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 firstname.lastname@example.org by
September 17, 2012.
Title: Program Manager
to: Executive Director
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
- Lead program and
curriculum development, planning and evaluation for all direct
- Develop timelines
and other tools to manage and communicate progress regarding delivery of program
services and contract work products.
- Track progress,
ensure compliance with funder service and documentation requirements, and
complete required program reports.
- Provide leadership
and direct supervision to TOP and welding program staff and
- Coordinate all
program activities, including orientation/career fairs and other
events/workshops involving partner organizations and volunteers.
- Review program
contracts, budgets and payments to ensure compliance with funder rules and
regulations and appropriate expenditure of funds on program service
- Ensure timely
submission of invoices and contracts of sub-consultants and
- Establish and
monitor policies and guidelines for program participants.
- Assess program staff
training needs and ensure training responsive to those needs.
- Provide case
management and/or support for case management and outreach as staffing levels
- Participate in grant
writing to support program services.
- 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.
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