We’re Hiring: Join Generator as Our Program & Impact Director

JOB TITLE: Program & Impact Director

REPORTS TO:  Executive Director

STATUS:  Full-time, Salary with benefits

 

ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW

Generator is a combination of artist studios, classroom, and business incubator at the intersection of art, science, and technology. We provide tools, expertise, education, and opportunity – to enable all members of our community to create, collaborate, and make their ideas a reality. Generator has over 200 maker-members and outreach programming that engages over 2,000 individuals per year.

POSITION OVERVIEW 

The Program & Impact Director is responsible for the development, outreach, and implementation of programs that engage and inspire our local, regional, and statewide community in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) & technical skill education, workforce development, the arts, and entrepreneurship. This position is responsible for developing and stewarding organizational partnerships that are strategically aligned with Generator’s programming and outreach efforts. The Program & Impact Director will ensure that our programs are responsive to the needs and aspirations of the community, serve underrepresented marginalized communities, and create pathways for lifelong learning, STEAM careers, and equal opportunity.

The Program & Impact Director oversees programming staff, volunteers, mentors, and educational instructors and is responsible for the financial management of all programming at Generator. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Program Development and Implementation

  • Create engaging programs that provide various pathways into the Generator experience and fosters creativity, innovation, problem-solving, technical and STEAM opportunities.
  • Oversee the development and delivery of curriculum, 
  • Manage outreach, recruitment, and stewardship of regional education & non-profit partnerships.
  • Maintain program descriptions and prepare marketing assets in collaboration with marketing staff to successfully promote Generator programs to the public. 
  • Set program goals, metrics, and protocols for implementation; measure and document the impact and success of intended learning outcomes, student assessments and reflections; collect, interpret and archive data; prepare data for grant reports.  
  • Support the Development Staff to fundraise for programming including grant writing, donor stewardship, and grant reporting.
  • Collaborate with the Executive Director to identify community needs and develop overall outreach and programmatic strategy.

Financial and Data Management

  • Manage programming budget: assist in budget preparation; participate in regular evaluation of program revenue and expenses; file program accounts payable and receivables in coordination with bookkeeper. 
  • Collect and manage data related to social impact and participate in reporting to leadership. 
  • Analyze data and identify opportunities for innovation and improvement.
  • Track program grants expenditures in coordination with Development Staff. 

Safety Management 

  • Ensure that programs and technical tool assessments cover all safety protocols and foster a respect for a collaborative safety culture at Generator.
  • Maintain and support Generator’s Policies & Procedures including safety protocols, Emergency Action Plans, and Instructor Expectations; Lead by example.

Human Resources Management

  • Supervise Program Coordinator and part-time educational instructors. 
  • Supervise Workforce Learning  & Curriculum Specialist
  • Oversee recruitment strategy to grow a qualified team of educational facilitators; oversee hiring, training, and HR filing for Generator educators (part-time, temporary employees).

AUXILIARY DUTIES:

  • Support other duties as assigned by the Executive Director; assist with office supervision and management, and intra office communications. 
  • Staff the Board of Directors Education Committee
  • Support fundraising events and activities as needed and attend relevant events, job fairs, and organizational meetings as the organization’s representative as requested by the Executive Director.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree;  or 5+ years experience leading in an educational field;
  • Experience developing and implementing programs and curricula; 
  • Ability to build and lead cohesive, successful teams; 
  • Exemplary interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written); 
  • Flexibility, able to balance multiple competing priorities; 
  • Able to manage a budget, experience with financial oversight; 
  • First Aid Certification, CPR Certification (training available at Generator)
  • Comfortable working in an administrative role in a vibrant and busy environment; 
  • Willingness to work nights and weekends when necessary.

 

*Interested applicants are invited to send 1) resume, 2) cover letter, and 3) three references to Executive Director, Meg Hammond, at: [email protected]. Applications open until December 8th, 2021 or until the position has been filled. Please send pdf files titled using the following format: LastName.Resume.pdf

Generator is committed to building a community that is inclusive and represents a vibrant diversity of background, experience, perspective and thought. Candidates across all markers of identity (age, race, gender, ability, communication styles, etc.) are highly encouraged to apply.