Managing Director of Afterschool Programs

The Managing Director of Afterschool
Programs (MDAP) will report directly to the Chief Program Officer (CPO) and
will be responsible for the agency’s program delivery. The MDAP will be
responsible for growing the existing programs as well as new program
development and will supervise Afterschool Program Directors. Ability to work
as a team player and team leader are key requisites for success.  The MDAP must be a well-versed professional
with 5-8 years’ experience in youth development and the not for profit arena
with knowledge and experience in the following areas: program development,
government RFP writing and reporting, staff supervision, budgeting and finance,
program measurement and evaluation and strategic planning. The MDAP must have
an entrepreneurial aptitude for expansion, calculated risk taking and strategic
program vision. The MDAP will be charged with overseeing all aspects of program
management with the objective of ensuring our programs consistently achieve and
exceed established goals to meet the needs of our children and families.


Duties and Responsibilities


  • Provide
    top-level management for our afterschool programming
  • Oversee and
    ensure execution of programmatic strategies
  • Leverage
    data and learning to inform program design and execution
  • Work closely
    with the CPO and other members of leadership to conduct timely review of
    data to inform decision-making
  • Review
    program budgets, PERS and staffing to ensure that they are aligned with
    the agency mission and vision

& Innovation

  • Contribute
    to the development of Bronx House goals and objectives, as well as overall
    management and leadership
  • Assess and
    recommend new areas for program development
  • Experience
    in developing strategic vision which incorporates staff development as a
    central piece




  • Provide
    leadership and management support to team of four Program Directors
  • Directly
    oversee and manage ~110 employees across 4 programs, which comprise over
    $1.65M in annual budget
  • Recruit,
    develop and retain high quality program staff
  • Establish,
    build and maintain relationships within the partner schools and community
    to ensure that Bronx House is consistently meeting the needs of children,
    families and the community

Skills and Knowledge Requirements

  • Master’s
    degree in education, social services, nonprofit management or related
    field with significant program management experience leading youth
    development programming
  • Exceptional
    leadership and emotional intelligence, with the proven ability to build effective
    leaders and teams
  • Have a
    demonstrated track record of effective problem-solving and decision-making
  • Strong
    project management skills with the ability to administer multiple projects
    simultaneously, prioritize workload, and effectively manage resources
  • Maintain a
    relentless pursuit of results and very high standards for performance of
    themselves and colleagues
  • Strong analytical
    and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Sound
    judgment, high level of integrity, professionalism, a positive attitude
    and a sense of humor
  • Resourcefulness,
    creativity and strong problem-solving skills
  • Has
    perspective on issues of equity, diversity and inclusion, particularly as
    it relates to management practices and our work


The above statements are intended to
describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people
assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive
list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so
classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their
normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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