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Position Title: Out of School Time Manager

Salary: $60,000 - $70,000 per year

How to Apply:

Applications are submitted online until the position is filled and/or the posting is closed. After reviewing this job announcement, please click on the link at the bottom of the page to apply online. A resume is required with the application. Further instructions on submission of documents are available in the online application. A resume may not be substituted for an application.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Public Policy, Public Administration, Education, Human Services, or related field AND two (2) years of experience planning, coordinating, managing, and evaluating programs. Master’s degree maybe substituted for one year of the required experience. Candidates with supervisory experience and knowledge of Allegheny County’s Out of School Time sector preferred. 


A valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License is required. 


It is the policy of Allegheny County that in order to receive a final offer of employment, candidates must successfully pass a background check, which includes verification of Allegheny County Real Estate Tax status, and drug/medical examinations as required for the position.


It is the policy of Allegheny County that in order to receive a final offer of employment, candidates for positions within the executive branch must provide proof of a Covid-19 vaccination. The prospective employee will need to be fully vaccinated or have at least one shot of a two-shot series before beginning work. Any employee who does not receive and provide proof of the second shot within 30 days will have their probationary employment terminated. Allegheny County will allow for medical and religious exemptions from the requirements in accordance with state and federal law.

Position Summary:

The Out of School Time Manager, under the direction of the Director of The Department of Children Initiatives (DCI), is part of a collaborative team responsible for planning and implementing DCI’s strategic priorities and contributes their expertise in Out of School Time (OST) policy and programming to meet the goals of the Department. They support the advancement of DCI’s goals and vision for improving child and youth outcomes and building the overall system of Out of School Time for Allegheny County’s children and youth and their families.

  • Participates in developing and implementing DCI’s strategic plan around the OST sector including before and after school care, non-traditional hour care, enrichment programming, summer programming, quality standards and associated technical assistance.
  • Leads the coordination of Allegheny County level capacity mapping across the OST sector for the purposes of promoting equitable access to high-quality OST programming, planning, and alignment.
  • Supports the Director in ensuring the coordination and alignment of OST initiatives and activities with DCI goals and strategies across sectors.
  • Participates in program evaluation design and continuous quality improvement efforts.
  • Works collaboratively with partners to improve quality and capacity of services for school age children and youth and their families, including promoting best practices around health and safety and quality standards across systems.
  • Represents DCI in promoting the achievement of the department’s OST mission and goals, particularly as they apply to equitable system change and capacity building.
  • Makes presentations as required.
  • Serves as a thought leader by staying abreast of information about OST best practices and local, state, and national policies, trends, and models.
  • Contributes to resource identification and development including any associated data collection and reporting.
  • Performs other duties as requested.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of:
  • Child and youth development, education, school age child care, Out of School Time policy and advocacy, and equitable systems change. 
  • Program development, planning, collaboration, and evaluation, and quality assurance methodologies.

Ability to:
  • Learn about the full range of programs, services, policies, and issues that impact Allegheny County’s school age children and youth and their families.
  • Interact and build relationships with a variety of constituencies, including but not limited to DCI staff, partner agencies, children and youth, family members, community partners, and providers.
  • Demonstrate strong collaboration, coalition building, and facilitation skills.
  • Demonstrate commitment to issues of equity, diversity, and cultural responsiveness in early childhood systems building.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing with demonstrated ability to develop and deliver reports, recommendations, and presentations.
  • Manage projects effectively and maintain flexibility to respond to changing circumstances or priorities.
  • Utilize strong decision-making skills with use of good judgments in recognizing scope of authority.


Residency: Allegheny County within 1 year.
Veterans' Preference: Will be awarded to eligible candidates.