Program Officer

Theo nguồn tin tiếng Anh trên trang mạng Facebook JOB OPPORTUNITY: Any HR/Recruitment peeps who have employer outreach/workforce development experience, especially in support of people with barriers to employment, interested in a Program Officer position at a non-profit organization in Silver Spring? Contact me for a great opportunity. Position: Program Officer (SCSEP) Type of Position: Full-time Permanent Employer: Senior Service America, Inc. Location: Silver Spring, Maryland Date Posted: May 30, 2014 Current Salary: $77,164.00 Senior Service America Inc. (SSAI) is a non-profit organization that provides civic engagement and employment opportunities for adults over the age of 55 who wish to reenter the workforce. SSAI is a dynamic work environment where its every day efforts help vulnerable seniors get the help they need. Visit our website at Overview of the Position The Program Officer manages performance outcomes for SSAI’s network of Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) subgrantees, including achieving all performance goals at individual subgrantee and state levels within budget. The incumbent serves as a point of contact between SSAI and assigned subgrantees in designated area of specialty, providing objective advice and expertise through coaching and consultation. The incumbent may be required to travel domestically up to 50% of the time. Principal Duties • Monitors and trains SCSEP subgrantee staff. Works with team of program officers so that SSAI achieves all performance goals at the individual subgrantee, state and national levels, including fully expending budgeted funds. • Monitors and analyzes performance of individual subgrantees and collective performance within a state, prepares plans, and provides appropriate technical assistance, guidance and support to subgrantees to ensure compliance with appropriate federal regulations and SSAI policies and procedures. • Establishes and maintains new programs and initiatives with subgrantees; assists in the development of new programs with separate funding sources. • Provides oversight for subgrants including ensuring timely fiscal and data reporting from subgrantees. • Assists in the development and interpretation of sound SCSEP program policy. • Assists with SCSEP data collection and validation and the marketing of SSAI and SCSEP. • Perform other job related duties as assigned. Qualification Requirements Work Experience – The successful applicant will possess a minimum of five years of progressively responsible work experience with aging, employment and training, or community service programs, including managing a network of organizations or departments to achieve measurable program objectives within a specific budget and timetable. Hands-on experience helping disadvantaged and unemployed individuals return to work. Past experience with low income and minority older workers preferred. Experience in outplacement and/or certification as a Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) is ideal. Fluency in a foreign language a plus. Education – BA/BS degree in a related field required. Masters degree in a related field a plus. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities – 1. Consultative skills to gather and analyze both qualitative and quantitative information required to define and resolve problems affecting program performance. 2. Ability to influence change in subgrantees’ processes to develop new methods or improve existing practices. 3. Prior experience establishing and sustaining effective relationships with complex, multi-level organizations, including monitoring and providing technical assistance to staff not under direct supervision. 4. Knowledge of financial management principles, practices and methods in order to conduct expenditure forecasting, analyze financial statements, and monitor actual versus planned expenditures of budgets. 5. Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing. 6. Ability to work independently, demonstrate initiative and multi-task to ensure high quality products and customer service delivery. 7. Skill proficiency with office-productivity software, such as Microsoft Office. Knowledge of Salesforce or another customer relationship management (CRM) tool and cloud computing is a plus. Benefits and Compensation SSAI offers a competitive salary and an exceptional benefits package, including a Defined Benefit Retirement Plan (three-year vesting period), up to 4% employer contribution to a 401k, subsidized parking or SmarTrip, and employer-paid family health insurance coverage. How to Apply Interested candidates must submit all of the following documents to 1. Cover letter with salary requirements and four verifiable professional references; 2. Resume; and 3. A written narrative addressing each of the seven (7) Knowledge, Skills and Abilities listed under “Qualification Requirements.” *Incomplete packages will not receive further consideration. Contact Information: Human Resources, Senior Service America, Inc. 8403 Colesville Road, Suite 1200 Silver Spring, Maryland 20910 Senior Service America, Inc., is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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.


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