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Manager, Center/Institute - Senior Companion Program (Phoenix Metro Area) #605541

Employer
Northern Arizona University
Location
Arizona, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Jul 29, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Description

  • Position based in the Phoenix Metro Area and serves Maricopa County for the Senior Companion Program (SCP).
  • Position is funded for 40 hours per week; may need to work on occasional weekend or evenings due to special events.
  • Position is grant funded and subject to the availability of funding.

Overall Program Management:

  • Work in collaboration with AmeriCorps Seniors and CSV leadership to make programmatic decisions and to communicate with staff. Serves on the CSV Leadership Team.
  • Responsible for the overall quality, management, and coordination of SCP. This includes the preparation, development, and writing of program grants annually, as well as associated reports.
  • Writes grants to new funding sources to supplement federal awards.
  • Works with the Financial Oversight Manager to develop and manage the grant budgets to ensure program expenditures align with funder and NAU requirements.
  • Develops and delivers training for new staff and supports the development of volunteer and partner agency training including orientation, in-service, and professional development.
  • Develops and writes program performance measures and projected outcomes for SCP in alignment with federal guidelines.
  • 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 volunteers and partner agencies.
  • Approves the enrollment of program volunteers, program expenditures in alignment with budget, and other related paperwork.
  • Develops partnerships with community organizations for placements of volunteers.
  • Research and documents community needs.
  • Provides training, guidance, and consistency in policy and procedure to employees and volunteers.
  • 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 CSV Programs at conferences.
  • Oversees the development of PR, PSAs, and other marketing materials for SCP in accordance with CSV policies.
  • May assist in the development and coordination of fundraising and recognition events for SCP and CSV.
  • May serve as a representative of CSV on committees, in meetings, and with internal and external organizations.
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable state and federal laws and mandates relevant policies and procedures; holds staff accountable through various processes.
  • Supervise SCP Coordinators including training and daily support.
  • May supervise other Program staff including administrative, student worker, and part-time or temporary employees.

Local Program Coordination:

  • Recruit, interview, train, retain, and recognize age and income eligible volunteers in accordance with goals.
  • Ensure appropriate initial pre-service and monthly in-service trainings are provided for SCP volunteers.
  • Initiate and coordinate agreements with non-profit agencies and schools serving children that fit within the scope of the programs’ guidelines. Assist partner agencies with on-going program training to complete all required paperwork.
  • Provide initial training and conduct site visits with partner agencies.
  • Organize special events, including, but not limited to, volunteer recognition celebrations and fund-raising events.
  • Develop strategic partnerships and collaborations that support the activities of SCP volunteers.
  • Perform annual updates for the program, including securing Memorandum of Understanding agreements and assessment plans.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in education, communications, non-profit management, social work or related field; and
  • 1-2 years of management and supervisory experience; or
  • 2-4 years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in related field.
  • Experience working with National Service programs, particularly AmeriCorps Seniors programs.
  • Experience with non-profit organizations.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong skills in multi-tasking.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with others whose backgrounds are different from your own, including working with diverse cultures, ethnicities, and those of different ages.
  • Working knowledge of MS Word and Excel, proficiency with the Internet, Internet reporting and email as well as ability to learn new volunteer software programs.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience recruiting, working with, and retaining volunteers.
  • Experience coordinating and delivering training.

Please see nau.jobs for full job descriptions and details on how to apply online!  NAU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

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