Job Title: Program Director
PVN ID: ME-2305-005639
Category: Managerial and Professional

Job Description

General Description

The Program Director is responsible for the effective and successful management of the overall program/center. The Program Director directs the project and ensures that activities are conducted in full compliance with the specifications of the City of New York Department of Youth and Community Development and provides detailed guidance and leadership to the Medgar Evers College Cornerstone Community center staff. Cornerstone Program located within the NYCHA Developments in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, New York. Program Director serves as the liaison among the Medgar Evers College School of Professional and Community Development, New York City Department of Youth and Community Development, school-age participants, and their parents and oversees the day-to-day supervision and operation of the program.


Other Duties

  • The Program Director will work with the Medgar Evers College School of Professional and Community Development in developing the educational, recreational, and guidance activities that will be implemented in orde to meet the mandates of the program.
  • Maintain data base for DYCD, conduct onthly colocators meeting, supervise Saturday programs, conduct workshop,  schedule workshop assignment for staff.
  • Attend monthly DYCD, College meetings, and advisory board meetings.
  • Promote the program by attending community meetings, open houses, and functions in and out the community.
  • Assist with all repoort writing for funding sources and the college.


The Program Director must have at least an associate degree in Early Childhood education, and/or a minimum three years experience working with children and experience working in a supervisory position. A master's degree in education or related field is preferred and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Program Director must have excellent computer skills and have the ability to conduct workshops, to write curricula, to and to schedule activities. Program Director must have the ability to accept guidance and supervision from command structure and must be able to work in the evenings and on Saturdays.

Program Director must also be knowledgeable of the Brownsville/East NY community.

This is a grant-funded full-time position through the DYCD Grant.


About the Research Foundation

The Research Foundation of The City University of New York (RFCUNY) was established as a not-for-profit educational corporation chartered by the State of New York in 1963. RFCUNY supports CUNY faculty and staff in identifying and obtaining external support (pre-award) from government and private sponsors and is responsible for the administration of all such funded programs (post-award).

RFCUNY stands between CUNY’s principal investigators (PIs) and the sponsors who support them and strives to fulfill its essential responsibilities to both groups. Working closely with individual PIs and Grants Officers on the campuses, RFCUNY oversees employment, accounting, audit, reporting, purchasing, and special responsibilities that include management of a planned giving program; liaison with governmental agencies and foundations; negotiation of agreements; facility construction and renovation; protection and commercialization of intellectual property; and compliance with applicable standards in research involving human subjects, animal care, environmental and radiological safety, and conflicts of interest.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Research Foundation of the City University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities Act/E-Verify Employer. It is the policy of the Research Foundation of CUNY to provide equal employment opportunities free of discrimination based on race, color, age, religion, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, domestic violence victim status, arrest record, criminal conviction history, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

Key Features

SPCD - Cornerstone
Full Time
Annual Salary Range
$52,000.00 - $55,000.00
Closing Date
Jul 26, 2023 (Or Until Filled)
Bargaining Unit