• Senior Manager Strong Start

    Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(6/26/2018 5:48 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1254
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Community Impact
  • Overview

    United Way of Metropolitan Dallas is seeking a dynamic professional to implement early childhood development and child abuse prevention programming in our community. This position is responsible for oversight of the Department of Family and Protective Services HOPES (Healthy Outcomes through Prevention and Early Support) program and for oversight of our Health and Human Services Commission THVP (Texas Home Visiting Program) implementation. This position will provide oversight and ongoing support to both projects in order to ensure subcontractors and partners are aligned with and make measurable progress toward achieving the project goals. 

     

    To perform the job successfully, competitive applicants should demonstrate the following competencies:

    • Mission-Focused:  Create real social change that leads to improving lives in our community.
    • Relationship-Oriented:  Is able to communicate effectively to develop, grow and sustain productive relationships.  Knows how to capture and record relevant information and how to interpret and utilize the information to forge partnerships, collaborate, cultivate, grow, sustain and strengthen internal and external relationships.
    • Results-Driven:  Dedicated to shared and measurable goals; creating, resourcing, scaling, and leveraging strategies and innovations for broad impact.
    • Stewards:  Our actions, behaviors, and decisions on behalf of our donors must be transparent, meet the highest ethical standards, and align with organizational goals.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide oversight to the HOPES Program by:
      • Assuring that United Way and all vendors and subcontractors are meeting the goals and requirements as set forth in the Healthy Outcomes through Prevention and Early Support (H.O.P.E.S.) Request for Proposal
      • Working with CAPCO to manage the Child Abuse Prevention Coalition
      • Working with H.O.P.E.S. Program Manager to ensure that all H.O.P.E.S. vendors’ and sub-contractors’ work is strategically aligned
      • Oversee Department of Family and Protective Services reporting and monitoring of all H.O.P.E.S. program subcontractors to ensure timely submission and goals are reached
      • Managing contracts with all agency subcontractors, including revising program plans, budgets and contracts as necessary
      • Working with coalition partners and evaluation partners to develop and implement a comprehensive evaluation strategy for the H.O.P.E.S. Program
    • Provide oversight to Texas Home Visiting Program by:
      • Assuring that United Way and all vendors and subcontractors are meeting the goals and requirements as set forth in the Texas Home Visiting Program’s (THVP) Request for Application  
      • Working with THVP Program Manager to ensure that all vendors’ and sub-contractors’ work is strategically aligned
      • Oversee Department of Family and Protective Services reporting and monitoring of all THVP program subcontractors in Dallas and Collin Counties
      • Managing contracts with all agency subcontractors, including revising program plans and contracts as necessary
      • Participating in Transforming Early Childhood Community Systems (TECCS) process alongside THVP Manager & Early Childhood Comprehensive System consultant
      • Supporting the implementation of a new child care quality improvement program, as needed
    • Work closely with the Education and Health Impact area teams in the Community Impact department
    • Strengthen existing relationships and forge new working partnerships with community leaders, service providers, corporations, funders, public sector, educational institutions, coalitions, and other stakeholders to promote early childhood development and child abuse prevention
    • Represent United Way as an issue expert in the community and serve as a member on applicable external coalitions and collaborative projects
    • Ensure that United Way is at the forefront of the latest trends, funding and policies in the area of early childhood education, home visiting, parenting education and child abuse prevention
    • Supervision of three employees to include the provision of professional development opportunities and support: HOPES Program Manager, THVP Program Manager, HOPES Program Coordinator
    • Develop and sustain relationships within the Early Childhood, Family Violence and Child Abuse Prevention areas
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    Education:

                                   Bachelors’ degree in early childhood education, Child Development, Social Work, Sociology Urban Planning/Administration, Public Administration, Non-Profit Management, or related field required. A                                 

                                      Master's Degree or commensurate experience preferred.

    Experience:

    A minimum of three years of non-profit experience, including supervisory experience.  Experience in applicable public health and/or child abuse prevention and intervention preferred. 

     

    Skills:

     

    Well organized, detail-oriented, able to multi-task

    Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

    Strong Communication and Relationship Management Skills

    Creative Thinker; Able to adapt

    Proficiency MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Internet and knowledge of Social Media

              Initiative, self-starting

    Strong computer skills, especially in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

    Ability to work as part of a team

                        Ability to work with deadlines, work under pressure

              Strong management and administrative skills

    Excellent people skills

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