Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 23-Aug-2018 to 14-Sep-2018
  • - Indiana Afterschool Network
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time

IAN has been partnering and working in 7+ communities across the state to bring together out-of-school leaders to define community need, break down barriers and share best practices.  Our work has yielded a need to increase professional development and technical assistance in a more intentional way.  It is with this understanding and need that IAN seeks to hire a Training and Development Manager.
 
We expect 2018-2019 to be another exciting school year of growth and the Training and Development Manager will play a pivotal role.
 
IAN is seeking a talented and experienced individual with a strong background in youthwork, curriculum, training, relationship management and project implementation for this new role. The ideal candidate will have a passion for youthwork and understand the connection between in school and out-of-school learning.  
 
Organization Background
The Indiana Afterschool Network serve as a driving force in Indiana and as a national leader in out-of-school learning.  We strive to bring together atypical stakeholders, break down long-standing barriers and build stronger systems of support for youth and families.
 
As a state intermediary, we create expanded-learning systems to unite partners around the shared mission that afterschool plays a vital role in a child's education; we coordinate and maximize school and community resources and drive improvement through community engagement.

IAN believes that together schools, communities and families can create a seamless, fun and inspiring day of learning before, during, and after the school bell rings.
 
Strengthened by our national 50 State Afterschool Network, IAN develops and shares quality best practices to ensure affordable, sustainable afterschool and summer learning programs.
 
The successful candidate will – 
 
LEAD:
• A professional development and technical assistance strategy and plan for Indiana's out-of-school environment 
• Identification of new and successful partnerships in communities to enhance the impact of the Indiana Afterschool Network. This will include understanding the professional development assets in the state, the community need and the programs' strengths and improvement data.
• A statewide effort to align professional development across communities and afterschool programs - research, design, plan, organize and direct 
• Individualized community plans that align with the IN Out-of-School Quality Improvement Initiative
• Assessment and evaluation of training activities for each community affiliate
• Trainings and provide technical assistance to community and school-based partners  
• Assist in updating and writing training guides, tools and reference materials  
• Identify outside resources and materials related to various trending topics 
• Annual event volunteer plan
 
MANAGE:
• Relationships with affiliate networks, their programs and other youth development experts.
• Indiana Afterschool Best Practice Clearinghouse – recruit subject matter experts, collect content, approve content, market and promote resource 
• Relationship with School-Age Child Care – communicate, support, develop and implement deliverables
 
SUPPORT:
• The Program Quality Manager who leads the state's operational vision for increasing quality afterschool and summer programs.  
• Collection and input data used to produce reports for funders and grants  
• Annual event programming and booklet development
• Indiana Academy for Out-of-School Learning Professional Development platform – recruit subject matter experts, communicate needs, provide customer service and technical assistance
• The Director of Communications and Advocacy by aligning quality work with monthly themes
• Other duties as deemed necessary or important by supervisor
 
Qualifications
• Minimum Bachelor's degree in education, youth development or other related field equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Child and Youth Care Credential CYC) preferred 
• Must be able to work independently 
• High level of project management and organizational skills 
• Statewide travel necessary
• Creative and innovative approach to problem-solving
• Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft Office Suite 
• Excellent written and oral communication skills 
• Demonstrated ability to present effective and compelling messages to individuals, groups and the public 
• Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work with a diverse variety of individuals
 
Ideal Characteristics:
• Passionate – an understanding and deep connection to the IAN Mission 
• Proactive – a natural ability to self-direct and initiate and sees opportunities through completion.
• Intellectually and Socially Curious –a thirst to learn more about people, their story, their calling, and the assets they have been entrusted with 
• Relational – a natural ability to connect with and influence change 
• Strong Communicator - an ability to recognize and communicate information and new ideas in a compelling way.
• Behavioral and Linguistic Flexibility – an ability to adapt communication styles and behavior depending on the audience.
• Positive Team Player - a positive attitude that works well with other team members to create solutions.
 
ATTENTION -- Be Prepared - To assist you and the search committee in discerning your match for the position, please answer the following three questions. Applications will not be considered without question responses.
1. Why is professional development and essential part of quality improvement?
2. How do you demonstrate presence in front of others?
3. What excites you most about this position?
 
Click the APPLY button to submit resume, cover letter, discerning your match responses and a presentation sample by Sept 14.



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