Re-entry Program Manager, Full-time

Posted by OIC of America on July 16, 2019

OIC of America (OICA) is a nonprofit organization and the national office of a network of 34 workforce development organizations spread across the United States.  Our mission is to provide underserved communities with the tools and support needed to overcome barriers to economic opportunity.  We envision a world in which all people are contributing members of their families and communities.  Through their efforts and ours, our participants have the opportunity to break the cycle of poverty, and aid to creating a more just and equitable society.  OICA provides job and life skills training and matches our graduates with the employment needs of local businesses.  Our organization and broader network have trained over 2 million people nationwide over the past 50+ years.


  • Manage the SOAR program managers/coordinators
  • Provide day-to-day supervision of all aspects of the SOAR reentry program.
  • Provides oversight/compliance of case management, vocational/educational training, and job placement services.
  • Conduct visits at sub-grantee
  • Develops and facilitates a strategy for employer engagement
  • Refine the SOAR model and identify fundable components
  • Review and oversee the implementation and administration of all contracts and performance documentations
  • Review the FOA and proposal and articulate program goals and objectives to the team.
  • Use OICA’s standard progress and outcome monitoring template to monitor project performance
  • Coordinate staff activities to ensure all program objectives and outcomes are met and the program receive the appropriate support from the cross discipline team
  • Review monthly reports of program activities and give feedback to sub-grantees
  • Write, review and submit quarterly performance report to DOL
  • Participate in monthly leadership team meetings to capture best practices and “on the ground” learning to improve the delivery of the program
  • Implement training series via webinars, in-person sessions and other creative means
  • Coordinate and facilitate trainings
  • Create a blue print and structure for SOAR trainings at the direction of the supervisor
  • Carry our other responsibility as directed by supervisor


  • Demonstrate strong leadership and management of personnel
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure of deadlines, and within budget constraints
  • Ability to work in a team environment, while also working independently
  • Demonstrated capacity to handle multiple tasks, projects and meet deadlines
  • Excellent public relations, community organizing, negotiation, mediation, conflict management and meeting facilitation skills
  • Knowledge of the Justice System and/or community resources with demonstrated experience working with justice involved young adults
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive information
  • Demonstrate ability to inspire community participation and build coalitions
  • Computer literacy in word processing, email, internet and spreadsheets
  • Must have strong administrative and organizational skills including budget development and management, and grant administration and reporting
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with diverse groups of citizens, who may have conflicting interests and opinions


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business/ Public Administration, Communications, Criminology,
  • or any related field
  • Master’s Degree preferred (MBA, MPA, MPP, MSW, or MA/MS in related field)
  • 7+ years experience managing social services with a nonprofit or other entity
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with people of diverse educational and cultural backgrounds,
  • from ex-prisoners to public officials
  • Computer literacy, including proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and database usage
  • Knowledge of the criminal justice system and experience working with ex-offenders
  • Ability to travel within the metropolitan area and nationally if required

Salary: $54,000 – $60,000 + Competitive Benefit Package

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