Essential Functions: JOB PURPOSEAssist with the development and implementation of school age educational activities at an assigned location. Coordinate activities that include academic learning experiences, field trips and site-based liaison among program staff, school staff, community partners, students and parents.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSMaintain efficient learning environment for a quality STEM focused career and college ready focused after school program.Set-up, open and close daily after school program site; prepare daily snacks/dinner as required.Coordinate activities with program teaching staff and act as liaison to regular school staff.Document and maintain daily attendance, homework activity and other personnel and student records, as necessary to meet state and federal database management requirements and deadlines.Coordinate activity flow, time and facility management.Assist with teaching activities; develop activities that support the grant objectives and goals.Participate in curriculum development and integration.Assist with the application of STEM curriculum components.Interact effectively with students, parents, staff, community partners and WSU personnel on a daily basis.Supervise and evaluate Assistant Site Coordinators, Group Leaders, Activity Facilitators, Volunteers and Interns following WSU, College of Nursing, C2 Pipeline policies and evaluate all point-of-service staff.Maintain a safe and orderly learning environment.Ensure site is in compliance with Out-of-School Time Standards and Michigan Department of Education's on-site review monitoring expectations Department of Health and Human Services Daycare Licensing Guidelines, Center for Youth Program Quality,-Youth Program Quality Assessment (YPQA) as well as any collaborated compliance negotiated with the local host school district.Participate in all on-site and off-site evaluations as assigned.Perform related departmental duties as required.
Qualifications: EDUCATIONBachelor degree in an educational or youth related field is required. A minimum of 12 hours in child development, child psychology, early childhood education or related course work is required. Teaching certificate is preferred.Must be CPR/First Aid Certified or willing to obtain certification.Must meet the guidelines of the Bureau of Children and Licensing Good Moral Character and Licensing Rules.Must be willing to participate in additional training and workshops as designated by the after school program.EXPERIENCEExperience and knowledge in STEM education required.Work experience at a K-12 school, especially in an informal or after school setting is preferred.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESINTERPERSONAL SKILLS - Outstanding interpersonal abilities to build cooperative, effective relationships, facilitate communication and understanding among participants. Must demonstrate a mature attitude in dealing with students, parents, school district staff and community partners.PROJECT MANAGEMENT - Ability to manage a variety or projects while ensuring appropriate tracking, quality control, follow-up and multiple deadlines are met. Strong organizational and time-management skills are required.SUPERVISORY SKILLS - Ability to delegate work, set clear direction and manage workflow. Strong mentoring and coaching skills. Ability to train staff and develop subordinate's skills. Ability to foster teamwork among staff members.
Internal Number: 76_204645
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Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.