Assistant Program Director

Marietta, Georgia
Apr 13, 2021
May 13, 2021
Focus Areas
Youth Development
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Experience Level

The mission of Girls Inc. of Greater Atlanta is to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Our comprehensive approach to whole girl development equips girls to navigate gender, economic, and social barriers and grow up healthy, educated, and independent. Informed by girls and their families, we also advocate for legislation and policies to increase opportunities for all girls and address the systemic barriers that impede girls’ success.

Position Summary

The Assistant Program Director is primarily responsible for managing administrative and programmatic operations at Girls Inc. of Greater Atlanta.  Additionally, the Assistant Program Director will assist the Regional Program Director in building strong partnerships with schools and community organizations and will serve as an effective leader and advocate for Girls Inc. programs.

Principal Responsibilities


  • Manage center and school-based operations to meet budget and enrollment goals.
  • Collaborate with the Regional Program Director to recruit and train qualified program staff.
  • Collaborate with the Regional Program Director to ensure effective program delivery.
  • Communicate with parents regarding current programming content, goals, and outcomes.
  • Work closely with the Regional Program Director to ensure participation in Girls Inc. network-wide outcomes measurement strategy: ensure use of girl-tracking system to collect girl data regularly and survey girls annually, as well as for continuous program improvement.
  • Oversee Center-based Summer Programs and operations with the support of the Lead Facilitator.
  • Strengthen relationships with schools that Girls Inc. of Greater Atlanta partners with to provide school-based and afterschool programs.
  • Coordinate with Operations Manager to ensure student and employee safety in the center.
  • Identify, establish, and nurture community resources to increase program opportunities for girls.
  • Participate in staff meetings and conferences to share ideas and concerns and work collaboratively with other staff to meet organizational goals and achieve program objectives.
  • Participate in training and other professional development opportunities as appropriate.
  • Maintain compliance with local and state childcare regulations.
  • Other administrative duties or special projects that may be assigned from time to time.




  • Bachelor’s degree with undergraduate or graduate level courses in education, child development, recreation, psychology, and/or sociology
  • 3+ years’ experience working in a youth organization or a related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in staff supervision, volunteer recruitment and management, and program administration and evaluation.
  • Highly organized with strong database and data management skills
  • Flexibility and ability to problem solve.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with minimal direct supervision.

Conditions of Employment

Employment by Girls Inc. for all positions is contingent upon successfully passing a criminal background check, including a sex offender check, as well as a pre-employment drug screening and a review of Department of Motor Vehicles records as required and allowable by law.

It is the established policy of Girls Inc. to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons and to administer all aspects and conditions of employment without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, military status, political belief or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law.

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