With a vision that all K-12 children and youth in the City of Richmond, and their families, will have access to and engage in high-quality out-of- school time (OST) experiences (before and after school, summer, weekends) so that youth make a successful transition to adulthood and the families of Richmond thrive, a Richmond OST planning group, comprised of seven full-service OST providers; supporting nonprofit organizations; committed funders; the Mayor’s Office and Richmond Public Schools; seeks to:
Increase access to high-quality OST opportunities, particularly for vulnerable youth, that will help our students thrive in school and beyond, and
Create a coordinated system to promote shared quality and outcome measures, effective use of resources, informed family and student participation decisions, and positive student outcomes.
The Community Foundation seeks an experienced coordinator for out-of-school systems development to lead planning, coordinate structures, cultivate partnerships, and execute projects so that the following goals can be accomplished:
Coordinate planning group providers and members to deliver quality OST programming and increase the number of Richmond children who access these opportunities.
Establish and support shared youth outcomes and program quality standards.
Think strategically about OST access, including addressing barriers and incentives to participation and expansion.
Develop a decision-making and collaboration structure that supports increased access and quality.
Participate in budgeting discussions as well as coordination with funders for system sustainability and growth.
Responsibilities of the position include:
Organizes and facilitates strategic and long-range goal planning.
Develops an expansion plan for continual quality improvement based upon best practices and research on professional development resource hubs.
Aligns and accesses existing and new resources to support the effort to sustain and expand the system.
Analyzes issues and provides recommendations.
Conducts program landscape to map where services and gaps exist.
Develops and manages an OST coordination and expansion plan with major goals, outcome metrics, key deliverables, and timeframes.
Works with various funding groups to coordinate an annual and long-term plan for sustainability and growth.
Creates ongoing progress updates for stakeholders.
Logistical support of the OST Advisory planning group and workgroups (data, quality and access)
Develops meeting agendas based on coordination plan.
Schedules and staffs planning and workgroup meetings.
Tracks and shares meeting outcomes.
Holds organizations and participants accountable for commitments.
Relationship building and partnerships
Communicates with and across internal planning group and workgroups.
Builds relationships and support across various stakeholder groups.
Coordinates with city, school, and community leaders.
Other duties and responsibilities as requested by the Community Foundation and OST Advisory Team.
This position will report to the Chief Community Engagement Officer at the Community Foundation for a greater Richmond for general oversight and decision making, and be advised by the OST Advisory Team for strategic and project specific matters.
For consideration, email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to email@example.com or send to The Community Foundation, Human Resources, 3409 Moore Street Richmond, VA 23230 by December 31 , 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Visit www.cfrichmond.org to view the job descriptions in more detail. No phone calls or agencies, please
 Nonprofit service providers who serve students who attend RPS and other children and youth living in Richmond city through regular (3-5 afternoons per week) school- and site-based programs.
Experience, Education, and Skills:
Minimum 4-year college degree.
Knowledge of strategy and tactics related to out-of-school systems and programming, children and youth development, and community planning. 3-5-year experience preferred.
Knowledge of the Richmond region is preferred, including specific knowledge and experience with the regional school systems.
Ability to conduct related research and provide strategic direction.
Ability to manage and use data and outcomes to evaluate the effectiveness of systems design and integrated programming.
Excellent written and oral communications skills.
Experience with systems design and systems thinking.
Experience in cross-sector collaboration.
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