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Senior Coordinator of Expanded Learning Opportunities (ELO)


This Senior Coordinator position will be responsible for the day-to-day coordinating, logistics and support of ELO programs and partnerships during the school year, school breaks, and over the summer, at two elementary schools. The goal of ELO programs is to support the social, emotional and academic development and success of students. While the Senior Coordinator is an employee of the Broadway Center for the Performing Arts, including for hiring, evaluation, payroll, benefits, etc., the Senior Coordinator’s day-to-day responsibilities will be in furtherance of the pilot project. Accordingly, the Senior Coordinator will take direction for their daily activities and duties related to their ELO Site Coordination work from the pilot program’s ELO Program Manager and will be required to attend trainings and meet other requirements for working in Tacoma Public Schools and with GTCF in addition to those that may be required by the Broadway Center.


$38,000- $42,000 annually

Planning & Program Delivery

• Plan and coordinate the implementation and evaluation and broad range of programs before, during and/or afterschool as well as throughout school breaks
• Assure compliance with state and local regulations, including safety procedures
• Ensure that program standards are met
• Ensure equitable and high-quality student-focused programs through YPQ, innovative program development, data review and ongoing training of staff
• Ensure program objectives are achieved in compliance with professional standards and according to the District and school policies and ELOC vision
• Manage supply needs and make supply purchases as necessary
• Coordinate ELO fieldtrips and meal programs (as needed)

Collaboration & Communication

• Collaborate with principals and key stakeholders to develop work plans, identify shared outcomes, and track data for continuous improvement.
• Participate in school committees and decision-making bodies
• Coordinate and facilitate community partner meetings
• Organize special events, in partnership with school staff
• Communicate the ELOC mission and vision to community, parents, staff and students

ELO Site Lead

• Recruit and manage ELO program partners to expand offerings, especially those that increase the social, emotional and academic success of students and reduce disproportionality in behavioral and academic outcomes
• Conduct daily staff briefings to review logistics and identify needs
• Serve as lead for health and safety for students participating in ELO programming, handle behavioral incidents, make discipline referrals, provide onsite coaching to ELO partners, and lead the implementation of SEL strategies

Data & Continuous Improvement

• Collect and report data on student enrollment and participation in ELO programs
• Provide data and reports as needed for ELO programs to improve practice and better serve students
• Must agree to student data confidentiality and security requirements, and to use only Tacoma Public Schools-issued e-mail for written communications related to ELO work.


• Bachelor's degree in Social Work or Leadership & Community Development a plus/ or equivalent experience in Youth & Community Development work.
• 3+ years of youth development program experience
• Knowledge and experience in directing youth programs through supervision of partners, volunteers and staff, developing and monitoring budgets, marketing and communications, and program development
• Demonstrated skills in time management, program coordination, customer service, organizational skills, written and verbal communications, facilitating meetings, and data collection and use
• Positive attitude and previous experience with school aged children and diverse populations
• Knowledge of SEL competencies and quality youth program practices
• Dependable attendance and ability to communicate foreseen absences in a timely manner
• Intermediate knowledge in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, SharePoint, Outlook)
• Candidates with experience working in diverse socio-economic communities in Tacoma a plus
• Ability to foster and build relationships inside schools and in communities
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a small team of specialists.


Adhere to and support the Vision of the Expanded Learning Opportunities Program, shown below
• Attend regular team meetings, including Broadway Center Education Team, all-Staff meetings (bi-monthly), ELO Cohort, GTCF and site based meetings as required, staff trainings as required
• Agree to the Broadway Center for Performing Arts Statement of Values; Addendum A
• Follow the Seven Interactive Principles of Great Teams; Addendum B
• Have access to reliable transportation
• Possess a valid driver’s licence
• Present proof of automobile insurance
• Physical demands of the position include:
  • Regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, walk, use hands to finger, handle or           feel, and reach with hands and arms
  • Occasionally may need to plan and participate in outdoor programming
  • Lift up to 50lbs

To Apply:
Send a cover letter, resume, and three references to our hiring committee This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Applications must be submitted by May 31, 2018.
Broadway Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes diversity among applicants.
Broadway Center for the Performing Arts: The non-profit Broadway Center for the Performing Arts is a leading regional performing arts center located in downtown Tacoma, WA. The Broadway Center consists of three performing arts theaters, three studios, the Tacoma Armory, and Jones office building; it anchors the Broadway Theater District, a neighborhood which includes other artistic activities and enterprises. Programs at the Broadway Center include musicals, theater, dance, opera, concerts, film, lectures, children's shows and other arts events performed by touring and community organizations. Attendance at the Broadway Center is over 300,000 per year derived from over 1,100 event days.