Job Posting 66547

Program Director
Employment Office
North Coast / Nechako / North East
closes in 7 days (Thu, 3 Dec)
full time

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  • Utilize your passion and expertise to make a lasting and positive impact on the lives of others
  • Build a rewarding career in this pivotal role
  • Receive extended health and dental benefits along with 3 weeks of vacation that increases each year

About North Coast Community Services Society

North Coast Community Services Society delivers innovative programs and services to support self-determination and the development of purposeful lives that are guided by community, social, and basic human needs. As an organization, we are a non-profit society that works to support a diverse group of both mandated and optional clients. 

At the North Coast Community Services Society our team strives for excellence in program and service offerings by addressing the variety of needs of the communities we serve and by enhancing the lives of community members along the north coast. If this feels like an organization that you could lead within then we want to hear from you. 

For more information please visit our homepage by clicking here.

Living in Prince Rupert

Can you imagine finishing a day at work with a relaxing game of golf? Maybe you would prefer to be out on the water kayaking or fishing? If this appeals to you then Prince Rupert is the perfect place to establish a new career and lifestyle.

This friendly community of 12,000, with its small-town aesthetic charm, cosmopolitan culture, municipal amenities and diverse population, is ideally situated on BC’s picturesque North Coast. Not far from the Haida Gwaii and Ketchikan, Alaska, Prince Rupert is accessible year-round by air, rail, cruise ship, ferry or by road.

Set against a visually stunning backdrop where the mountains meet the sea, Prince Rupert offers a unique and exciting wilderness experience. With enough activities and attractions to please any outdoor enthusiast, Prince Rupert also boasts superb museums and a thriving performing arts community. 

About the Opportunity

North Coast Community Services Society currently has an exciting opportunity for a people-oriented and enthusiastic Program Director to join our team in Prince Rupert, BC on a full-time basis. 

As our new Program Director, you'll be responsible for program delivery, success, and management. This role will see you supervising employees and advising the Executive Director on the progress and performance of each program and employee. 

While no two days will ever be alike in this pivotal role, some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Engaging employees in adherence to the strategic plan, mission, and vision. 
  • Setting goals and objectives for programs as well as creating deadlines, milestones, schedules, and processes. 
  • Working with budgets and approving expenditures for programs. 
  • Developing and evaluating strategies to monitor employee performance. 
  • Working within the BCGEU Collective Agreement to manage employees. 
  • Working with employees on needs for improvement, educational development, and educational requirements of programs. 
  • Supervising programs and providing feedback. 
  • Monitoring and getting actively involved with performance and quality improvement efforts. 
  • Recommending policy and procedures to the Executive Director. 
  • Managing risk, change, and resource management as well as taking corrective measures when necessary. 
  • Working with the Executive Director to ensure adherence to and the submission of Council on Accreditation standards, legal guidelines, and internal policies and procedures. 
  • Reading and signing off on employee program reports. 
  • Carrying our daily program management throughout the program life cycle. 
  • Carrying out reports on funders, management, and stakeholder communications. 
  • Reading, interpreting, and fully understanding funder contracts. 
  • Ensuring that deliverables are met for contracts under the direction of the Executive Director or a Designate. 
  • Carrying out financial planning and tracking petty cash, program budgets, and supply purchases under the guidance and direction of the Executive Director or designate. 

More About You

In order to qualify for this role, you will need a Bachelor's Degree in Human Service, Business Management or a similar relevant field along with a broad knowledge of Human Resource Management and Program Management. Strong leadership skills are also required.

As our ideal candidate, you'll be a highly motivated and empathetic individual that is capable of thinking outside of the box in order to promote growth and continuous improvement. Your strong communication skills and aptitude for stakeholder management will combine with your detail-oriented nature allowing you to succeed while you work towards many competing demands and deadlines. As a leader within our organization, you'll lead by example with a passion for the work that you do, a desire to continuously learn and grow, and the ability to build quality relationships with the community, your colleagues, your direct reports, and the greater team.  

Finally, individuals that are motivated by the desire to improve the lives of others will excel in this role. 

About the Benefits

In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with a competitive hourly wage based on skills and experience. We also reward our team with a competitive package that includes:

  • Extended health and dental plan.
  • 3 weeks of vacation on joining. This is increased by a day each year.
  • Flexibility to work both within the office and remotely. 
  • The chance to work in an environment where you can make a real difference in the lives of others. 

Upon joining North Coast Community Services Society you'll be welcomed into a fun and collaborative environment where we truly value our employees and want to see them succeed. 

If you're looking for a leadership position where you can use your innovation and passion to make a lasting, positive impact in the lives of others then apply now!


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