Employment

Program Director
Status: Non-Exempt
Supervisor: Executive Director
Date: July 12, 2018

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

The Program Director is responsible for developing and operationalizing the program activity in faithfulness to the mission of Cranaleith, intentionally attending to the spirituality and mission of Mercy, its critical concerns and core values of compassion and justice.

  • Organize, coordinate and as necessary participate in a variety of retreats, workshops, programs and services in consultation with the program staff, for a variety of participants;
  • Develop annual program calendar in collaboration with entire team;
  • Manage the program calendar and process program registrations in conjunction with Director of Finance;
  • Determine with the Executive Director which programs should be run/not run based on interest, financial viability and other considerations;
  • Recruit and contract with adjunct Program Consultants, to provide retreats, programs and services;
  • Manage the facility rentals process from initial customer contact through date of rental in conjunction with the Finance Director and Reservation Specialist;
  • Coordinate the hospitality volunteers;
  • Assess and evaluate existing programs and utilize resulting information to modify and grow program offerings;
  • Other related duties and responsibilities.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Demonstrated previous experience in programs regarding spiritual and religious development, retreat ministry and/or spiritual direction; group dynamics and team building; management/administration; knowledge of creating the environment conducive to the Prayer Center.
  • Highly organized and capable of handling a variety of responsibilities related to program development and operations.
  • Creativity, flexibility, capacity to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant.
  • Ability to network and interact with a broad base of individuals/organizations.
  • Computer skills and proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Education & Experience

  • Minimum of master’s degree with at least three years of previous retreat/spiritual direction and administrative experience with current continuing education.
  • Ability to work evenings, weekend daytime in a flex schedule

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Requirements

  • Physical: Perform moderately difficult motor skills such as operating computer keyboard.
  • Frequently walk, stand and sit for prolonged periods of time.
  • Sensory: Able to read fine print in written documents and use visual discrimination in reading documents, including color discrimination. Distinguish normal sounds with some background noise, as in answering telephones, pagers, etc. Able to speak clearly and make self-understood while also understanding others using the English language.
  • Reasoning/Cognitive Ability: Frequent need to understand and communicate concepts behind specific ideas and the theories behind several related concepts. Must be able to frequently remember multiple tasks/assignments given to self and others over long periods of time with frequent interruptions. Must be able to continue work started by another individual.
  • Environmental Conditions: Functions in a general office environment under normal conditions.
  • Equipment: Ability to operate personal computers and standard office equipment.
  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and to apply concepts of basic math.
  • Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

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