Headwaters School, a Pre-K through grade 12 independent day school serving 450 students across its three campuses in Austin, TX, is seeking a full time Auxiliary Programs Manager to begin May 2021.
At Headwaters, our employees nurture a school culture that promotes a growth mindset, a collaborative spirit, a joyful environment, and the achievement of high expectations. Our faculty and staff ensure all members of our school community understand their role in advancing issues of justice, equity, diversity and inclusion. Headwaters School supports the professional growth of our school staff in order to contribute to their feelings of fulfillment, to provide a model of lifelong learning for our students, and to advance the strategic goals of the school.
Our employees are responsible for bringing our Purpose statement to life: to cultivate identity formation, foster empathy, and embrace diversity to bring more peace to the world. In addition, they guide our students to live authentically, think expansively, and create bravely. We invite our students, guides, staff, parents, and trustees to be Peacemakers, Advocates, Creators, and Thinkers.
The Auxiliary Programs Manager reports directly to our Senior Director of Finance and Advancement.
The Auxiliary Programs Manager is responsible for the development and coordination of all non-traditional revenue streams for the school, including camps, auxiliary programs, and facility rentals. The ideal Auxiliary Programs manager is entrepreneurial, energetic, and has experience in creating and implementing programming for children ages 3-18. This position has oversight of scheduling, programming, hiring, marketing and communication, and facilities planning. The Auxiliary Programs Manager will interact with and serve a variety of constituents including parents, students, faculty, and staff. Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills are essential. The person in this role must be approachable, enthusiastic, and able to work collaboratively in a team setting. Computer proficiency, particularly in working with database programs, is required. Bachelor’s degree required and fluency in Spanish is preferred. The ideal candidate will have 3+ years planning student programs, preferably in an educational institution.
Essential Job Duties:
Design, develop, and implement new offerings with the goal of providing high quality programs.
Work with the Leadership Team to assess and enhance current programs that meet the needs of families as well as faculty and staff.
Maintain and analyze statistical data and market research in planning and decision making.
Ensure that camp programs comply with city and state regulatory standards.
Authorize budgeting, purchasing, and payroll for auxiliary programs.
Supervise the camp counselors, speciality staff, and employees of summer camps, speciality programs and extracurricular programs.
Coordinate programming ideas with other departments within the Headwaters School community.
Manage recruitment, interviewing, and hiring of program employees; ensuring compliance with human resource policies and practices.
Develop and maintain a marketing plan in collaboration with the Marketing and Communications Department.
Oversee advertising in social media, print and online platforms.
Manage and oversee website development including the ability to update program and marketing efforts.
Lead all program registrations and manage the underlying database processes.
Oversee the recruitment of auxiliary program participants.
Develop and oversee all budgets for auxiliary programs in conjunction with the Finance Office.
Other duties as assigned by the Senior Director of Finance and Advancement or Head of School.
This is a full-time, 12-month salaried, exempt position and compensation is competitive for the greater Austin area. The school offers a wide-range of benefits including generous paid time off, 100% paid medical insurance for an employee on our HSA/High Deductible plan, 401(k) retirement plan, on-going professional support and continuing education opportunities, and a unique working environment where you are able to share and receive ongoing feedback.
Headwaters School welcomes applicants from all backgrounds. As a 501(c)3 non-profit school, Headwaters provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local anti-discrimination law. The School’s equal employment opportunity practices extend to recruitment, hiring, selection, compensation, benefits, transfer, promotion, training, discipline, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment. All Employees are responsible for complying with the School’s equal employment opportunity policy.
About Headwaters School
Headwaters School is an independent school in Austin, Texas serving students from early childhood through grade 12. Beginning with a Montessori foundation and progressing to the International Baccalaureate® (IB) Diploma Programme, we cultivate identity formation, foster empathy, and embrace diversity to bring more peace to the world.