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Program Director


Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry
4515 SUPERIOR AVE
CLEVELAND, OH 44103
United States

Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Pay
From $55,000 To $65,000
Per Year    

Job Description

Company Description

A mission-driven organization, Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry (LMM) serves people in Northeast Ohio and walks with them on their road to self-sufficiency. LMM helps empower people to overcome barriers, obtain job skills, gain employment, locate safe and stable housing, access counseling and support services, stay out of prison, and secure second chances in community. Our mission is to challenge systemic injustices faced by those who are oppressed, forgotten and hurting by providing responsive solutions, advocacy and hope.

Position Summary

The Program Director manages and supervises the vocational educational training and career services programs of the Workforce Development area of service and is responsible for screening and selection of program participants, coordinating client flow, tracking client participation, and the delivery of training, job placement, and retention services. The Program Director also assists with the daily operations: scheduling, communicating with partner organizations and vendors, collecting data and drafting reports related to the programs.

Some of the duties include:

Lead the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of the workforce development program

Ensure that the activities of this position and relevant programs are consistent with the agency’s mission, vision and values

Identify and apply best practices in workforce development for diverse populations, including justice-involved individuals

Recruit, train, and supervise program staff, ensuring a high level of performance and professional development.

Conduct regular performance evaluations and provide coaching and support to staff partners

Develop and maintain relationships with employers, community organizations, government agencies, and other stakeholders

Oversee day-to-day operations, including participant recruitment, assessment, and placement services

Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations and organizational policies

Monitor and evaluate program effectiveness, using data to inform program adjustment and improvements

Develop and manage the program budget, ensuring financial sustainability and compliance with funding requirements

Identify and pursue funding opportunities, including grants and donations, to support program growth and sustainability

Prepare and submit regular reports on program activities, outcomes and impact to funders and stakeholders

Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of program participants and activities

Advocate for policies and practices that support workforce development and employment for justice-involved individuals and other marginalized groups

Stay informed about relevant policy changes and trends in workforce development

Qualifications

Our Ideal candidate possess a bachelor’s degree in business, experience in vocational education, job training or employment services. Proven track record of developing and implementing start up projects/businesses. A working knowledge and understanding of the dynamics of poverty and barriers faced by persons experiencing unemployed/underemployed; homelessness; current or previous involvement in the criminal justice system; and with mental health or addiction histories. Valid Ohio Driver’s License and proof of insurance required.


LMM offers a number of benefits for staff including, but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, disability, life, generous paid time off and a 403(b) retirement savings plan. LMM is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity in life experiences and backgrounds. LMM promotes equality for individuals of all backgrounds, including Minorities, Females, Disabled Individuals, and Veterans. LMM also maintains a drug-free workplace.

Join our team! Go to: https://www.lutheranmetro.org/get-involved/careers/ to complete an online application and attach a cover letter (with salary requirements) and resume. Applications accepted until position is filled. Salary range is $55,000 - $65,000

Job Requirements
Our Ideal candidate possess a bachelor’s degree in business, experience in vocational education, job training or employment services. Proven track record of developing and implementing start up projects/businesses. A working knowledge and understanding of the dynamics of poverty and barriers faced by persons experiencing unemployed/underemployed; homelessness; current or previous involvement in the criminal justice system; and with mental health or addiction histories. Valid Ohio Driver’s License and proof of insurance required.
Employer
Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry
April Quintiliano
4515 SUPERIOR AVE
CLEVELAND OH 44103
United States

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