AmeriCorps VISTA Program Manager
Title: AmeriCorps VISTA Program Manager
Supervisor: Oregon Campus Compact (ORCC) Executive Director
Mission: ORCC is motivated by the belief that students have the power to change the world. We activate higher education to place more students on a lifelong path of civic engagement. Enhancing learning and strengthening communities through service is what we call Higher Impact Education!
Purpose: The AmeriCorps VISTA Program Manager provides support to the Executive Director and manages all elements of the AmeriCorps VISTA program including the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the program in partnership with our campus partners. The AmeriCorps VISTA Program Manager works collaboratively with campuses to support AmeriCorps VISTA members serving to eliminate poverty by addressing educational disparities, a root cause of poverty.
Environment: ORCC is a small nonprofit located in downtown Portland. Bike parking, easy access to public transportation, showers, an open concept office and a commitment to work/life balance and equity make this a great place to work.
Campus Site Support (25%)
Member Support (25%)
Supervision & Management (20%)
Training Plan & Curriculum Development (15%)
Evaluation and Reporting (10%)
Budgeting & Fiscal Management (5%)
Bachelor degree required with 1-3 years of related national service experience preferred.
The starting annual salary rate for this position will be between $36,000.00-$44,000.00, dependant upon qualifications and experience with a competitive benefits package including healthcare, dental, mental health, alternative care, retirement, short term disability, and vacation package.
This position requires travel out of state, as well as in state. Valid driver’s license required. Out of state applicants, if chosen must obtain an Oregon’s driver’s license within 3 months.
Relationship With Others
Employees have regular contact with the public, in person, via email, and by telephone, to promote awareness of and interest in the AmeriCorps VISTA program and to persuade the public to take an active part as AmeriCorps Members or participating sites. Employee will have occasional contact in person, via email, and by telephone with members of the media or legislature to promote awareness of a program, project, or event.
Employees receive general supervision from the Executive Director who reviews the work through daily informal personal contact and/or weekly or monthly meetings and conferences. Work is reviewed to assess progress and conformance to program goals and objectives. Work is also reviewed through written narrative reports and observation of written program documents to determine effectiveness and conformance to agency/program procedures. Employees use agency policies and procedures, State and Federal rules and regulations, and program procedural manuals as guidelines in providing program services and dealing with the public.
Please send cover letter, resume, responses to supplemental questions, and 3 references to firstname.lastname@example.org with VISTA Program Manager in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Oregon Campus Compact (www.oregoncampuscompact.org) is an affiliate chapter of Campus Compact, a national coalition of college and university presidents committed to the civic purposes of higher education.
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