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|  Film and Digital Media Director | Assistant Teen Director |


TITLE: Film and Digital Media Director

DEPARTMENT: Film Clubhouse

REPORTS TO: VP of Programming

FLSA CLASS: Non-Exempt

STATUS: Part-Time

JOB SUMMARY/PRIMARY FUNCTION:

Responsible for overseeing the delivery of a broad range of programs within the Film and Digital Media program. The Director is responsible for both creative and technical aspects of film and digital media, including photography, to implement and facilitate programs and activities. By personal example, helps interpret the quality of BGCD values to members, parents and staff.  Plans, develops, oversees implementation and supervises programs and program staff, and performs related administrative duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Program Management

  • Responsible for oversight of all aspects of the Film and Digital Media program including, but not limited to, program planning and implementation, maintaining program budget, implementing Club policies and practices and securing additional program resources when appropriate.
  • Establish and maintain program objectives and goals that are consistent with organizational goals and mission.  Evaluate programs on a continual basis to ensure programs/activities respond to member needs and address their diversity and demonstrate high quality via outcome assessments.
  • Ensure the successful delivery of Film and Media grant funding requirements, including compliance and reporting on grant outcomes.
  • Collaborate with area organizations and local volunteers to meet Film and Digital Media program needs of members.  Coordinate partnerships and consultants who can offer instruction, support and guidance to members.
  • Ensures that members actively participate in the Film and Digital Media program; seek advice/guidance from staff in regard to problems; and receive caring, respect and recognition for their efforts.
  • Maintains safety of children as a first priority.  Emphasizes personal safety and emotional wellbeing with children, parents and other program staff at all times.
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of collaborative programs and events both within the Club and area organizations and local volunteers.
  • Demonstrate leadership to assure conduct, safety and development of members.
  • Uses positive, constructive methods of behavior guidance/positive reinforcement and ensures that all staff does the same.
  • Increase visibility of Film and Digital Media programs via posting for daily schedule, announcements of upcoming events and the dissemination of timely information through mailings, fliers, social media and additional media resources.
  • Promote Film and Digital Media program by providing visual evidence of members work through various social media outlets and the Club website.

Staff Management

  • Recruit, train, coach and supervise any assigned Film and Media department staff (including work-study students, junior staff and volunteers) in accordance with established standards and goals.
  • Communicate effectively so that site staff understands the standards of the Film and Digital Media program and work to keep the program areas safe, well ventilated, well lit and maintain program equipment.
  • Utilize staff and members to assist in program creation and assessment to ensure programs run with minimal disruption.
  • Attends all staff meetings and training sessions when available.  Participate in professional development opportunities as appropriate.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Implement, manage and/or assist with special programs and events (i.e. NEWLA, Grand Drawing, Film Festivals etc.) and/or participate in the implementation of other unit activities as necessary.
  • In collaboration with youth artists and supported by other Club staff, organize and implement at least three high profile public culminating events for programs including Arts Bash.
  • Communicate and consult with parents concerning member and club achievements and issues.
  • Travel between sites and to activities as needed.
  • Adhere to and uphold all Club and Member rules and policies.
  • When needed, assume supervision of the facility as assigned by the Management Team.
  • Work cooperatively with other Directors on Club-wide programming/initiatives.
  • Assume other duties as assigned by VP of Programming, CEO and senior management staff.

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • Must understand the technical aspects of film and media production, digital film production and camera operation.
  • A Degree in film production, art or media studies, or photography from an accredited college or university.
  • Technically and fundamentally competent in Photography and Digital Photography with experience in action, still life, black and white and color photography.
  • A minimum of two years’ work experience in a Boys & Girls Club or similar organization, planning and supervising activities based on developmental needs of young people.
  • Must possess group leadership skills, including an understanding of group dynamics.
  • Must have demonstrated effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Demonstrated organization, staff and project management abilities.
  • Flexibility to work varying hours especially as seasons and service needs change.
  • Proven ability to work with and understand the needs of children and be committed to working with participants from a variety of backgrounds.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License and comply with the Clubs van driver approval process.
  • Must consent to a CORI/SORI and background check.

RELATIONSHIPS:

Internal:  Maintain close, daily contact with all administrative and program staff.

External: Maintain contact as needed with external community groups, schools, members’ parents and others to assist in resolving problems, promote Club activities and coordinate efforts.


TITLE: Assistant Teen Director

DEPARTMENT: Teen Center

REPORTS TO: Teen Director

FLSA CLASS: Non-Exempt

STATUS: Part-Time Evenings

JOB SUMMARY/PRIMARY FUNCTION:

The Assistant Teen Director is responsible for assisting the Teen Director in the implementation of all teen programming, as well as the supervision of the teen center and its staff.

KEY ROLES: (Essential Job Responsibilities)

Under the direction of the Teen Director:

  • Assist in the delivery of a comprehensive array of recreational, educational and community service activities for member’s age 11 to 18, including but not limited to groups, activities, events and field trips.
  • Perform outreach, as assigned by the Teen Director, throughout the year by coordinating and conducting site visits.
  • Assist with special events and other club wide programming, as needed.
  • Assess programs and make recommendations in order to promote success of programming.
  • Keep accurate records of daily attendance and group attendance.
  • Represent the Boys and Girls Club throughout the community.
  • Assist with discipline, including mentoring, speaking to parents.
  • Complete additional tasks as assigned by the Teen Director.
  • Adhere to and uphold all Club and Member rules and policies.
  • Adhere to, promote and represent the Clubs Mission, Core Values and Code of Ethics.

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE:

  • Experience working with teens preferred.
  • Flexibility to work clubhouse hours especially as seasons and service needs change.
  • Must be highly motivated, possess demonstrated organizational skills and be able to work as part of a team.  
  • Knowledge of group process – must agree to work in harmony with other staff.
  • Must have knowledge of and be committed to carrying out the BGCD program philosophy and goals.
  • Must consent to a CORI/SORI and background check.
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.


Please forward your cover letter and resume to employment@bgcdorchester.org.


Or mail to:

Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester, 
1135 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester MA
02125


Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.