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Northwest or Central Arkansas
Salary: $62,000.00 to $66,000.00 /year
Exempt position, reporting to Executive Director.
Area of Responsibility: State-wide. This job can be managed effectively from either Northwest or Central Arkansas. Travel to all parts of the state is required but is typically scheduled at the discretion of the incumbent.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION
The Program Director is responsible for the delivery of a comprehensive state-wide program of scholarships and student support for the single parents served by ASPSF. With primary responsibility for all student-related activities and volunteer functions, the incumbent will ensure ASPSF’s Program Department functions in accordance with agency policy and strategic direction, and in such a way that enables each region and the agency as a whole to meet annual program goals.
Additionally, as a member of ASPSF’s Senior Staff, the ideal candidate will be strategic and visionary in approach, implementing our program in such a way as to simultaneously build additional resources, including but not limited to:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Operations. Ensure sound program systems, policies, and procedures for program delivery and program consistency across the state.
2. Personnel – Paid. Directly supervise all members of the Program Department (currently 10), establishing measurable performance goals, providing training, regular supervision and individual performance feedback, and conducting annual performance evaluations.
3. Personnel - Volunteer
5. Reports/Records Management. Submit required reports by established deadlines, keep personnel records up to date, properly manage the information and records of this department, provide sound recommendations based on data.
7. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
The ideal candidate will have both knowledge and experience in the areas of nonprofit management and service delivery, volunteer program management, and post-secondary education.
Position requires excellent communication skills (verbal and written); a self-starter with high ethical standards; strong management skills; able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and able to accomplish tasks with little or no supervision. Must relate well with a wide range of diverse groups and individuals.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Requires a four-year college degree plus 5 years related experience and/or training and 3 years related supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and policy/procedure manuals; ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid Driver's License and proof of current liability insurance.
SOFTWARE SKILLS REQUIRED
Requires intermediate computer skills, including above-average knowledge of MS Word and Excel.
Frequent opportunity for decision-making of both minor and major importance, either of which would affect the work operations of the department and the organization's clientele.
RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Includes direct supervision of regional Program Managers and state-level origram0related volunteer committees unless delegated to subordinate (ex: Program Advisory Council and Exceptions Committee) plus indirect supervision of those volunteers working with the regional Program Managers, through the establishment of policies and procedures and by supporting each Program Manager.
Salary: $15.00 to $16.50 /hour
Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund (ASPSF) is looking for a passionate, energetic professional to join our dedicated team as we work to support low-income single parents working to complete their education, secure sustainable employment, and move their families out of poverty.
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The ideal candidate will …
If you're still reading at this point, you could be an excellent candidate for this job. To learn more about our organization, visit aspsf.org and facebook.com/aspsf. No phone calls please.
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Your benefits as a part-time Team Member include:
Posted wage dependent on experience and education.
ASPSF is an EEO/AA employer.