Interested individuals must come to the Human Resources Office to complete an application for the position between the hours of 8:00 and 5:00, Monday through Friday or online at the Pulaski County website at www.pulaskicounty.net. The Human Resources Office is located in Suite 100 of the Pulaski County Administration Building - 201 S. Broadway, Little Rock.

POSITION:                            PROGRAM DIRECTOR

The following positions are open to Pulaski County Employees and the General Public.

POSITION NO:                   001

ANNUAL SALARY:              $29,380

DEPARTMENT:              YOUTH SERVICES (4082)

 

                            THE POSITIONS AVAILABILITY CONTINGENT UPON GRANT FUNDING

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY / FUNCTION:  Responsible for implementing the after school programming for youth ages 6-17 years.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

-         Oversees program activities; supervise and assist Site Coordinators at program site.

-         Provide youth with support and guidance through life skills programs.

-         Provide educational programs focused on improving youth’s overall academic achievement.

-         Assist youth with homework and enhance academic performance.

-         Maintain accurate records of timesheets for site coordinators.

-         Review youth’s files to ensure that all appropriate documents are on file.

-         Submit monthly reports (narrative of monthly activities of youth programs, daily activities, and enrollment and termination forms) to Program Development Manager.

-         Assist as needed in providing snacks and mini meals for youth.

-         Ensure site is maintained in a condition that is safe, clean, and conducive to learning.

-         Serve as a mentor by providing a positive and professional example.

-         Provide transportation of youth to activities as needed.

-         Performs other related duties as required.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Digital dexterity necessary for keyboard operation.  Visual acuity necessary for use of the computer screen.  Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.  Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner.  Ability to concentrate for long periods of time.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Work is performed primarily in a smoking restricted environment with frequent visits to outside agencies and at departmental activities and functions.  Weekend and evening work may be required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Completion of a bachelor’s degree in Education, Communication, or a related field; considerable experience working with youth; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities.

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must possess or be able to immediately obtain a valid Arkansas Driver’s License.

 

Employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of the following pre-employment requirements:  criminal background check, sexual offender check, child maltreatment check, and an adult maltreatment check.

 

OPEN DATE:  02-08-2018                                                            CLOSE DATE 02-14-2018(5:00 p.m.)

 

Please Note:  Applications will not be accepted after the Close Date.  A selection will not be made until the Close Date and all applications have been received by the selecting official.

                                 

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