Website Columbus Urban League
The Project/Operations Manager will report to the Director and will provide supervision, direction, and leadership to the Finance Specialist, TANF Specialist, Compliance Specialist, and Employer Relations Specialist. Ensures all tasks are executed efficiently and completed in timely manner.
Work Readiness Training University (WRT-U) [also referred to as Ready to Earn]
The WRT-U youth program is an experiential learning opportunity in which CUL provides TANF eligible Franklin County youth, ages 14-19, with work readiness training and project-based learning opportunities typically during the summer, now year-round. Youth can earn up to $3,350 in stipends and incentives for completing activities and projects as well as demonstrating knowledge and skill gains in OMJ Job Readiness Domains (reliability, work ethic, punctuality, discipline, teamwork/collaboration, digital technology, and career management).
Duties & Responsibilities:
Provide support to the Director and WRTU business.
· May be assigned to represent WRT-U in the absence of the Director/Program Manager.
· Provide oversight, as needed, on developing value added and mandatory analysis and reporting, including formats and timelines, for internal and external purposes.
Direct and oversee budget, timesheets, and purchase requisitions process with Finance Specialist.
Direct and oversee program compliance, documentation, reporting processes with Program Compliance Specialist.
Direct and oversee funder’s program eligibility and requirements with TANF Specialist.
· Direct and oversee management of the Employer Consortium process with Employer Relations Specialist.
· Organize and manage an efficient timeline of WRTU program projects, progress, and deliverables.
· Set quality standards and audit for compliance.
· Manage the project management software/database and generate regular statistical and narrative reports, trend analysis, etc.
· Organize project logistics.
· Assist with creating goals, objectives, and outcome measurements.
· Organize, maintain, track, and report client relation data.
· Compile and manage vendor contracts and deliverables.
· Coordinate and lead project meetings, team meetings.
· Review daily and weekly events and tasks to identify and resolve any potential issues or questions.
Conduct employee performance evaluations, goal setting, and progress monitoring.
Troubleshoot problems and articulate proposed solutions
Develop training/learning curriculum and coordinate staff professional training; and youth training when needed.
Participate in committee meetings, as assigned.
Job Requirements Education and Experience:
Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in managing and/or coordinating youth-focused activities or programs either in-school, afterschool, or during summer camp.
Excellent customer services skills with professional demeanor and networking skills.
Excellent written and oral presentation skills.
Leadership (people) and management (tasks) skills.
High organization and quality time management of diverse activities with high attention to detail.
Strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
Business writing, editing, and proofreading skills.
Experience working across teams.
Experience operating virtual meeting platforms
Grant writing and funds management.
Intermediate math/accounting and project management skills.
Ability to manage time effectively and to work independently.
Self-starter with little to no supervision.
Ability to meet aggressive goals for department programs.
Dependable transportation to work.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Outlook).
Proficient in Adobe (Pdf).
Education and Experience:
Associate degree and two (2) years of experience
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Ability to read and speak English proficiently.
• Bilingual preferred but not required.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and see.
• The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to low
To apply for this job email your details to HRintern@cul.org