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Planning & Development Manager

Company: Nueces County Community Action Agency
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

GENERAL DESCRIPTIONPlan and maintain resource development by developing new funding possibilities through research and grant proposal submission and fundraising activities based on the mission of the Agency. - This position will assist with various administrative duties, and participate in the development of agency policies. -ESSENTIAL DUTIES -Goal Achievement - increase Agency capacity through new funding streams (i.e. government grants, foundation grants, philanthropy). -Identify and prepare grants to acquire funding for support services to the targeted population. -Assist in developing and implementing the agency planning process, including work plans and budgets, and preparing applications for submission to funding sources. - Develop and update as necessary the project organization structure, including job descriptions, lines of authority, and accountability. -Assist in developing and monitoring budgets for all project funds and ensure expenditures are within budget allocations. -Prepare the agency Annual Report. -Responsible for compiling and preparing - data used to identify needs in the community using the Agency-wide Community Needs Assessment. -Responsible for the data workflow and analysis of Community Needs Assessment, Self-Assessment, and Strategic Planning. -Responsible for implementing agency policies (including personnel, fiscal, planning, etc.) within the project and for complying with funding source requirements. -Stay informed about project related legislative and technical developments. - Keep senior management and project staff informed of developments. -Establish and maintain effective working relationships between program staff and other agency personnel, governmental entities, relevant community agencies, public officials, and funding sources. -Responsible for maintaining disaster management protocols and updates. Ensure evacuation floor maps throughout the agency are updated and reflect the actual facility. -Utilize the Results Orientated Management and Accountability (ROMA) tool to engage and show progress of agency-wide assessments and goals. -Assist in planning, directing, and participation in a public information program to ensure the area is aware of the purpose and goals of the program. -Work collaboratively with staff members, especially program directors, to identify avenues of economic support for programs/projects that will support the target population. -Responsible for ongoing monitoring, measuring, and evaluation of program effectiveness including goal achievement and program impact. -Projects a positive image of the Organization to staff, families, program participants and the community. -Maintains knowledge about the external environment as it relates to ending poverty. -Participate in training activities as deemed necessary by the supervisor. -Perform additional related duties as assigned by the supervisor. -Keep the work area clean and neat in appearance. -Accepts and executes special assignments as requested by the Chief Executive Officer. -Perform other duties as assigned. -MINIMUMQUALIFICATIONSEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree in Planning (Project Manager) , Business Administration, Finance, Management, Public Administration or related field from four (4) year accredited college or university, and -
Four (4) years related experience and/or training in Public Administration, Annual Giving, Capital Campaign, Foundation/Corporate solicitations, or related field, and -
Two (2) years of experience writing grants.
Certified Community Action Professional (CCAP) and National Certified ROMA Implementer (NCRI) credentials preferred.
Accepts responsibility for the direction, control, planning and implementation of program activities, events, and tasks for all funded programs.
Able to gather relevant data, conduct an analysis, and arrive at conclusions in order to develop recommendations for management action on various cost related issues.
Demonstrates effective leadership, management, and training skills.
Deals with people beyond giving and receiving instructions--is courteous, cooperative, conscientious, and tactful in dealing with employees and the general public.
Performs job duties in a precise, thorough, and meticulous manner.
Able to handle various projects at the same time in an effective manner.
Knowledgeable of office practices and administrative procedures and possesses the ability to interpret and properly apply policies, rules, and regulations.
Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills towards all Agency staff and the general public.
Performs well under stress when confronted with emergency, critical, unusual, or dangerous situations.
Requires ability to plan, direct, and review the work of subordinate personnel.
Travels to seminars and meetings as directed.
Knowledge of basic management theory, practices, and methods with at least one (1) year of experience in their application.
Knowledge of program area obtained through at least one (1) year of experience.
Knowledge of agency purpose, goals, mission, policies and procedures, and resources of the Agency.
Ability to prepare funding proposals and budgets.
Ability to effectively coordinate projects with other agency programs.
Ability to speak effectively in public.
Able to effectively use computer, spreadsheet, and word processing software. -
Dresses in appropriate business attire and is professional in appearance and mannerisms.
Ability to maintain regular and punctual attendance.
Must successfully pass a pre-employment drug test.
Must, at hire, obtain and pass an initial employment Tuberculosis (TB) test or x-ray, if applicable, with a licensed medical provider of his/her choice and periodically as indicated by the regional Texas Department of State Health Services or local health authority.
Must successfully pass a criminal background check.
Must successfully pass and submit a post offer initial physical examination.
Must have transportation and current liability coverage on vehicle to be used in the performance of job duties. - Moderate travel on a daily basis may be required.
Must possess a valid Texas Driver's license (Operators-Class C), and driving record must be approved by insurance company on an annual basis.
Proof of work eligibility must be provided.
Normal physical activity includes frequent sitting, standing, and walking in a usual workday.
Requires occasional twisting at desk when answering phone or typing at computer.
Requires retrieving files by pulling & pushing filing cabinet drawers with occasional bending, stooping, squatting, kneeling, and reaching above shoulder level.
Requires employee to lift and carry heavy objects such as boxes of supplies and children.
Requires use of the five senses (hearing, seeing, touching, smelling, and tasting) to perform various job duties and in dealing with staff, clients, and outside. -
Requires employee to use hands, arms, feet, legs, neck and head while performing Agency tasks. -
Requires employee to occasionally crawl and twist in performing duties.
Requires frequent speaking/hearing abilities with staff, co-workers, parents, and supervisor.
WORK ENVIRONMENT -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 personnel work environment is usually moderately quiet. - -SELECTION GUIDELINES -Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests may be required. The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Keywords: Nueces County Community Action Agency, Corpus Christi , Planning & Development Manager, Executive , Corpus Christi, Texas

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