21st Century Community Learning Center Program Director

Employer: Global Game Changers Children's Education Initiative, Inc.

Job Description

Organization Overview:

Global Game Changers’ (GGC) mission is to provide high-quality, enriching social-emotional and leadership-based programs that empower all children to discover their inner superpower to make the world a better place. Through in-school and after-school enrichment partnerships, Global Game Changers’ evidence-based Student Empowerment Program teaches philanthropy as a tool to promote deeper learning experiences as a catalyst to improve outcomes for all students, especially our most at-risk students, from Pre-K through 5th grade. We are an innovative, fast-paced, impact-driven organization with a goal to become the premiere social-emotional learning curriculum in the nation.

Position Overview:

Global Game Changers was awarded a 21st Century Community Learning Center Department of Education grant with JCPS Byck Elementary School. GGC manages the grant on behalf of serving Byck. The purpose of 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) program is to provide students with on-site, out-of-school-time opportunities for academic, artistic, and cultural enrichment. The 21st CCLC Program Director manages all operations at a school-based center. This position is funded through a grant from the Kentucky Department of Education and is subject to the availability of funds.

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Plans develops, implements, and evaluates site programs, services, and activities, including school-year after-school programs and summer programs for students and families.
  • Coordinates with vendors and partners (e.g., food service, transportation) to ensure delivery of services.
  • Collects and documents all objectives, outcomes, student data, and other information as required by Global Game Changers and the Kentucky Department of Education.
  • Provides accurate financial documentation and management for the site.
  • Manages staff, AmeriCorps members, and college-aged mentors assigned to the site.
  • Identifies professional development opportunities for program staff.
  • Coordinates with community organizations on the implementation of enrichment opportunities.
  • Recruits students and parents who meet priority criteria outlined in the grant application.
  • Implements a communication plan to keep parents informed of students’ progress and available programs.
  • Convenes an Advisory Council of staff, parents, and community representatives to assess program needs, review activities, and monitor program performance.
  • Communicates and collaborates with the site’s principal and teachers in order to link program activities to school-day learning and monitor student growth.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor as it relates to the implementation of 21st CCLC.


  • Full-Time “Employment-At-Will” Salaried Position
  • Paid holidays: New Year’s Eve & Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day & Friday after, Christmas Eve & Day
  • Two Weeks Paid Vacation/Sick Time Annually

Typical Schedule: (subject to modification depending upon final program needs)

  • 2 Days 8:00 AM – 6:30 PM (30-minute lunch)
  • 2 Days 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM (30-minute lunch)
  • 1 Day 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM (30-minute lunch)
  • Some evenings and weekends as needed for program outreach
  • Some travel required for training


  • Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Salary Range: $35,000 - $45,000

Job Requirements:

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Outcomes and Results Oriented
  • Experience working with community partners
  • Experience working with youth and families from diverse backgrounds
  • Strong written, verbal, and presentation communication skills
  • Ability to prepare and present oral and written reports, presentations, and trainings
  • Superior attention to detail, accuracy, follow-up, and organization
  • Dependable with ability to manage multiple projects
  • Excellent MS Office Skills, database management, and use of communication tools
  • Ability to manage staff
  • Adherence to organization policies and procedures, including confidentiality
  • Experience working in schools
  • Experience overseeing budgets
  • Excellent time management skills

How to Apply:

Email a resume and cover letter to info@globalgamechangers.org.