Program Manager Posted on June 14, 2017
Center for Independence of Individuals with Disabilities
San Mateo, CA
Position Summary for Program Manager
Location: San Mateo, CA
Description: Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Program Manager directs the delivery of programs in accordance with grant requirements and with CID's goals and objectives. The Program Manager ensures program accountability and reporting in accordance with all applicable requirements, including funding, legal, ethical standards, etc. The Program Manager provides staff training and professional development opportunities.
About Center for Independence of Individuals with Disabilities
The Center for Independence of Individuals with Disabilities (CID) is: a private, nonprofit corporation located in San Mateo, California. Incorporated in 1979, CID is a consumer-driven, community-based, services and advocacy organization serving San Mateo County. By federal mandate, the majority of our Staff, Management, and Board of Directors consist of people with disabilities.
CID is one of 29 Independent Living Centers in the State of California and 424 Independent Living Centers in the United States. We are affiliated with other ILCs through our membership and participation in the California Foundation of Independent Living Centers and the National Council of Independent Living. CID is affiliated with other nonprofit agencies through our membership in the California Association of Non-Profits.
• Development and implementation of program policies, goals, procedures, evaluation tools, data collection and reports.
• Development of strategic plan in conjunction with the Executive Director.
• Development of new programs and modification of existing ones.
• Collaboration with Executive Director to monitor grants for adherence to program goals and objectives.
• Responsible for accuracy of all consumer service records. Perform audit of all database CSRs and a sample of paper CSRs quarterly.
• Grant writing and submission in collaboration with Executive Director.
• Grant reporting to public and private funders in collaboration with Executive Director.
• Meets with Board and funders to provide program updates.
• Supervision and evaluation of program services staff.
• Supports staff training and professional development. Maintains accuracy of Program Operations Manual.
• Development of training curriculum and related materials, as needed.
• Implementation of trainings for staff, consumers and other agencies, as needed.
• Development of informational materials.
• Administrative support to Executive Director; participates in financial management, grant allocations, etc.
• Other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience
• Personal experience as a person with a disability.
• BA or equivalent experience in service provision and at least four years experience in staff supervision.
• At least 2 years experience in social services or advocacy setting preferably working with persons with disabilities.
• Demonstrated knowledge of independent living philosophy, ILC core services, significant issues affecting persons with disabilities and San Mateo human service agencies.
• Excellent computer skills including ILC specific database program management.
• Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of people including funders, consumers, media, human service agencies and government entities.
• Excellent public speaking skills, the ability to present information in a clear, articulate, logical and organized manner.
Bilingual-bicultural strongly preferred.
All staff at CID are responsible for adhering to the codes of conduct outlined in the Employee Handbook.
Center for Independence of Individuals with Disabilities (CID) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Reasonable accommodation provided on request to persons with disabilities in the application and interview process as well as in employment.
Center for Independence of Individuals with Disabilities (CID) is wheelchair accessible and provides reasonable accommodations on request, including ASL interpreters and print information in alternative formats. CID is a scent free office in order to be fully accessible to all persons with disabilities. Please do not wear any scented products including perfumes, aftershave, hairspray, etc. to any meetings, groups, or workshops held at or by CID.
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