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Program Manager

Company: Communities In Schools of Philadelphia Inc
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

POSITION DESCRIPTION: UTP Apprentice ManagerThe Urban Technology Project (UTP) is an initiative of the School District of Philadelphia in partnership with Launch of Philadelphia that empowers Philadelphia youth with the skills and experience required to enter the technology field. JOB SUMMARY:The Apprentice Manager of the Urban Technology Project reports directly to the School District of Philadelphia's Executive Director of I.T. Apprenticeship and oversees the I.T. Apprentices' professional development. This includes supporting and managing 25+ apprentices, ensuring compliance with program and grant requirements, and ensuring apprentice success in the program through career development, frequent communication and support with identifying and attaining career opportunities The Apprentice Manager role in partnership is solidly executed in coordination with the School District of Philadelphia's- Urban Technology Project, & Launch of Philadelphia. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: Administration

  • Support apprentices assigned to schools, businesses and other organizations throughout Philadelphia
  • Lead recruitment campaign, placement, training, development, and exit processes for apprentice
  • Conduct monthly site visits to each Apprentice Employer site throughout the year
  • Maintain and cultivate relationships with employer partners
  • Lead weekly staff meetings
  • Serves as the day-to-day contact between The School District of Philadelphia- Urban Technology Project Admin Team & Launch of Philadelphia
  • Plan, organize and oversee apprentice training pathways and track apprentice success in attaining industry certifications
  • Assist with enrollments for new hires, including preparation of packets and participation in orientation, as needed.
  • Maintains bi-weekly reporting and reconciliation to ensure accuracy of all additions, deletions, and miscellaneous changes to member; works in collaboration with Urban Technology Project Admin Team, AmeriCorps and Launch of Philadelphia
  • Assist with the planning and delivery of career readiness trainings
  • Provide apprentices with performance feedback, intervention and corrective action plans as needed
  • Prepare high level program reports for various audiences
  • Collect, review & process payroll
  • Execute special projects
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Assist with general recruitment (e.g. employment ads, prescreening, and job fairs).
  • Assist with separations and exit interviews.
  • Special projects as needed and assigned. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
    • 3-5 years of leadership experience in youth development and/or workforce development
    • Strong organizational and communication skills
    • Project Management skills
    • Collaborative team player
    • Positive "can do" attitude
    • Outstanding customer service to partners, colleagues, stakeholders & members
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to travel to regular meetings at The School District of Philadelphia, Launch of Philadelphia & apprentice members site placements.
    • Attention to detail
    • Ability to multi task
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google & ADP
    • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of staff and management
    • College degree or equivalent work experience ALSO---REQUIRED
      • Deep sense of humanity and humor, especially during busy times.
      • Courage and flexibility to explore new territories and tackle new challenges.
      • Joy in exploring big ideas and applying them to real-world challenges.
      • Penchant for creative problem solving and raising the bar.
      • Experience and excitement for office work and partnerships.
      • Strong attention to detail without losing the forest for the trees.
      • 3+ years of office environment work QUALIFICATIONS:
        • Knowledge Apprenticeships
        • Knowledge of the Technology Field
        • Fluent in the use of GSuite Tools (Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, etc.)
        • Completion of a Bachelor degree in HR or Business from an accredited college or university.
        • Three to five years of administration/education experience preferred. REASONABLE ACCOMODATION 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 occasionally required to stand; walk, sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT:Work environment characteristics 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. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. PI202116224

Keywords: Communities In Schools of Philadelphia Inc, Philadelphia , Program Manager, Executive , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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