Compensation Type: Annual salary
Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Range: $40,000 - $49,035
Organization's Mission: Promise South Salt Lake is an initiative of the City of South Salt Lake to provide dynamic, highly specialized community and out-of-school-time programming with academic and prevention focus at 14 neighborhood centers throughout the city. It is our commitment to give all youth in our community the opportunity to succeed in life. Our programs are free, open to all, and emphasize equity, diversity and putting children first. We provide safe, well rounded, data-driven programs guided by our three promises:
1) Every child has the opportunity to attend and to graduate from college
2) Every resident has a safe, clean home and neighborhood
3) Everyone has the opportunity to be healthy and to prosper
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: Promise South Salt Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We prioritize efforts to advance inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility (IDEA) initiatives across all aspects of our work while removing barriers to access and opportunities.

Commitment to IDEA initiatives reflects Promise’s aim to be a place where all people find themselves represented, welcomed, engaged, and heard. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply, including those from underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, persons with disabilities and protected veterans. With these values at the forefront of our minds, we encourage the organizations we partner with to do the same.

We recognize this work as a journey that is never complete.
Position Summary: Under the direction of the Promise Deputy Director, the Promise Coordinator I manages the entire operation of the assigned center's out-of-school time program. The Coordinator is responsible for the supervision and coordination of program and staff while ensuring high-quality programming and interaction with youth and their families.
1. Manage the entire operation of the assigned center's programming
- Plan and implement high-quality programming using Promise Planning Procedures and National
Afterschool models
- Ensure daily activities that incorporate a balance of academics, prevention, and enrichment
- Utilize evidence-based curriculum and best practices for delivering high-quality programming
- Train and oversee Program Managers, Afterschool Specialists, Family Liaisons, program partners, and volunteers.
- Outreach to young people, parents, educators, and community leaders to recruit participants
- Responsible for the overall safety, order, and check-in/check-out of youth participants and staff
- Address behavior needs in the assigned center using appropriate behavior management
techniques, problem solving skills, and an understanding of youth development
- Assure alignment of curriculums and activities with Promise goals and grant requirements
- Adhere to program quality standards outlined in the Utah Afterschool Network Quality Tool

2. Establish professional relationships with partner organization
- Create new partnerships to enhance Center programming
- Collaborate through local youth development leadership groups
- Develop a relationship with various partners including school principals, city departments, United Way of Salt Lake staff, and collaborate on programs and activities such as Parent Teacher Conferences, parent engagement activities, and city/community events

3. Manage center-specific grants
- Follow Promise policies and procedures to meet the term of grants
- Assure daily reporting requirements are met
- Responsible for accuracy and security of records
- Ensure proper utilization and reporting of allocated budgets
- Complete mid-year and annual grant reports

4. Plan and implement summer and interim programs collaboratively with other Promise SSL Coordinators

5. Coordinate with the Family and Community Engagement team to conduct home visits as necessary and other outreach to the community

6. Participate in Promise SSL Councils and Committees and supervise City events as assigned.

7. Other duties as assigned.
4 years of relevant experience which may include Associates or Bachelors Degree in a related field
and/or experience in social change work, afterschool management, and/or education.

1. Experience working with youth. Skills and techniques used in an afterschool program setting.

2. Evidence of commitment to the mission of Promise South Salt Lake including youth leadership,
youth development, social justice action, and racial equity and inclusion.

3. Proven track record of working with youth from underrepresented or under-resourced populations.

4. Excellent organizational skills and project management experience.

5. Ability to self-start, learn new skills, and work independently.

6. Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, other agencies, participants, and the general public.

7. Skills in professional office settings, competence in all common computer software including Microsoft office suite.

8. Ability to be trained in First Aid and CPR
Benefits / Why Work With Us: Promise South Salt Lake is at the forefront of high quality youth development programs across the state. We are well established and are always striving to incorporate new research and best practices into our work. Our Citywide system and multi-generational approach makes us much more than OST programming; we are impacting the community as a whole, which is extremely exciting work.

We offer a complete benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid holidays and 401K. Retirement is through the Utah Retirement System.
How to Apply: Via Job Post Link
The application is available on the city website at
Email to or fax to 801-412-3276 or apply in person at
Closing Date: 5/27/2022
Location: South Salt Lake, Utah


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Contact: Tori Smith
Phone: 8014836057