DescriptionThe Intergenerational Center at Temple University in the College of Education is a grant-funded Center charged with delivering services to children, youth and families in the community.
Temple E3 Center is a collaboration between the Intergenerational Center and the Lenfest North Philadelphia Workforce (LNPWI) Initiative. E3 serves youth ages 17- 24-year-old by providing them with Education, Employment and Empowerment skills to lead to gainful employment with family-sustaining wages in the healthcare, IT and construction industries.Temple University’s College of Education seeks a full-time Program Coordinator to provide ongoing program support and management for the newly launched E3 Center to support workforce and employment activities for Opportunity Youth. The incumbent will work collaboratively with our project partners to ensure that project outcomes are achieved. This is a grant-funded project and involves direct partnership with LNPWI. The goal of the project is to provide Opportunity Youth with academic, industry training and certification that leads to viable long-term employment and/or postsecondary education. The Program Coordinator will ensure all program outcomes are met, regularly reach out to clients and document interactions, allocate resources, plan and carryout program strategies, timely completion of reports, track and manage program data, organize and attend partner meetings, leverage university and community resources to address the needs of the youth enrolled in the program, and support all program goals. S/he will build and maintain relationships with clients, funders and partners, communicate project goals across all stakeholder groups, and develop a process for gathering and reporting program data and outcomes. The Program Coordinator will plan and implement workshops, job fairs, career panels and employer forums to build support for the program and develop opportunities for internships and job placement.The Program Coordinator will provide ongoing supervision and guidance, and monitor and evaluate the E3 Career Coach performance. S/he will collaborate with the LNPWI E3 staff to ensure coordination and alignment of key project activities. S/he will track supportive services, ensure that files are prepared and ready for required audits, adhere to timely and complete timely reports as requested. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education & Experience:Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years’ experience in program management/coordination that includes youth development, programming, and workforce development experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills & Abilities:* Demonstrated track record of working effectively in a leadership role * Strong knowledge of issues in education and workforce development particularly for youth in urban communities. * Ability to work within a college environment and with multiple institutions in a diverse cross section of the community. * Strong interpersonal skills and ability to engage with partners, employers and diverse constituents and work in a team. *Must be flexible and able to work collaboratively and independently when needed* Ability to manage complex projects and timelines* Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently and manage complex projects and timelines. * Strong ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. * Competent in using Microsoft Office suite including Excel.* Must be flexible and able to work evenings and weekends as needed*Ability to travel locally.
Preferred:* Master’s degree and at least 2 years of experience* Experience with Philadelphia workforce landscape and North Philadelphia communities
This is a grant funded position.This position requires Child Abuse Certifications prior to the commencement of service.
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Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.
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Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Main Campus-Ritter Hall
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular