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Program Director

Company: Tuskegee NEXT Foundation
Location: Wheaton
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Full-Time, Job Opportunity
Tuskegee NEXT Foundation
Program Director Job Description:

The Tuskegee NEXT Foundation is seeking a Program Director who can lead, manage, research, plan, develop and implement programming efforts for the Tuskegee NEXT Foundation. The Program Director will train, and overseas the Summer Aviation Program Chaperone, Intern, and subcommittees to ensure our Tuskegee NEXT cadets are supported, safe -- to cultivate a positive environment that is consistent with the Tuskegee NEXT Foundation's mission and culture. The Program Director must have a wide range of knowledge of program management principles with a strategic mindset to lead and develop their team. The annual salary is $60,000.00 full-time including some nights and weekends. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to aattawia@tuskegeenext.org.

Honoring the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen, the Tuskegee NEXT Foundation transforms the lives of at-risk youth through aviation training, life-skills, and career path assistance, so they can transform their communities and the future of the skies. Such an effort can be accomplished through supporting flight training, life skills, leadership development, and educational assistance programs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree in management, human services or related field
2 + years of experience as a program director
Basic accounting and data management skill
Strong business sense
Proficient using Microsoft Suite (Excel, Outlook, etc.)
Organized and detail-oriented
Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written
Excellent customer service skills
Clean driving record
Capable of driving a 15-passenger van
2 + years of prior experience working with at-risk youth
Responsible and proactive
Solution-oriented
A strong interest in empowering youth

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Strategically map-out goals, schedule and timeline and ensure it is followed for all programming
Develop, approve, and monitor budget and operations
Manage daily operations that support and implement our current program objectives
Evaluate strategies to monitor performance and determine the need for improvement
Assess and manage program risks
Set goals for the programs and track progress, set-backs, and overall performance
Track, record, and compile program performance data
Analyze program results and present findings to management
Seek out new and creative program ideas to implement
Provide strategic vision and strong leadership while directing our programs
Work in tandem with the Programming Committee
Plan and execute programming events
Ensure program operations and activities adhere to legal guidelines and internal policies outlined in the Tuskegee NEXT Code of Conduct
Keep senior management informed with detailed and accurate reports
Monitor, evaluate, distribute Tuskegee NEXT applications to Selections Committee
Lead and monitor Tuskegee NEXT Chaperone, Intern(s) & Volunteer(s)
Work closely and effectively with the Tuskegee NEXT vendors
Ensure programs always support and advance the organization's mission

Keywords: Tuskegee NEXT Foundation, Wheaton , Program Director, Executive , Wheaton, Illinois

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