As a Program Director, you will be responsible for the day to day operations of new and innovative programming for youth 18-29.
Key responsibilities include:
Keep the program on track- from start to completion to ensure that we are meeting deadlines, milestones and processes
Recruit, hire, and oversee training and orientation of all staff members.
Supervise all program staff involved to provide feedback and resolve complex problems and support staff in completing their tasks
Implement systems to evaluate the skill, experience, and professional development needs of all staff.
Read reports prepared by staff to determine progress and issues
Discover ways to enhance efficiency and productivity of procedures and people
Ensure program operations and activities adhere to legal guidelines and internal policies
Apply change, risk and resource management principles when needed
Approve expenses in accordance with budget
Liaison with partners, vendors, contractors etc
Keep senior management informed with detailed and accurate reports or presentations
Other duties as assigned
Skills and Qualifications:
Demonstrated experience of excellence in administration, management and community development
Demonstrated experience working in multi-ethnic, high-density, urban communities
Demonstrated strong leadership skills
Intermediate level of experience with productivity tools, such as Microsoft Office, Google sheets
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Familiarity with online communication tools such as Zoom, Google Meet
Strong organizational skills with keen attention to detail
Ability to problem solve and suggest workable solutions
Familiarity with office equipment: printers and copy machines, phone systems
Experience in budget preparation, forecasting, monitoring, and reporting
Valid Driver’s licence with a clean driver’s abstract and access to a vehicle is an asset
Lived experience similar to the demographics of the participants that we serve
At least 2nd year engagement in Community Development, Administration, Management,and other related fields (diploma or degree preferred)
Conditions of Employment:
The successful candidate must provide a police reference check clearance (vulnerable sector)
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