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Program Coordinator - Youth Sports & Fitness

Kids in the Game (KING): Program Coordinator

King is currently looking for a Program Coordinator to join its growing team and senior staff. The program coordinator will report directly to the Program Manager of the company and manage a team of coaches at your school sites. The Program Coordinator will be the point of contact at their school programs, working closely with coaches and the schools to ensure programs are running effectively. In addition, the Program Coordinator will have a hand in working to hire talented young coaches, and develop a sense of team camaraderie and community among the coaches.  During summer months, the Program Manager will act as Camp Director at one of our summer camp locations.

Key Responsibilities

- Act as liaison between schools and Kids in the Game staff
- Coordinate 1-2 NYC school programs
- Manage and schedule staff at your school site
- Coach 10-15 hours per week at specialized and high-priority programs
- Assist in marketing efforts for new programs, camps, and clinics – meet with prospective schools to discuss  program options, and implement new programs thereafter
- Act as director of 6-8 week summer camp in June-August

Minimum Education and Experience:

- Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year university; advanced degree a plus
- 2+ years experience working with children and/or sports, music, dance
- Experience managing a team a plus
- Spanish speaking is preferred, but not required
- Former college athlete or coach preferred, but not required
- Experience working in schools or with children



- Demonstrated experience leading groups of children with the ability to engage and inspire youth
- Experience managing a team
- Ability to communicate effectively to senior staff and administrations at schools
- Experience working with small and large groups of children
- Motivated self-starter with clear and open communication skills
- Experience interacting with diverse communities
- Knowledge of computer and internet based programs for use in communication
- Strong interpersonal communication skills, both oral and written
- Ability to work in an organized yet flexible manner – team does not work out of central office and spends 80%+  of its time traveling around NYC to visit new/existing schools
- A team player and shows a willingness to learn

Compensation and Benefits:

Competitive salary ($40-48k)
Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
Transportation Expenses covered, including monthly metrocard
3 weeks paid vacation and sick days (preferred during school breaks)
Staff social leagues each season (flag football, basketball, etc)
Opportunity for professional development
Opportunity in a quickly growing organization

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