Program Director, Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association

Posted by Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association on April 20, 2015

Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association
Last day to apply: Friday, May 1, 2015

SUPERVISOR: Executive Director

SUMMARY: Based in the Oxford Circle neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA, the Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association (OCCCDA) is seeking a Program Director. The mission of OCCCDA is “to extend healing and hope in the Oxford Circle community, believing that God’s purpose of reconciling all people to Jesus leads us to minister on spiritual, physical, social & economic levels.” The Program Director is responsible for demonstrating the vision and mission of OCCCDA to staff, interns, volunteers and the larger community. The Program Director is responsible for supervising, planning and implementing programs in line with OCCCDA’s strategic plan; developing program budgets; and assisting with fundraising to meet those budgets. The Program Director will work closely with staff, volunteers and interns to nurture both physical and spiritual well-being. The position is 25-30 hours and includes some evenings and weekends as needed. Salary range is from $18-20/hr plus benefits.

 A committed, practicing believer in Jesus Christ and active member of a Christian congregation.
 A commitment to the Oxford Circle community and the holistic vision of the OCCCDA.
 Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, along with the ability to interact and speak to a diverse population of staff, funders and partnering agency personnel.
 Demonstrated critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills.
 Ability to take initiative as a leader and coach.
 Experience and sound judgment to implement strategic planning goals.
 Ability to multi-task and stay on target with requirements of multiple programs and funders.
 Available to work a flexible schedule that includes evenings.
 Positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed
 Working knowledge of all applicable computer software such as social media, word processing, spreadsheets and databases.
 Master’s Degree in education, social services or related field with 5+ years experience in program planning and administration. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
 Provide current clearances (child abuse, criminal and FBI) upon employment.


Program Planning and Implementation (70%)
• Develop and implement existing programs and staff including ongoing supervision and scheduling.
• Work with ED and Property/Finance Director to implement and monitor staff development including recruitment, hiring/firing, maintaining updated staff records and staff development plans, and planning retreat/trainings.
• Develop and implement all guidelines and policies with the purpose of ensuring compliance with funding requirements, as well as maintaining alignment with organization’s mission and strategic plan.
• Monitor program effectiveness and ensure that program objectives are met and adjustments made as needed.
• Implement programming as developed through strategic plan and report back to the board on a bi-monthly basis.
• Work with the Executive Director to create new programs and partnerships as needed to meet community needs and as part of ongoing strategic planning and development.

Community Outreach (20%)
 Serve as the face of the programs to constituents and larger external community.
 Build program partnerships with community, city, state and federal stakeholders.
 Assist in establishing networks and relationships with churches and other faith-based organizations to assist in meeting program goals.
 Engage community representatives and residents in ongoing strategic planning and development of programming.

Responsible for budgeting and financial planning for programs (10%)
 Work with ED and Finance Director to develop annual program budgets and help ensure that programs stay within budget.
 Work in conjunction with ED and Development Associate to secure funds, donations and grants to meet the budgetary needs of programs.

*Note: This is a broad description incorporating the types of duties and responsibilities performed. It is recognized that more specific tasks and duties not mentioned will also be performed.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume via mail or e-mail to:
Personnel, Oxford Circle CCDA, 900 E. Howell Street, Philadelphia, PA 19149

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