Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Chicago: CWiT Program Mgr. Job

Chicago Women in Trades
Chicago Women in Trades is currently seeking candidates for the position of Program Manager. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Ann McGregor at by September 17, 2012.
Job Title: Program Manager
Position reports to: Executive Director
Overall function: This position is responsible for the coordination and oversight of CWIT's TOP and welding training programs, including: outreach and career education, assessment, training, case management, job development and retention services.
Areas of responsibility include:
  1. Lead program and curriculum development, planning and evaluation for all direct services.
  2. Develop timelines and other tools to manage and communicate progress regarding delivery of program services and contract work products.
  3. Track progress, ensure compliance with funder service and documentation requirements, and complete required program reports.
  4. Provide leadership and direct supervision to TOP and welding program staff and instructors.
  5. Coordinate all program activities, including orientation/career fairs and other events/workshops involving partner organizations and volunteers.
  6. Review program contracts, budgets and payments to ensure compliance with funder rules and regulations and appropriate expenditure of funds on program service provision.
  7. Ensure timely submission of invoices and contracts of sub-consultants and trainers.
  8. Establish and monitor policies and guidelines for program participants.
  9. Assess program staff training needs and ensure training responsive to those needs.
  10. Provide case management and/or support for case management and outreach as staffing levels require.
  11. Participate in grant writing to support program services.
  12. Participate in CWIT's management team.
At least two years of management experience in a workforce development program serving individuals facing multiple barriers to employment. Familiarity with the construction industry and prior job development experience a plus. Experience in creation of outcome measurement and accountability systems as well as tracking, documenting and preparing reports for government and other funders. Minimum BA degree or equivalent work experience. Excellent oral and written presentation and communication skills. Reliable time management skills. Ability to take initiative within a team environment, provide team leadership and promote teambuilding. Demonstrated accountability and follow-through habits. Sound supervision skills. Commitment to women's social and economic equity. Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as dictated by program schedule. Ability to thrive in and promote a diverse work environment.

Chicago Women in Trades | 4425 S. Western Blvd. | Chicago | IL | 60609

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