Sponsor Funded Executive | Project Director

Job description

The Alonzo A. Crim Center for Urban Educational Excellence (CUEE) is seeking to hire a project director for a program that provides Opportunity Youth (OY), age 18-24, access to technical careers in the film, media, and entertainment industry in Georgia. The program model leverages strategic partnerships with metro-Atlanta film, media and entertainment industry businesses, non-profit organizations, universities, and corporate partners to create a clear and supportive pathway for OY from their current situation into stable, entry-level positions that pay a living wage. By providing these individuals with training related to a range of industry-related technical skills, soft skills and film, media, and entertainment skills, the program will provide the film and media industry with a cadre of well-trained and high-quality professionals positioned to support entry-level technical  positions in the industry. Furthermore, because technical skills and knowledge bases are in demand in and transferable to a variety of other fields (e.g. marketing, communications, real estate development), the program will also address personnel gaps in these markets and contribute to the overall strength of the Georgia labor market.

Program and oversight: the program director will work closely with CUEE and program partners to manage the overall logistics and operations of this program, including, but not limited to:

    Update the program policies and procedures: the program director (with support from the CUEE, program partners and the program advisory council) will update the program policies and procedures. These include but are not limited to the program recruitment plan and participant screening procedures, program manual, advisory board duties and responsibilities, and partnership development structures.Personnel acquisition: the program director will be responsible for hiring and managing the program personnel (e.g. course instructors and graduate research assistants).Program design: designing and implementing the program courses (hybrid virtual and in-person formats), team projects, identifying and procuring internships and job opportunities for the program participants. Space procurement, learning management system (LMS) development and scheduling: the program director will be responsible for procuring all the spaces-in-person and virtual-- (e.g. LMS, classroom, project, study, presentation) needed for the program.Data collection and records management: the program director will work closely with CUEE to develop a participant and partner data base and establish a data and program records collection system in order to produce research and analytic reports based on funder and industry partner requests, and to use as research to pursue additional funding and partnership development.Program evaluation development: the program director will work with CUEE and program partners to develop evaluations for all aspects of the program. Marketing plan development: the program director will work closely with the CUEE and program partners to develop and implement a marketing plan for the CINEMA program that includes website, social media, photo and video documentation and annual report to be used to elevate the visibility of the program and promote across multi-platforms.CINEMA professional and alumni program development:  the program director will work closely with CUEE and program partners to create hybrid in-person and virtual meet-up  and professional development opportunities to expose participants to professionals in the entertainment community and interact with Advisory Council  members. They will also create CINEMA alumni focused continuing education and professional development opportunities.  Advisory Council development: the program director will work closely with CUEE and program partners and other Advisory Council members to continue to develop the program advisory council as members may rotate off. The goal is to recruit members that can provide  internship and/or access to an internships leading to entry level job opportunities, partnership development support, champion the program and provide development/funding support.Program development/funding: the program director will take the lead and work closely with CUEE, program partners and other Advisory Council members to write grants for, build relationships towards and find a diverse range of funding opportunities for this program.

Bachelor's degree in a related field and five years of related experience and supervisory/management experience; or a combination of education and related experience.

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05/05/21, 10:59:00 PM

College/Business Unit: College of Education & Human Development
Location: Atlanta Campus
Job Posting: 04/22/21, 11:00:00 PM




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Posted: 4/24/2021
Application Due: 5/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time