Metropolitan Family Services empowers families to learn, to earn, to heal, to thrive. Part mentor, part motivator, part advocate, since 1857, Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change that empowers families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities. Metropolitan is Illinois’ first comprehensive human services agency and reaches more than 72,000 individuals and families in Chicago, Evanston/Skokie, the southwest suburbs and DuPage County with services promoting education, economic stability, emotional wellness and empowerment.
We are now hiring for a full-time Program Manager to join our Southwest Team!
Essential Job Functions:
Actively participates on the site leadership team. Including the development of community plans and a wide variety of center-wide decision making.
Takes leadership in working with community agencies, organizations, and institutions as appropriate to carry out program goals.
Manages all aspects of own assigned programs.
Responsible for maintaining quality and quantity of services and keeps abreast of client service needs, and participates in planning for them.
Supervises and provides consultation to assigned Program Supervisors and Senior Program Supervisors in multiple programs and/or locations around their programs.
Responsible for all personnel matters within own programs, including hiring, assigning, and terminating of staff. Fosters leadership potential of program staff.
Responsible for the writing of program, annual, and long-range plans.
Recommends, develops, and monitors program budgets.
Monitors program to assure programmatic reporting and fiscal compliance of contracts, annual, and long-range plans.
Writes public grants as requested.
Provides programmatic input in fundraising strategies.
Assures and takes leadership in appropriate integration of multi-service, multi-disciplinary, and/or agency-wide systems approach to program.
Acts as the local liaison to funders as appropriate.
Develops and maintains contacts with community groups relating to program needs.
Works effectively with diverse staff and service population.
Seven years post-masters experience in social services with increasing levels of administrative and supervisory responsibility.
License as required by agency and governmental bodies.
Demonstrated ability to work in teams.
Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work in a complex environment.
Mobility for travel.
Ability to work effectively with diverse individuals and groups.
Metropolitan Family Services offers a very generous benefits packet to our professionals:
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medical Coverage: HMO, Traditional PPO, or PPO w/ HSA contributions
Dental and Vision Insurance Options
11 paid Holidays
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Training and Professional Development Plan with E- Learning
Metropolitan Family Services is an accredited nonprofit agency that has more than 800 full and part-time professional staff dedicated to providing quality services by empowering families to learn, to earn, to heal, and to thrive. We value our professionals for serving as a mentor, a motivator, and advocate to families in need. Since 1857 Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change t...hat empowers Chicago and Suburban- area families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities.