Sunday, January 8, 2017

NBCC Program Director Position

NBCC Foundation | Leveraging the power of counceling by strategically focusing resources for positive change

Position Title
Program Director
Reports To
NBCC Foundation Executive Director
Full-time exempt
NBCC Foundation
The NBCC Foundation (NBCCF), the philanthropic affiliate of NBCC, is bridging the gap in mental health services for underserved minority, military and rural communities. NBCCF is seeking to hire a full-time program director. The candidate should have at least five years of program management experience, preferably in a nonprofit setting. The candidate should have demonstrated experience in learning event development and implementation. Candidate should possess a minimum of three years’ experience in grant implementation. We offer a warm, friendly work environment with great people who help us grow.
Our ideal candidate possesses strong analytical, problem-solving, organization and conflict resolution skills. This individual should also have very strong and effective interpersonal communication, presentation and listening skills. The ability to learn technology systems and processes is also required.
The program director oversees the coordination and administration of the Foundation’s scholarship, fellowship and capacity building programs including planning, organizing, staff oversight, leading, and controlling program activities. The program director writes grant proposals, manages large-scale donations, assesses needs and ensures that program objectives are met. This position requires that complete confidentiality be maintained.
Program Director Responsibilities:
  1. Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of the annual work plan.
  2. Coordinates the implementation and evaluation of Foundation award programs, including but not limited to the scholarship, fellowship and capacity building programs.
  3. Supervises staff, interns and volunteers.
  4. Provides team support during the absence of the executive director.
  5. Coordinates with communications and program staff to implement the design, production and distribution of program materials including, but not limited to, program implementation documents, program announcements, letters, e-mail and social media communications, brochures, grant reports, grant proposals and websites.
  6. Leads the development of webinars, including securing high-quality presenters, and works in collaboration with the learning events assistant to facilitate the live presentation of the webinars.
  7. Works with the executive director in the development of new programs and initiatives to support the strategic direction of the organization.
  8. Establishes and maintains relationships with universities, other agencies and organizations in order to successfully achieve the goals and objectives of the Foundation.
  9. Coordinates with the grants & events project manager to plan, implement and evaluate learning events to educate National Certified Counselors (NCCs) and the general public about the Foundation and topics related to its priorities.
  10. Participates in the prospecting, development, implementation and evaluation of grant projects.
  11. Participates in organization-wide planning activities.
  12. Prepares reports for management as needed.
  13. Prepares and makes presentations to the board of directors or senior management as directed.
  14. Other duties as assigned.
What We Require:
  • Master’s degree in counseling required
  • NCC certification required
  • Minimum of five years’ experience is required in program management, preferably in a nonprofit setting
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in learning event development and implementation is required
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in grant implementation preferred
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in successful communication through online platforms required
  • Substantial experience with and understanding of the priority service populations of the Foundation required
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, organization and conflict resolution skills are necessary
  • Very strong and effective interpersonal communication, presentation and listening skills are required
  • Demonstrated success and ability to manage multiple projects
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience
We value our staff members and go the extra mile to provide a learning experience that enhances professional growth. You will work with a great team, along with gaining experience working in a professional environment and opportunities to network with other professionals in a successful and growing nonprofit organization.
The position is full-time exempt, located in Greensboro, North Carolina, and offers a competitive salary. The position occasionally requires travel overnight. The candidate should be able to work some evening and weekend hours as needed.
Applicants are required to provide a cover letter and résumé. Other supporting documents such as a writing sample, reference letters and other items may be provided at the applicant’s discretion.
To apply click here: Program Director
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation or sex.
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