I. POSITION PURPOSE
Manages, develops, and coordinates special projects and activities of the organization towards its primary goals based on the Agency's mission statement, policies, and procedures. Performs the following duties directly.
II. NATURE AND SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.
Responsible for the development of identified programs and projects that are of service to children and families in accordance with the mission of the Agency.
Works in concert with Agency operation and support departments during the development of identified programs and new business initiatives to ensure requirements are met.
Develops, writes, and submits grants and responses to Request for Proposals (RFP’s).
Conducts research on RFP’s and special projects.
Helps coordinate and takes program from initial concept through operational readiness to conduct the business of the Agency.
Attends meetings, forums, workshops, etc. during and following the program implementation phase to ensure internal/external requirements are met.
Ensures Agency policies and procedures are adhered to during program development and initiation.
Ensures that programs developed are organized in a fiscally responsible and sound manner, with structures that will support a future sound fiscal structure.
As assigned, helps coordinate the Agency’s strategic planning process and establishes current and long-range planning goals, plans and policies.
Reviews operating results of the organization and compares them to established goals and takes steps to ensure that appropriate measures are taken to correct unsatisfactory results.
Will be required to travel to attend meetings, training, or conduct business off site. Must have a valid driver's license and meet agency underwriting standards if driving on agency business. Not required to transport clients.
Refrains from assuming any duty that is unrelated to and/or interferes with the responsibilities of the position.
Advocates, promotes, and practices cultural sensitivity and responsiveness in all day-to-day interactions.
Develops, promotes, and practices teamwork in all activities.
Other duties as assigned.
III. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree required with a minimum of two years of experience in administration and management. Grant writing experience preferred. Additional experience may be substituted for education.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to management and public groups.
Ability to read and interpret financial statements, budgets, audit reports, etc. Ability to perform basic mathematical operations such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentage, area, etc. Ability to apply the concepts of basic algebra, geometry, and statistics. Familiarity with computers and their capabilities.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with abstract and concrete variables.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
IV. PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, stand, sit, and walk. The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers; climb or balance; and stoop or kneel. The employee is required to be able to safely operate a motor vehicle and be able to obtain a license, therefore.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.
V. WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
VI. PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES
Responsible for Agency program development initiatives and special projects from initial
conception to operational capability of the program.
Develops, writes, conducts research, and submits grants and responses to Request for Proposals (RFP’s)
Coordinates with internal/external entities to ensure program development goals, objectives and outcomes are met.
Ensures services provided by established programs are of the highest caliber and consistency.