Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Director of Post Secondary Services, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Posted on November 6, 2017

The Director of Post-Secondary Services is responsible for the development design and oversight of Congreso’s career and college pathway strategy and directly supervises of tthe Post-Secondary Services Department within Congreso’s Education and Workforce Services Division. This position reports to the Vice President of Education and Workforce Services and is tasked with supporting the Vice President with developing and executing a long-range college and career development strategy at Congreso. In addition to overseeing core workforce development and post-secondary education programs, this position works functionally across the division and agency to drive a unified post-secondary access strategy across Congreso’s service area.

Position Summary

The Director of Post-Secondary Services is responsible for the development design and oversight of Congreso’s career and college pathway strategy and directly supervises of tthe Post-Secondary Services Department within Congreso’s Education and Workforce Services Division. This position reports to the Vice President of Education and Workforce Services and is tasked with supporting the Vice President with developing and executing a long-range college and career development strategy at Congreso. In addition to overseeing core workforce development and post-secondary education programs, this position works functionally across the division and agency to drive a unified post-secondary access strategy across Congreso’s service area.

Specifically, the Director of Post-Secondary Services will be responsible for several key areas, as it pertains to the Post-Secondary Services Department:

1) Fiscal management, Contract Management and Program Oversight

Fiscal and Budgetary Management
Strategic Development
Personnel Management
Audit, Compliance and Reporting Oversight
Program Quality, Data and Evaluation Oversight

2) Program design and implementation
3) Recruitment of staff
4) Service delivery management
5) Leading vision to develop and expand college degree opportunities for the community, and
6) Supervising the Post-Secondary Services Department leadership team.

As it relates to division-wide and agency-wide post-secondary access strategy, this position will be responsible for several key areas:

  • Oversight of Congreso’s Harcum College at Congreso partnership and business model.
  • Crafting a holistic agency-wide approach to higher-education and career development that will guide Congreso’s long-range strategy.
  • Work with Agency leadership to design and develop innovative college and career initiatives that will drive Congreso’s long-range impact for the community.
  • Build and foster partnerships with employers, training providers and higher education institutions to broker service options for Congreso’s clients.
  • Work with Agency leadership to develop business models and entrepreneurial social innovations that provide unique college and career development opportunities for Congreso’s clients.

Additionally, this position includes direct oversight of several the following main programmatic areas: 1) The management of all of Congreso’s workforce and credentialing initiatives, including Child Development Associate (CDA) and Commercial Driving License-A (CDL-A), 2) The management of all business relationships and partnerships with external entities, 23) The management of all post-secondary initiatives, including Harcum College at Congreso and the partnership with i-Lead; as well as researching and developing new college access programs; as well as all other college level initiatives, and 3) The management of all business relationships and partnerships with external entities, including employers, funders and colleges and universities, 4) Key research, data and evaluation duties. This position is additionally charged with supporting the Vice President and agency leadership with strategic development, creation and implementation of any , and any future programming that becomes would be housed within the Post-Secondary Services Department over time.

Essential Functions

  • Support the Divisional Vice President with developing vision, maintaining daily operations, supporting fiscal management, and driving fundraising for the Post-Secondary Services Department.
  • Responsible for program design, implementation, quality assurance and performance management of workforce, credentialing and business initiatives.
  • Responsible for the recruitment, training and development of staff and supervisors.
  • Responsible for driving the vision for expansion and quality enhancement for the department.
  • Responsible for setting strategic priorities for the Post-Secondary Department that are aligned with Divisional and Agency-wide strategic priorities, and is responsible for driving those priorities to fruition.
  • Responsible for implementing and fostering Congreso’s service delivery model, The Primary Client Model (PCM), across all staff and programs.
  • Provide direct supervision to the Post-Secondary Services Department leadership team, comprised of cross-content managers and coordinators.
  • Provide oversightsupervision of employment and credentialing services for TANF-eligible clients.
  • Manage programmatic budgets and expense spending for Post-Secondary programs.
  • Provide additional and ongoing support to educators regarding academic research, curriculum design and instructional implementation and practice.
  • Provide additional and ongoing support to case management and post-secondary transitions staff regarding resource connection, service delivery strategy, and practice.
  • Oversee management of Harcum College at Congreso, including maintaining the partnership between Congreso, Harcum College and i-Lead.
  • Identify new educational partners to expand Congreso’s Post-Secondary offerings.
  • Oversee billing, invoicing, and contract compliance for all Post-Secondary contracts.
  • Connect with local and regional business partners to create and enhance workforce and career opportunities for Congreso clients.
  • Attend professional conferences, trainings and ongoing leadership development.
  • Liaise externally with key stakeholders and local, state, and national entities to enhance Congreso’s reputation and mission, and to bolster recognition of Congreso as an authority on Post-Secondary services.
  • Directly responsible for creating, driving, and analyzing data and evaluation and research initiatives across the department.

EEOC

Congreso is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Congreso is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all employees and all applicants for employment. All employment decisions at Congreso are made without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability or military/veteran status, or any other protected class as set forth under applicable State, Local and Federal Civil Rights Laws.

About Congreso

Congreso is a multi-service nonprofit organization whose mission is to strengthen Latino communities through social, economic, education, and health services; leadership development and advocacy. Founded in Philadelphia in 1977, Congreso has grown into a national thought leader on nonprofit performance management with an expert focus on the Latino community. Congreso is anchored by its innovative Primary Client Model (PCM™), and provides direct services to residents of the Philadelphia region while providing consult to other nonprofits and government systems nationally.

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