Funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Jobs Plus Initiative empowers residents of the McDougald Terrace community with employment-related services, supportive services and community support for work via a Community Coaching model to assist with navigating the bureaucracies of accessing services and assistance with life management. The Jobs Plus Program Manager is a single incumbent, four-year position, fully funded by the Jobs Plus Grant. Under the general direction of the Resident Services Program Manager, the Jobs Plus Program Manager will perform a wide variety of strategic engagement and grant management responsibilities related to program planning, external partner engagement, staff management, fund development for sustainability, and full implementation of the Jobs Plus grant on-site at McDougald Terrace.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in community and economic development, working in the social services field and/or job development industry, and have experience in complex political environments and in negotiating with education, business, civic and other key stakeholders at local, regional and national level - AND - five (5) years of supervisory experience in managing complex, grant-funded programs and professional level staff. Requires graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Public or Business Administration, Public Policy, Political Science, Sociology, Finance, Economics or closely related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with public housing preferred.
This position is Open Until Filled.
Apply online at http://www.durhamhousingauthority.org/careers/open-positions/.