Programs Coordinator

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

The incumbent of this position reports to the Director, Programs and is responsible for (1) coordinating ongoing programs and activities that execute the policies and goals of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and its Board of Directors; (2) creating and implementing strategic community programs; (3) monitoring and evaluating the progress of programs through numerous reporting mechanisms, and (4) under the direction of the Director, coordinate the activities of the team members including organizing and monitoring department work.

• Promotes good relations between Grand Chapter and individual chapters by effectively implementing programmatic objectives, including responding promptly and efficiently to requests for information and/or technical assistance from chapters;
• Supervises the Social Action Specialist;
• Performs supervisory role for the department in the absence of the Director and implement a variety of duties in reference to the objectives of the department under the direction of the Director;
• Executes the programmatic policies and procedures, goals, and objectives of the sorority’s programs and projects, evaluates programs, and recommends strategies for existing and new programs;
• Provides strategies for short- and long-range programmatic goals to the Program Planning and Development Committee, the Director of Programs, the Executive Director and Deputy Executive Director;
• Draft and edit correspondence and communications for the National President, National Committee Chairs, and the Director of Programs;
• Builds and maintains effective working relationships with the Sorority’s officers, employees, and membership as well as with outside organizations and agencies;
• Serves as the liaison to external organizations and agencies where a partnership or program is established which relates to the programmatic thrust of the Sorority;
• Requests and assesses feedback from chapters and makes recommendations for national recognition and awards of chapters with exemplary programs;
• Prioritizes program planning and development, ensuring workflow that is results-oriented;
• Reviews program proposals to determine appropriate action, analyzes contracts and grants, and prepare and maintain program reports; and
• Coordinates and identifies the use of outside service providers on behalf of National Committees, manages and controls programmatic expenditures within a set budget, monitors and reports on program activities, cost, performance, etc., as required.

• Member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.;
• Bachelor’s degree in Management, Political Science, Urban Affairs, Education or a related field with at least five years of experience;
• Master’s degree in Management, Political Science, Urban Affairs, Education or a related field is preferred;
• Five years of supervisory experience;
• Substantial experience in program planning and development, and knowledge of effective and efficient methods of program and special event planning and execution;
• Minimum of three to five years of experience reviewing, tracking, and analyzing public policy and related information to identify issues and recommend courses of action;
• Ability to convey information both orally and in writing concisely, accurately, and in a timely manner;
• Ability to multi-task as well as work independently with limited supervision; and
• Ability to supervise and provide guidance, as needed, to subordinate staff (i.e., the Program Specialist and other team members) as assigned by the Director.

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