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MSCR - Recreational Specialist - Elementary Programs - 1.0 FTE

Employer
Madison Metropolitan School District
Location
Madison, WI, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jul 31, 2021

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Job Category
Administrator, Specialist / Coordinator, Teaching, Elementary Education Teacher
Grade Level
Elementary School
Job Type
Part-Time
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MSCR - Recreational Specialist - Elementary Programs - 1.0 FTE

MSCR

Administrator/Other Professional

Job Number: 4100016103

Start Date: 08/02/2021

Open Date: 07/16/2021

Closing Date: 07/30/2021

Attachments MSCR Elementary Recreation Specialist Experience Inventory

Would you like to join a thriving urban school district that is committed to elevating you in your profession?

Do you want to be part of a district that is doing transformative work to ensure that every student graduates ready for college, career and community?

If so, the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) has much to offer you: a clear vision, a collaboratively-designed strategic framework, collaboration time, district support and excellent professional development opportunities.

BECOMING A MODEL URBAN DISTRICT: The Madison Metropolitan School District has a simple but bold vision ? that every school will be a thriving school that prepares every student to graduate from high school ready for college, career and community. We know that vision doesn't come to life without the very best leaders throughout our district. We are focused on becoming a model urban school district that serves our children and families better than ever before. Our strategy as a district is captured in our strategic framework (https://www.madison.k12.wi.us/framework), which was developed with input from staff, students, parents and the community. We have made exciting progress as a district and to continue moving forward, we believe we must stay incredibly focused, keep schools at the center and strive for a culture of excellence and equity for all students and educators.
ABOUT THE DISTRICT: MMSD is the second largest school system in Wisconsin and has a student population of approximately 27,000 students in 32 elementary schools, 12 middle schools, 5 high schools, and several alternative programs. The district has a total staff of over 5,900 and an operating budget of $435 million. The District has a 52% minority student population.
For additional information visit the following websites: Madison Metropolitan School District - www.madison.k12.wi.us; City of Madison - www.ci.madison.wi.us; County of Dane - www.co.dane.wi.us; State of Wisconsin - badger.state.wi.us; Department of Public Instruction - www.dpi.state.wi.us; University of Wisconsin - www.uwsa.edu


Purpose of Position:

The purpose of this position is to develop, promote, maintain, supervise and support after school and summer programs for elementary school age youth.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Directly supervise 3-4 full time Elementary Site Directors throughout the year.

Work Location: Hoyt Building

Hours of work: 9:00am-6:00pm, hours may vary - weekends/evenings

FTE/Hours Per Week:
Full time (Salaried)

Salary:

Flexible work schedule may include working some weekends and flexible work hours between the hours of 9 am and 8 pm, as assigned by supervisor or dictated by program needs. Typical work schedule - 9am-6pm M-F with flexibility Saturday work

PROFESSIONAL PAY GRADE: 3

Annual Salary Range:

$53, 393.60 - $72, 321.60


This is a full-time, 12-month position that includes a full line of generous benefits including health, dental, life and Wisconsin Retirement System benefits.



Please visit to download our Professional Employees Benefits Summary at

https://hr.madison.k12.wi.us/files/hr/uploads/professional-benefits-2020-21.pdf

for an overview of our comprehensive benefits package.

Why You Should Work with MMSD!

The Madison Metropolitan School District, Wisconsin?s second largest district, serves 27, 000 students throughout 52 schools in the city and surrounding areas. We have a simple but bold vision ? to ensure that every school is a thriving school, that prepares every student to graduate from high school ready for college, career and community.

To achieve this vision, we seek talent at all levels, in all positions, who are committed to being anti-racist, culturally responsive, and inclusvie. We welcome applicants who will actively contribute to our ongoing commitment to making MMSD a thriving, welcoming environment for all students, families and staff.

We firmly believe and are here to create a work environment that is challenging and rewarding, while supporting employees in their career path. We strive to provide, encourage, grow and develop a talented workforce that better supports and represents the diversity of our student population.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Responsibilities include planning, implementing and supervising year-round programs. The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties will be required and assigned.
  • Directly supervise and support Site Directors, programs and staff within a region (3 sites)
  • Coordinate and oversee implementation of all aspects of Summer Recreation Enrichment Centers (SREC) including, but not limited to hiring, staffing, schedules, training, partnerships, logistics, supplies, transportation, food service, enrollment, apparel and budget. Collaborate with MMSD Summer School Coordinator to refine partnership, communication and logistics of SREC and Summer School. Initiate and maintain partnerships to provide experiential and outdoor education activities for summer school participants
  • Provide support and supervision for Elementary After School & Summer staff and programs. Provide general support to site directors to problem solve (family crisis, emergencies, transportation issues, etc.). Provide programming resources and ideas for site directors and program staff including, but not limited to templates, systems, program structures, new program development and best practices. Knowledge of positive youth development and asset building required.
  • Hire, train, supervise and evaluate program leaders, instructors and volunteers. Provide coaching and establish and monitor improvement plans with staff as needed.
  • Assess needs, plan and facilitate Professional Development for Site Directors and program staff
  • Conduct program visits to observe, evaluate and give feedback to program staff and partners to ensure program quality and efficacy.
  • Assist with the development of program budgets and monitor expenditures and revenue.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with program personnel, with other MSCR staff, with the public and with community organizations.
  • Track participation statistics, maintain necessary records, develop and submit required reports. Use of Infinite Campus, Data Dashboard & MOST Information System (MIS) to complete necessary reports. Collect participant data from school-based staff, prepare monthly attendance and demographic reports.
  • Assist program administrator with preparing, organizing and presenting materials for meetings, distribute information to staff, attend meetings, develop community partnerships, order and deliver program supplies, etc.
  • Coordinate hiring and placement of seasonal staff for MSCR Elementary Team.
  • Serve as a liaison between school-based staff (MMSD and MSCR) and MSCR administrators to assist with communication, advocacy of needs and promote collaboration.
  • Provide support during program evaluation & self assessment processes to meet DPI and DCF requirements. Participate in CLC grant writing and DPI monitoring visits.
  • Proficiency in use of computer software including Microsoft and Google applications. Ability to use MMSD?s Infinite Campus and Data Dashboard or the ability to learn and use these programs within six months of hire.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in recreation management, human service or related field, and a minimum of two years experience working in recreation program planning and supervision of community recreation programs, including supervision of staff and volunteers; or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks, work under tight deadlines, and use effective time management.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, and Google docs and other Google applications.
  • Experience working cross-culturally and/or commitment to work towards improving one?s own cultural competence.


Desired Qualifications:

Working Conditions:
  • Flexible work schedule may include working Monday through Friday, with flexible work hours between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm, some evenings and weekends as assigned by supervisor or dictated by program needs.

Physical Requirements:
  • Tasks involve the ability to exert moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling objects and materials of moderate weight, twenty to fifty pounds
  • Ability to operate a variety of office equipment (personal computer, phone, fax, copier)
  • Tasks are regularly performed in safe and comfortable surroundings without exposure to adverse environmental conditions.


Other Information:

Working Conditions:
  • Flexible work schedule may include working Monday through Friday, with flexible work hours between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm, some evenings and weekends as assigned by supervisor or dictated by program needs.

Physical Requirements:
  • Tasks involve the ability to exert moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling objects and materials of moderate weight, twenty to fifty pounds
  • Ability to operate a variety of office equipment (personal computer, phone, fax, copier)
  • Tasks are regularly performed in safe and comfortable surroundings without exposure to adverse environmental conditions.

The Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of religion, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, physical appearance, marital status, disability, arrest or conviction record, membership in the national guard, state defense force, or any reserve component of the military forces of the United States or this state, political belief, sexual orientation, less than honorable discharge, source of income or the fact that an individual is a student.

Thank you for your interest in working at the Madison Metropolitan School District, where we're committed to making every school a thriving school, and every student ready for college, career and community.

We will accept and review applications and conduct interviews for this position on a rolling basis until a candidate is identified. We ask that all applications include a completed online application, as well as a current resume attached to the "Attachments" page of the online application. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed

Vacancy is due to resignation EP

Position code:726 609 063

Job Class: P063

Supervisor: 717977

Application Deadline: 07/30/21

Equal Opportunity Employer
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