Road to Hire | Program Manager

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Road to Hire
Fort Mill, SC
Publicado há 29 dias

The Program Manager for Road to Hire will oversee strategy and operations to drive mission-relevant results across one of Road to Hire’s education/career access programs. This impact-driven individual should be motivated by the opportunity to help companies diversify their workforces while creating opportunities for historically marginalized youth and young adults in our community. A successful candidate for this role will be a self-starter with excellent organizational and communication skills, who puts systems change and inclusion at the forefront of decisions and is excited to roll up their sleeves and engage in every element of our programs. 

The Program Manager will adeptly manage and prioritize large projects, working closely with their peers, and manage a team. The Program Manager will autonomously own initiatives end-to-end, including outreach, recruiting, program design, impact reporting, and more. Program sizes may range from dozens to hundreds of participants. This is a full-time role which may require occasional weekends or evenings.

Covid 19 Vaccine Requirement: Unless otherwise prohibited by law, if a candidate is successful and a conditional job offer is made, the candidate then will be required to submit proof of a full vaccination series against COVID-19. Requests for reasonable accommodations on the basis of disability, pregnancy status, or religious belief will be considered on an individualized basis.

What You’ll Do:

  • Train, lead, support, and coach a core team of multiple senior associates, student career coaches and professional development instructors
  • Oversee student performance to ensure seamless transition from apprenticeships or college to the workforce
  • Embrace and inform Road to Hire’s mission through the organization’s next growth phases; set aggressive goals and inspire followership
  • Hold a high bar for performance of students, partners and staff
  • Coach and develop program staff and volunteers
  • Collaborate with volunteers from multiple disciplines, including IT, accounting, legal, HR and communications/PR to manage all operational needs
  • Track and report end-to-end program results; use results and strong judgment to inform continuous improvement efforts
  • Formulate and lead large, inter-connected projects
  • Work closely with students and the groups that our organizations serve
  • Report on program performance to executive team and directors

 What We’re Looking For:

  • 6+ years of relevant experience in:
  • Designing, building, and leading apprenticeships, college access programs, corporate college recruiting, and/or wrap-around support programs for students/new hires
  • Implementing learning opportunities for students and staff focused on college access, corporate recruiting/onboarding, and diversity, equity, and inclusion 
  • 4+ years of management experience of teams
  • Demonstrated entrepreneurial leadership and results in corporate or academic setting
  • Passionate about and strongly aligned with Road to Hire’s core beliefs and mission
  • Aptitude for making real-time decisions, measuring results and quickly changing course when necessary
  • Strong relationship-building skills; ability to quickly build trust with direct reports and a wide variety of different stakeholders 
  • Exceptional communication skills, with a knack for using data and real-life narratives to compel action and support
  • This role does require proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination series

Who We Are:

Road to Hire, a nonprofit organization founded in Charlotte, is committed to breaking down economic mobility barriers and paving the way for young people to access equitable, opportunity-rich futures. Road to Hire programs include: 

  • R2H Pathways: partners with six Charlotte-Mecklenburg high schools to help motivated students gain entry to meaningful careers after high school. This support includes paid internships, in-school classes, college scholarships and career preparation 
  • R2H Apprenticeships: links talented 18-25 year-olds from groups who are underrepresented in tech with employers who are committed to using nontraditional talent pipelines to diversify and enhance their tech workforces
  • R2H Pathways Scholarships: supports graduates of R2H Pathways through college scholarships, career coaching and paid internships. Students are able to graduate debt-free from public universities in NC or R2H private school partners, including UNC Chapel Hill, NC A&T University, Johnson C. Smith University and many others
  • Golden Door Scholars (GDS): promotes educational and economic justice for DACA and undocumented students through college scholarships, internships, robust mentorship and job placement support.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program for full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision coverage, paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, 401(k) plan and a paid parental leave program.

We are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. Employment is based solely on a person's merit and qualifications. 

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodation where appropriate. Should you require a reasonable accommodation to apply or participate in the job application or interview process, please contact accommodations.

The Program Manager for Road to Hire will oversee strategy and operations to drive mission-relevant results across one of Road to Hire’s education/career access programs. This impact-driven individual should be motivated by the…

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1101 Red Ventures Dr, Fort Mill, SC 29707, USA

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