Asst Director, Center/Inst AmeriCorps #605062

Northern Arizona University
Arizona, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Sep 18, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Description

Essential Position Responsibilities

Responsible for overall quality, management, and coordination of the AmeriCorps Programs. This includes the preparation, development, and writing of AmeriCorps Program grants and proposals annually.
Writes grants to other funding sources, such as to local foundations and other government organizations to supplement the AmeriCorps grants.
Researches evidence-based College Ready, Opioid Prevention/Abatement models, and STEM models and incorporates the research into the AmeriCorps Programs.
Works with the Financial Oversight Manager to develop and manage the AmeriCorps budgets to ensure program expenditures align with funder and NAU requirements.
Develops and delivers training for AmeriCorps mentors and members including orientation, in-service, Esprit de Corps, and direct programming.
Serves on the CSI Leadership Team.
Supervises the AmeriCorps Program Coordinators and Administrative Associate.
Develops and writes program performance measures and projected outcomes for AmeriCorps Programs.
Suggests the tools to record and evaluate performance measures.
Develops, prepares, compiles, and writes monthly/quarterly/bi-annual reports to funders.
Develops recruitment materials, strategy, and a recruitment plan for AmeriCorps members and host agencies.
Oversees the enrollment of AmeriCorps members.
Develops partnerships with community organizations for placements of AmeriCorps members. Consults with community partner agencies to develop position descriptions.
Develops sub-proposal applications/requests for proposals for AmeriCorps site selections. Hosts, screens, and oversees the selection of community partners for sub-contracts.
Oversees the interviewing and screening of AmeriCorps candidates to send for site interviews. Oversees the coordination of application and screening process, including fingerprint background checks for all prospective members. Coordinates with NAU HR to ensure all policies and processes are followed.
Researches and documents community needs.
Provides training, guidance, and consistency in policy and procedure to AmeriCorps employees and members.
Networks with local, state, and national agencies for future program development. Networks with other National Service Programs in the area, state, and nationally. Represents the CSI Programs at conferences.
Oversees the development of PR, PSAs, and other marketing materials for AmeriCorps Programs.
May assist in the development and coordination of fundraising and recognition events for AmeriCorps Programs and CSI.
May serve as a representative of center or institute on committees, meetings, and organizations.
Represents leadership as a subject matter expert in multiple areas of expertise.
Responsible for compliance with applicable state and federal laws and mandates relevant policies and procedures; holds staff accountable through various processes.
Monitors the effectiveness of center/institute programs and recommends methods for continuous improvement.
Assists with preparing and maintaining strategic plans and budgets.
Presents data to evaluate the efficiency of day-to-day tasks within the center/institute and ensures all objectives are being met. Determines outcomes and gives guidance to subordinates on how to meet goals.
Applies awareness of trends and changes; supports efforts to improve, modify, or design new processes.
Supports the development, implementation, and growth of programs within center/institute.
Authorizes, with approval, necessary actions to remove obstacles to success.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in relevant field, AND
2-4 years of management or supervisory experience required, AND
3-5 years of relevant experience including grant-writing and program management.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button on this page. You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button by midnight of the application deadline. If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on the Human Resources website or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact the Office of Equity and Access at: 928-523-3312/TDD - 928-523-1006 or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

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