide a variety of programming options
reflective of the BGCB Sports & Fitness Program. The Director will also run individual
programs, activities, trips, etc. Individual responsibilities include, but not limited to, oversight of
developmental games and skill development activities, intramural leagues, and
traveling teams.
Supervise and discipline of members participating in programs and services within the
program area as well as throughout the clubhouse as deemed appropriate.
Manage and oversee BGCB program activity standards as determined each year.
Develop and implement collaborative programs and events with staff from other clubhouse
departments as well as staff from other BGCB clubhouses and community
organizations as appropriate.
Participate in NENAPC programs as appropriate.
Coordinate volunteers and consultants who can offer related instruction, support and guidance to members.
Participate in program/service outcome measurement processes and other evaluations programs
including BGCA’s annual evaluation Commitment to Quality.
Orient, train and supervise department staff (including work-study students, junior
staff, volunteers). Provide annual performance evaluations for applicable staff
in a timely manner.
Secure, maintain and monitor budget, materials, equipment and other resources belonging
to the program area(s). Maintain a safe and clean program area(s).
Participate in individual and group supervision sessions; participate in professional
development opportunities as appropriate.
Assist with the Challenge Course program and licensing process.
Travel between sites and to activities as needed.
Other related duties as specified by the Director of Operations.

Position Requirements (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Work Demand

Bachelor’s Degree required.
Direct experience developing and delivering physical education/athletic programs for
youth; experience in out-of-school-time settings preferred.
Prior coaching experience preferred.
Knowledge of trends in fitness, nutrition, team and life-long sports.
Minimum one year supervisory experience.
Must be or become certified in the Challenge Course and Adventure Programming.
Must be or become CPR / FA certified.
Strong Interpersonal and communication skills required.
MS Office and web competency preferred.
Ability to work with youth and families from a variety of backgrounds.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Flexibility to work clubhouse hours especially as seasons and service needs change.
Valid driver’s license required.

How to apply

Please forward resume and cover letter to or mail to:
Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston
50 Congress Street, Suite 730
Boston, MA 02109

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