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Program Manager for Nonprofit Educational Organization
Salma Khatoon Academy (SKA) is looking to grow its organization and programming by hiring a Program Manager to oversee its educational initiatives. Programs will take place in Branford, CT in a 12,000 ft2 school building on 2.75 acres of bucolic grounds, with potential for other programs in Hamden, CT.
SKA, which previously operated a private elementary school in the Islamic tradition, now plans to provide a variety of educational programs accessible to the broader community. SKA will implement its own afterschool program for youth in September 2016 in Qur’anic and Islamic studies, and will partner with community members and organizations to offer a full array of classes for adults and children in the areas of language instruction, religious education, academic tutoring, health education, and more.
Reporting to a board of directors, the Program Manager will be responsible and accountable for growing the organization; developing and implementing programs; engaging with the community; and completing administrative tasks. SKA seeks a dynamic and entrepreneurial individual with experience in education, nonprofit management, and community engagement, and who is familiar with Islamic culture.
× Plan, coordinate, implement, and oversee an afterschool program focusing on Qur’anic and Islamic studies, and other classes and educational programming to educate the community about topics of interest or concern
× Conduct outreach to local community organizations to offer use of the venue for their educational purposes
× Coordinate and maintain schedule of all classes and other use of the building
× Serve as site coordinator to give organizations, teachers, and students access to the building when needed
× Design and update website content, social media, and printed marketing materials
× Creates and maintains organizational policies and procedures
× Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers to assist with programs and administration
× Monitor the grounds and building, and report repair needs and concerns to property manager
× Oversee all operations and administrative functions of the organization, including financial management
Requirements and Qualifications: A successful candidate must have the following skills and experience:
× Proven success as a self-starter who can work independently in launching an organization in a new direction and delivering results
× At least three years of experience as a nonprofit leader, preferably in the field of education
× Experience in results-oriented strategic planning and program evaluation
× Attention to detail and ability to track multiple projects, commitments, and deadlines simultaneously, with impeccable follow-through
× Superior oral and written communication skills to effectively present information in a clear and persuasive manner
× Proven ability to meet organizational and programmatic goals while managing administrative responsibilities
× High level of familiarity with computer word processing (especially MS Word), spreadsheets (Excel), and databases
× Familiarity with Islamic traditions and the Islamic community
× Candidates must be legally eligible to work in the US.
To apply, please send your resume with a cover letter explaining your qualifications and interest in the position to Ms. Kelly Hebrank at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadline: July 29, 2016
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