The Outreach Admissions and Career Transition Services (OA/CTS) Project Director reports to the Aleut Odle Training and Development Business Leader.
Plans, directs, coordinates and evaluates functions of the division. Ensures goals and objectives of the division are accomplished in conformance with procedures specified in the contracts with the Department of Labor. Ensures overall process is in accordance with federal laws, regulations and corporate operating policies, procedures and directives. Demonstrates on-going commitment to preparing young people for the workforce by modeling, mentoring and monitoring excellence in the eight Career Success Standards of: workplace relations and ethics; information management; communications; multicultural awareness; personal growth and development; career and personal planning; interpersonal skills and independent living.
Demonstrates and abides by Company Core Values and operating principles.
Formulate policy and plans programs and activities of the division based upon contractual obligations and corporate guidelines.
Support and comply with the Quality Assurance Plan and COSS Plan to ensure that data integrity is upheld and sound case management is supported by project staff with Center staff.
Organize and direct all OA and Career Transition Services activities of the contract, making certain that all lines of communication, responsibility and authority are clearly outlined and adhered to.
Interpret programs and policies to division staff to ensure consistent, efficient and effective operations.
Coordinate OA and CTS connections and relationships to ensure a smooth flow of information and effective working relationships with Centers served.
Supervise all division staff to ensure that division operations are in conformity with corporate and DOL policies, procedures and regulations.
Prepare budget and determines allocation of funds for staff, supplies, equipment and facilities. Assure that all budgets are prepared and administered in conformity with DOL regulations and corporate policies.
Evaluate performance and procedures to ensure that goals and objectives are met, needs are identified and corrective actions are taken where indicated.
Ensure that all regular and special DOL, corporate and division reports and plans are completed on a timely and accurate basis.
Actively involve in the Centers' Career Success Standards and normative culture implementation through the project's staff and regular contacts and visits with the Center Directors.
Clearly communicate and consistently model appropriate employability skills including personal responsibility and computer fluency.Adhere to safety practices and perform safety inspections in areas of responsibility.
Cultivates and maintains a climate that is free of harassment, intimidation and disrespect to provide a safe place for staff and students to work and learn.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education & Experience Requirement
Master's Degree in behavioral science supplemented by courses in administration (Preferred)
Bachelor's Degree or pertinent experience may be substituted for education .
Eight years experience with public and private Human Services organizations, public school system, or public business administration; five years must have been in a responsible administrative capacity, preferably in a youth serving program.
Must possess strong leadership ability, sound judgment, and effective administrative ability.
Sound knowledge of vocational training programs. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to inspire and motivate staff. Ability to compose descriptive reports. Able to remedy dysfunctional behavior and intervene with students in crisis with aggression control/ safe physical management restraint techniques; successfully complete mandated training courses. Ability to obtain and maintain a valid CPR/First Aid certificate. Ability to communicate effectively and relate to trainee population.
Position requires ability to spend 5% of work time outside and 95% of work time indoors; ability to withstand moderate noise levels, including voice levels 90% of work time; ability to work in heat up to 90 degrees outdoors in summer months.
Position requires an ability to operate office equipment. In addition, individual must be able to interact with team members and maintain an effective working relationship with all facility staff and departments.
This position involves frequent sitting and occasional standing and walking. Applicant must be able to see, hear, and speak.
EEO Statement: AMS provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, AMS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. AMS expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of AMS employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
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