Department of Education Program Manager

The Chaldean Community Foundation (CCF) improves the stability, health and wellness of those we serve through advocacy, acculturation, community development and cultural preservation.

The Chaldean Community Foundation is seeking a Full-time Program Manager for their
Department of Education (DOE) Program. The Program Manager will oversee the development of the CCF’s emerging DOE program, providing critical research and results that will establish and expand the department. The candidate must identify with CCF clients and new Americans that seek to enhance their education, goals, and objectives for a more self-sufficient life in the United States.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities
• Build, manage, and oversee the development and implementation of curriculum and structure for current and new educational programs based on grant requirements and community need.
• Manage CCF DOE instructors and program support staff members.
• Monitor and report progress of curriculum and attendees of DOE classes and programs.
• Establish relationships with local educational leaders and programs to aide in development of CCF DOE programs
• Submit Quarterly reports to Development director; meet or exceed quarterly and yearly metrics
• Program manager must provide quarterly narrative reports that may include questions on program accomplishments, progress meeting goals, challenges in meeting goals, staff and/or organizational development activities, student assessment and progress, outreach activities, volunteer recruitment and training, and staff changes.
• Creating a separate file for each person in the program with an assimilation plan
• Maintain and grow a bank of referral sources.

Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Project Management, or related field; Master’s degree preferred.
• Minimum of three years’ experience developing and managing a growing departmental program centered on public education or public policy.
• Experience working in a social work or human services organization strongly preferred.

Key Competencies
• Highly proficient in program research, especially in the area of state and federal grants
• Ensure an emotionally stable environment for clients.
• Appreciation of the cultural background, heritage, and identity of client
• Ability to keep confidential information.
• Knowledge of the functions of other human and social service agencies and their relationships to social work and the behavioral health field preferred.
• Knowledge of applicable state and federal regulations.
• Ability to make responsible decisions in accordance with regulations and established
policies and procedures.
• Ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within and outside the organization.
• Ability to represent the organization in a professional manner to outside organizations and county and state bodies.
• High degree of experience and expertise in administrative and clerical procedures.
• High degree of experience and expertise in computer software applications
• Fluency in Arabic and/or Chaldean preferred
• The position description above is intended to be sufficient to identify the position and be illustrative of the many duties that may be assigned. It should not be interpreted to describe all the duties an employee assigned to this classification may be required to perform.

Candidates should e-mail a current resume to hr@chaldeanfoundation.org and include
“Department of Education Program Manager” in the subject line.

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