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Athletics Program Manager

Company: A Place Called Home
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

A Place Called Home has a great opportunity for a passionate and dedicated Athletic's Program Manager to explore and implement creative ways to deliver programming that will shape the future of the youth participating in our programs.ABOUT USA Place Called Home is a dynamic, non-profit youth and community center in South Central Los Angeles. APCH provides educational programs, counseling, mentoring, music, dance and art classes, fitness and health and wellness opportunities. As youth participate in our programs, they discover interests and talents and develop a better sense of themselves and their place in the world around them. Our goal is to increase the likelihood that youth will stay in school, pursue higher education, attain viable jobs, and become active community members capable of making positive change in the world in which they live.Our mission is to serve youth and families directly and the optimal way to do that is in person. The majority of our positions require employees to work onsite at our facilities. We will always comply with or exceed government and public health safety mandates. Our priorities and policies to protect the safety and health of our staff and members may require special protocols on our campus and/or may require us to work remotely on a temporary basis.APCH COVID-19 Vaccination PolicyA Place Called Home will be mandating COVID-19 vaccines for our staff. Consistent with our mission and values, and the duty to provide and maintain a workplace free of recognized hazards, A Place Called Home ("APCH"-- -) has adopted this policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our staff and our families, members and their families, volunteers, vendors, and others who spend time on our campus, and the community, from the risks associated with COVID-19. All new hires must provide proof of their first dose of the vaccine on the first day of employment, if not fully vaccinated, and will have 30 days from their date of hire to complete their COVID-19 vaccination and submit proof of completion to the organization's HR department.How To Apply:After setting up your account, please ensure to fully complete the application in order to be considered. The application will be considered complete, once you have submitted your resume, cover letter and have signed the application.commitment to our staff wellness, development and experience:A Place Called Home is committed to supporting our hard working staff by creating a work environment that builds relationships, careers and experiences through collaboration and transparent communication. We don't just talk the talk but we walk the walk. Below are just some ways in which we support our staff:Health and WellnessHMO & PPO Medical and Dental Plans with APCH covering the majority of the group costs25K Basic & Accidental Life Insurance-no cost to the employeeFSA, DFSA and Supplemental Insurance to support your out of pocket costs401K Retirement Plan with employer matchGenerous Time-off: Paid winter break, 2 wellness days, 13 holidays, 2 weeks+ vacation, 88 hours for sick days, Incentive time off opportunitiesAssistance and funds for emergenciesEmployee Assistance program to support your work life balanceProfessional DevelopmentGallup's Strengths Assessment for all employeesQuarterly Employee TrainingSpecialized Manager TrainingLeadership Training through our Leaders In Training Program (LIT)Professional development support and financial assistanceCPR & First Aid Training certificationCollaborationEmployee Engagement Committees: employee recognition, new hire experience, supporting community organizations, creating fun staff events, justice, equity, diversity & inclusion and wellness.Monthly Employee Acknowledgment by Colleagues and SupervisorsEmployee Portal - Staff Communication & Resources available at any timeTouchPoint-Monthly all staff meetingsJob Title: Athletics Program ManagerDepartment: WellnessReports to: Associate Director of WellnessFLSA Status: Non-exempt-Up to 40 hours per WeekSUMMARYUnder the direction of the Associate Director of Wellness - The Athletics Program Manager will ensure program execution aligns with department goals, strategy, budget and expectations. The Athletics Program Manager holds direct supervisory responsibilities for Athletics Program staff and contractors, and translates policies and initiatives into program applications. The Athletics Program Manager oversees all athletic and sports league programming.league including communication with sports league community partners.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESPlan and implement semester class schedules and curriculum for the athletics department.Create a culture of professionalism and hold staff accountable to APCH and Athletic Program policiesResearch, develop and implement innovative and creative sports and fitness activities for membersDevelop short and long-term departmental goals in alignment with the agencys mission and directivesDevelop and manage athletics annual program budget in collaboration with Associate Director of WellnessCollaborate with development team with grant proposal and guidelinesPerform all necessary administrative responsibilities, including but not limited to phone calls, emails, recruitment of new community partners, and other program-related duties.Create and maintain networks with other youth service providers to integrate programming and expose APCH members to a variety of athletic arenasOversee all South Central Sports League league sports programs, activities, and logistics (scheduling, organizing sports banquets, promoting the league, managing website, and communicating with league partners)Organize and schedule outreach and training activities (e.g. Parent-Athlete Orientations, coaches trainings)Update and enforce program and sports league manuals.Secure facilities and gym rentals for program and sports league events.Create a culture of academic persistence by working with the Ed services department to track the academic progress of athletes participating in the leagueFacilitate occasional athletics programming throughout APCH (internal and external)Work with the Athletics Program Coordinator to design and coordinate practices, league and game schedules, etc.Supervise parent participation by working with the Athletic Program Assistant to identify and build parent rosters for support of sports programs and the leagueAdhere to agency behavioral guidelines when responding to members and mentor them through actions, dress code and language to encourage participation that promotes non-competitive and non-confrontational engagementEnsure maintenance, cleanliness and safety of equipment and spaces such as athletics field, court, and athletics shed.Manage athletics staff, Independent Contractors and volunteers and ensure that athletics areas are properly staffed and supervised at all timesEvaluate semester programs and athletics staff to ensure goals are met overall member satisfactionOther ResponsibilitiesEnsure that staff supporting the supervision of members adheres to all policies (e.g. allow approved activities/sports, are in direct site of all members)Support other Athletic team members in carrying out center philosophyProgram Tracking and Evaluation (beginning and end of semester evaluations for members registered in Athletics classes)Attend scheduled meetings (Weekly Check In with Supervisor, Weekly Touch Point Meeting, Monthly Supervisors Meetings, and all other required Supervisors meetings)Submit all reports and administrative requests in a timely fashion (monthly department reports, grant reports as required, member rosters, attendance reports,, parent outreach, evaluations, incident reports, invoices, etc.)Participate in educational workshops and classes to stay current with the latest techniques and skills to best serve our members. (overall wellness.Adhere to the highest ethical and professional standards and values at all timesPerform other tasks as assignedQUALIFICATIONS:The ideal Manager will be an individual who carries high personal and professional standards, is high energy by nature, and enjoys partnering with others to achieve successful outcomes. To be successful in this role the Program Manager will focus on achieving excellence of service and performance in the five core competencies identified by the agency: integrity & trust, adaptability, accountability, learning and development and compassion. As a Manager the candidate will also be expected to excel in the five Management competencies. The candidate will embrace the APCH culture of a learning organization and strive to constantly improve upon systems and services for the benefit of our employees and our constituents; and will be demonstrably committed to their own ongoing personal and professional development. Our culture encourages individuals to speak up, we respect diversity of thought, and we look to our staff to be candid with concerns and constructive suggestions. Together, we can continue to take APCH to even higher levels of excellence and service to the community.Technical and Performance SkillsExcellent Oral and Written CommunicationProfessionalismCustomer ServiceTime ManagementAbility to multitaskFlexibilityMission-DrivenDedicated to excellenceDetail-OrientedResourcefulInnovative and CreativeMicrosoft Office SkillsEducation/Training/Experience3 years experience in coaching youth teams and coordinating leaguesExperience working in a classroom settingSupervisory Experience PreferredCoaching, organized sports, and/or fitness training experience preferredA Bachelors degree in sports/recreational management, physical education, or equivalent experiencePhysical and Mental DemandsAble to work in a dynamic and high noise level environment typical of a youth centerWalking, standing required on daily basisSitting and use of hands/vision for computer work for extended periods of timeLift up to 30 pounds regularlyAble to communicate and convey accurate informationType 45WPMAdditional InformationMust be willing to work flexible schedule and occasional weekends for eventsMust work well with diverse populations of employees and clients

Keywords: A Place Called Home, Los Angeles , Athletics Program Manager, Executive , Los Angeles, California

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