SUMMARY:

The Education & Workforce Program Manager oversees the fiscal compliance, programmatic implementation, outcomes management and staff development and supervision of the Digital Pathways Program. The program manager also teaches classes within the program.  The services provided by the program include GED, college and career readiness training, internship placement and support, case management, and student certifications. Program services are offered at the LAYC main site.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Grant Management

  • Improve operational processes and ensure the quality of services;
  • Coordinate and oversee all phases of the planning, implementation, development, and evaluation of the education/workforce programs, making sure that goals and objectives are met in accordance with proposals and approved the strategic plan;
  • Co-lead the grant writing process with grant writing staff;
  • Monitor budget and control program expenditures to ensure appropriate spend down;
  • Coordinate the preparation and submission of monthly, quarterly, and annual reports and invoices;
  • Develop evaluation instruments to assess programmatic outcomes in coordination with the Learning and Evaluation team, and collect data from youth, young adults, parents, and other community stakeholders;
  • Ensure all program statistical and narrative data is both current and accurate in the LAYC internal evaluation system (ETO) and other grant required databases;
  • Attend regular meetings with the Department Director to discuss programmatic issues and accomplishments;

Supervision

  • Conduct team meetings and individual progress meetings on a bi-weekly basis and document meetings with staff;
  • Review curriculum and lesson plans for the program, and conduct classroom observations to ensure that there is a conducive learning environment for all students;
  • Initiate the recruitment process, hiring, training and transition of program staff, as needed, under the direct supervision of the Educational Department Director and Human Resources Manager;

Program and Partnership Development

  • Create and maintain partnerships with stakeholders, i.e. funders, employers, community partners, schools, etc. ;
  • Oversee the development of memoranda of understanding with partnering agencies and monitor the efficacy of contracted agreements;
  • Teach classes within the program;
  • Other duties as assigned

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: 

  • A bachelor’s degree in education or related field required with at least two plus years of experience working with youth in the workforce or alternative educational programs. Master’s degree preferred
  • At least two years of supervisory experience
  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent problem solving and organizational skills
  • Ability to understand and implement projects relating to educational achievement and workforce readiness
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel
  • The willingness and desire to work independently, as well as collaboratively, and to take on additional responsibilities
  • A positive attitude and an earnest interest in providing good customer service to our clients, employees and senior leadership.
  • Available to work occasional evenings and weekends.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 This is largely a sedentary position that requires the ability to speak, hear, see, and lift small objects up to 10 lbs. May require the ability to travel locally and/or regionally.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

TO APPLY:

Please send a cover letter and resume to Department Director, Kynai Johnson at Kynai@layc-dc.org

Please include the title of the position in the email subject line