Director of Community Programs (Volunteer Role)

Role Description

  • Overseeing Community Programs Committees:
    • Work with chairs to determine the mission, purpose, and priorities of these committees.
    • Recruit, train, and develop the Vice Director of Community Programs and committee chairs
    • Help set annual monetary goals and budgets according to short and long-term goals for the committees
    • Supervise the planning of the different programs of the committees
    • Work as a liaison to bring the committees together and help them to work together to realize the vision of IAR
    • Lead coordination and integration of efforts among programming committees and other IAR committees.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive strategy for all programs in alignment with the IAR’s mission, vision, and objectives.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to program managers and teams to ensure successful program execution.
  • Work with other committees and departments to streamline the scheduling of all events and programs
  • Establish and enforce policies and protocols pertaining to programming at IAR
  • Ensure IAR programming is standardized in terms of quality, uniformity and procedures
  • Establish criteria for a proposed program to be approved
  • Review and approve all IAR proposed programs
  • Conduct regular assessments to identify new program opportunities and areas for improvement.
  • Ensure program alignment with IAR priorities and practices.
  • Recruit, train, and mentor program managers and staff.
  • Foster a collaborative and positive work environment within the program teams.
  • Conduct performance evaluations and provide constructive feedback.
  • Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) for program success.
  • Use data-driven insights to make informed decisions and improvements.
  • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including funders,  partners, attendees, and community members

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in relevant fields
  • Proven experience in program management, with a track record of successful program development and implementation
  • Strong leadership and team management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Budgeting and financial management expertise
  • Ability to think strategically and make data-driven decisions
  • Knowledge of relevant industry trends and best practices
  • Experience working in a nonprofit, government, or corporate setting

This position is a volunteer, part-time role requiring 12-15 hours per week. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] with the job code of “Director of Community Programs” in the subject line. 

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