Reports To: Chief Operating Officer (COO)
FLSA Status: Full-Time Exempt
Work Location: Harker Heights, Texas or Remote
I. Position Overview
The Program Manager (PM) for Professional Development is responsible for the coordination, management and execution of all professional development training funded by all contracts, grants, donations or the Military Child Education Coalition. The PM is responsible for collaborating in the review, design, and development of the professional development courses that are offered by the Military Child Education Coalition. The PM works with current customers to identify ways to expand the mission reach by upselling additional MCEC programs, products and services based on the customer’s needs. The PM is also responsible for all “training the trainer” sessions for professional development trainers. This position requires a combination of leadership, management, and communication skills that cut across a diverse group of internal and external customers and constituents.
II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Role Specific responsibilities:
III. Reporting and Supervisory Responsibilities
This position reports to the Chief Operating Officer (COO). Work and supervisory responsibility align with the MCEC’s strategic plan, goals, and annual performance targets.
Supervisory responsibilities include interviewing and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; and appraising performance.
IV. Position Qualifications
A minimum of:
1. Master degree from an accredited college or university with a degree in education are highly desirable or equivalent experience.
2. Professional certifications/ licensures; Project Management Professional certification desired.
3. Five years of experience as a leader/manager in an operational training environment.
1. Experience in a leadership or management position.
2. Strategic communication skills and experience.
3. Experience with customer relations.
4. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
5. Ability to research and develop understanding of the emerging education and transition needs.
6. Ability to think strategically in developing future programs and services to meet emerging needs.
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 regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 moderate.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common educational articles and technical journals, financial reports, and diverse documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from staff and trainers. Ability to write articles or papers for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to staff, MCEC Board, CEO or COO was required
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Must be able to travel occasionally.
This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the position and it is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.