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HERC New Haven Hiring Initiative, Program Manager in New Haven, Connecticut

  1. Oversees the advancement and growth of the program. Gives direction and leadership supporting the philosophy, mission, strategy, and annual goals and objectives. Assumes primary accountability for disseminating and publishing all program information to create public awareness and support of the program.2. Works closely with leadership, internal and external colleagues, and community residents to further develop and implement strategic plans.3. Identifies, solicits, and cultivates community partnerships and collaborations to assist in the development and growth of the program. Develops the metrics to identify and measure the success of the program. Responsible for measurements of grant success and related evaluation.4. Assists in identifying and evaluating potential future funding sources, and contributes to the submission of grants and contracts supporting the program, including the annual submission and writing of all content areas and budgetary sections of grant applications. Develops and manages the program's operating budget.5. Develops the administrative infrastructure of the program. Manages human resource and administrative functions of the program, including staffing and hiring, supervision, performance development, counseling and discipline, if warranted. Oversees and manages information systems, facilities, and space needs.6. Investigates, identifies, implements, and oversees the maintenance of systems to gather, track, and report information to support the initiatives of the program. Tracks all program activities and regularly informs leadership of progress on each initiative. Recommends structural or programmatic adjustments, changes or additions based on full knowledge of missions, goals, and objectives.7. Initiates, designs, and manages the compilation of program communications; identifying outreach potential, and promoting philanthropic and collaborative support of the program. Contributes to the development and assists in the management of content on the program's website and monitors all changes and additions to the editorial content.8. Performs other duties as assigned.

Preferred Education: Strong preferences for candidate to be a New Haven resident or have sound knowledge of the New Haven community, organizations and/or programs.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Strong preferences for candidate to be a New Haven resident or have sound knowledge of the New Haven community, organizations and/or programs.

Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to make independent decisions, while adhering to contractual obligations. Ability to think strategically and creatively.

Posting Position Title: Program Manager 1

Required Skill/ability 3: Strong communication skills; experience presenting to a broad audience.

Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)

University Job Title: New Haven Hiring Initiative, Program Manager

Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated program or project management skills. Demonstrated ability and experience working with community organizations or service programs.

Required Skill/ability 4: Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with others, including key stakeholders inside and outside the Yale community. Ability to demonstrate strong customer service, flexibility and intellectual horsepower.

Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated ability to perform data analysis and trend reporting, with an ability to create key data visualization stories. Proven expertise with Excel, PowerPoint and data manipulation techniques. Minimum requirement of Bachelor's Degree in a related field and four years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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