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Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network Director
Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network Director
Camp Hill, PA
The Center for Schools & Communities (CSC), a statewide education, training and technical assistance organization, is seeking qualified candidates for Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network (PSAYDN) Director.
This position serves as a leader in the afterschool and public education field with a focus on building a strong foundation to enhance the sustainability and quality of afterschool and out-of-school (OST) programs for children, youth and families in Pennsylvania.
The PSAYDN Director works with Network partners and PSAYDN leadership to develop, coordinate and drive the initiatives and activities that support these three goals. The Director has primary responsibility to lead and be the face of a statewide, high-quality, robust out-of-school time (OST) network; efforts include building and maintaining the network; and obtaining resources to provide high-quality out-of-school time programs to all children of Pennsylvania. The Director must be comfortable with change, outgoing and a strategic thinker who understands policy change and advocacy and will work collaboratively with the PSAYDN Steering Committee, leading the network in the creation and implementation of a clear strategic vision. The Director will be the thought leader for this work statewide, working with various committees, partners, and a wide variety of stakeholders to advance the strategic plan. Responsibilities also include working with public and private funders, and completion of required reports.
Responsibilities include:
  • Building and maintaining a statewide coalition
  • Developing and advancing a policy agenda
  • Public outreach and promotion
  • Networking
  • Liaison services
  • Program planning, coordination and technical assistance
  • Sustainability
  • Staff supervision and management
Salary:  $75,000 – 85,000 dependent on qualifications.  This is an exempt position working a 260 day per year, 12-month work schedule.   Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision insurance; retirement options including Pennsylvania Public School Employees Retirement System (PSERS) and life insurance options.
This position follows a regular Monday through Friday (37.5 hours per week) work schedule with the opportunity to allow a hybrid work schedule consisting of three (3) days in-office work at the Center for Schools and Communities office located in Camp Hill, PA location and two (2) days telework from home and/or approved off-site locations.  In addition, face-to-face interaction with clients, meetings and trainings may be required on days deemed as teleworking days.  Certain requirements, based upon CSIU telework policy and administrative regulations, must be met.  The CSIU has the right to cancel or suspend the employee teleworking privileges at any time, for any or no reason due to the requirement of the CSIU and client needs.
Position: Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network Director
Organization: Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit 16
Location: Camp Hill,  PA 
United States
Salary: $75,000 - 85,000
Posting Start Date: 1/25/2023
Date Posted: 1/25/2023
Requirements Education, Experience and Skills Required:
  • A Master’s degree in public policy/administration, communications, education or a related field and a minimum of 10 years’ experience with program management, grassroots, or other organizing and community collaboration organization.
  • Will consider a Bachelor’s degree in public policy/administration, communications, education or a related field and a minimum of 15 years’ experience with program management, grassroots or other organizing and community collaboration organizations.  A Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Minimum three (3) years of supervisory experience required.  Five (5) years is preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in leadership, program coordination, coalition building, community organizing and advocacy.
  • Knowledge of or experience with afterschool programs and child and family issues including programming, research, national trends, policies, and regulations.
  • Experience with management of public and private funding sources including grant writing administration, and budget management. 
  • Experience in developing and managing projects that are multifaceted and have diverse partnerships and collaborations.
  • Knowledge and experience working with a Board of Directors, Advisory committees, state agencies and foundations.
  • Knowledge and experience of the Pennsylvania administrative legislative process.
  • Meeting facilitation and negotiation skills. 
  • Highly effective and confident skills in all forms of communication spoken, written and digital.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, to develop and implement administrative systems to manage tasks/staff.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multitask.
  • Ability to negotiate, to resolve conflicts, and to adhere to standards of confidentiality.
  • Experience in conducting research.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; database management, preferably Filemaker Pro; and ability to perform web-based searches.
  • Adept at using virtual meeting platforms such as Skype, Zoom and Microsoft Teams.
For additional information about CSC, please visit http://www.center-school.org.  For additional information about the position, to view the job description or to apply online, please go to www.csiu.org/jobs .   In addition to completing the online application, interested applicants must upload current cover letter, resume and college transcripts conferring degree(s).  Apply by Wednesday-February 8, 2023.  EOE.
The CSC, located in Camp Hill, PA is a division of the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit (CSIU) and participates in the PA School Employees Retirement System (PSERS).
Status: This listing expires on: 2/9/2023
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Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit 16
275 Grandview Avenue, Suite 200

Camp Hill,  PA 17011
United States
Dana Graupensperger