HEF is hiring a Program Coordinator for the Learning & Discovery Program

The Program Coordinator will work under the supervision of the Director of Operations and oversee the administration and operations of the Learning & Discovery Program, ensuring a positive, safe, enriching environment, in accordance the Henrico Education Foundation policies, procedures, and mission.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the administration and operation of the Learning & Discovery Program, to include implementing policy and procedures, planning, promoting, implementing, hiring and training staff, risk management, evaluation, and budgeting
  • Oversee the administration and operation of licensed full day summer camp, to include planning, promoting, hiring and training staff, risk management, and budgeting
  • Ensure the adherence to all government and Henrico Education Foundation regulations, policies, guidelines, and standards for enrichment programs, summer camps, and afterschool programs
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with Henrico County Public Schools, including prompt and professional communication, appropriate use of facilities, timely and accurate completion and submission of reports, and positive collaboration
  • Manage the Learning & Discovery Program budget ensuring that the department operates in a fiscally sound manner and achieves financial goals
  • Serve in direct delivery of program as needed
  • Support Henrico Education Foundation initiatives to help meet organization goals
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with parents, vendors, volunteers, staff, and community
  • Interpret, communicate, and promote the Henrico Education Foundation mission, goals, and objectives to employees, volunteer’s leaders, members, and community
  • Partner/collaborate with organizations whose mission is aligned with the Henrico Education Foundation to meet the needs of community children and families
  • Actively participate as a positive member of the HEF team, meeting or exceeding team standards, including but not limited to the following:
    • Contribute willingly to every “all hands” projects.
    • Attend and contribute to all staff meetings and other foundation events.
    • Respectfully accommodate colleagues’ requests
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Associate or bachelor’s degree
  • Meet Virginia qualifications to serve as a Child Day Center Director
  • 21 years of age or older
  • Within first 90 days of employment, successfully complete training in Adult and Child 1st Aid/CPR/AED, Daily Health Observation, Medication Administration, Phase II Pre-licensure
  • A minimum of two years of experience in a relevant field
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills related to the use of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends on occasion as required
  • Possess excellent organization and multi-tasking skills
  • Must be able to recognize confidential information and maintain confidentiality
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills including decision making and problem solving abilities

Work Environment/Physical and Mental Demands:

  • Must have the ability to courteously respond to inquiries and complaints
  • Must be able to work in a noisy environment
  • Ability to lift/move up to 45 pounds
  • Ability to stand/walk/sit/crouch/kneel/reach/lift/pull
  • Regularly required to talk or hear
  • Ability to create, interpret and communicate written instructions, policies and guidelines
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence
  • Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical incidents and the physical ability to act swiftly in emergency situations

Additional Information:

  • Job Type: Full Time – Exempt
  • Reports to: Director of Operations
  • Salary: Competitive, commensurate with experience and other qualifications
  • Job Location: Henrico County, VA
  • The Foundation works year-round and does not follow Henrico County Public Schools summer hours – there is some flexibility on schedule
  • The Henrico Education Foundation is a Drug Free Workplace and is committed to the policy of Equal Opportunity prohibiting discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, political affiliation, age, disability, or veteran status

To apply for this position, please email resume and cover letter to: Scott Williams, Director of Operations at scott@henricogives.org