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Program Director

Company: Tuskegee Next Foundation
Location: Wheaton
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Full-Time, Job OpportunityTuskegee NEXT FoundationProgram 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 Foundations 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.

  • 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
    • 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
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Keywords: Tuskegee Next Foundation, Wheaton , Program Director, Executive , Wheaton, Illinois

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