Sports and Recreation Programming Coordinator (Saturday Night Lights programming)

 Sports and Recreation Programming Coordinator (Saturday Night Lights programming)

 Sports and Recreation Programming Coordinator (Saturday Night Lights programming)

  • Full Time
  • Mid-Level
  • Applications have closed
Job Category: Programs/Services
Location: Brooklyn
Job Sectors: Human Services
Salary Range:

Hours:            Full Time; 1-9 Tuesday – Saturday

Salary:            $55,000 – $70,000

Founded in 1866, Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) empowers children and families to reach their full potential, strengthen families, and foster self-sufficiency in adults. With programs in 42 locations, BCS serves more than 20,000 individuals a year.

Position Summary:

The Director of Sports Programing, under the supervision and guidance of the Division Directors, is responsible for developing and updating the sports and recreation activities for BCS’s Saturday Night Lights programming serving youth and young adults in Fort Greene, and Coney Island. Saturday Night Lights programming offers sports-based youth development on Saturday evenings. This position further supports the work of the Program Site Directors through the provision of management assistance, training staff, general program development, and logistics assistance. BCS Saturday Night Lights Programs are supported by NYC Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) funding.


  • Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Division Directors, update and improve the BCS Saturday Night Lights curriculum and content as needed, with particular emphasis on athletics for youth.
  • Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Division Directors, develop curricula and activities best suited to implement the Saturday Night Lights program model, with particular emphasis on the need to fully engage middle school/high school students to discover and develop their interests and achieve their goals.
  • Source and manage program content regarding sports curriculum from vendors and/or community partners, as needed.
  • Form partnerships with vendors and organizations to bring new programming, events and classes to Beacon and Cornerstone Saturday Night Lights programs
  • Monitor and review programming to ensure it is meeting DYCD SNL guidelines, and give feedback and constructive criticism to staff and program directors to help programs meet expectations and requirements
  • Attend related meetings with and fulfill obligations to funders and other stakeholders
  • Participate in developing/implementing staff training plan to be approved by Division Director. 
  • Supervise and monitor professional development of Program Directors and SNL staff. Execute trainings and form partnerships to bring in outside trainers.
  • Provide individual coaching and small group workshops to foster successful implementation of program models, with high-quality materials and appropriate plans. Work with staff to foster effective data collection and performance measurement; assist with BCS data management initiatives.
  • Assist the Division Directors in establishing outcome benchmarks for SNL program success, and appropriate measurement tools for such outcomes; continuously evaluate and refine curricula and activity plans to ensure high levels of successful outcomes for participants attending BCS SNL Programs.
  • Assist the Division Directors and individual Program Site Directors with all aspects of special events, field trips and parent/community presentations.
  • Assist the Division Directors with program administration tasks, including full and timely reporting concerning fiscal, contractual and programmatic performance.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications Required:

  • Advanced degree in sports fitness, youth services or related field required; teaching or coaching experience preferred.
  • Minimum of five years of operations experience in school-based and/or afterschool programs required experience with DYCD, DOE, and DOHMH regulations a plus.
  • Solid background in developing, implementing and evaluating educational and youth programs; strong experience with performance management tools, including but not limited to student assessment tools.
  • Proven leadership skills, with strong analytical and problem solving track record, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills; experience with grant-writing and funder relationships preferred.
  • Attention to detail, with a successful track record in program design, compliance, and reporting, and overall data collection and performance management analytics.
  • Acquainted with multiple databases: DYCD Connect
  • Computer skills and typing a must: Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher

BCS and Turning Point require that all employees entering the workplace be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless an exemption is granted as a medical or religious accommodation.

Brooklyn Community Services

Brooklyn For All

  • 151 Lawrence Street
  • Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • United States
  • Phone: 718-310-5600
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