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DAH PROGRAM MANAGER

Date:  Jun 11, 2021
Req ID:  8426
Location: 

Little Rock, AR, US, 72201

Category:  DAH - CENTRAL ADMINISTRATION
Anticipated Starting Salary:  40,340 per year

DAH Program Manager

(Education Director)

Position #:       22134006

Grade:             GS07

Min. Salary:     $40,340

Location:         Division of Arkansas Heritage – Mosaic Templars Cultural Center

Closing date:   6/25/21

 

Job Duties:

 

Supervises a small staff by interviewing, recommending for hire, training or providing training, making work assignments, and evaluating the performance of incumbents.  Recruits, trains, and coordinates volunteers, contracted performers, presenters and professionals for education programs relating to African American Culture and Business Enterprise. Oversees development, coordination, implementation and evaluations of all museum education programming, tours and outreach.  Purview also includes the oversight and management of a children’s exhibit designed for families of young children.  Oversees development, coordination, implementation and evaluations of all museum education programming, tours and outreach.

Researches, prepares, and produces education and training materials for both internal and external uses.  Provides technical assistance in program area, develops marketing ideas, prepares grant applications, serves on various committees and represents the agency at public events and/or with other agencies.  Serves as a liaison with other professionals.

Responds to requests from the general public and education community including  public speaking at events incuding civic clubs and teacher workshops, supplying information, creating and planning special events. Performs administrative duties including monitoring expenditures, developing long range plans and maintaining resource data.

 

 

Applicants must meet or exceed these qualifications

 

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration, the program field, or related field; plus three years of experience in a specific program related field,

 

Preferred Qualifications:  The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in African American history, education, or related field. Including one year in a leadership or supervisory capacity.

 

Position is eligible for full benefits package including health and life insurance, retirement, paid holidays, and annual and sick leave.

 

EOE/AA/ADA.  Minorities and women encouraged to apply.



The Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism has three major divisions: Arkansas State Parks, Arkansas Heritage and Arkansas Tourism. Arkansas State Parks manages 52 state parks and promotes Arkansas as a tourist destination for people around the country. Arkansas Heritage preserves and promotes Arkansas’s natural and cultural history and heritage through four historic museums and four cultural preservation agencies. Arkansas Tourism improves the state’s economy by generating travel and enhancing the image of the state.

Position Information

Class Code: G155C

Grade: GS07

FLSA Status: EXEMPT

Salary Range: $40,340.00 - $58,493.00

Summary

The Department of Arkansas Heritage Program Manager is responsible for providing technical assistance and developing, implementing, monitoring, and promoting various agency programs. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Functions

Supervises a small to medium staff by interviewing, recommending for hire, training and/or providing training, making work assignments, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. May recruit, train, and coordinate volunteers. Develops, coordinates, implements, and evaluates programs including the development of program objectives, program materials, and methods of administration. Provides detailed analysis of program requirements and services to agency personnel and the general public. Conducts, organizes, and participates in special events and seminars promoting agency programs and community participation. Provides technical assistance and information in program area, coordinates fundraising activities, develops marketing ideas, conducts research, prepares grant applications, serves on various committees, and represents the agency at public events and/or with other agencies inside the department and outside organizations. Serves as liaison with other professionals. Performs administrative duties including preparing annual budget proposals, monitoring expenditures, developing long-range plans, and maintaining resource data. Disseminates information and written reports, conducts oral presentations, and writes articles as needed. May coordinate the acquisition and management of public property. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations in program area. Knowledge of program evaluation, planning, and analysis techniques. Knowledge of practices, procedures, and methods related to program area. Knowledge of state budgetary procedures. Knowledge of supervisory practices and techniques. Ability to develop and coordinate implementation of programs. Ability to plan, organize, and oversee the work of subordinates. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing including detailed reports. Ability to make public presentations.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration, the program field, or related field; plus three years of experience in a specific program related field, including one year in a leadership or supervisory capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Licenses

None

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Little Rock