Community Education Manager
SourcePoint - Delaware, OH 43015
SourcePoint, a leading and dynamic nonprofit social service organization in Delaware County has an opening for a Community Education Manager. Working under the direct supervision of the Director of Community Programs, the primary responsibilities of this position are to plan, develop, and manage a broad array of community education opportunities, both at SourcePoint and throughout the greater Delaware County area. Such educational programming includes but is not limited to:
- Family Caregiver Support Program offerings, such as support groups and classes
- Medicare and Social Security education classes.
- Financial and legal planning, such as classes on retirement preparation, investments, wills, and powers of attorney.
- Classes on healthy living, chronic disease prevention and management, stress management, and wellness.
- Recruiting, hiring, and managing staff and contractors as needed to serve as instructors for the above-noted programs. Includes maintaining time records, evaluating work, and periodically reviewing instructors.
- Expanding access to all current and future educational programming beyond the walls of the Center.
- Developing new educational programming to meet the needs of SourcePoint members and those over age 55 in the community at large.
- Collaborating with the Enrichment Center Administrator on all programs and activities within the scope of this position which utilize SourcePoint facilities or are promoted as SourcePoint programming.
- Coordinating all educational plans and activities with the Marketing Manager, and within established publication timetables.
- In conjunction with the Director of Community Programs, coordinating all program objectives, goals, and budget, and being responsible for their successful achievement.
- In conjunction with the Director of Community Programs, designing all reporting protocols and providing all reports in a timely manner.Skills and Knowledge
- Maintain a thorough understanding of all the programs and services provided and supported by SourcePoint. This would include an understanding of SourcePoint programs, as well as an understanding of the programs supported through our partnerships.
- A Bachelor’s degree in education, social work, nursing or other health profession, or a related degree required.
- Minimum of three years’ professional experience, to include program development, coordination, and implementation, training, or education, preferably with adults.
- Experience in personnel management and supervision required.
- Professional familiarity with the issues surrounding aging, such as family caregiver challenges and Medicare education, evidence-based education, legal and financial planning, health maintenance and chronic disease awareness, geriatric care, and local resources available to older adults in the support and maintenance of their health and welfare;
- Knowledge of training techniques and workshop development skills, and experience in coordinating and facilitating training, education, and technical assistance with individuals and groups.
- Excellent computer skills, including fluency with basic software products, including Microsoft Office.
- Natural ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of partners, including fellow staff members, community organizations, caregivers, volunteers, clients, and human services professionals.
- Skilled at developing and implementing long-range plans in an organized and thoughtful manner.
- Ability to meet deadlines and successfully manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
- Ability to maintain accurate records and prepare professional correspondence and reports.
- Ability to promote a positive work culture within the organization, project a positive image of the organization in the community, and to routinely interact with the general public.
- Excellent communication skills, including the ability to read, comprehend, and write in a professional manner.
- Ability to lift 20 lbs. on a regular basis without assistance.
- Ability to drive to and from meetings, events, etc. as assigned.
- Ability to be creative and deal with ambiguity and change on a routine basis.
It is recognized that in any organization, particularly a small organization, it is necessary to assume new responsibilities appropriate to insure a smooth continuity of operations with the organization. Not only is the Community Education Manager required to wear many hats, but it is expected that this person will be familiar with the work of others to the point of being able to fill in on a temporary basis. It is also anticipated that other organizational needs will emerge from time to time which will be assigned to the Community Education Manager.
Job Type: Full-time
Required education: Bachelor's
- Implementation: 3 years
- Educator, preferably with adults: 3 years
- Program Development: 3 years
- Counseling: 3 years
- Personnel Management: 3 years
- Healthcare: 3 years
- Training: 3 years
- Supervising: 3 years
- Coordinator: 3 years