ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 04-2020
Position Title: Program Coordinator -Community Workforce Development
Location: Washington, D.C. / National Headquarters
Reports to: Manager of National Programs
Organization: The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is a non-profit organization and serves as the nation’s largest and oldest civil rights volunteer-based organization that empowers Hispanic Americans and builds strong Latino communities. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with over 1,000 councils around the United States and Puerto Rico, LULAC’s programs, services and advocacy address the most important issues for Latinos, meeting critical needs of today and the future. For more information, visit www.LULAC.org.
Essential Duties: The Community Workforce Development Program Coordinator is responsible for administering LULAC’s Empower Hispanic America with Technology Initiative and various programs that fulfill the LULAC mission areas as assigned. The Program Coordinator oversees the implementation of assigned programs with the primary goal of helping Hispanics succeed in the modern workplace. The Program Coordinator will oversee the implementation of the assigned program goals and objectives; administer the program’s budget; recruit, select, monitor, train, and direct program participants and volunteers. The individual in this position will act in a liaison capacity with corporations, federal and state agencies and community partners related to program services. The Program Coordinator may be required to conduct site visits, organization of workshops, provide webinar trainings and support for LULAC Councils to execute financial literacy seminars. Duties and
• Plan, develop, and organize program components to ensure all program goals and objectives are met in a timely manner
• Control, manage, and monitor program budget
• Prepare all program related reports for submission to the Board, federal agency officials, corporations, and foundations
• Collect, analyze and synthesis data from all participating program sites to include in related reports
• Execute and deliver workshops, presentations, and training in selected cities throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico
• Manage the process for programs requiring subgrants including writing the request for proposal, selecting grantees, and managing the program and ensuring timely sub grantee reporting
• Collaborate with staff, LULAC National Board, volunteers, regional, state, and local LULAC members, foundation, corporate, government, and local community-based partners to build relationships, and maintain a network of individuals and groups to assist in coalition building to support the successful execution of programs across the country
• Recruit appropriate program participants
• Integrate program priorities and updates in LULAC newsletters, program website content relating to programs. This includes writing articles related to the assigned programs and/or program initiatives for publishing in a variety of publishing mediums
• Develop advertising and media strategy for program events
• Responsible for all administrative functions necessary for the completion of job duties
• Stay current on policy and advocacy issues affecting assigned program areas
• Develop facts sheets, outreach, and promotional materials related to program projects
• Coordinate and convene meetings with LULAC members, partners, and direct service providers, partner agencies and others to increase awareness of programs and services
• Assist in identifying funding opportunities for LULAC to apply for government, foundation, and corporate grants that support assigned program areas
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Excellent skills in oral and written communication in English and Spanish
• Experience organizing, conducting workshops, and conducting training for a variety of audiences
• Experience and ability to conduct public speaking in either Spanish or English to a variety of audiences in a variety of delivery formats
• Ability to synthesize information from various sources and present it in a variety of written formats and styles for a variety of audiences
• Experience working with grassroots advocates, immigrant community members, government and corporate grant officials and community-based organizations
• Strong ability to develop work plans, set deadlines, manage multiple projects and duties simultaneously, prioritize, and recognize when it is appropriate to seek guidance from a supervisor
• Ability to work independently to manage programs and assignments with minimal supervision
• Strong organizational and administrative skills and ability to manage multi-city programs required
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
• Experience with Internet tools, delivering webinars, using social networks and online communication, operating online management content systems, design software such as Adobe InDesign and databases, such as FileMaker Pro for record keeping
• Ability to cultivate positive working relationships internally and externally
Required Education and Experience:
• Education: A minimum of an undergraduate degree in Business, Political Science, Adult Learning Education, Social Work, Community Development, or other related field.
• Experience: Minimum of three years’ experience with community organizing, coalition-building, and conducting community programming.
• Experience managing volunteers, budgets, program development, and evaluation and submitting reports in compliance with federal and corporate regulations.
• Knowledge of key program areas such as basic computing, English as a second language programs, workforce training; and after school programs for high school students is preferred.
Work Status: United States Citizen or Permanent Resident Required
Salary Range: $ 42,000-$45,000
Commensurate according to years of experience. All employees must meet a 6-month probationary period. Continuation of this position after one year is dependent on the successful candidate meeting jointly determined performance goals.
• Accrual of 8 hours of sick time and 8 hours of vacation time per month
• 10 Paid Federal Holidays
• Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance available for enrollment
• Retirement Plan
How to Apply: Candidates should submit their resume demonstrating qualifications, education and work experience required for the position. All applications must be submitted electronically to email@example.com by 5:00pm EST on the closing date. Any questions may be directed via email to the Human Resource Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LULAC is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. LULAC is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote, and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any