Description

Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Range: $20/hour
Organization's Mission: The Utah Afterschool Network equips the afterschool community with tools to improve program quality, build leadership capacity, and ensure equitable access to afterschool programs in Utah.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: We, at the Utah Afterschool Network, add our commitment to listen, learn, engage, stand up, and focus on what afterschool programs do best -- bringing equity and belonging to kids throughout Utah and the country. We are dedicated to ensuring youth feel loved, safe, and supported in their afterschool programs, empowering them to foster growth within themselves and within their communities.
Position Summary: Job Summary:
Under the direction of the Utah Afterschool Network (UAN) Executive Director and Director of Operations, the Out-of-School Time (OST) Specialist will provide support, technical assistance, coaching, and consultation to afterschool programs throughout Utah.

The OST Specialist will also participate in and support various UAN and community afterschool initiatives related to professional learning and development, statewide technical assistance efforts, policy development, marketing, and public awareness.

UAN works closely with partner agencies: Utah Department of Workforce Services Office of Child Care (DWS-OCC), Utah State Board of Education (USBE), and Utah Education Policy Center (UEPC) to increase the quality in afterschool programs which receive state or federal funding.
Primary Responsibilities: Summary of Essential Job Functions:
Conduct afterschool program site observations and evaluations, and review data to determine the level of consultation needed for quality improvement.
Educate and support afterschool programs regarding the use of the program quality assessment tools, including Utah Afterschool Program Quality Assessment and Improvement Tool, the Weikart Center’s Program Quality Assessment tools and other tools as implemented.
Meet with afterschool providers to create a quality action plan and set program goals.
Provide ongoing consultation, training, coaching, and technical assistance to identified program DWS-OCC and USBE grantees throughout the year.
Demonstrate an understanding of afterschool program best practices and proficiency in evaluation, theory of change, and consultation processes.
Submit written reports detailing program consultation, notes, grant monitoring and tracking through Salesforce, an online customer management relationship platform.
Travel to and consult with afterschool programs statewide.
Support professional development initiatives as need is identified through outreach, planning, design, and other duties as assigned.
Work closely with DWS-OCC and USBE representatives to provide ongoing support to all funded programs.
Desired Qualifications: Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Youth Recreation, Child Development or related field from an accredited college or university is preferred.
A minimum of 5 years professional experience working with afterschool programs with a minimum of two years as an afterschool program director or site-coordinator.
Experience facilitating and creating workshops or presentations.
Access to a vehicle for traveling statewide.
Maintain a valid Utah driver’s license and motor vehicle insurance.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: Benefits:
Full-time, non-exempt position
100% health care coverage for employee ($3,815 value)
Dental (employee pays full premium)
Telehealth (Employee pays monthly fee)
401K employer contribution
Cell phone reimbursement
Mileage reimbursement for work-related travel
Remote work available

COVID-19 Strategies:
The UAN team is currently working remotely with staggered opportunities to work in the office.
Any in-person gathering, training, or in-person interactions are currently limited and determined by current transmission rates in the areas served and where specialists reside.
Masks and social distancing are currently required for any in-person interactions.
How to Apply: Send resume and cover letter to:
Holly Phillips
Director of Operations
hollyp@utahafterschool.org
Location: Salt Lake City, UT

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Contact: Holly Phillips
Email: hollyp@utahafterschool.org
Phone: 408-202-0454