School-Year Programs Manager
The School-Year Program Manager is responsible for overseeing and implementing a variety of programs during the school-year. The current school year offerings include a local after school program, on-site residential, and off-site camping-based field trips for visiting schools, outdoor education programs in local schools, a teacher training program, and the Girls in STEM Program. The School-Year Program Manager will hire, train, and directly supervise at least two full-time year-round Program Coordinators, a team of full-time instructors, and a team of part-time instructors. In collaboration with the Director of Education and Marketing team, the School-Year Program Manager also develops new programs and curriculum. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Staff and Program Management Provide direct supervision and management to year-round Program Coordinators; Collaborate with Human Resources team to hire, train, and coach program instructors; Collaborate with Program Managers and Coordinators to schedule, train, and evaluate program instructors assigned to each program area; Provide support to program instructors and step into programming as needed in challenging behavioral, risk management, or customer service situations; Serve as a person on-call for risk management scenarios periodically throughout the year. Administration and Financial Management Create and manage expense budgets for all programs under the responsibility of this position; Forecast and report on all expenses associated with the implementation of programs under the responsibility of this position; Partner with the Director of Education in the management and development of new program and curricula options; Teach and facilitate programs on an as-needed basis; Collaborate with Program Team members to manage Colorado licensure and risk management procedures; Customer Service Partner with the Director of Marketing and Strategic Partnerships and the Marketing department to support program marketing and outreach efforts; Support customer experience team on an as-needed basis. Other duties as assigned. Our required education, experience, and certifications: Bachelor's or Associate's degree; Current Wilderness First Responder (WFR) and CPR certifications, from an approved vendor, or the ability to obtain within the first 90 days of employment; Minimum of 2 years experience managing staff; Minimum of 2 years experience teaching outdoor education programs or in a classroom setting; Minimum of 2 years experience developing science and education curricula for a field and outdoor setting; Minimum of 2 years experience with current practices of risk management of the outdoor and environmental education industry; Age 21+ with an excellent driving record and a valid driver's license; Must be able to successfully pass a comprehensive background check. In addition to the above required talents, our ideal candidate will have these preferred skills: Basic comprehension of the Spanish language via written and/or verbal form; Bachelor’s or higher degree in a related field such as recreation, education, or a subject in the human services field; Proficiency with Google Drive and CampSite camp management software; Previous employment experience at Keystone Science School.