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Out of School Time Program Manager

Date Posted:  Sep 7, 2022
Requisition ID:  396509

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204


Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.


Next Level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.



About the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites:

The Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites (ISMHS) is a statewide museum system with 12 locations including the Indiana State Museum in downtown Indianapolis and 11 historic sites in the Indiana communities of Evansville, Corydon, New Albany, Rome City, Madison, Fountain City, Geneva, New Harmony, Nashville, Vincennes, and Metamora.


MissionTo serve as a catalyst for informal lifelong learning that connects the stories of real people, places, and things.


VisionBe the leader in informal lifelong learning that is recognized, sought-after and celebrated regionally, nationally, and globally.



  • Inclusion
  • Integrity
  • Stewardship
  • Transparency


Strategic Priorities:

  1. Engage and serve an expanded and diverse audience through transformative experiences: Collections. Exhibits. Programs.
  2. Translate/transform our historic sites from buildings/tours to experiences/legacies.
  3. Brand awareness and reputation management.
  4. Sustainability (product and financial).
  5. Organizational culture.



This position traditionally starts at an annual salary of $45,000 but the salary may be commensurate with education and job experience. 


About the Job:

The Out of School Time (OST) Program Manager will develop, implement, and evaluate all programming and services for K-12 out of school time programs at the Indiana State Museum. Primary focus will be on building and maintaining out of school time collaborations for long-term engagement. The position will work with contracts for both single school year and multiple year-long programs. The position will also assist with teaching school programs and events and camps. 

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • ​​​​​​​Research, develop, and facilitate K-12 out of school time programs that align with site’s needs and ISMHS objectives. 
  • Manage contracts with OST providers that include multiple layers of engagement, including but not limited to after-school programs, classroom enrichment, summer programs, and summer camp
  • Cultivate and expand database of out of school time program providers
  • Connect and collaborate with afterschool networks locally and nationally
  • Purchase, maintain, and prepare all materials for out of school time programs and set up of classroom including tracking attendance, activity manual, and evaluation
  • Supervise contract educators presenting out of school time programs
  • Work with the Director of Education Engagement and Youth Program Manager to align and implement goals, objectives and learning outcomes of out of school time programs with school and youth programs
  • Evaluate programming on a regular basis, adjusting activities and curriculum as needed 
  • Teach school programs and assist with school break and summer camp programs. 


The job profile is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.   

What You'll Need for Success:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or relevant work experience
  • Must have formal and/or informal teaching experience with youth
  • Experience working with diverse communities
  • Excellent classroom communication and enthusiasm while interacting with youth of all ages and abilities  
  • Must be a team player
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including late afternoons/early evenings
  • Ability to research and write programs, reports, and evaluations
  • Ability to work with others on a development team, producing a unified product
  • Ability to accept critical suggestions and respond effectively to program evaluations
  • Strong organizational, critical, and detailed thinking, analysis, and networking skills
  • Familiarity with ADA compliancy rules and procedures and awareness of cultural sensitivity issues

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans;
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards);
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution; 
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities;
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match; 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options; 
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave; 
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave;
  • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off; 
  • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years; 
  • Education Reimbursement Program;
  • Group life insurance; 
  • Referral Bonus program;
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits; 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program; 
  • Free Parking for most positions;
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access;


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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