Program Specialist

Program Specialist Montgomery County Community Engagement Cluster, Rockville, Maryland $40,952 – $67,533 This is a part-time position responsible for helping to develop and implement three programs at the Gilchrist Center for Cultural Diversity: (1) Civic Engagement Academies; (2) New Resident Orientations; and (3) Workforce/Job Placement services. The Civic Engagement Academies and New Resident Orientations work includes program development, technical assistance, volunteer supervision, and alumni network development. In addition, the program specialist would help support the development of a workforce/job placement Gilchrist Center pilot program for new immigrants working off of the existing efforts. Bilingual applicants in the any of the following languages: Spanish, Chinese, Amharic, French, or Vietnamese/English are encouraged to apply. If the candidate selected for this position possesses multilingual skills, he/she will be required to successfully pass an examination assessing oral communication, reading comprehension, and interpreting skills. For Advanced proficiency, the candidate must also pass an examination requiring translating text from the specific language to English and vice versa. A complete job summary is available in the full advertisement. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Experience: One year of professional experience in immigrant program development and implementation, including managing paid and unpaid personnel. Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree. Equivalency applies (See job announcement for complete statement.) All resumes submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position which are located in the full advertisement. To apply visit our website at www.montgomerycountymd.gov · Click on “I want to” then “Employment with County”. Create an account and submit resume for Requisition IRC9319. EOE. M/F/H. · Recruitment is scheduled to close on August 31, 2012.

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