Arts and Science is seeking an experienced Administrative Director to join the Prison Education Program (PEP). This individual will plan, develop, implement and administer all aspects of PEP. Partner with PEP faculty director, steering committee and community partners to develop and implement strategies for growing and meeting the goals of the program. Oversee all aspects of administrative and financial management of program, including budgetary oversight and grant reporting. Provide leadership and direction to PEP staff, and build and maintain partner relationships supporting successful provision of faculty and student services. Secure financial support for current and future program initiatives.
At least five years of work experience managing and administering a start-up program or organization. A demonstrated commitment to social justice. Team building, leadership and supervisory experience. Grant writing/reporting fundraising experience.
Specific background in prison reform, prison education and/or reentry desirable. Experience in education or non-profit administration preferred.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Ability to think strategically and analytically about social, economic, and political issues affecting the students of Prison Education Program. Ability to manage program budgets, consultancy contracts; develop and implement work plans. Strong Microsoft Office and computer skills. Excellent organizational skills, cultural competency, and ability to form and maintain strategic partnerships. Strong interpersonal, collaborative, managerial, staff development and leadership skills; creativity and the flexibility necessary for launching a new program. Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to articulate a strategic vision. Ability to work individually and independently, and exercise leadership as a team member.
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