Job Opportunity: Program Manager, Greater Lowell Workforce Board

2019-05-22T12:13:11+00:00 May 21st, 2019|

Program Manager

Department:   MassHire Greater Lowell Workforce Board
Reports To:  Workforce Board Executive Director
Salary: $57,958.16 (min) $67,998.84 (max) annually, Grant Funded; 35hrs/week
Closes: May 31, 2019

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Job Description

The Project Manager is a grant-funded position with direct reporting responsibilities to the Executive Director and works closely with the related MassHire Lowell Career Center staff and grant stakeholders regarding the implementation of the Department of Labor’s Disaster Recovery National Dislocated Worker Grant to address the Opioid Crisis in Massachusetts.

The grant will provide employment, training and support services to eligible participants by assessing them and determining the needs of each individual participant and enrolling them in either Disaster Relief Employment- up to 12 months or 2,040 hours of temporary subsidized employment related to the delivery of humanitarian assistance for those affected by the opioid crisis which includes: serving as peer recovery coaches, connecting homeless individuals affected by the crisis with services, community health outreach workers and health and wellness including pain management and Personal Training or Employment and Training Activities including occupational skills and/or soft skills training as well as job placement services.

The Project Manager is responsible for the implementation of policies, procedures, and protocols related to the project as well as oversight of day-to-day operations. The Project Manager ensures all required project components are defined, sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project. The Project Manager leads and directs the work of others, holding project participants accountable for deliverables, and manages all project deliverables to specified timeframes. This role is both a strategic manager/thinker, candidate should be familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures and demonstrate the ability to execute projects tactically.