MICHIGAN ASSOCIATION OF UNITED WAYS JOB OPENING
The Michigan Association of United Ways is a dynamic small team that provides multifaceted support to United Ways across Michigan. We support local United Ways that ﬁght for the health, education and ﬁnancial stability of every person in every community.
The Michigan Association of United Ways is the fiduciary for the Michigan Afterschool Partnership (MASP). The MASP OST Manager will be employed by the Michigan Association of United Ways. MASP champions statewide access to quality and equitable Out- of-School Time (OST) programs to ensure that all children and youth succeed.
Position Title: Out-of-School Time (OST) Manager
Reports To: Michigan Afterschool Partnership Executive Director
Summary: Our expanding organization is seeking to hire a full-time OST Manager to join the MASP team. The Out-of-School Time (OST) Manager who will serve as MASP’s lead liaison with the Michigan Department of Education (MDE). The function and purpose of the position are to provide leadership, management, and direction in the development of regulations, rules, procedures, standards, and policies for OST programming. The position entails acting as a state contact for State of Michigan investments in OST programming and policy support of MDE’s Director of Preschool and OST Learning. The position collaborates with other MDE OST programs as well as other state agencies, such as Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. It also works with school districts, institutions of higher education, libraries, local governments, community and adult education, and other community-based agencies. The position works with the MDE Director of Preschool and OST Learning on OST program development, implementation, and evaluation. This is a remote position with some travel and in-person meetings required. This is a full-time grant funded position for 18 months with the possibility to be renewed based on satisfactory performance up to a total of 36 months.
Please submit resume, (3) professional references and cover letter via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 17, 2023. The cover letter should include a short description on why you are interested in this position and why you think you’d be a good fit for MASP.
Duties & Functions:
Other duties as needed and assigned.
• Be MASP’s lead liaison assigned to work with the MDE Office of Preschool and OST Learning specifically for administration and implementation of, but not limited to, State School Aid Act, Section 32n.
• Lead coordination of MASP’s OST programming contractors in collaboration with MDE for the planning, development, and implementation of policies, guidelines, and procedures for State of Michigan investments in OST programming; including but not limited to State School Aid Act, Section 32n.
• Coordinate technical assistance, professional development, and communication to the field, organizations, families, and other stakeholders relative to issues, policies, and procedures of OST programming at the state and national levels with MDE.
• Lead coordination of MASP’s OST programming contractors in coordination and implementation of grant management, data collection, and monitoring activities with MDE; including but not limited to State School Aid Act, Section 32n.
Skills, and Experience:
• Experienced and knowledgeable (8-10 years) of Michigan’s OST field, may include direct service.
• Ability to oversee, plan, organize, and coordinate the activities of a team/staff/assigned contractors.
• Excellent written and verbal communication, and collaboration skills.
• Ability to arrange ideas, concepts, and feedback in a thoughtful and cohesive manner.
• Ability to gather and analyze information and data from a variety of sources.
• Ability to read, interpret, analyze, and communicate the impact of complex federal and state regulations and mandates.
• Demonstrate a high level of self-confidence, initiative, self-direction, and problem-solving skills.
• Willingness to travel to MDE offices, to OST programs across the state, and other OST related meetings, as necessary.
Salary: Annual salary in the $80,000 – $85,000 range, commensurate with experience, plus a comprehensive beneﬁt package including employer- subsidized medical, dental, and vision insurance, an employer matched 403B, and other beneﬁts averaging an additional 35% of non- salary beneﬁt. Additional work-life beneﬁts include generous vacation and PTO.
The Michigan Afterschool Partnership champions statewide access to quality and equitable Out-of-School Time (OST) programs to ensure that all children and youth succeed.
• Youth Focused - We are inspired by youth. Young people are at the center of everything we do.
• Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion - We know that by embracing differences, actively including a variety of voices, and joining together, we can best support equity, diversity, and inclusion in Out-of-School Time statewide.
• Strategic Action - We believe in aligned, future-oriented and proactive approaches to support the Out-of-School Time system in Michigan.
• Data Driven, Quality Practice - We invest in and support what we know are best practices using data to inform our decisions. We promote and advance a culture of continuous quality improvement.
• Collaboration & Partnership - We believe in the power of the collective voice. We are committed to sharing expertise and experiences. We succeed together.
Learn more at www.miafterschool.org.