Program Implementation Specialist

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI4.2

Full-timeEstimated: $48,000 - $61,000 a year
EducationSkills
Job Description:Job Summary:
The Program Implementation Specialist and Evaluation Liaison will work closely with the PM and AMTC & Associates to carry out an array of performance measurement and evaluation activities for the sexual risk reduction pregnancy prevention program funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Program Implementation Specialist will monitor progress to the planned evaluation, including ensuring the overall evaluation is implemented with fidelity. Responsible for recruiting the sites, coordinating the schedules at the sites, and working with the appropriate Club staff at site. Responsible for budget management, participant data, and reports as needed.

Grant funded: Temporary position, continuation of employment is contingent upon renewal of grant.

Responsibilities:
Review relevant state laws, organizational policies, and other administrative procedures of their sites or partner organizations to ensure the feasibility of data collection. Assist in obtaining any necessary permissions to collect required data.
In collaboration with the AMTC & Associates research team and the Project Manager, implement comprehensive policies and procedures related to evaluation and funder required performance measures.
Provide training and technical support on the formative/process/implementation/summative evaluation plans to implementation partners. This includes working with AMTC to provide staff training on the collection of OAH performance measures.
Responsible for fidelity monitoring systems, including OPTS to make continuous quality improvements to the program and its implementation.
Coordinates with Program Manager and conducts educator observations to ensure fidelity with implementation.
Works with the Lead Educator to ensure they are trained and coached concerning program fidelity and effectiveness.
With Program Manager and AMTC reviews performance monthly via OPTS systems, reports and site visits.
Assists with the recruitment of all school program delivery sites.
Identifies community resources and partners, delivers community presentations at youth and public health events, and assists Program Manager in planning parent meetings and youth events.
Conducts community needs assessment ensuring sites are viable.
Strengthens community mobilization and participant engagement through social media.
Recruits diverse members for YLC and CAG. Responsible for the dissemination of program information to community stakeholders.
Organizes, directs and supervises: the daily implementation of program delivery, including staffing, program scheduling, work flow, building access and program implementation space needs.
Manages the program staff and volunteers according to the policies to the policies and procedures developed by BGCGM.
Maintains accurate documentation of program implementation and prepares timely reports.
Adheres to the Club’s loss-control and risk-management program and reports accidents and losses (verbally and in writing) to the Club Manager and Supervisor immediately.
Inspects program supplies semi-annually and facilitates replacement of supplies to assure are fully stocked with necessary tools/resources.
Ensure proper documentation of all issues and incidents related to membership/program participant management.
Implements program events to recruit new participants, reward existing frequent attendees, and provide community networking opportunity with other youth sharing programs.
Manages and oversees grant related expenditures and other program deliverables related to funding.
Create and understand annual budget.
Monitors monthly budget report for program, take action upon discovery of a revenue or expense variance.
Manages and oversees grant related expenditures and other program deliverables related to funding.
Build and maintain professional working relationships with other team members, school staff, and community service providers.
Develop and maintain knowledge of related networks, maintain community visibility and collaborative relationships.
Supports fundraising efforts of the organization and assists with site visits.
Maintain a positive relationship with local neighborhood associations, youth serving agencies, and related Core Area subject networks.
Assist in program evaluation; ensure measurement tools are used according to needs of the funding agencies.
Collect, compile, and submit data for reporting purposes on a monthly basis.
Ensure compliance for program contracts including those with community partners, private and public funders.
Use reporting tools for monitoring and tracking accountabilities related to program implementation.
Generate monthly, quarterly, and/or annual reports as requested.
Must meet all deadlines
Conduct regular meetings with staff to ensure proper and timely communication.
Communicate critical information associated with program implementation.
Responsible for ensuring program achieves deliverable and outcomes.
Must participate in required trainings by the Club, County, State and/or funders.
Responsible for monitoring staff training requirements and ensures staff attends required trainings.
Participates in continuing education opportunities.

Required Experience:Education Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Education, Leadership, Arts, Physical Education or other related field.

Experience Requirements:
At least two years of experience public speaking, teaching/grant facilitation, and experience and comfort level working with representatives from agencies, community based organizations and youth.
At least three years of program management and implementation experience.
At least three years of proven experience in delivery of youth work and youth work led programming for young people between the ages of 4-18.
CPR Certification (Adult, Child, and Infant) preferred or attend and successfully complete certification within first six months of employment.

Skills:
Fiscal management skills and the ability to create and monitor a budget.
High level of creativity and problem solving ability. Demonstrated examples of managing through crisis.
Basic computer literacy and ability to utilize Excel and agency software for tracking budgets and attendance. Ability to learn and utilize new technologies and apply technology to communication, logistics and other key job tasks.
Ability to inspire and empower youth as they participate in programs that address both the needs and interest of the members served.
Must have a valid WI driver’s license, good driving record, and meets state required automobile insurance minimums.

Keyword: Program Implementation Specialist
From: Boys & Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee