Pt-time Project Manager, Inter-Generational Center
Posted by Temple University on October 31, 2016
The part-time Project Manager will oversee the DHS/PCA grant project research activities, grant evaluation, data management and reporting. In addition, the Project Manager will develop and manage project goals and work plans; coordinate parent engagement workshops and community resources, serve as technical expert in out of school time programming and family support; develop grant proposals; and evaluate, guide, and coordinate project activities to ensure compliance with state laws and contract requirements. He/she will also hire, train, supervise and evaluate staff performance. The Project Manager will make sure that all project activities are aligned with the four DHS contract outcomes:
1. Maintaining children in their home and community
2. Timely reunification or other form of permanence
3. Reduction of congregate care
4. Improving child and family functioning
The Project Manager will also advise management regarding program effectiveness and progress; troubleshoot problems related to projects’ implementation; convene meetings with all stakeholders to define and resolve issues; develop project-related surveys; direct research projects and methodologies, analyze research results and evaluate project impact; and represent IGC at community events/meetings. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in human services related field and at least three years relevant work experience including supervising a professional human services staff; planning, implementing, and evaluating program effectiveness; proposal writing; working with diverse partners and families of children with diverse abilities and low-income communities; and budget management.
Required Skills and Abilities:
*Ability to understand and address the social, psychological, and behavioral challenges/practices impacting academic achievement of youth as well as services.
*Ability to implement, evaluate and revise program based on ongoing feedback collection
*Strong supervisory skills and ability to manage performance and develop staff.
*Curriculum development skills.
*Ability to adapt and operate effectively in cross-cultural environments.
*Strong research abilities, quantitative and qualitative data collection techniques and methodology.
*Strong public speaking, presentation, and communication skills.
*Must be able to obtain required clearances – FBI fingerprinting, PA Criminal Background check, and Child abuse.
*Ability to travel to travel to program sites.
*Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office suite Ability to work part-time workday hours (28 hours per week), Monday to Friday, September through June
*Familiarity with Philadelphia public school students
*Experience with afterschool program coordination including curriculum development and partnership building.
This is a grant funded position.
This position requires a background check
Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.
To obtain additional information about Temple University please visit our website at http://www.temple.edu.
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