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Senior Project Manager, Adult Education and Training

Education with NYC Housing Authority (NYCHA)

Employment Type and Schedule Full-time, 35 hours per week

Salary $60,793 - $91,234 per year

Work Location Brooklyn

Last Updated Last updated on Mar 13, 2023

Description Description

  • Identify best practices and recommend processes to ensure these practices are integrated into REES’ recruitment efforts.
  • Monitor training program recruitment and work collaboratively with the various units within Office of Resident Economic Empowerment & Sustainability (REES) to meet annual program goals.
  • Work with the Manager, Outreach & Assessment to ensure that key components of the training programs’ assessment and selection processes are coordinated; identify best practices or areas where additional support or resources may be needed.
  • Oversee key external partner relationships such as Tech51 and the NYCHA Health Corps, as assigned and in accordance with partnership agreements and or grant obligations. Activities include partner convening, data collection, analysis, and reporting.
  • In alignment with the job placement protocol between the Adult Education and Training and Job Generation Units, support existing processes and develop new strategies to monitor resident gains toward employment following training participation.
  • Supervise Adult Education & Training interns and other seasonal/temporary workers, as assigned.
  • Facilitate team meetings that are outcomes focused. This may involve presenting recruitment and program activities to key stakeholders.
  • Provide calendared data quality checks to ensure updated metrics are captured in real time across the team. Analyze program metrics and outcomes to identify opportunities for increased operational efficiencies, such as improving resource allocation and resident experience.
  • Represent REES at meetings with internal and external stakeholders, including with elected officials and resident associations, as needed.
  • Attend and participate in REES cross-unit meetings on departmental initiatives and be prepared to present on their work at various internal/external meetings.

Perform other related duties incidental to the work listed above.

Requirements Requirements

Minimum Qualification Requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college; and eighteen months of full-time satisfactory experience working as a Job Opportunity Specialist; or
  • A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent, and six years of full-time satisfactory experience working directly with a New York City Job Center job opportunity program, providing employment planning/counseling services involving job development, skills assessment and employment placement.

College credit from an accredited college may be substituted for this experience on the basis of 30 semester credits for one year of the work experience described above.

Preferred Skills

  • Master’s Degree in public policy, public or business administration, education, management, sociology, or a related field is preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years of full-time work experience in workforce development or a related field and in positions with increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Entrepreneurial, self-starter. Customer service focused.
  • Proven management skills with the ability to effectively support staff to deliver on multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Skilled with developing systems and applying best practices for program improvements and enhancements.
  • Proven experience and interest in creating and managing external partnerships.
  • Exceptional data and program analysis skills.
  • Exceptional MS Office skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong attention to details.

Additional Information

Preference will be given to employees who have served a period of one year in their current title and level (if applicable).

NYCHA residents are encouraged to apply.