Site Director: KIPP

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Columbus is seeking dynamic and experienced management professionals to oversee operations and programs at various Columbus area Clubs.  The Club Director will be responsible for the overall implementation of a fun and impactful youth development program for up to 200 youth, ages 6-18, per day.  Candidates should have at least 3-5 years of experience leading youth programs and managing staff.  Experience managing facilities is a plus.  Competitive salary and benefits package offered.  Additional information about the position’s responsibilities are provided below.


KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities):

  • LeadershipCreate a Club culture that facilitates positive youth development and impactful programs by setting high standards of excellence in Club programming and services for the club staff and volunteers.
  • Prepare Youth for Success- Plan and oversee the supervision of designated Clubhouse programs and activities that support Youth Development Outcomes in the areas of Academic Success, Good Character & Citizenship and Healthy Lifestyles.
  • Program Development and Implementation-
    1. Plan, develop, implement and evaluate overall Club programs, services and activities to ensure they meet stated objectives and member needs and interests.

    2. Compile regular reports reflecting all activities, attendance and participation.

    3. Ensure that Club operates at optimal capacity.

  • Relationships- Work effectively with club staff, volunteers and Club members to accomplish organizational goals. Works at maintaining or enhancing ones self-esteem; Listens and responds with empathy; Asks for help and encourages involvement and takes actions that respect the needs and contributions of others.
  • Resource Management
    1. Recruit, manage, evaluate and provide career development opportunities for unit staff.

    2. Ensure a healthy and safe environment, ensuring facilities, equipment and supplies are maintained.

    3. Control Clubhouse program and activity expenditures within approved budget.

  • Supervision- Effectively delegate tasks and responsibilities to club staff and volunteers, while holding them accountable for the effective implementation of club programs and services consistent with organizational goals and mission. 

  • Marketing and Public Relations- Develop partnerships with parents, community leaders and organizations to increase the visibility of Club programs and activities. Increase visibility and sustainability of Club programs via posting of daily schedule, announcements of upcoming events and the dissemination of timely information.


    KEY BEHAVIORS (Performance skills- values and behaviors that drive on job success)

  • Integrity- Maintains and promotes social, ethical and organizational norms in conducting internal and external club activities.

  • Individual leadership and influencing- Using appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to inspire and guide individuals toward goal achievement.

  • Communication- Expressing ideas effectively in individual and group situations; adjusting language or terminology to the characteristics and needs of the audience.

  • Judgment and Problem Solving- Committing an action after developing alternative courses of action that are based on logical assumptions and factual information and that take into consideration resources, constraints, and organizational values.

  • Delegation of Authority and Responsibility- Allocating decision-making authority and task responsibilities to appropriate direct reports; utilizing direct report’s time, skills, and potential while holding them accountable for results.

  • Planning and organizing/Work Measurement- Establishing a course of action for self and others to accomplish a specific goal; planning assignments of personnel and appropriate allocation of resources.

  • Maximizing Performance- Establishes performance and developmental goals that are realistic and attainable, coaches for improved performance, provides training, and regularly evaluates.

  • Technical/Professional Knowledge – Has achieved a satisfactory level of technical and professional knowledge in job-related areas; keeps abreast of current developments and trends.



  1. May oversee special programs and/or events (i.e. Youth of the Year, Keystone, etc.)

  2. Required to drive Club van periodically.

  3. Work with staff on special events and/or events in other departments.

  4. Assume other duties as assigned.


  • Four year degree in related field from an accredited college or university.

  • A minimum of five years of work experience in a Boys & Girls Club or similar organization planning and supervising activities based on the developmental needs of young people.

  • Demonstrated ability in working with young people, parents and community leaders.

  • Mandatory CPR and First Aid Certifications.


  • Ability to work in an office environment at a computer.

  • Ability to work in a Club environment with possible extended periods of movement and engagement with members.

  • Ability to do light to moderate lifting.



The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification.  It is not designated to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to job.