Program & Training Officer

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $32,000
Maximum: $42,000

Published

10/25/2018

Start Date

11/09/2018

Application Deadline

11/05/2018

Address

PO Box 1271
Casper
WY
82602
United States

Description

The Program & Training Officer will assist the Senior Program & Training Officer with monitoring the ServeWyoming AmeriCorps grants.  The Senior Program & Training Officer will train and provide assignments to this position during the first year of probation.  After the first year, it will become a team member position.  This position is under the direction of the Executive Director. 

 

SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Serve as ServeWyoming Program & Training Officer
  • Develop Annual Training Plan & Training Calendar for national service participants and other community-based groups
  • Assess training needs based upon input from key audiences
  • Researches, develops, presents and/or arranges for training courses and recruits trainers, as needed
  • Develop and teach training curricula for variety of topics
  • Implement adult learning methodologies, advanced instructional approaches, techniques and alternative learning (such as distance learning or computer based training, self study modules)
  • Develop contracts with trainers and manages/monitors funding to ensure trainings follow federal requirements
  • Develop strategies to grow agency Fee-for-Service Training Program and promote the expansion of training offerings to more audiences
  • Conduct evaluations of all trainings; market the training program and the agency mission
  • Organize & implement annual AmeriCorps Program Staff Orientation and annual AmeriCorps Member Kick-off & Swearing-In Ceremony
  • Provide technical assistance to AmeriCorps Program staff
  • Track and develop written records of agency trainings and submits routine periodic program reports
  • Manage grant budget and monitors federal fund expenditures
  • Responsible for developing and implementing agency Days of Serviceinitiatives in coordination with other ServeWyoming Staff.
  • Organize and promote activities to highlight selected Days of Service and pursue funding opportunities
  • Assist with Agency Marketing and Public Relations Activities
  • Conduct marketing and outreach to identify potential new AmeriCorps sub-grantees
  • Research and implement Education Award AmeriCorps programs 
  • Conduct outreach and AmeriCorps funding workshops  
  • Assist with AmeriCorps member recruitment and training
  • Organize, develop and facilitate training on topics for Program Directors
  • Assist grant application review process consulting with the Grants Officer; oversee recruiting & orientation for grant reviewers
  • Provide federal rules/regulations, policies/procedures and other technical assistance to AmeriCorps grantees to ensure compliance
  • Assess AmeriCorps program goals and accomplishments to determine effectiveness; measure outcomes for federal reporting; compile data and program information for agency and federal reports
  • Travel extensively throughout the state to provide technical assistance and complete monitoring site visits; prepare summary reports of progress and corrective actions

Benefits

Eligible for 3% of salary/month for a matching IRA after 30 days. Eligible for group life insurance after 30 days.

Level of Language Proficiency


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor's degree, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Federal and/or private grant management a plus
  • Demonstrated excellent communications skills, both written and oral
  • Requires excellent organization and attention to detail.
  • Must be a people person and enjoy bringing people together to achieve a common goal. 
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize online systems to maneuver and create reports in Excel, and other spreadsheet applications.  
  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent tasks and work under tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrated administrative and organizational skills, including the ability to work effectively with citizens in all walks of life.
  • Self-disciplined, self-starting style though accustomed to work with supervision.
  • Must be willing to travel and represent the organization by speaking knowledge about ServeWyoming.
  • Compelling commitment to strengthening the volunteer and service corps experience and the impact on Wyoming communities.
  • Capacity to assess community issues with patience, open-mindedness, mature judgment, and imagination.

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Shelly@servewyoming.org
http://www.servewyoming.org

Send your resume, a letter explaining your interest in the position and four names, phone numbers and email addresses as references to: Shelly McAlpin, PO Box 1271, Casper, WY 82602 or email them to: shelly@servewyoming.org. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. We hope to hire by November 9th. *In your letter of interest, please explain: why the AmeriCorps program and grant management is of interest to you; how you imagine you will approach the job; and what makes you ideally suited to assist this initiative. Please be sure to include a description of direct experience you have with program management and training while in a team atmosphere. 


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